Deputy Director, Corporate Services Branch, EM-0301

Washington, D.C
Sep 11, 2019
Sep 18, 2019
Executive, Director
Full Time


This position is located in the Division of Administration (DOA), Corporate Services Branch of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Washington, D.C.

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

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  • Advises and provides consultation to senior most leadership including the Chairman, Deputy to the Chairman and Chief of Staff, Chief Operating Officer and others. Represents the FDIC with other government agencies and private organizations. Develops and articulates the Corporate Services Branch (CSB) policy.
  • Provides leadership and direction on facilities management, operation and maintenance, lease acquisition and management, space design and planning, physical and personnel security, insider threat, counterintelligence and intelligence programs, building and employee services such as library and information reference services, warehousing, event planning and support, graphics and printing, mail and distribution services, transportation, records, electronic information and document management, and other related support functions.
  • Builds cohesive, diverse, effective and efficient teams, ensuring all applicable operating programs are administered efficiently and effectively. Sets performance standards, develops and conducts ongoing program evaluations.
  • Establishes and maintains effective and collaborative working relationships with senior-most FDIC leadership, Headquarters' managers and staff, managers and staff in the regional and field offices, and officials and representatives in the federal and private sector to accomplish the FDIC, DOA and CSB objectives.
  • Conducts strategic planning, determines the goals and objectives of CSB to ensure support of the FDIC's programs and activities.
  • Conducts cost/benefit analyses and submits multi-million dollar budgets. Analyzes and evaluates complex proposals and recommendations in light of supporting documentation and other available data. Develops and presents business cases to senior-most leadership.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel - Occasional travel required.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

Employment Conditions.

Registration with the Selective Service.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.

Employee may be relocated to any duty location to meet management needs.

High Risk Position - Background Investigation (BI) required.

Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) required.


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, applicants must have one year of executive-level specialized experience in a government agency (equivalent in the federal government to CG/GS-15 or above) or private industry. Specialized experience is experience leading comprehensive agency-wide programs accountable for two or more of the following areas: security and emergency preparedness; oversight of corporate services contracts; facilities management; lease acquisition and management; space design and construction or general support services.


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

Additional information

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.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

FDIC Executive Managers (EMs) 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.

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.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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 determination. 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.

The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below. If you are found qualified, your application package will be reviewed by a panel of three Executive Managers and placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.
  • Ability to direct and oversee a facilities management, operation, and maintenance program and knowledge of applicable Federal laws, rules and regulations related to these functions.
  • Ability to direct and oversee a building lease acquisition and management program and a variety of space design, build-out and planning activities, and knowledge of applicable Federal laws, rules and regulations related to these functions.
  • Ability to direct and oversee a physical and personnel security program including business continuity and emergency preparedness activities and knowledge of applicable Federal laws, rules and regulations related to these functions.
  • Ability to direct and oversee a variety of building and employee services programs such as library and information reference services, warehousing, event planning, graphics and printing, mail services, transportation, records, electronic information and document management, and other related support functions, and knowledge of applicable Federal laws, rules and regulations related to these functions.
  • Ability to oversee a network of contract oversight managers to ensure that contracted programs and activities are conducted in an efficient, cost-effective manner that ensures the terms and conditions of the contract are met.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with senior-most FDIC leadership and others at Headquarters, in the field and officials and representatives in the private sector.
  • Knowledge of resource management principles and procedures such as planning, budgeting, scheduling, coordinating and utilizing resources, money and material.
  • Knowledge of acquisition methodologies of government institutions including financing and cost accounting practices.
  • Ability to make effective oral and written presentations to executive level management in both government and private organizations.
  • Skill in building and motivating strong cohesive teams and providing direction to subordinate supervisors and staff in effectively and efficiently accomplishing the mission.

    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 .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Sensitive Compartmented Information

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:

    VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ACT (VEOA) ELIGIBLES AND SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES FOR VETERANS: If you are applying for consideration under VEOA and special hiring authorities for veterans, click here .

    SPECIAL APPOINTING AUTHORITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: If you are applying for consideration under special appointing authorities for people with disabilities, you will be required to provide proof of disability documentation to specify that you are a person who (1) has a severe physical disability; (2) an intellectual disability; or (3) a psychiatric disability. Severe physical disabilities include but are not limited to blindness, deafness, paralysis, missing limbs, epilepsy and dwarfism. The documentation does NOT need to detail your specific disability, medical history or need for accommodation, however, the letter should clearly state that you are eligible for appointment under this authority. THE DOCUMENTATION MUST HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM: (a). Licensed medical professionals; or (b). State or private vocational rehabilitation specialists; or (c). Any Government agency (e.g. VA, etc.) that issues or provides disability benefit. To view sample Schedule A proof of disability letters and for more information on this special appointing authority, click here . Please note that employees hired under this Schedule A hiring authority will be required to complete a Standard Form 256 to identify their disability status.

    CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES OR REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBLE WITH COMPETITIVE STATUS: A copy of your most recent SF Form 50, Notification of Personnel Action, that shows: (1) permanent or career-conditional tenure (codes 1 or 2, in block 24), and (2) position occupied in the competitive service (code 1, in block 34). To be considered as a non-competitive eligible candidate, the SF-50 must show the highest grade level or promotion potential level applicant has attained competitively and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying.

    Status applicants are current permanent Federal employees in the competitive service, former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility, and those eligible for appointment under special hiring authorities .

    If you are in the excepted service, your current agency must have an interchange agreement with OPM (for a list of agencies with current interchange agreements please click here ; Excepted service appointees without an interchange agreement must apply under the public non-status announcement.

    FDIC Executive Managers (EM) are in the Federal competitive service and not the Senior Executive Service (SES). Current or former career SES members are eligible for reinstatement to a competitive service position if the individual was previously employed under a career or career-conditional appointment prior to the SES appointment. Multiple SF-50s showing current or former career SES appointment and proof of career or career-conditional tenure should be submitted by the closing date. Both SES and Competitive Service SF-50s should be uploaded as one document to avoid overriding your first attachment. If you have any questions regarding which SF-50s to submit, it is highly recommended that you contact the person listed on this job opportunity announcement before the closing date.

    FDIC EMPLOYEES: Submit a final digitally signed copy of your most recent Annual Performance Appraisal and Evaluation form. The final PDF form is also acceptable.

    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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