LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 12, 2019
Closes
Oct 20, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget, Management and Operations Division's Office of Human Capital. The primary purpose of this position is to manage and strategically lead OMB's learning and development program. The incumbent will lead and oversee the development of agency-wide strategies, policies, plans, programs and initiatives for creating a diverse and agile learning culture within the organization.

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Responsibilities

As a LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST, GS-1701-14, your typical work assignments may include the following:
    • Serves as the Chief Learning Officer for OMB's learning and development program. The primary responsibility of this portfolio is to implement OMB's comprehensive and continuous learning strategies and manage OMB's learning and development program, assigned special projects, other related human capital and/or internal administrative or management programs. In this capacity, the incumbent develops strategic plans and implementation strategies, including diversity and inclusion, to accomplish the organizational development and management goals.
    • The incumbent prioritizes, synchronizes, and integrates executive skills training and training development strategies, requirements, policies, and processes. Serve as a facilitator to designated trainings offered by the Management and Operations Division (MOD), Office of Human Capital. Provide career coaching and counseling to employees to assist them in identifying realistic career objectives and in obtaining required skills through training initiatives. Manage agency level leadership programs for GS and SES employees to include but not limited to OMB's Leadership Development Academy and the SES Career Development Program.
    • Conducts special studies and assessments related to human capital, budget, finance, information technology and administrative data. Maintains data bases and oversees the production of periodic reports and studies. Maintains a comprehensive knowledge of automated systems that support OMB learning and development, human resource management, and administrative functions. Responsible for conducting periodic employee surveys concerning management issues, e.g., employee climate surveys, surveys of supervisors concerning management issues, conducting employee feedback processes for evaluating supervisors, etc.
    • Formulates the OMB central training budget and division level budgets in conjunction with the OMB MOD Budget Officer. Independently manages and executes OMB's central and division training budgets and is responsible for the review and approval of all official OMB training. Coordinates OMB-wide training, maintaining training database, and researching and recommending training vendors and courses to OMB employees. Determines the most efficient and cost-effective methods of management and program delivery services as well as assesses performance and results.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national
  • Selective Service registration if a male born after December 31, 1959
  • Subject to pre-employment and random drug tests
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID
  • Suitability for Federal employment
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
  • Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).
  • Notice: More than one selection may be made within 90 days of the issuance of the certificate, if additional vacancies occur.


Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must meet the qualification requirements outlined below to be considered minimally qualified for this position. The qualification requirements are in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standards. ALL QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

AND

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility comparable to the next lower grade or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Examples of specialized experience are:

You may qualify at the GS-14 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector that includes: 1) experience in training program administration in order to plan, administer, and evaluate the application of programs 2) experience in scheduling and carrying out major training initiatives and objectives 3) experience in developing recommendations for implementing specific guidelines and standards for use in instructional design, employee development, organizational development and diversity & inclusion 4) experience in analyzing major aspects of mission-oriented training programs, and generating and applying new hypotheses and concepts to improve effectiveness and efficiency of operations.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (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.

Education

Additional information

OMB Diversity and Inclusion Statement: OMB is committed to creating a multicultural and supportive work environment and strongly encourages applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the organization.

Condition of Employment

OMB Financial Disclosure: This position is subject to the confidential financial disclosure requirements of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (P.L. 95-521). Therefore, if selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) (OGE Form 278 SES) to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with OMB. Providing this information will be an annual requirement.

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, you must be a preference eligible or a Veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

Active Duty Military Members MAY apply under this announcement due to the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act. You must submit a certification of expected discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions along with your application for Federal employment. A certification is a document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days from the date of application. If selected, appointment eligibility requirements must be met prior to the effective date of appointment.

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs & Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp . For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy Statement: http://www.eeoc.gov/federal/index.cfm

Employment Information Resources - Resource Center: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Main_Page

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
  • Person with Disabilities - Schedule A
  • Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
  • Special Hiring Authorities for Certain Military Spouses
  • Other Special Appointment Authorities
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternative Application .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the announcement has closed, your résumé and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

Education and Training, Oral Communciation, Planning and Evaluation, and Written Communication

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process
Credentialing

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed
2. Other supporting documents:
  • Cover Letter, optional
  • College transcript(s), if the position has an education requirement or if you are utilizing education as part of your qualifications.
  • Most recent SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" showing you are/were in the competitive service and the highest grade or promotion potential held (if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service). Please do not submit an Award SF-50 as it does not identify all the required information needed for eligibility verification.
  • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
  • DD-214, SF-15 Form and VA letter, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty from Veterans for consideration under Veteran hiring authorities. DD-214 must be a Member 4 or Service 2 copy which reflects the type of discharge/character of service.
  • Noncompetitive appointment authority documentation, if applicable
  • Career Transition Assistant Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)


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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