Deputy Administrator, Office of Job Corps

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 23, 2022
Closes
Jul 01, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The Job Corps Deputy Administrator is a self-starter who embodies a positive youth development mindset, has expertise in data analysis and program development, and has experience developing policies and procedures, managing contractors, and evaluating curricula plans for youth programs in a residential setting.

The Deputy Administrator oversees the national office operations, including the development of program-wide policy, education services, program performance, and program monitoring. The incumbent manages and/or monitors resources and budget to support program performance goals that align with agency priorities and works with the regional offices to drive integration of Job Corps into local and state workforce development systems.

The incumbent will work closely with the offices and the Department's procurement office to monitor and execute timely procurement actions.

The Deputy Administrator will facilitate and foster a collaborative approach toward working with employers and Federal, State, and local workforce partners to create a comprehensive and integrated workforce investment system that results in excellent outcomes for opportunity youth with a specific emphasis on racial equity and diversity and inclusion.

The incumbent should have experience in the Federal regulatory process and knowledge of the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act is preferred. The
Deputy Administrator will apply this expertise to interpret controlling authorities and develop program-wide policies.

The incumbent strategically manages resources to ensure high performance, greater public accountability, and quality service, emphasizing kindness, racial equity, diversity, and inclusion. They will develop performance plans and submit monthly and quarterly reports on key performance indicators. The incumbent serves as the spokesperson and focal point for activities and issues within the scope of the programs' national operations.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Subject to financial disclosure requirements.
  • Must meet Mandatory Technical and Executive Core Qualifications.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must complete 1 year SES probationary period, if not previously completed.
  • Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.


Candidates must have one year of specialized experience at a level close to the work of this job that has given you the particular subject-matter knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform. Typically, we would find this experience in work within the field or a field that is closely related. You must demonstrate possession of specialized experience in the described duties.

Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.

Notification Concerning COVID-19 Vaccinations. As required by Executive Order 14043 , Federal executive branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to submit documentation of proof of vaccination or to be in the process of requesting an exception to the vaccination requirement before appointment or onboarding with the agency. The agency will provide additional information regarding which forms of documentation can be accepted and how you can request to be considered for a legally required exception from this requirement.

Currently, implementation and enforcement of Executive Order 14043 has been suspended pursuant to an injunction pending further litigation.

Qualifications

To qualify for this position, all applicants must write a narrative in the spaces provided detailing accomplishments that would satisfy each of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs). You must address each ECQ and MTQ separately. If you fail to do so, your application will be rated ineligible.

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): In writing your responses to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), your narrative must address each ECQ separately in the spaces provided. Each ECQ should contain at least two examples describing your experiences and accomplishments/results. Responses to ECQs must not exceed 10 pages. It is recommended that applicants draft their ECQs in a Word document first, then cut and paste into the spaces provided following each ECQ to ensure length requirements. For additional guidance, applicants may visit the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Senior Executive Qualifications . Applicants are encouraged to follow the Challenge, Context, Action, and Result model outlined in the guide.

1. Leading Change: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

2. Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

3. Results Driven: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

4. Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

5. Building Coalitions: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs): In writing your narrative responses to the MTQs, please give examples and explain how often you used your skills, the complexity of the knowledge possessed, the level of people you interacted with, the sensitivity of the issues you handled, etc. APPLICANTS SHOULD LIMIT THEIR RESPONSES TO ONE (1) SINGLE SPACED PAGE PER EACH MTQ WITH THE FONT SIZE NO SMALLER THAN POINT 12. It is recommended that applicants draft their MTQs in a Word document first, then cut and paste into the spaces provided following each MTQ to ensure length requirements.

1. Experience managing a workforce organization in the areas of education and training in a tactful, professional manner.

2. Knowledge of workforce programs to include Job Corps, Vocational Education and or other job training programs.

Education

This position does not have an education requirement.

Additional information

DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

Refer to these links for more information: GENERAL INFORMATION , ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION , FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES