Director, Office of Planning, Analysis and Evaluation

Rockville, Maryland
Nov 30, 2022
Dec 08, 2022
Executive, Director
Full Time

  • Serves as the Director, Office of Planning, Analysis and Evaluation (OPAE);
  • Serves as chief policy advisor to the HRSA Administrator;
  • Provides agency-wide leadership on a broad range of policy issues and facilitates cross agency policy development, engaging with the HRSA Administrator, across HRSA, HHS, and the government on policy matters impact HRSA programs;
  • Provides leadership on performance management and program evaluation, including coordination of program performance reports and plans submitted to the Department and OMB;
  • Provides executive leadership on agency-wide oversight activities;
  • Directs the agency's strategic planning process;
  • Provides executive leadership for HRSA's data-driven, health quality efforts, including by providing technical assistance to agency programs;
  • Oversees the agency's data council which maintains the HRSA data strategy, data standards, and other activities aimed toward increasing the quality and utility of HRSA data;
  • Coordinates the agency's participation in Department and federal strategic initiatives related to organizational performance and implementation of executive directives;
  • Coordinates cross-agency activities to foster innovation and leverage program best practices agency-wide;
  • Directs special studies and analyses and/or provides analytic support and information to support the agency's goals and directions.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-1959 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Position is subject to background investigation and may be required to successfully completed a probationary period


This position offers challenging, unique, and exciting opportunities for an individual with senior level experience and proven capability.

The Executive Core Qualifications are required for entry to the Senior Executive Service; to meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show in your five page resume that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Mandatory Technical Qualification(s), listed below.


ECQ 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.
ECQ 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.
ECQ 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.
ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 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 MTQs that represent knowledge, skills, and abilities essential for success in this role. The following must be evident in your resume.
  • Demonstrated expert ability to prepare written and oral presentation materials, including materials containing and/or interpreting complex data, and those that may be considered controversial or subject to significant public scrutiny.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with diverse groups, including government agencies, legislature, non-profit groups, and private sector entities to define and achieve policy goals.
  • Demonstrated basic knowledge of contemporary public insurance (Medicare/Medicaid) policy and health care delivery, including their impacts on those who are geographically isolated and economically or medically vulnerable.
  • Knowledge of and dexterity in the use of major public health and health care data sources, data visualization techniques, data-drive policy analysis, evaluation, and research.
  • Experience in review, analysis, and implementation of the Public Health Service Act, the health care provisions of the Social Security Act and other relevant statutes, regulations, and guidance, including developing recommendations for change in support of program and policy goals.
  • Your resume should emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions relating to the qualifications described above. Please ensure that your resume does not exceed 5 pages. Example: Resume with possession of the ECQs

    Please DO NOT submit separate statements addressing the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) or Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) as they will not be considered.

    You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement. 01/13/2023


    This position does not have an education requirement. Please do not send transcripts.

    Additional information

    • Salary for Senior Executive Service positions varies depending on qualifications.
    • Selected candidate will be subject to a one-year probationary period in the Senior Executive Service unless required probationary period has previously been served.
    • Selected candidate is required to file a SF-278, Public Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days after his/her appointment, in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.
    • Veteran's Preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service.
    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

    Vaccine Update:
    • Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.