Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Management and Administration

Washington, D.C
Nov 25, 2022
Nov 29, 2022
Full Time

As a Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Management and Administration, you will:

- Assist the AIG in setting overall priorities and policy for Office of Management and Administration activities and oversees the planning and execution of these activities to ensure goals and objectives are achieved in an effective and timely manner and that customer expectations are met. Responsible for policy development for OIG-wide general management and administration matters.
- Assist the AIG in directing and overseeing the formulation of OIG budget proposals, development of budget execution plans, execution of the budget by allocating funds to OIG operating units and tracking expenditures against budget plans. Oversee the development and presentation of monthly status of funds reports for the Inspector General. Ensures that required financial management reporting is coordinated between the USDA National Finance Center and the VA Financial Services Center.
- Assist the AIG in coordinating the OIG's strategic planning processes that serve as the foundation for the OIG's program of audits, investigations, inspections, evaluations, and other reviews.
- Assist the AIG in directing and overseeing the OIG Hotline, one of the most active IG Hotlines in the Federal government with over 30,000 contacts annually. Ensure that complaints are reviewed, recorded, and triaged to ensure that complaints warranting in­ depth reviews are identified and referred to appropriate OIG or VA offices. Take steps to protect the identity of whistleblowers or to obtain their consent to release of identity.
- Assist the AIG in managing the conduct of name-checks on VA employees recommended for selection for positions, awards, or training programs prior to final approval by the VA Secretary and provides written summaries of adverse information contained in the OIG Master Case Index for use by VA decision-makers.


Conditions of Employment

Current career Senior Executives, QRB-certified graduates of SES candidate development programs, and individuals with SES reinstatement eligibility are not required to address the executive core qualifications. They are required to address the technical qualifications. All other applicants are required to address both the executive core qualifications and the technical qualifications.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service .
Key Requirements:
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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National.
  • To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government 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. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to E.O. 14043, that requirement does not currently apply.


    Mandatory Qualifications Requirements: To meet minimum qualifications, applicants must possess the following technical and executive core competencies. These competencies would typically be gained through experience, education, and training that reflects progressive development and achievement in managing a Federal legal program for a nationwide organization. An individual's total experience and education must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position. ***The experience in your resume MUST address all TQs and ECQs***

    A. Technical Professional Competencies - All applicants must include a resume showing how their knowledge and experience relate to the following technical qualifications. TPC 1:

    TPC 1: Demonstrated knowledge and management experience in planning, leading, and directing a broad range of operational programs and functions (e.g., information technology services, budget formulation and execution, financial management, human capital management, business process reengineering, procurement, space management, and training).
    TPC 2: Experience leading the implementation of change management and process improvement initiatives across a geographically-dispersed and matrixed organization, in collaboration with agency senior leadership.
    TPC 3: Demonstrated ability to analyze, plan, organize, direct, adjust the functions and supervise, mentor, motivate, and appraise the staff of an organization through subordinate supervisors to meet program objectives within available resources.

    B. The following Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) must be addressed in your resume UNLESS you are a current member of the Career SES, a former Career SES member with reinstatement eligibility or an OPM/QRB certified candidate.
  • LEADING CHANGE - 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.
  • LEADING PEOPLE - 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.
  • RESULTS DRIVEN - 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.
  • BUSINESS ACUMEN - Ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
  • BUILDING COALITIONS - 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.

  • In addressing these mandatory qualifications elaborate on your accomplishments, experience, training, education, and awards, highlighting the problems solved and work objectives met, i.e., the results of your effort and evidence of your success. Do not repeat entries from your narrative work history. More information concerning the executive core qualifications may be obtained on the Internet at:


    The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page . If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions .

    Additional information

    - Relocation expenses as described in 2 CFR § 200.464 - Relocation costs of employees may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations, agency policy, and available funding.
    - Office assignment may be at one of the locations listed on the announcement subject to availability and OIG management discretion.
    - We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Applicants who apply for this position may be considered for other positions within the Office of Inspector General that require the same knowledge, skills, and abilities.
    - This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    - A recruitment incentive may be offered.
    - We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

    1. Citizenship: The selected applicant must be a United States Citizen or United States National. Proof of citizenship will be required prior to selection.
    2. Drug Testing: All applicants tentatively selected for an SES position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment. After appointment, the selectee will be subject to random testing for illegal drug use.
    3. Qualifications Approval and Probationary Period: Persons newly selected for career appointment to the SES must have their executive core qualifications approved by the Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Review Board and will be required to serve a 1-year probationary period.
    4. Mobility: Individuals selected for SES positions may be subject to reassignment across geographic, organizational, and functional lines.
    5. Background Investigation: This position is designated as critical sensitive and requires a background investigation and favorable adjudication for a Top Secret clearance.
    6. Financial Disclosure: Senior Executives are required to comply with the Ethics in Government Act, as amended, which requires the submission of a financial disclosure statement, SF 278, upon assuming an SES position, annually, and upon separation from employment.
    7. Reasonable Accommodation: VA OIG provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. The decision on granting a reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.
    8. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59, and 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.

    Our comprehensive benefits are very generous. Our benefits package includes:
    - Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.
    - Eleven paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year.
    - Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire.
    - A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.
    - A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions.- Learn more about Federal benefits programs at:

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