Director, Resource Management and Operations Support (0341)

Rockville, Maryland
Oct 05, 2019
Oct 13, 2019
Executive, Director
Full Time


This position is located in the Office of the Inspector General, Resource Management and Operations Support

The supervisor is the Deputy Inspector General.

This position is Non-Bargaining Unit

This position is subject to Confidential Financial Disclosure reporting requirements.

This position is subject to the security ownership restriction reporting requirements.

Is drug testing required for this position? The NRC is a zero tolerance agency with respect to illegal drug use.

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As Director of Resource Management and Operations Support, you will report to the Deputy Inspector General and plan, manage, and oversee a broad range of financial and administrative support activities such as budget formulation and execution, information technology, procurement, and human resources to enable the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to carry out its statutory mission efficiently and effectively. Advises the Inspector General and Deputy Inspector General on fiscal and administrative laws, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to or having an impact on OIG operations. Coordinates the publication of OIG's Semiannual Report to Congress in accordance with statutory requirements and deadlines. Coordinates the preparation of the OIG strategic plan.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • This is a Drug Testing position.
  • Background investigation leading to a "Q" clearance is required.

You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.


In order to qualify for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as experience managing and overseeing the execution of a wide variety of fiscal and administrative programs to enable the efficient and effective operation of a business or program office.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

1. Knowledge of the mission of a federal Office of Inspector General to include an understanding of the role and authorities of an OIG as defined in the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended.

(Describe how your knowledge and understanding of the statutory mission, role, and authorities of a federal Office of Inspector General or equivalent internal oversight organization enabled you to effectively manage or provide financial and administrative support services to cause that organization to carry out its mission effectively and efficiently.)

2. Working knowledge of corporate financial and administrative management information systems such as the Financial Accounting and Integrated Management Information System (FAIMIS) and the strategic acquisition system (STAQS).

(Describe any knowledge, training, and ability you have using corporate financial and administrative systems such as FAIMIS and STAQS which enabled you to manage the financial resources and acquisitions of a program office or business operation.)

3. Knowlege of information technology sufficient to oversee the development, administration, and maintenance of office-wide management information systems that meet organizational goals and customer expectations.

(Describe your knowledge, skill, and ability to oversee the development, adminstration, and maintenance of office-wide management systems which enabled a program office or business operation to function more effectively and efficiently.)

4. Knowledge of the federal budget formulation and execution process.

(Describe any knowledge, skill, and ability you have overseeing budget formulation and execution activities which enabled a program office or business operation to acquire, control, and appropriately utilize appropriated funds so as to carry out its mission effectively and efficiently.)

5. Ability to oversee the administration of a human resources program in support of the mission of a program office or business operation.

(Discuss your ability to proactively identify ways in which human resources may be used to strenghthen organizational capacity, efficiency, and effectiveness. Describe your ability to ensure that the human resources program of an office or business operation complies with existing laws, rules, regulations, and directives governing that program.)

6. Ability to lead people.

(Describe your ability to lead people, who work in markedly different disciplines, toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Describe your ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.)

7. Ability to communicate effectively with others and build effective working relationships.

(Describe your ability to articulately express ideas and issues to others and build positive work relationships, even in stressful or unexpected situations. Discuss your ability to develop positive relationships and support for your objectives and ideas among staff both within and outside of the organization.)


Additional information

The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Selective Placement Coordinator for assistance with the application or hiring process via Deaf applicants may contact the Disability Program Manager by calling the NRC videophone at 240-428-3217.

Individuals who are eligible for non-competitive appointment under an OPM special appointing authority may apply for consideration under a comparable NRC non-competitive appointing authority. Veterans, please visit:

Selectee's will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. False statements or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.

A transferable security clearance from another agency or a background investigation leading to a clearance is required for all new hires. To begin work at the NRC without a security clearance, you must be granted a temporary waiver of the required clearance, referred to as a 145(b) waiver. To be eligible for a 145(b) waiver you will need a favorable education verification, reference, credit, and criminal history checks. If a wavier is granted, the successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication is required for continued employment. If you have resided outside the U.S. for an extended period of time, the agency may not be able to (1) grant the 145(b) waiver where the required investigation cannot be completed in a timely manner, or (2) achieve timely completion of the background investigation required for a security clearance.

The NRC is a zero tolerance agency with respect to illegal drug use. Individuals selected for this position will be subject to pre-appointment drug testing unless currently in a NRC position subject to random drug testing AND will be subject to random drug testing upon appointment to the NRC.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the job requirements. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to any vacancy questions to determine your level of knowledge, skill and ability related to the job requirements. If you are among the top candidates for this position, your application will be referred to the hiring manager.

Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Q Access Authorization

Drug test required

Required Documents

List of supplemental material that may be applicable:

If you are a NRC employee you are required to submit your most recent Rating of Record (Performance Appraisal) or a statement saying that one is not available.

If you are a current/reinstatement eligible Federal employee with status (Tenure Group 1 or 2), you will be considered under our merit promotion procedures and must submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) to verify competitive status or reinstatement eligibility.

Veterans documentation, if applicable (e.g. DD-214 Member Copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service; Current Active Duty members must submit a certification of expected discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions dated within 120 days.)

All supplemental documents will now be collected electronically and should be submitted before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have three choices for submitting your supplemental documents:

1. Use the "USAJoBs" feature to download documents from your USAJOBs portfolio; or
2. use the "Upload" feature to upload documents directly from your computer. The following types of documents can be uploaded: .gif, .jpeg, .png, .rtf, .pdf, and .doc; or
3. use the "Fax" feature to print the Fax Cover Sheet and fax it, along with your supplemental documents to 1-571-258-4052.

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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