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Deputy Director

Washington, D.C
Closing date
May 28, 2023

1) Lend support to the Executive Director of the Office of Academic Engagement, as the executive sponsor, in statutory responsibilities associated with the operations of the public-private advisory council, the Homeland Security Academic Partnership Council (HSAPC).

2) Oversee the daily function of the 30-member council - charter, bylaws, balance plan and all supporting documents throughout the clearance process for Secretary approval, where needed. Draft and process Federal Register Notices to satisfy public openness requirement for committee business.

3) Assist in the creation, coordination, and management of subcommittees formed, to include leading the finalization of recommendation reports issued to the Secretary of DHS.

4) Assist with any other functions pertaining to the HSAPC.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a current permanent Federal employee
  • Must have supervisory approval to apply to the Joint Duty Assignment. DHS 250-2 Application Form under "required documents" section.
  • Must NOT have any pending/outstanding disciplinary actions
  • Must have achieved a minimum of "meet expectations/proficiency" on latest performance appraisal/evaluation
  • Must be currently at the grade level of the detail. *No Temporary Promotion Opportunity*
  • The program does not apply to members of the Military service or contractors.


Qualifications required:
  • Current GS-15 seeking a growth opportunity.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Well-versed in time management and multi-tasking.
  • Prior work with contractors preferred.
  • An ability to work well with teams and independently.
  • Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
    It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this Joint Duty assignment opportunity announcement.

    Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume.

    Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
  • Job Title (Include series and grade of Federal Job)
  • Duties (Be specific in describing your duties)
  • Name of Federal agency
  • Supervisor name, email, and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)

  • Education

    EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution for this position.

    Additional information

    **DHS does not offer any additional benefits beyond that which the Federal employee is already receiving.

    If the position requires a security clearance, employees must have a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance to placement AND must maintain that level of clearance while performing in the position.

    Selected applicants for a JDA are requested to fulfill the items below during the JDA:
  • Complete the DHS Training Course 15 days prior to the arrival to the JDA.
  • Complete the DHS Joint Duty Assignment Progress Plan to include:
    • Phase 1: Establish assignment objectives within the first 30 days of the JDA.
    • Phase 2: Complete a self-assessment of the duties performed at the mid-point of the JDA.
    • Phase 3: Complete a final review within the last 30 days of the JDA.

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