Associate Director, Community Affairs, EM-0301

Washington D.C.
Apr 18, 2019
Apr 18, 2019
Executive, Director
Full Time

Occasional travel - Occasional Travel may be required.

Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation benefits provided.


• U.S. Citizenship is required.
• Employment Conditions.
• Registration with the Selective Service.
• Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.
• High Risk Position – Background Investigation (BI) required.
• Employee may be relocated to any duty location to meet management needs.

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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. Additional qualifications information can be found here.

In order to qualify for this position, applicant must have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS/CG-15 level or equivalent in the Federal service or private sector (i.e., agency or corporate level expert). Specialized experience is experience: 

  1. defining program objectives of community development programs or consumer outreach programs (including for small business and non-profits);
  2. preparing strategic planning and establishing program objectives; and
  3. exercising supervisory responsibilities.

This experience must have been performed at a banking, financial services, or non-profit financial services company or within a federal or state financial regulatory agency.

There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here.  

If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.

If selected, you may be required to serve a supervisory/managerial probationary period.

FDIC Executive Managers (EM) are in the Federal competitive service and not the Senior Executive Service (SES). As an EM at the FDIC, you will provide executive leadership and managerial direction over substantive activities related to planning, developing, executing, and coordinating the Corporation's programs and policies.

Salary reflects a pay cap for this position of $273,400.

Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the HR Office. 

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

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement.  Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below. Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans’ preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.  Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.

The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below: 

  1. Knowledge of the processes, procedures and methods of program and project management, including the leveraging of data in strategic and business decision making. This knowledge must be sufficient to develop strategic plans, coordinate programs, and implement agency wide policies.
  2. Knowledge of effective community outreach programs and strategies.
  3. Knowledge of financial services business models, product lines and marketing strategies.
  4. Knowledge of laws, regulations and examination policies and procedures pertaining to Community Reinvestment Act, fair lending, and community development or inclusion and the ability to develop and implement programs and operations related to these critical program areas.
  5. Ability to lead others, assign, evaluate and recognize work, as well as provide training, coaching, and counseling.
  6. Ability to develop oral and written presentations on complex, controversial, or problematic financial industry issues for senior agency management and the public.
  7. Ability to establish and maintain effective senior-level working relationships with Federal and State supervisory authorities, the financial industry, community, and/or special interest groups.

You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

To preview questions please click here.

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