Training Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 27, 2020
Closes
Nov 03, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Office of Training and Career Development reviews and develops new or proposed employee training and development policies, procedures, and guidelines that impact the agency practices, and serves as the agency technical authority with respect to policy and regulatory impact upon the agency training programs.

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Responsibilities

(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

The incumbent provides analysis and oversight to all operations of the Learning Management System (LMS) suite of tools.

Manage the selection and transition to a new LMS, and/or upgrades to an existing LMS.

Develop guidance and operating procedures to monitor proposed changes to the learning management system LMS suite of tools.

Provide learning management system training and support to staff and adult learners to resolve problems and implement changes to software.
Develop and deliver new online courses, which meet the specifications of instructional strategy for resolving a defined training problem. Use multi-media methods to enhance training effectiveness.
Create standards for online course development (e.g., templates, style guidelines) and maintenance (e.g., annual updates, replacement, deletion, version control, and electronic storage).
Coordinates with local and federal public safety and criminal justice organizations to develop training on issues of mutual concern. Develops and administers training curriculum for individuals in the Community Supervision (Probation/Parole) field, who have a direct impact on public safety.
Determine appropriate systems/methodologies for delivering and managing employee onboarding, training instruction, and career development, including learning management systems (LMS) and talent management systems (TMS), curriculum provider platforms, reporting systems, software, and general web content and knowledge management systems.
Acts as a Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) for all Agency learning technologies.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation, drug testing, and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.

U.S. Citizenship: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or nationals. Failure to certify US Citizenship may result in your application not being consider

Qualifications

Qualifying experience for the GS-13 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS-12 level which is in or directly 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 as a Training Specialist. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: manage the selection and transition to a new Learning Management System, or upgrades to an existing Learning Management System, manage and develop policy and operating procedures for enterprise-wide use of the Learning Management System; develop training and train staff in use of the Learning Management System with online and instructor-led courses and material and resolve system-wide problems to the Learning Management System; analyze and improve the operation of the Learning Management System in areas such as employee onboarding, training, tracking courses, evaluating and remediating instructional courseware, system databases and system issues.
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Education

No education requirement for this position.

Additional information

BASIS OF RATING: Your application will be rated under Category Rating Procedures and be placed in one of three categories: Highly Qualified (highly proficient with an overall comprehensive level of knowledge, skills, and abilities of the job based on a complete review of experience, education and training), Well Qualified (competent in the position with an overall accomplished level of knowledge, skills, and abilities of the job based on a complete review of experience, education and training), or Qualified (an overall basic level of knowledge, skills and abilities of the job based on a complete review of your experience, education and training). With the exception of positions which are professional and scientific at the GS-09 (or equivalent) and above, qualified preference eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 30-percent or more (CPS) and those with a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10-percent but less than 30-percent (CP) move from the category in which they would otherwise be placed to the top of the highest quality category.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, politics, marital status, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism. CSOSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS: CSOSA welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities and will reasonably accommodate those needs. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the CSOSA Office of Human Resources. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. The Agency is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within CSOSA.

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill future vacancies for identical positions within the next year.

Bargaining Unit Status: Not Eligible

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized.

Appointment may require completion of a one-year probationary period.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

Generally, preference is granted to veterans who entered military service prior to October 14, 1976; or served on active duty during the period from August 2, 1990, through January 2, 1992, and who are otherwise eligible; or who served on active duty during the period beginning September 11, 2001, and ending on the last day of Operation Iraqi Freedom; or who have served in a military action for which they received a Campaign Badge or Expeditionary Medal. This includes the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (AFEM) awarded to those who participated in Operation Joint Endeavor or Operation Joint Guard. Also, you may be entitled to veterans' preference if you are a disabled veteran; you have received a Purple Heart; you are the spouse or mother of a disabled veteran; or you are the widow, widower, or mother of a deceased veteran. You will need to submit a Standard Form (SF) 15 and proof of your claim. If you are claiming 5-point veterans' preference you must attach a copy of your DD-214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty" or other proof of eligibility. If you are applying for consideration under the 30% or more Disabled Veteran Authority, you must attach a SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form.

If you are an eligible Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant, you may apply for special selection over other applicants for this position. Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the CTAP or ICTAP must be well qualified for the position. To be well qualified, applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and meet the mid-level (scoring between 85 and 89) of the crediting plan for all factors or the established cutoff score. CTAP/ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456.

Selective Service Registration: As a condition of employment, all male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service. If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.

Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments directly deposited into a financial institution of their choosing.

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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