Deputy Director, Grantmaking and Portfolio Management (Bi-lingual)
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
This position contains a selective placement factor (SPF) that is part of the minimum requirement of the position. If you do not meet the SPF, you are ineligible for further consideration. The SPF for this position is: Fluency in both English and Spanish, orally and in writing, in order to review proposals written in Spanish, and communicate with grantees and others in Latin America and the Caribbean. This must be documented in your resume.
Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If applicable, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. Failure to provide this documentation may result in a non preference determination. For more information on veterans' preference (see https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-employment-initiative/vet-guide/).
Degree: behavioral or social science, or related discipline appropriate to the position.
Combination of education and experience that provided the applicant with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
Four years of appropriate experience that demonstrated that the applicant has acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
In addition to the meeting the basic requirements above, applicants must meet the specialized experience for each grade level.
Applicants for the GS-13 grade level must possess one year of specialized experience to at least the GS-12 level.
Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience for this position includes but is not limited to demonstrated experience regarding international or grassroots development work with an emphasis on Latin America; monitoring and coordinating programs or grants to make recommendations; and, experience involving economic assistance projects and the interrelationships of the different grant and aid processes. In addition, demonstrated experience serving in a leadership or mentoring capacity (team leader, supervisory, or comparable role); overseeing procurement functions; and formulating and evaluating solutions is required. This experience must be clearly reflected in your resume.
Applicants for the GS-14 grade level must possess one year of specialized experience to at least the GS-13 level.
Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience for this position includes but is not limited to demonstrated experience that reflects having served as a subject matter expert providing regarding international or grassroots development work with an emphasis on Latin America; monitoring and coordinating programs or grants to make recommendations; and, experience involving economic assistance projects and the interrelationships of the different grant and aid processes. In addition, demonstrated experience supervising activities including providing technical advice and guidance to subordinate staff; defining and establishing objectives; identifying alternative approaches; overseeing procurement functions; and formulating and evaluating solutions is required. This experience must be clearly reflected in your resume.
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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
If qualifying based on EDUCATION you MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
Only education from institutions which are accredited or preaccredited/candidate for accreditation may be used to meet education requirements.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
The duties of this position are suitable for occasional telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.
Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period and/or a 1-year supervisory or managerial probationary period.
This position allows for a flexible work schedule.
IAF uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application:https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information
This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days.
If selection is made below the full performance level, promotion up to the full performance level may be made without further competition. However, promotion(s) will depend on the performance of the incumbent and are not guaranteed.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the application process is complete, qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. The categories for this announcement are defined as: Best-Qualified and Qualified. Your resume and supporting documentation will then be used to determine if you are qualified for this job. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Community Development
- Manages Human Resources
- Oral Communication
- Program Planning and Resource Development and Management
- Written Communication
The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three," but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligible within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-09 level or higher).
If selected for an interview, a portion of the session may be held in Spanish. Read more Security clearance Q - Nonsensitive