Principal Deputy Director, Office of Minority Health

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
Aug 13, 2022
Closes
Aug 16, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

ABOUT THE POSITION

Provide programmatic, operational and administrative oversight of all aspects within purview and jurisdiction. Oversees the day-to-day management of the organization, to include activities related to convening partners, analyzing and reporting data and policy issues, conducting policy or program demonstrations and evaluations, and disseminating information to diverse audiences via varied communication channels.

Provide strategic leadership and/or support of departmental efforts in carrying out minority health policies and programs in an efficient, innovative, and cost-effective manner. Leads intra- and inter-departmental workgroups, policy committees and task forces; and HHS's response to Executive Orders and White House Initiatives.

Provide strategic direction and oversight in dialogue and partnerships with external organizations across government and other sectors in order to identify, evaluate, and/or promote policies, programs and practices that successfully reduce racial and ethnic health disparities.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • All male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service.
  • Position requires the completion of a public financial disclosure report.
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation.
  • New appointees must successfully complete a 1-year probationary period
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test.
  • This is a career position in the SES. Unless the selectee is already a member of the SES with career status or has successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program certified by OPM.
  • Executive qualifications must be approved by OPM before appointment can be effected. If you are selected, you will be responsible for working with an HHS Executive Consultant, or QRB Writer to develop an ECQ narrative for submission to OPM.
  • You must meet the qualification requirements of this position no later than the closing date of the job opportunity announcement.


Qualifications

Open to all U.S. Citizens, Federal Competitive Status Candidates, Excepted Service, Current SES and SES Reinstatement Eligibles, and SESCDP Graduates. SESCDP graduate candidates may also apply for noncompetitive consideration if applicable.

As a basic requirement, applicants must demonstrate progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level managerial capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Mandatory Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications listed below. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the equivalent of the GS-15 or its equivalent with state and local government, the private sector, or non-governmental organizations. Failure to meet this basic qualification requirement and all executive and technical qualification factors will automatically exclude you from further consideration.

All candidates for SES positions with the Federal Government must demonstrate leadership experience indicative of senior executive level management capability. To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show IN YOUR RESUME that you possess the Fundamental Competencies, Five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Job Specific Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) listed below. It is recommended that your resume emphasize levels of responsibility, scope and complexity of programs managed, and program accomplishments and results.

Fundamental Competencies:

Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Written Communication, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation.

Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs):

1. Leading Change: 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: 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: 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: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

5. Building Coalitions: 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.

This position also requires that you possess PTQs that represent knowledge, skills, and abilities essential for success in this role. The following PTQs must be evident in your resume.

Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs):
  • Demonstrated experience developing health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities, including activities related to convening partners, analyzing and reporting data and policy issues, conducting policy or program demonstrations and evaluations, and disseminating information to diverse audiences via varied communication channels.
  • Demonstrated experience establishing evidence-based and/or evidence-informed programs and evaluating their impact in addressing health disparities that particularly affect racial and ethnic minority populations.
  • Demonstrated experience establishing effective partnership with government officials, community-based organizations and/or other sectors to identify and/or promote policies, programs and practices that successfully reduce racial and ethnic health disparities.

  • It is STRONGLY recommended that you visit the following Office of Personnel Management (OPM) webpage for more information regarding the Fundamental Competencies and ECQs.

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/executive-core-qualifications/#url=Overview

    IF SELECTED, you will be required to complete an ECQ package by drafting narratives for each of the ECQs and be certified by an OPM Qualifications Review Board (QRB) in order to be placed in this position. If you are currently serving in a career SES appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the SES, or have successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), you WILL NOT need to draft the ECQs.

    Education

    This job does not have a minimum education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    Salary for Senior Executive Service positions varies depending on qualifications. The annual salary range may be found at the top of this announcement. This position may be eligible for performance bonuses and performance based pay adjustments.

    Probationary Period:

    Selectee must serve a one-year probationary period unless s/he previously completed one year the Senior Executive Service.

    Standards of Conduct/Financial Disclosure:

    HHS inspires public confidence by maintaining high ethical principles, and all Federal Government employees are subject to the conflict of interest statutes and regulations, including the Standards of Ethical Conduct , that govern activities with outside organizations and reporting financial holdings. The Ethics in Government Act, PL 95-521 also requires the applicant selected for this position to submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report , OGE-278, prior to assuming the SES position, annually, and upon termination of employment.

    Security and Background Requirements:

    If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees .

    Equal Opportunity Employment:

    Equality is held as one of the most important values at HHS. Selection for this, and any other position, will be based solely on merit. HHS does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age or membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factors.

    If applying online poses a hardship to you, you may submit your application by contacting Gregory Stewart.

    Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement:

    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact: Adrienne Mack. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    Veteran's Preference:

    Veteran's Preference does not apply to the SES.

    Selective Service:

    As a condition of employment, all male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service. If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.