Assistant Inspector General for Resource Management

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Woodlawn, Maryland
Posted
Nov 21, 2020
Closes
Nov 29, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Office of Resource Management (ORM) provides administrative and management support to the Inspector General and OIG components. ORM's responsibilities include formulating and executing the OIG budget, overseeing facility and property management, performing all human resource support activities for the OIG to support the OIG's mission.

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Responsibilities

The Assistant Inspector General for Resource Management (AIGRM), Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Social Security Administration (SSA) provides executive leadership to OIG's budget and financial management, human resources, and facilities and operations functions, encompassing a comprehensive range of executive and administrative programs, initiatives, and responsibilities. These include OIG budget formulation and execution; the establishment and coordination of OIG's general personnel management policies and procedures; and the design, development, and management of major facilities and operations programs throughout OIG.

As the AIGRM, the incumbent:
  • Provides expert advice, guidance, assistance and recommendations to the Inspector General (IG) and other senior staff in the planning and implementation of budget and financial management, human resources, and facilities and operations programs and initiatives. Reviews relevant guidance and policy from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the General Services Administration (GSA), and other agencies and determines the applicability to OIG.
  • Provides executive leadership and direction in the formulation and execution of the OIG budget; confers with the SSA's Office of Budget, Finance, and Management, OMB, and Congress on all budget matters. Oversees the performance of a wide range of analytical, technical, and advisory functions related to the budgetary process and the analysis of financial and economic issues and activities facing the organization, including the review and analysis of proposed and/or enacted legislation and regulations.
  • Provides expert advice on the OIG's budget activities and keeps the IG, Deputy Inspector General (DIG), and Chief of Staff (CoS) informed of the status of the OIG's execution of its current-year budget and planning for future-year budget requests. Advises OIG leadership on the organization's ability to undertake and fund mission-critical projects.
  • Provides executive leadership and direction for a national recruiting, staffing, professional development, and performance management program for the OIG. Oversees the performance of a wide range of analytical, technical, and advisory functions related to human resources, including policies and procedures, organizational staffing analyses, succession planning, and the OIG's Senior Executive Service performance appraisal system.
  • Provides expert advice on the OIG's human resources programs and activities, and keeps the IG, DIG, and CoS informed of the status of the OIG's current and projected staffing plans. Advises OIG leadership on the organization's ability to recruit for key positions and recommends strategic approaches to fill positions, through various federal appointment methods and hiring authorities.
  • Provides executive leadership and direction for a national facilities management program for the OIG. Oversees the performance of a wide range of analytical, technical, and advisory functions related to facilities management, including office moves and buildouts, space requirements, lease options, etc.
  • Provides executive oversight to the design, development, and execution of administrative planning and operations for the OIG, including, among others, Continuity of Operations (COOP) and Records and Information Management.
  • Provides expert advice on the OIG's facilities and operations programs and activities and keeps the IG, DIG, and CoS informed of the status of relevant projects. Advises OIG leadership on organizational facilities and operational issues and makes recommendations to improve organizational efficiency, through centralization of certain functions to maximize agency resources.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


U.S. Citizenship is required.

In order to be considered minimally qualified for this position, candidates must have had responsible professional experience at a senior level (equivalent to the GS-15 in either the General Schedule (GS) or a comparable pay plan).

Qualifications

As a basic requirement, applicants MUST demonstrate progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level managerial capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Executive Core Qualifications and Mandatory Professional/Technical Qualifications. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or non-governmental organizations. Failure to meet this basic qualification requirement and all executive and technical qualification factors automatically disqualifies an applicant.

You must clearly show that you possess the experience and leadership competencies to perform the duties of an executive. To be considered for this position, all applicants must address each of the Mandatory Professional/Technical Qualifications (MTQ), and the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ) listed below in the application documents you submit. Unless you are currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the Senior Executive Service, or have successfully completed a Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program approved by OPM and been certified by OPM, you must submit a narrative statement covering each of the Executive Core Qualifications listed below. Your examples should be clear and concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments with results of your actions, policy initiatives and level of contacts.

Each MTQ and ECQ must be addressed separately and submitted with your application. Please refer to the OPM Guide to SES Executive Core Qualifications ( https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/reference-materials/guidetosesquals_2012.pdf ) for guidance on how to describe your executive qualifications.

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS:

Narrative Statements for the ECQs must not exceed 10 pages ; additional pages will not be considered. This document MUST be submitted using the "Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs)" document type. [UPDATE 11/25/20: PLEASE UPLOAD ECQ NARRATIVES UNDER THE DOCUMENT TYPE "MTQs"]
  • ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: You must have demonstrated an ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
Leadership Competencies : Creativity & Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision.
    ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: You must demonstrate the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
Leadership Competencies : Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, Team Building
    ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
Leadership Competencies : Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, Technical Credibility
    ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This ECQ involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resource strategically.
Leadership Competencies : Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management
    ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This ECQ involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
Leadership Competencies : Partnering, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating

FUNDAMENTAL COMPETENCIES: The following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Written Communication, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation.

