Supervisory Managing Editor (Ukrainian)

Washington, D.C
Jun 21, 2022
Jun 24, 2022
Full Time

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Oversees creation and management of the production process and all writing and copy editing of scripts in a style suitable for broadcast on all digital platforms.
  • Coordinates the work of writers, reporters, and producers involved in the preparation and production of digital content, including ensuring that website headlines and teasers are clear and interesting and materials prepared for TV rewritten into s style suitable for digital publication; check content for substance, accuracy and balance, as well as clear style.
  • Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees. Prepares Performance Elements and Standards and files annual Performance Appraisal reports for staff members.
  • Works with executive producer, producers and reporters and other staff to create appealing line-ups, prepare news-worthy reports, and book credible guests.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizenship is required.
  • Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by closing date of the announcement to be considered.
  • Applicants must complete online questionnaire.
  • If you are a male applicant, born after 12/31/59, you are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act. The Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
  • This is a national security position. If selected, this position requires the completion of the SF-86.
  • Suitability Determination: If selected, you will be subject to a security investigation to establish your suitability for federal employment. The security investigation will include, among other aspects, a review of your credit and legal history.
  • This position is not covered by a Union Agreement
  • This position has been designated supervisory requiring that the selectee serve on an initial appointment as a supervisor or manager serve a one-year probationary period.
  • This vacancy is advertised under Delegated Examining (DE) procedures and is open to all U.S. citizens. Non-US citizen applicants MUST apply to NC-11505793-22-SG
  • Your application to this DE announcement will only allow consideration for this announcement. We cannot electronically or manually move your application to corresponding NC announcement.
  • The full performance grade level for this position is GS-13.


Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility comparable to the GS-12 or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector AND must be fluent (written/spoken/read) in Ukrainian language as well as English language.

Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position..
  • Managing activities of a professional staff supporting print, digital; and social media, establishing priorities, and evaluating the work performance of subordinates.
  • Assessing, evaluating, or monitoring programs to ensure production of content for audiences in Ukrainian.
  • Leading/managing a diverse staff/team of content producers and journalists in the U.S. and abroad producing multimedia content
  • Knowledge of Ukrainian and the relationship with the neighboring regions and the world.


Applicant cannot substitute education for experience.

Additional information

  • If you are an eligible Inter agency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant, you may apply for special selection over other candidates for this position. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 80 or above on the rating criteria for this position. ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456.
  • Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit a DD-214 (copy # 2 or 4 - member copy); veterans who are claiming disabled veteran preference must also submit a VA disability letter and a SF-15; AND, applicants seeking widow or other special veterans preference must submit a SF-15 and all documents indicated for their specific form of preference.
  • If you are still on active duty, you may submit a statement of service from your Personnel Command which states the date you entered active duty, the date you are separating, and the campaign medals you have received.