Fort McNair, D.C
Jan 22, 2023
Jan 26, 2023
Full Time

  • The Executive Officer executes the ES Commandant?s managerial, calendar, engagement, logistical, travel, and protocol requirements, while managing front-office and staff personnel and performing daily administrative duties in support of the college.
  • Tracks taskers, staff actions and suspense dates, conducts research for developing/preparing oral presentations or written material and?prepares reports, summaries, and detailed spreadsheet evaluations for measuring effectiveness of programs.
  • Reviews/prepares correspondence to include procedural, instructional, and operational guidance and provides support services across the college?s entire spectrum of personnel, security, logistics, communications, financial, and manpower management.
  • Serves as project officer for planning, coordinating, and executing events, supports engagements with senior-level stakeholders, supports onboarding and off-boarding of personnel, and manages knowledge management tools and social media platforms.
  • Serves as Authorizing Official in the Defense Travel System (DTS) for travel authorizations for student, faculty, and staff travel and serves as a Trust Agent Sponsorship System to enable student, faculty, and staff to receive a Common Access Card.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Background Investigation: Must obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.


You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service.Specialized experience is defined as:
  • providing advice, recommendations, and assistance for a full range of duties in support of an overall mission including administrative management, business management, and project management;
  • experience in preparing meeting, presentation, and project content for senior leadership and communicating messages on behalf of senior leadership;
  • ability to interpret and apply policies involving sensitive or unusual situations; and
  • demonstrated experience adjusting goals, priorities, and deadlines to meet substantial changes in methods, procedures, and workloads.
  • Volunteer Experience: 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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience


    Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for this grade level.

    Additional information

    NDU has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security, and thrift savings; health, life, and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. NDU employees enjoy flexible work schedules, transit subsidy, and the opportunity to telecommute.

    Initial Probationary Period: You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of one (1) year if one has not already been completed.

    Telework Eligible: Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination.

    Supervisory Probationary Period: You will be required to serve a supervisory/managerial probationary period of 1 year unless one has previously been completed.

    Background or Security Investigation: This is a Non-Critical Sensitive position which requires a background investigation. The individual selected for this position is required to obtain and maintain a Secret security determination to occupy a Non-Critical Sensitive position within the agency as a condition of employment.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): You must be well qualified for the position to receive special selection priority under the ICTAP. A qualified ICTAP eligible achieving a score of 85 or above will be considered "well qualified". For more information, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap

    Special Hiring Authorities: You may be considered for the vacancy if you are eligible for a special appointment authority such as those authorized for the severely disabled; certain Vietnam Era and disabled veterans; volunteers returned from the Peace Corps or Vista, etc. For more information, visit the following OPM websites: USAJOBS Resource Center: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter ; VetsInfo Guide: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/ .

    Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions after substantially completing an initial 3-year term (not less than 2 years and 11 months) may apply regardless of their current geographical location. Veterans must submit their DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, to be considered under this authority.

    Military Spouse Preference (MSP): You may be eligible for MSP, if you are the spouse of an active duty military member and you are ranked among the best qualified for this vacancy.Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference (MSP) eligible candidates will receive priority consideration at the full performance level only.

    Reemployed Annuitants: Department of Defense has the authority to hire annuitants without reduction in pay. For more information, go to: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf

    If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application .