Occasional travel - International and overnight travel will be required.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
In order for your application to be considered, you must meet the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics (KSAOC’s) by the closing date of this announcement; please be advised that a narrative is not required, but the KSAOC’s must be displayed within your resume.
Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date. This means that you must have served at least 52 weeks at the next grade level (or equivalent) below the grade advertised on this vacancy.
To qualify for this position, you must meet both the basic and specialized experience requirements listed below.
GS-11: Three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree related to the position being filled;
Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-09 level or higher in the Federal service) that included: developing procedures, standards and methods for collecting, processing, analyzing, summarizing and presenting statistical or financial data for system and/or project evaluation; assisting in preparing ad-hoc and quarterly reports for management; assisting in preparing statistical tables for the Semi-Annual Reports to the Congress (SARC). GS-12: No education requirement at this grade level. Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-11 level or higher in the Federal service) that included: Reconciling complex statistical data; conducting trend analysis; providing input for performance evaluations; independently investigating a variety of technical problems/situations with analytical responsibility for recommending actions, corrections, or solutions; and preparing statistical tables for the Semiannual Report to the Congress.
You must submit copy of transcript or list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade point average or class ranking. You can receive credit for education received outside the United States if you provide evidence that it is comparable to an accredited educational institution in the United States when you apply.
FOREIGN DEGREE EQUIVALENCY EVALUATIONS: If you are applying and using education completed in foreign colleges or universities, 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. For more information on determining foreign degree equivalency, click on the following link: http://www.naces.org/aboutnaces.htm
Advanced education may be used to qualify at the GS-11 level, but is not required at the GS-12 level.
The U.S. Agency for International Development is a part of E-Verify. E-Verify provides an automated link to Federal databases to help employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of the social security numbers.
Please note that travel and relocation expenses will not be paid.
Additional selections may be made from any certificate of eligibles that result from this announcement.
DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
TESTING DESIGNATED POSITIONS: These are Testing Designated Positions (TDPs) under the Agency's approved Drug-Free Work Place Program. All applicants selected for this position will be subject to random drug testing once they begin working for the Agency.
SELECTIVE SERVICE: The Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that all male applicants born after 12/31/59 who are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, be registered or they are not eligible for appointment to this position. For further information concerning Selective Service requirements, please visit http://www.sss.gov/.
EEO Policy Statement
People with Disabilities
To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, your latest discharge must be issued under honorable conditions (this means an honorable or general discharge), AND you must be either: (1) a preference eligible (defined in title 5 U.S.C. 2108(3)), OR (2) a veteran who substantially completed 3 or more years of active service. Points are not adjudicated and preference is not applied under this type of appointment.
Interagency Career Transition Program/Career Transition Program (ICTAP/CTAP): This program applies to Federal workers whose positions have been deemed 'surplus' or no longer needed, or an employee has been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service. For information on how to apply and what documents to submit as an ICTAP or CTAP eligible, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp. ICTAP/CTAP candidates must be rated well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority.
Interchange Agreement with Other Merit Systems: An agency may noncompetitively appoint an employee covered by an interchange agreement to a career or career-conditional appointment subject to the conditions listed below. For more information to determine if you meet this criteria, please go to: http://www.opm.gov/hr_practioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp#InterchangeAgreementsWithOtherMeritSystems
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants: Qualified applicants receive a score of 70 to 100. You will be rated on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience, and training you report on relative to this positions that show the degree to which you possess the competencies listed on this vacancy announcement. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered. USAID must be able to conduct reference checks as part of its assessment process. Applicants who do not permit reference checks from previous employers may be disqualified.
This position requires the following core competencies:
- Technology Application
- Problem Solving
- Planning and Evaluating
- Information Management
IMPORTANT: If you are found to have rated your self-assessment higher than the information in your on-line application, supporting documentation narratives, and/or any other relevant part of your application package; including attachments, a score will manually be determined that reflects your documented experience. This may result in a lowered score and may also eliminate you from the best qualified list.
Note: Your answers to the assessment questions, that attest to your work experience, must be supported in your resume.
For Competitive Merit Promotion and Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) Applicants: The highest rated candidates will be referred to the hiring agency.
For Noncompetitive Applicants: All qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring agency.
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