Management and Program Analyst (MAP)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 03, 2019
Closes
May 03, 2019
Function
Analyst, Management
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a United States Citizen.
  • Must be suitable for Federal Employment.
  • Investigations and clearances must be completed prior to appointment.
  • You must be registered for Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov).
  • A one-year probationary period may be required.
  • Time-in-grade must be met by the closing date Eastern Time Zone (ETZ).
  • SECURITY CLEARANCE:  This position requires a PUBLIC TRUST CLEARANCE. Any required investigations and clearances must be completed before the selectee can be placed in the position.

    Applicants must meet ALL application requirements, to include a complete online resume, by 11:59 p.m. EASTERN TIME ZONE (ETZ) on the closing date of this announcement. Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.

    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. 

    To qualify for the GS-11: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-9 or equivalent) in the Federal service that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience is defined as researching and analyzing regional economic issues; managing a grants competition or program; data collection, survey research and qualitative/quantitative data analysis of performance measurement, including indicators and outcomes, specifically working with macros and pivot tables in spreadsheet software.

    -or

    Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; -or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; -or LLM., if related;-or A combination of education and specialized experience: Applicants may qualify based on a combination of specialized experience and education. Experience and successfully-completed education at the appropriate level (see above) may be combined to meet the total qualification requirements for the GS-11.

    To qualify for the GS-12: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11 or equivalent) in the Federal service that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience is defined as leading research efforts and formulating and making predictions on emerging economic and program trends impacting stakeholder communities; making process improvement recommendations to program management; independently analyzing collected data and reporting findings. Developing survey research and qualitative/quantitative data analysis of performance measurement, including indicators and outcomes, specifically working with macros and pivot tables in spreadsheet software

    To qualify for the GS-13: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-12 or equivalent) in the Federal service that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience is defined as planning and leading research efforts and formulating research efforts on emerging economic and program trends impacting stakeholder communities; leading and making process improvement recommendations to the grants competition program; leading data collection efforts and reporting findings to senior leadership and stakeholders. Leading survey research and qualitative/quantitative data analysis of performance measurement, including indicators and outcomes, specifically working with macros and pivot tables in spreadsheet software

    This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Management and Program Analyst, GS-0343-11/12/13 positions within EDA in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and experience.

    CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100.  Information about CTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/..

    CTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

    1. A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area; a Certificate of Expected Separation (CES); or certification that you are in a surplus organization or occupation (this could be a position abolishment letter, a notice eligibility for discontinued service retirement, or similar notice).
    2. A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", noting current position, grade level, and duty location;
    3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
    4. Any documentation from your bureau/operating unit that shows your current promotion potential.

    ICTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:

    1. A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area; notice of disability annuity termination; certification from your former agency that it cannot place you after your recovery from a work-related compensable injury; or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement.
    2. A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", documenting your RIF separation, noting your positions, grade/band level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc.;
    3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
    4. Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.

    The following links provide information on how you may be eligible for various hiring authorities:

    1. VRA & VEOA - http://opm.gov/staffingPortal/Vetguide.asp
    2. 30% or more disabled veterans 
    3. Persons with disabilities 
    4. Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) 
    5. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)

    The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, 1-800-877-8339.

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

    Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions).  Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. The best qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview. 

    The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:

    • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative techniques in order to measure effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of assigned programs and processes.
    • Skill with grants management and related software packages specifically working with macros and pivot tables in spreadsheet software, including experience in project management.
    • Knowledge of Federal grants programs and implementation of Federal regulations governing Federal grant programs.
    • Ability to work collaboratively, experience managing a Federal grants competition or program.
    • Skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques in order to develop new procedures and approaches to identify and resolve unique problems.
    • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team to identify appropriate performance measures, conduct analysis, aggregate findings, and present results.
    • Ability to communicate in writing to various venues and to various audiences in multiple formats.
    • Skill in data collection, survey research, qualitative data analysis and econometric analysis. 

    PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL AND/OR INCENTIVE AWARD:  If applicable, performance appraisals and/or Incentive award documentation may be submitted and will be forwarded to the selecting official as support in consideration of your application in the evaluation process. To receive due weight, you must submit a recent performance appraisal (dated within 18 months) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable (do not submit a performance plan) and/or incentive award documentation (i.e. superior performance awards, special act or achievement awards, quality step increases, etc.).  Due weight shall be given to performance appraisals and awards in accordance with 5 CFR 335.103(b)(3), during the interview/selection process conducted by the hiring manager.


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    Drug test required No


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