Chief Learning Officer and Assistant Director, Learning and Workforce Development

Washington D.C.
Feb 19, 2018
Feb 19, 2018
Executive, Chief, Director
Full Time

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • We must receive your application prior to the deadline on the closing date.
  • You must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered eligible.
  • Mandatory Technical Qualifications are required.
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.
    • You must submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result before you can be appointed into this position.
    • You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position. Entrance on duty is contingent upon preliminary completion of a Top Secret security clearance.
    • Veterans' preference is applicable.
    • You must file an Executive Personnel Financial Disclosure Report.
    • Selected candidate will be subject to a one-year probationary period.

    You will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required; and on the extent to which your application shows that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position as defined below. When describing your knowledge, skills, and abilities, please be sure to give examples and explain how often you used these skills, the complexity of the knowledge you possessed, the level of the people you interacted with, the sensitivity of the issues you handled, etc.

    There is no educational requirement for this position.

    DOJ offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:

    EEO Policy Statement: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. The complete DOJ EEO Statement/Policy is found at:

    Reasonable Accommodation
    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    Veterans Information
    Veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces and were separated under honorable conditions may be eligible for veterans' preference. For service beginning after October 15, 1976, the veteran must have served the required length of time and have a Campaign Badge, Expeditionary Medal, a service-connected disability, or have served in the Gulf War between August 2, 1990, and January 2, 1992. The Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) gives veterans access to job vacancies that might otherwise be closed to them. The law allows eligible veterans to compete for vacancies advertised under agency's promotion procedures when the agency is seeking applications from outside of its own workforce. To claim veterans' preference, veterans should be ready to provide a copy of their DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other proof. Veterans with service connected disability and others claiming 10 point preference will need to submit Form SF-15, Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference. For more specifics on all veterans employment issues such as Veterans preference or special appointing authorities see the VetGuide.

    Legal and Regulatory Guidance

    • Social Security Number - Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name. As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you. Failure to provide your Social Security Number on your application materials will result in your application not being processed.
    • Privacy Act - Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualifications for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.
    • False Statements - If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.
    • Selective Service - If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.

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

    Eligibility will be based upon a clear showing the applicant has training, education and experience of the scope and quality sufficient to effectively carry-out the duties of the position. Your conduct and character must demonstrate suitability for the position for which you are applying. Candidates must exemplify the corporate perspective, leadership vision, broad experience and character needed in the Civilian Senior Executive corps not only to satisfy the immediate vacancy, but future vacancies which will occur in a variety of organizations, functions and locations.

    MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs): A supplemental statement must be submitted separately addressing each MTQ. MTQs must provide specific examples that address relevant experience and accomplishments. Applicants should focus on recent experience, education, and training, as some Recruitment Panel and Executive Resources Board members may consider experience that's over 10 years old to be outdated. Applicants must reflect superior technical qualifications demonstrated through leadership and management in the following:

    MTQ 1. Demonstrated ability to research, plan, direct, and evaluate strategic initiatives involving professional and workforce development and life-long learning programs.

    MTQ 2. Demonstrated experience with the implementation of scientific methods, instructional strategies, and learning technologies in the design, implementation, and evaluation of professional development activities.

    MTQ 3. Ability to influence and experience negotiating and communicating with high-level officials such as those in the Federal government, the private sector, academia, public or members of Congress involving learning management and workforce development issues.

    Your narrative for each MTQ must be limited to no more than TWO pages per MTQ.

    Applicants should focus on recent experience, education, and training, as some Recruitment Panel and Executive Resources Board members may consider experience that's over 10 years old to be outdated. Mandatory Technical Qualification narratives should address the following:

    1. Contributions: Achievements that impacted the organizations mission and contributed to knowledge advancements in the fields of adult learning theory, learning methodologies, and modalities coupled with business acumen to apply these aspects to learning models.

    2. Leadership: Recognized leader in the application of adult learning theory, learning methodologies, and modalities force-development strategies as evidenced by personal impact to and enhancement of the organization's capability and scope. Demonstrated ability to work with minimum direction; to interpret broad policies and directives; and exercise impeccable judgment; requires familiarity with processes and programs that transcend organizational boundaries. Collaborates with DOJ leaders, providing detailed explanations of plans and processes and authoring and delivering requests for resources, policy changes and legislative changes to enact and sustain the Continuum of Learning (CoL) across the DOJ.

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