Washington D.C.
Jul 17, 2017
Jul 24, 2017
Analyst, Management
Full Time

About the Agency

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services secures America's promise as a nation of immigrants by providing accurate and useful information to our customers, granting immigration and citizenship benefits, promoting an awareness and understanding of citizenship, and ensuring the integrity of our immigration system. Visit us here for more information.

Every day, our Supervisory Management and Program Analyst is responsible for management, administration and technical direction of the Policy, Planning and Resources Division for the Office of Equal Opportunity and Inclusion.

This position of SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT & PROGRAM ANALYST starts at a salary of $112,021 GS-14 Step 01, with promotion potential to$145,629 GS-14 Step 10.

Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of Equal Opportunity & Inclusion in Washington, located in Washington DC within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here.

Status candidates may also apply for Vacancy/Announcement: 100115014

This position is not in the bargaining unit.
This position is not considered "essential" for purposes of reporting to work when the facility might otherwise be closed.

Relocation expenses are authorized if you are a USCIS employee assigned to the Refugee, Asylum and International Operations program and have been approved for rotation from an overseas assignment. Relocation expenses for USCIS employees assigned to an OCONUS location will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Note: USCIS may fill one or more positions using this vacancy.

  • Not Required

  • No

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National to apply for this position.
  • Successfully pass a Background Investigation including financial disclosure
  • You must pass a drug screening.
  • Meet relevant experience and/or education requirements.
  • You must submit resume and supporting documentation.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • Political appointees may require OPM approval before on-boarding.
  • GS-14: You qualify at the GS-14 level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience, which is equivalent to the GS-13 level in the federal government, that equipped you with the skills needed to successfully perform the duties of the position. You must have experience performing the following duties:

    • Leading an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program in a mid-sized or large organization.
    • Managing projects or programs that involve interpretation and application of highly technical and complex legal and policy issues to ensure a balance of all important concerns and interests.
    • Serving as a high-level expert and advisor to senior leadership in developing and/or analyzing overall policies, programs, regulations and short and long range plans.
    • Preparing management level written communications to advance strategic objectives.
    • Providing guidance and performance expectations to employees to encourage career growth and advancement and developing and motivating employees to enhance organization excellence.
    Please read the following IMPORTANT information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application.

    It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable), as it relates to this job opportunity. Please be clear and specific when describing your work history as we cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will also be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions.

    Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
    • Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
    • Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
    • Employer's name and address
    • Supervisor name and phone number
    • Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)
    • Start and end dates for each grade/pay level if you've held a federal position.
    • Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
    • Salary
    Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible

    Federal Experience
    If you are using current or prior federal experience as a basis for qualifying for this position, the grade levels and length of employment (mm/dd/year) at each grade level must be listed in your work history. This information will be further validated if selected for this position.

    National Service Experience (i.e., 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 criteria competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer service. Please provide the dates and amount of time/hours worked earning this experience.

    EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution at this grade level.

    Supervisory/Managerial Probationary Period: You may be required to serve a twelve-month probationary period upon appointment to this position. You may also be required to complete an appropriate supervisory training course within one year of assignment to this position.

    The qualifications for this position must be met by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time) on the closing date of this announcement ( 07/21/2017).

    Residency Requirement: There is a residency requirement for all applicants not currently employed by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. This residency requirement states that candidates must have, for three of the last five years immediately prior to applying for this position; (1) resided in the United States; OR (2) worked for the United States Government as an employee overseas in a Federal or Military capacity, OR (3) been a dependent of a U.S. Federal or Military employee serving overseas.

    Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.

    Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

    The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

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    • Provide leadership, guidance and direction to the Policy, Planning and Resources Division including managing the following functions: workforce analysis studies, strategic planning, executive reports, budget, internal and external communications, human resources, emergency management, and mission support duties.
    • Collaborate and confer with key stakeholders including senior officials, human capital partners and other appropriate representatives to develop, implement and promote strategic goals and objectives designed to cultivate a diverse workforce and inclusive work environment.
    • Develop operating plans and standards detailing the division's strategic direction, priorities and expected outcomes. Perform evaluations of program procedures and policies and review workload data to improve the effectiveness and quality of programs, services and management of resources.
    • Oversee the development and execution of quality workplace initiatives to increase awareness, foster relationships, and enhance customer service.
    • Direct and motivates a professional staff through clear, creative and innovative business strategies to achieve goals.
    • Serve as an expert consultant and Office of Equal Opportunity and Inclusion senior technical expert on projects, programs, and policies with national impact.
    • Provide policy guidance involving extensive interpretation of many different and unrelated policy processes and methods, such as federal regulations or department policies.

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