Program Manager

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 17, 2019
Closes
Jul 23, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As the Program Manager of the Corporate Engagement Branch, the incumbent will lead the FAA's corporate onboarding and corporate recruiting programs. This position contributes a high level of specialized knowledge, skill and consultative leadership to ensure that FAA's talent acquisition strategies are innovative and enable the agency to hire top talent efficiently.

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Responsibilities

The responsibilities include a mixture of routine and complex projects/programs based on the objectives of the FAA's major subdivisions/Lines of Business and Staff Offices (LOB/SOs). The incumbent provides thought leadership to envision, plan and implement innovative methods for optimizing FAA's talent acquisition initiatives. He or she will evaluate, design, and build organizational-wide talent acquisitions programs and strategies with an emphasis on scalable solutions that align to needs of the organization to deliver against the most critical talent needs. The incumbent will contribute to the development of a multi-year integrated talent acquisition strategy, leveraging new and emerging digital technologies to efficiently meet FAA's talent needs.

The incumbent oversees the development, execution, and evaluation of various recruitment campaigns, including strategic partnership cultivation for growth in key recruitment areas. S/he provides continuous improvements by gathering appropriate metrics to evaluate program effectiveness and adjusting course of action based on resulting data, best practice studies, reports, and interviews. S/he applies professional knowledge of facilitation, communication, and change management principles to conduct focus groups, interviews, strategic planning, and action planning with diverse groups of stakeholders to optimize FAA's talent acquisition operations.

Contacts are primarily within the organizational unit, major subdivision and the LOB/SO with subordinates, peers, and higher level managers to discuss the status of projects/programs and to plan for the future. The incumbent effectively communicates with, and provides consultative leadership with stakeholders from all levels in the organization. S/he facilitate meetings, presents findings, advises, and makes recommendations to organizational leaders, executives and other internal and external customers. S/he creates and disseminates reports of various complexities.

The Corporate Engagement Manager serves as a first-level supervisor of a branch responsible for planning, assigning, and evaluating both routine and complex work to be accomplished in this group. Specifically, this position will be accountable for assigning and prioritizing work, setting priorities, reviewing work, and managing the performance of direct reports. In addition, the incumbent will be directly responsible for coaching and developing employees, preparing performance appraisals, approving leave and recommending or approving administrative actions.

Travel Required

25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
NA

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
  • Some, all, or none of the referred candidates may be interviewed.


Qualifications

Applicants must demonstrate at least one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED experience equivalent to the next lower grade/pay band (FG/GS-13 or FV-I) that is typically related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as: Experience with design, development, delivery, and evaluations of talent acquisition programs.

You should include relevant examples of the specialized experience in your work history. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered.

Answer all questions to the best of your ability. DO NOT ASSUME THAT BECAUSE YOU HOLD, OR HAVE HELD THIS POSITION, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE FOUND ELIGIBLE. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have this type of experience later in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews, or any other information obtained during the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification.

*Applicants who fail to demonstrate possession of any of the above criteria AND who do not provide the required documentation will receive no further consideration for this position.*

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and/or Selective Placement Factor(s) (SPF) may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) and/or Quality Ranking Factor (QRF) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: (1) score order; (2) category grouping; priority grouping; or (3) alphabetical, and referred to the selecting official for selection consideration.

Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.

**All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.**

In addition to the minimum qualifications, the following has been determined to be a selective factor for this position. This means possession of this criterion is part of the minimum qualifications and is essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Applicants who do not possess this criterion are ineligible for further consideration.
  • Selective Placement Factor: Experience with the design, development, delivery and evaluation of talent acquisition programs.


IMPORTANT: Ensure that your work experience supports your Leadership and Management Dimensions, and Other Factors answers. Your answers and associated work experience will be evaluated further to validate whether the answers that you selected are appropriate.

Education

Education can not be substituted for experience at the FV-J level.

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Additional information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.

NOTES:

1) As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

In lieu of providing a narrative response in the text box listed below each Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.

2) This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: http://jobs.faa.gov/FAACoreCompensation.htm.

3) This Level 5 (Moderate Risk; Public Trust) position requires favorable adjudication of a Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained.

4) Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you being considered for the job.

5) Some, all, or none of the applicants may be interviewed.

6) Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.

This is not a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

Only supplemental documentation (e.g., college transcripts, SF-50, veterans preference documentation) will be accepted in combination with your online application. These documents must be uploaded or faxed to 202-267-8330 on or before the closing date of the announcement. All submitted documents must reference the announcement number.

For guidance on how to create a Federal resume, visit http://www.archives.gov/careers/jobs/forms/resume-guide.pdf.

Failure to submit all required documents by the closing date will result in a finding of ineligible. We are not responsible for incomplete, missing or illegible documents.

Please DO NOT email your application documents. We cannot accept documents received via the email system.

Applicants claiming eligibility for the Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO), MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.

If you are a current or former Federal employee (including a current FAA employee), you MUST provide a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) containing information in Blocks 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, and 24 so it can be used to verify your position title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record by the closing date of the announcement. You may fax your SF-50 or upload it into the on-line application. If faxing the SF-50, please ensure you include the vacancy announcement number on the faxed copy.

If you are a current Federal employee and need a current copy of your SF-50, please contact your personnel office. If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system https://eopf.opm.gov/dot/ . If you are a former Federal employee, you can obtain a copy of your SF-50 by writing the National Personnel Records Center Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL 62295. Additional information is available from this link: http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/civilian-personnel/ .

Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO) are thoseveterans who are honorably discharged from the Armed Forces after completing at least three (3) years of continuous active service.Applicants claiming eligibility for EVHO, MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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