Program Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 21, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.
  • Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • Applicants must meet all qualifications requirements within thirty (30) calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.
  • In order to qualify for a Program Specialist position at the GS-9 level, you must:
    A. have completed a Master's or equivalent graduate degree, or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.B. or J.D., if related;
    OR
    B. have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: assisting in the development and implementation of program practices and procedures; participating in administrative or management studies, such as analyzing data, developing formats to report the results of studies; and providing support for program planning and analysis activities utilizing integrated reporting systems;
    OR
    C. have a combination of post baccalaureate education related to the position and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.

    In order to qualify for a Program Specialist position at the GS-11 level, you must:
    A. have completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.M., if related;
    OR
    B. have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: evaluating program efficiency and effectiveness; interpreting the impact of regulations and policies on administrative programs; planning, analyzing, and evaluating priorities, resource allocations, work force management, and performance in support of operational requirements; participating in the development and implementation of plans for organizational projects and initiatives; reviewing information and developing analytical reports with recommendations;
    OR
    C. have a combination of post baccalaureate education related to the position and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.

    In order to qualify for a Program Specialist position at the GS-12 level, you must:
    Have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: evaluating programs in areas such as grant review, program support management, financial management, procurement, quality assurance, management analysis or administrative program management; formulating and executing action plans to respond to business and management problems or initiatives; providing organizational support for program planning and analysis activities; evaluating the impact of new program policies; determining measures of effectiveness in setting organizational goals and objectives.

    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 critical 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 experience.

    https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10205364(link to questionnaire)

    If you qualify based on education in lieu of specialized experience, you are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application packages. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education

    • A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/placement.
    • Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement.
    • The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers.
    • The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.
    • 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.
    • This position is designated as a "non-emergency/teleworker" position and the selected candidate will be considered a "non-emergency/teleworker" employee. In the event of a closure, you must be available to telework or request leave.

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

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