Under Secretary for Benefits

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Oct 20, 2017
Closes
Oct 28, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

“SERVING OUR NATION’S VETERANS”

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, UNDER SECRETARY FOR BENEFITS

The Department of Veterans Affairs is currently accepting applications for the position of Under Secretary for Benefits (USB) of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA).

The USB is a presidential appointee subject to Senate confirmation. Candidates for the Under Secretary position must be visionary leaders who have demonstrated an ability to conceptualize and implement the Secretary’s vision, and are dynamic advocates who can move an ambitious agenda forward to meet the needs of our Nation’s veterans.

The Under Secretary for Benefits leads the Veterans Benefits Administration and is directly responsible to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for non-medical Veterans benefits matters.

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - .


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • US citizenship is required.
  • Public Financial Disclosure Report (SF-278) is required.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation
  • Complete White House Presidential Personnel vetting process successfully
  • Senate Confirmation
  • Drug Testing Required
  • Candidates for the Under Secretary position must be highly effective leaders who have proven ability or potential to direct the operations of a large integrated benefits system which is committed to the high-quality of our Nation's Veterans, implement the Secretary's guidance to transform VA, and serve as an accountable and innovative steward of the human capital and financial resources to VBA.

    By law, the Under Secretary for Benefits shall be appointed solely on the basis of:

    • Demonstrated ability in fiscal management; and
    • Substantial experience in connection with the programs of the Veterans Benefit Administration or programs of similar content and scope.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Step 1:  Minimum qualifications.

    Step 2:  Screening by Executive Board to determine group of candidates to be considered by the Commission.

    Step 3:  The Commission interviews the most qualified candidates.

    Step 4:  The Commission recommends the final candidates for consideration by the Secretary and the President.

    You will be evaluated based upon your resume, application or curriculum vitae, and an interview if invited to appear before the Commission.

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