Program Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 01, 2019
Closes
Apr 01, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Incumbent will be subject to random drug testing.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • One year probationary period, unless excepted by regulation.
  • Statement of Employment & Financial Interest required prior to appointment.
  • Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement.

    Applicants applying for the GS-12 grade level must meet the following requirements:

    Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service which provided the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

    Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

    • Experience developing and conceptualizing sports exchange programs.
    • Experience reviewing and analyzing grant proposals and grant awards.
    • Experience developing relations with local organizations and/or sports institutions.
    • Experience participating in outreach activities on behalf of an organization.
    • Experience assessing projects and their impact on the participants.

    There is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-12 position.


    Applicants applying for the GS-13 grade level must meet the following requirements:

    Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service which provided the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

    Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

    • Experience developing and conceptualizing sports exchange programs.
    • Experience soliciting, analyzing and monitoring grant proposals and grant awards.
    • Experience developing and maintaining relations with local organizations and sports institutions/sports figures.
    • Experience organizing and participating in outreach activities on behalf of an organization.
    • Experience using social media platforms to highlight program successes and align messaging with priority themes.
    • Experience assessing programs and projects, their achievements, and their impact on the participants and involved parties.

    There is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-13 position.

    See the qualifications section of this vacancy announcement for education requirements, if applicable.

    For reasonable accommodation at the U.S. Department of State, please contact the Office of Accessibility and Accommodations at (202) 663-3474 or ReasonableAccommodations@state.gov.

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

    Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category Rating and Selection procedures.  Based on your responses to the job-specific self-assessment questions, eligible candidates are placed for selection consideration into one of three pre-defined quality categories as described below:

    Highly-qualified Category - In addition to meeting minimum qualifications for the position, candidates must fully demonstrate proficiency in all major aspects of the position.  

    Well Qualified Category - In addition to meeting minimum qualifications, candidates must demonstrate proficiency in some, but not all of the major aspects of the position.

    Qualified Category - In addition to meeting minimum qualifications, applicants must demonstrate a basic level of knowledge, skill and ability of the position.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs) and other characteristics that are relevant to the duties of this position and must be fully supported by information in your resume:

    • Knowledge of practices, policies, and procedures of logistics management.
    • Skill in developing, scheduling, coordinating & managing projects/resources.
    • Knowledge of grant administration regulations, procedures, and practices.
    • Ability to interact effectively with others.
    • Ability to plan and direct outreach programs.

    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. 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). Your resume should include the dates of all qualifying experience (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours worked/volunteered per week. For assistance with creating a resume, please click
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    Application of Veterans Preference: The Category Rating Method 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 eligibles within each pre-defined quality category. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent (i.e., CPS and CP) must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher.

    Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) candidates must be rated "Well Qualified" for the position to receive consideration for special priority.

    Applicants must meet all the qualification requirements and submit any required supporting documentation by the closing date of this announcement. Your application package must contain sufficient information to make a valid determination that you fully meet the basic/specialized experience requirements as stated in this job opportunity announcement for each grade level(s) for which you are applying. Applicants found to be among the top qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interview.


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    Read more Security clearance Secret

    Drug test required No


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