Program Manager (SBIR/STTR Commercialization)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 23, 2022
Closes
Jun 24, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The incumbent independently plans, directs, monitors, reports, coordinates, and evaluates programs that increase the transition and commercialization of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funded activities. Phase III is defined as follow-on funding provided to SBIR and STTR awardees for expanded development, product sales, and services that derives, extends or completes Phase I and II work. Helping these awardees grow and scale through both federal and privately supported programs is the primary role of this position. The incumbent will work with federal agencies, Technical and Business Assistance (TABA) vendors, private investors, universities, non-profits, economic development organizations and others that support technology focused small businesses scale. And performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • You must successfully complete a background investigation.
  • You may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
  • Due to COVID-19, the SBA is currently in an expanded telework status. If selected, you may be permitted to temporarily telework from a location outside the official duty station described in this announcement.
  • Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed in this announcement. At that time, you will be eligible to request telework in accordance with the SBA's telework and office policies.


Qualifications

GS-14

Specialized Experience:
One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service) obtained in either the private or public sector that includes:

(1) Managing a program that helps small businesses commercialize their research into products and services that generate revenue; AND

(2) Collaborating with external partners that provide the assistance and resources needed for the growth and commercialization of technology focused small businesses.

WE CANNOT ASSUME YOUR EXPERIENCE SO PLEASE BE SPECIFIC WHEN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE WITHIN YOUR RESUME.

Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on OPM's Qualifications web site:

Program Management Series, 0340

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

TIME-IN-GRADE: If you are a current career or career-conditional federal employee applying for promotion under Merit Promotion you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks in positions at the next level lower than the position being filled.

All qualification requirements must be met by 11:59 pm (Eastern Time) on 06/23/2022.

Education

Education may not be substituted for experience for this position.

Additional information

Career and InterAgency Career Transition Assistance Programs:
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) is a program that helps "surplus" or "displaced" federal employees improve their chances of finding a new job in their current agency (intra-agency, i.e. SBA employees only).

Inter-Agency Career Transition Assistance (ICTAP) is a program that helps "surplus" or "displaced" federal employees improve their chances of finding a new job at another agency (inter-agency; i.e. not applying to their current or former agency).

You are eligible for CTAP/ICTAP if:
1. You are a current federal employee who meets the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee meaning you have received official notice that your job is no longer needed or that you will lose your job by Reduction-in-Force (RIF).
2. Your agency, or the agency to which you are applying, is accepting applications from within or outside of the permanent workforce.
3. The position to which you are applying MUST BE in the Local Commuting Area of the position of record from which you are being displaced.
4. You meet the qualifications and other requirements of the job for which you are applying. This includes being rated as well-qualified for the position (score of 85 or better based on your responses to the competencies and associated questions listed within the assessment).

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. For additional information visit www.sss.gov .

Consistent with work requirements and current SBA Policy, and all applicable provisions of the collective bargaining agreement with AFGE the SBA offers employees opportunities to perform work at an alternative location (e.g. home).

Telework may be available. For information on Telework visit: http://www.telework.gov/

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement if additional vacancies occur within 180 days of the date the certificates were issue d.

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