RequirementsConditions of Employment
- Independently performs administrative management functions that service and/or fulfill several organizational requirements.
- Drafts correspondence, recommendations, reports, and memoranda related to management and administrative programs and issues.
- Addresses routine day-to-day operating problems or issues within the human resources area.
- Reviews and analyzes documentation and records control procedures for agency program.
- Assists team in identifies and performs routine liaison tasks to support the organizational planning process.
- Provides support for various operational aspects of the office, which may include functions related to procurement, management of contracts for program-funded personnel, program planning, budget/finance, office administration, and security.
QualificationsBasic Requirements: Specialized Experience: GS-11:
- United States Citizenship is required.
- Relevant experience (see Qualifications below).
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.
- You may be required to serve a two-year probationary period if selected.
- Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer is required
You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-9 level in the Federal service. Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower level for this position includes: (a)
applying policies and procedures on personnel and administrative processes and/or operational support; (b)
assisting in development of administrative and/or operational systems or processes; (c)
identifying, analyzing, and making recommendations to resolve conventional problems and situations in workflow, work distribution, staffing, recruitment and onboarding, performance appraisal, administrative and management functions, and/or operational functions; (d)
fostering an inclusive workplace where every person is empowered and responsible for advancing the agency's DEIA goals to improve organizational culture.OREDUCATION:
In lieu of specialized experience, you may qualify with the following education or combination of both education and experience:
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a related field of study at an accredited college or university.OR
Three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree in a related field of study.OR
LL.M., if related.ORCOMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.GS-12
: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service. Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower level for this position includes: (a)
providing advice and guidance on staffing, recruitment, administrative management, development of statements of work, that may include contract procurement processes and procedures, and/or operational functions in preparation of recruitment and staffing; (b)
assessing the productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency of administrative and/or operational systems or processes; (c)
conducting analyses and evaluations to support the development of administrative and/or operational systems or processes; (d)
fostering an inclusive workplace where every person is empowered and responsible for advancing the agency's DEIA goals to improve organizational culture. GS-13:
You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service. Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower level for this position includes: (a)
serving as a primary point of contact and liaison in the completion of personnel and administrative management functions and/or operations functions critical to the provision of humanitarian or development assistance; (b)
serving as principal advisor on all personnel and administrative management matters associated with hiring and recruitment, administrative or operational systems or processes (c)
analyzing and interpreting complex policies to development recommendations for management consideration; (d)
fostering an inclusive workplace where every person is empowered and responsible for advancing the agency's DEIA goals to improve organizational culture.Selective Placement Factor:
This position has a Selective Placement Factor, which is a skill, knowledge, ability, or other characteristic essential for the job's satisfactory performance. The Selective Placement Factor represents the minimum requirements for this position and is a prerequisite for appointment. Applicants who do not meet the Selective Placement Factor are ineligible for further consideration.Selective Placement Factor : Your resume must demonstrate documented experience working in an civilian-based international humanitarian or development organization supporting the development and delivery of efficient hiring processes to quickly onboard and prepare employees to support civilian-based international humanitarian or development operations and programs.
Experience includes both paid and unpaid activities, such as volunteer work through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work provides training and experience that can translate directly to paid employment. Qualifying experience, including volunteer experience, that aligns with the duties of this position will be considered.Education
There is no education requirement for this series, transcripts are not required. Additional information
USAID is an independent agency that provides foreign policy guidance to the Secretary of State. With headquarters in the District of Columbia, we operate in more than 100 countries worldwide to help support and promote U.S. foreign policy interests. USAID's mission is to help vulnerable populations worldwide by providing aid when crises occur, rights are repressed, and hunger, disease, and poverty limit opportunities. We maintain a commitment to providing a safe and respectful workplace, free from sexual misconduct, harassment, exploitation, and abuse. For more information about USAID, you can visit our website at http://www.usaid.gov . If you want to know more about human trafficking or ways to address it, visit http://www.state.gov/g/tip .Please note that the security clearance level requirement for this position may vary based on the nature and responsibilities of the job. Applicants will be informed about the required security clearance level prior to the interview being scheduled. Some positions may require a Top Secret security clearance, specifically those which require significant time spent overseas.Equal Employment Opportunity
: USAID is an equal opportunity employer, providing reasonable accommodations for applicants or employees with disabilities. For help with reasonable accommodations, please contact the Reasonable Accommodation Division in the Office of Civil Rights at email@example.com .Reasonable Accommodation Policy:
USAID is committed to equal employment opportunity; therefore, reasonable accommodations are available to applicants and employees with disabilities. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Reasonable Accommodation Division in the Office of Civil Rights at firstname.lastname@example.org . Reasonable accommodation decisions are made on a case-by-case basis. To learn more about the Reasonable Accommodation Division, please visit our website at: https://www.usaid.gov/careers/reasonableaccommodations .
Telework is allowed, see https://www.telework.gov/ for more information.
Selective Service Registration may be required, visit http://www.sss.gov/ to learn more.
The Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) provides global leadership and a strategic approach in humanitarian response, promoting human welfare, alleviating suffering, and providing the foundations for transformative change and self-reliance serving both national foreign policy interests and people in need of humanitarian assistance. BHA fulfills USAID's role as the lead U.S. Government Agency for responding to emergencies and disasters overseas with both food and non-food emergency assistance, as well as providing a holistic approach to USAID's programming across the spectrum of preparing for, responding to, mitigating, and preventing disasters. More information on the Bureau's seven offices, included here: https://pages.usaid.gov/BHA/our-offices