Management Analyst, GS-11/12 DE

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Aug 24, 2019
Closes
Aug 31, 2019
Function
Analyst, Management
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is in the Meetings and Events Management (MEM) Section of the Systems and Services Branch (SSB) within the Division of Administrative Services (DAS), Office of Information and Resource Management (OIRM), National Science Foundation (NSF) in Alexandria, VA. MEM provides conference, meeting and event management, and audiovisual (AV) support services for the NSF Advisory Committees and proposal Merit Reviewers, panelists, visitors, and special guests.

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Responsibilities

Meetings and Events Management provides conference, meeting and event management, and audiovisual (AV) support services for the NSF Advisory Committees and proposal Merit Reviewers, panelists, visitors, and special guests who collectively support the NSF primary mission. This position includes responsibility for providing AV/IT technical support and oversight to conference operations. Duties include the following:
  • Collects, performs analysis, and helps verify data relative to organization, functions, methods, staffing, facilities, equipment, layout, workflow, workload, and person-hours that impact operations;
  • Plans, schedules, and conducts special projects and complex, multifunctional management analyses studies to evaluate and recommend ways for improvement. Identifies data required for use in the management and direction of programs.;
  • Develops and establishes new methods for measuring and improving operational effectiveness and productivity;
  • Develops and implements operating procedures to improve efficiency of conference support operations;
  • Serves as a technical resource addressing audiovisual (AV) problems and overseeing maintenance and troubleshooting activities in response to customer requirements or inquiries. Researches, evaluates, and provides feedback on problematic trends and patterns in customer support requirements;
  • Maintains knowledge of current AV/IT systems necessary for support operations. Discusses technical problems, techniques to be used, applying an in-depth knowledge of the concepts, theories and practices of business and operations analysis;
  • Performs configuration management activities for AV/IT systems and equipment in accordance with established baselines defined in the configuration plan;
  • Develops procedures and systems for establishing, operating, and assessing the effectiveness of administrative control systems.

Competencies

Analysis and Reporting

Programmatic and Administrative Management

Managing Technology

Teamwork

Communication

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Background investigation.

  • US citizenship.
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.


It is NSF policy that NSF personnel employed at or IPAs detailed to NSF are not permitted to participate in foreign government talent recruitment programs. Failure to comply with this NSF policy could result in disciplinary action up to and including removal from Federal Service or termination of an IPA assignment and referral to the Office of Inspector General. Foreign Talent Definitions

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.

You must answer all job-related questions in the NSF eRecruit questionnaire.

All online applicants must provide a valid email address. If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

This position is in the bargaining unit.

Qualifications

To qualify at the GS-11 level, you need to have one of the following: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include: collecting and analyzing data, evaluating program activities, creating and managing databases, interpreting Federal Acquisition Regulations and procurement budget policies, contract administration, and coordinating logistical arrangements as it pertains to conference and events management.

OR, possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree;

OR, possess 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree;

OR, possess a combination of post high school education and experience that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.

To qualify at GS-12 level, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal Service. Examples of specialized experience include: collecting and analyzing data, evaluating program activities, creating and managing databases, interpreting Federal Acquisition Regulations and procurement budget policies, contract administration, and coordinating logistical arrangements as it pertains to conference and events management.

Education

Education may be substituted for experience as described in "Qualifications."

Additional information

Relocation Expenses Reimbursed will not be paid.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):
ICTAP and CTAP provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP or CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP or CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified you must meet the following: OPM qualification requirements for the position, all selective factors, where applicable; special OPM approved qualifying conditions for the position; is physically qualified with reasonable accommodation, where appropriate, to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry; and receives a rating of at least "Very Good" on the questionnaire. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP or CTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form.
Additional information regarding ICTAP or CTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources

Veteran's Preference:
If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. For 5-point veterans' preference, please provide your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions. For 10-point veterans' preference, please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, DD-214, and the required documentation as specified on the SF-15.

NSF has determined that all of its positions are eligible for telework. Work suitable for telework depends on job duties; therefore, employees must receive approval from their supervisor for telework and have a telework agreement in place. Entering into a telework agreement is voluntary.

For additional information on the NSF eRecruit system, please visit our NSF eRecruit Applicant Guide .

This announcement may be used to fill like positions in other organizations within the National Science Foundation.

The Selected Candidate(s) may be subject to a background investigation.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

All applicants should submit a resume/CV of their choice, and may also submit a cover letter.

Additional Documents, if applicable, may include:

Veteran's Preference Documentation (DD-214 and SF-15): If you are eligible and claiming 5-point veteran's preference, you MUST submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veteran's preference, you MUST submit a copy of your DD-214, SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" and the documentation required by the SF-15. (Please note: An SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing veterans' preference will not be accepted as proof of entitlement.)

CTAP/ICTAP Documentation: If you are applying under CTAP or ICTAP, you MUST submit proof of eligibility under 5 CFR 330.602(a) for CTAP and 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of your most recent performance rating, and a copy of your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible.

We also ask that you complete and submit the Applicant Survey . This will help NSF to ensure that our recruiting efforts are attracting a diverse candidate pool; it will be used for statistical purposes only.

You must submit proof of meeting the basic education requirement described in the QUALIFICATIONS paragraph. Therefore, you should submit TRANSCRIPTS (unofficial copies are acceptable) or a DIPLOMA that verifies that the requirement is met. [Include for jobs with positive education requirement only]

All faxing/uploading must be completed before 11:59 PM Eastern time on the vacancy closing date. If you are faxing your information, please use extreme care in dialing the fax number to assure we receive your information. You will receive an email confirmation of receipt of your faxed/uploaded document(s).

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

All applicants should submit a resume/CV of their choice, and may also submit a cover letter.

Additional Documents, if applicable, may include:

Veteran's Preference Documentation (DD-214 and SF-15): If you are eligible and claiming 5-point veteran's preference, you MUST submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veteran's preference, you MUST submit a copy of your DD-214, SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" and the documentation required by the SF-15. (Please note: An SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing veterans' preference will not be accepted as proof of entitlement.)

CTAP/ICTAP Documentation: If you are applying under CTAP or ICTAP, you MUST submit proof of eligibility under 5 CFR 330.602(a) for CTAP and 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of your most recent performance rating, and a copy of your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible.

We also ask that you complete and submit the Applicant Survey . This will help NSF to ensure that our recruiting efforts are attracting a diverse candidate pool; it will be used for statistical purposes only.

You must submit proof of meeting the basic education requirement described in the QUALIFICATIONS paragraph. Therefore, you should submit TRANSCRIPTS (unofficial copies are acceptable) or a DIPLOMA that verifies that the requirement is met.

All faxing/uploading must be completed before 11:59 PM Eastern time on the vacancy closing date. If you are faxing your information, please use extreme care in dialing the fax number to assure we receive your information. You will receive an email confirmation of receipt of your faxed/uploaded document(s).

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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