Deputy Director, Office of Human Resources

Alexandria, Virginia
Jun 24, 2022
Jun 28, 2022
Executive, Director
Full Time

As the Deputy Director and Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer, you will:
  • Support the Director/CHCO with establishing human capital policy, overseeing program direction and providing the necessary leadership to achieve organizational and strategic goals and objectives.
  • Assist the agency with achieving its strategic human capital goals to cultivate an inclusive, collaborative workplace that maximizes productivity and enhances performance.
  • Work alongside the CHCO and the Talent Management Council to ensure the strategies meet the agency's workforce goals.
  • Provide expert advice and assistance to the Director/CHCO, Office of Human Resources, agency executive staff, and managers and supervisors on human resources laws, rules, and regulations, particularly as they relate to staffing and recruitment, classification and position management, employee relations, labor relations, employee benefits and work life, strategic and workforce planning, training and development, performance management, awards, and human resources automated personnel records systems.
  • Meet with managers at all levels to develop new ways to improve customer service. Originate and lead human resources practices and objectives that provide a customer support, employee oriented, high-performance culture; emphasizing engagement, quality, productivity, and goal attainment; and the recruitment, retention, and on-going development of a superior workforce.
  • Oversee and guide human resources programs to enhance talent management, the employee experience, and the performance culture.
  • Develop clear program materials to ensure concise plain language is used for written materials, including policies, procedures, memoranda.
  • Provide assistance to the Director in establishing objectives and goals in support of the strategic plan.
  • Recommend long range human capital program plans, goals, objectives, and milestones which serve as basis for substantive change in the organization and administration of programs.
  • Update the strategic human capital plan ensuring alignment with the strategic plan.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • You must complete a Public Financial Disclosure Form.
  • This position has been designated as a Mission Critical Continuity Position.
  • You may be required to serve a trial or probationary period.
  • Suitable adjudication of background/security investigation is required.


For the SS-0201-1 you must have one year (12 months) of full-time specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the CU/GS-15 level in the public or private sector which includes experience: (1) managing and supervising a federal civilian human resources organization and executing the operational and strategic programs and functions, including staffing and classification and labor and employee relations andat least two of the following disciplines: compensation, benefits and work life, performance management, data and HC systems, or training and development; (2) advising leadership and management on federal civilian human resources policies and programs; (3) researching and developing human capital management policies, programs and strategies; (4) implementing workforce and succession planning; and (5) monitoring the performance of human capital operations and programs through quality control measures and metrics.

You must provide specific details in your resume as to how your work experience meets the specialized experience for this position. Please include the month, year, and hours worked for each position held. Failure to provide specific details in your resume may result in an ineligible rating due to not meeting the specialized experience. Ensure that your experience and accomplishments reflect the Executive and Technical Competencies.

EXECUTIVE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): You must clearly demonstrate in your resume that you possess all the executive qualifications listed below. We recommend that your resume emphasizes your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions.

PLEASE NOTE: Although it is not required, applicants are encouraged to address the Executive and Technical qualifications separately.
  • Leading Change. This qualification encompasses the ability to develop and implement an organizational vision, which integrates key national and program goals, priorities, values, and other factors. Inherent to it is the ability to balance change and continuity, to continually strive to improve customer service and program performance within the basic government framework, to create a work environment that encourages creative thinking, and to maintain focus, intensity and persistence, even under adversity.
  • Leading People. This qualification involves the ability to design and implement strategies which maximize employee potential and foster high ethical standards in meeting the organization's vision, mission and goals.
  • Results Driven. This qualification stresses accountability and continuous improvement. It includes the ability to make timely and effective decisions and produce results through strategic planning and the implementation and evaluation of programs and policies.
  • Business Acumen. This qualification involves the ability to acquire and administer human, financial, material, and information resources in a manner which instills public trust and accomplishes the organization's mission, and to use new technology to enhance decision-making.
  • Building Coalitions/Communication. This qualification involves the ability to explain, advocate and express facts and ideas in a convincing matter, and to negotiate with individuals and groups internally and externally. It also involves the ability to develop an expansive professional network with other organizations, and to identify the internal and external policies that impact the work of the organization.
  • Technical/Professional Qualification (TQ):

    Knowledge of federal human resources and human capital management principles, operational programs and policies related to recruitment, classification, labor/employee relations, performance management, strategic workforce planning, talent management, benefits and work-life programs, compensation, and training.

    Note: You may be required to take a leadership assessment.


    Education is not required for this position.

    Additional information

    SALARY: Salary is set by the NCUA Board, unless delegated to the Executive Director, and is based on the position's and the individual's potential contribution to the agency's overall strategic goals and the executive and technical qualifications of the successful candidate.

    SELECTIVE SERVICE: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. You may register or check status of your registration by visiting the Selective Service website at:

    In addition to the standard benefits offered by Federal agencies, NCUA offers additional benefits to its employees. These benefits, some at minimal cost, are some of the best and most competitive in both the private and public sectors. More information can be found by clicking here.

    OTHER KEY REQUIREMENTS: You must serve a one-year managerial probationary period if you have not done so.

    Important note regarding Executive Order 14043 (COVID-19 Vaccination): To ensure compliance with an applicable nationwide preliminary injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the NCUA will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees.

    Please note, while no information regarding your vaccination status is being requested in response to this vacancy announcement, the NCUA may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. Any information regarding vaccination status will be maintained securely and confidentially.

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    This position is not in the bargaining unit.