Administration and Program Management Specialist
The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.
These positions are being filled under Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for Defense Acquisition Workforce Positions and Health Care Occupations. The Secretary of the Air Force has delegated authority by the Office Of the Secretary of Defense to directly appoint individuals to select defense acquisition workforce positions, or 'EHA Acquisition,' pursuant to the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and certain health care occupations, or 'EHA Medical.' Positions are located Air Force-Wide. Positions may be filled as permanent or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.
This Public Notice is to gather applications which may or may not result in a referral or selection.
This Public Notice may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems (i.e., NH, NJ, NK).
Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
- Occasional Travel
- You may be expected to travel for this position.
GS-05: Three years of general experience, one year for which was equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service.
GS-07: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-05 in the Federal service, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position which includes work that involved analytical research and evaluation of diversified programs; development, administration and control of assigned projects; ability to access, locate, basic design, and update information through the use of personal computer technology.
GS-09: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-07 in the Federal service, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position which includes providing administrative work for acquisition programs and/or projects; analyze program requirements and solves problems; develop the organizational support and capabilities; coordinate budget preparation and develop plans for projects.
GS-11: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-09 in the federal service which includes applying methods, techniques and skill in the development of acquisition programs; governing rules and regulations, correspondence formats, and program requirements to analyze the needs and effectiveness of the acquisition program/project.
GS-12: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-11 in the federal service which includes providing the full range of administrative laws, policies, directives and precedents applicable to assigned acquisition programs; conduct studies to determine manning and skill levels required to accomplish the mission; plan, organize and direct the functions and mentor, motivate and apprise the staff; analyze, plan and adjust work operations of one or more organizational segments to meet acquisition program requirements and objectives; and used budgetary methods, practices, procedures, regulations, policies and processes.
GS-13: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-12 in the federal service which includes conducting research, analysis to develop reports with assessments of mission requirements that can be used to devise solutions to identified problem areas associated with acquisition projects or program area; develop, analyze, track, and report annual spending plans and budget submissions; experience in advance technology research and development; gather and assemble various types of complex data and analysis to develop informational and decision type briefings; identify operational shortfalls, analyze solutions and write requirements documents.
GS-14: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-13 in the federal service which includes interpreting doctrine, plans, policies and procedures; provide staff level guidance on acquisition programs and plans; expert and key personnel advisor on the most sensitive and complex policies and issues; and directs, coordinates and oversees work through supervisors of the organization.
GS-15: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-14 in the federal service which includes providing executive and technical guidance; provide progress and statistical reporting and analysis; applying experimental theories and new developments to problems; makes decisions or recommendations significantly changing, interpreting, or developing important policies and programs; verbally present sensitive information/recommendations on complex matters to higher authorities; and make critical decisions, present and influence top level management decisions and support and defend decisions to higher level management.
To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of administrative and management administration to include work flow analysis methods, tools and techniques, data types, methodologies, techniques, procedures, processes and systems as they related to the function, mission, capabilities and role of the Acquisition Administration and Program position.
2. Knowledge of personnel, budget, security and office processes.
3. Skill in analyzing, planning, organizing and coordinating work.
4. Skill in oral written communication.
5. Skill in using computer systems, networks and applications.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Position may be subject to random drug testing
- Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
- Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
- Employee must maintain current certifications
- Position may require an appropriate security clearance
- Provide identification and define administrative requirements of specific technical, training, exercise and support areas for different acquisition programs and projects.
- Develop budget projections for organizational support and capabilities for specific acquisition projects.
- Research, identify, and analyze program requirements and problems for projected and planned acquisition programs.
- Plan, prepare and conduct analysis to facilitate completion of long range planning documents and develop all aspects of the functional areas organizational support and capabilities.
- Develop and coordinate budget preparation guidance with the upper level managers; and develop effective management plans for assigned acquisition projects.
This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.
This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g. GS-05 Target GS-15).