MANDATORY PROFESSIONAL/TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs) :

No more than two (2) pages per MTQ is allowed; additional information will not be considered. This document MUST be submitted using the "Mandatory Technical Qualification" document type.
  • Demonstrated experience leading an enterprise-wide program in one or more of the following areas: budget formulation and execution; human resources; facilities management; and administration of operations and policy.
  • In-depth knowledge of and demonstrated experience with one or more of the following: (1) Federal budget and financial management requirements; (2) Federal human resources requirements; and (3) Federal operations and facilities requirements.

  • **Note for Current and/or Former Political Appointees: Effective January 1, 2010, OPM must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-Career SES employees in the executive branch. 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 that to the Human Resources Office within your application package.

    Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    (1) The selectee for this position will be subject to an appropriate security investigation, including fingerprinting and periodic future reinvestigation(s).
    (2) Veteran's preference is not applicable to the SES.
    (3) This position is covered under the post-employment restrictions of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (PL 95-521). This law also requires the selectee to file an Executive Personnel Financial Disclosure Report (Standard Form 278) within 30 days of appointment.
    (4) Selectee must serve a one-year probationary period unless s/he previously completed one in the Senior Executive Service.
    (5) Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must be registered with the Selective Service System before they can be employed by an executive agency of the Federal government. This requirement does not apply to Agency employees appointed before November 8, 1985.
    (6) This position may be a Testing Designated Position. The selectee will be notified if they are required to submit to a pre-employment urinalysis drug screening within 48 hours of notification. After appointment, the selectee will then be subject to future random drug screening.

    All application materials are subject to the provisions of the privacy act and become property of SSA.

    The Social Security Administration provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be granted on a case-by-case basis.

    The Social Security Administration provides equal opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, disability, or conduct not adversely affecting employee performance.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above, as evidenced by the quality and extent of your accomplishments and experience within your application materials. Applicants who meet all the mandatory executive and technical qualifications will be evaluated by an SES Rating Panel, comprised of at least three SES members. Your application will be rated and ranked using only the information submitted within the application package. This evaluation will determine which applicants are best qualified.

    Applicants determined to be Highly Qualified must demonstrate sufficient possession of ECQs and MTQs, and will be referred to the hiring component for further consideration. Highly Qualified applicants may undergo an interview and a reference check. If you are the recommended selectee, your ECQs must be certified by an OPM Qualifications Review Board prior to appointment, unless you are a current SES executive or have successfully participated in an OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program. You may be asked to further modify the ECQ narratives submitted with your application package.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Top Secret

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

    Trust determination process
    National security

    Required Documents

    Your complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on 11/30/2020. Failure to submit any of the required documents by the closing date of the announcement will result in your removal from consideration for this position.

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application package which includes:
    1. REQUIRED: Your resume (5-page maximum) - We recommend that your resume emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of the programs managed, and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions. It is important that your resume be complete and thorough. Insufficient information will result in an ineligible rating. It is recommended that you include the following information:
    • Full name, mailing address, and day and evening telephone numbers
    • Educational information, including the name, city and state of colleges or universities you attended, as well as the type and year of any degrees received
    • Information about your paid and nonpaid work experience related to this position including:
      • Job title (include series and grade if Federal job)
      • Duties and accomplishments
      • Employer's name and address
      • Supervisor's name and phone number
      • Starting and ending dates of employment (month and year)
      • Salary
      • Indicate if we may contact your current supervisor
      • Information about honors, awards, and special accomplishments

    2. REQUIRED: Narrative Statements separately addressing each of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ) and Mandatory Professional/Technical Qualification(s) (MTQ). ECQ narratives are not to exceed 10-pages, total; MTQs may not exceed two pages per MTQ . [UPDATE 11/25/20: PLEASE UPLOAD ECQ NARRATIVES UNDER THE DOCUMENT TYPE "MTQs"]

    Narratives should address experience (paid and unpaid), education, training, awards, and/or self-development activities as related to each ECQ and MTQ. Please refer back to the Qualifications and Evaluation sections of the vacancy announcement for further guidance on preparing narrative statements. If you do not provide these narrative statements you will not be considered for this position.

    OR

    If you are a graduate of an approved SES Candidate Development Program (SESCDP), you must submit MTQ narratives to demonstrate possession of the required qualifications. To be considered non-competitively, you must also submit a copy of your QRB Certificate of Qualifications. This document MUST be submitted using the "Executive Core Qualifications" document type.

    Failure to provide the required documentation will result in ineligibility, or consideration under Competitive procedures.


    OR

    If you are a current member of the SES, or former SES with reinstatement eligibility, you must submit MTQ narratives to demonstrate possession of the required qualifications.
    3. REQUIRED: SF-50 (Please remove your social security number and date of birth)
    • If you are a current Federal employee, a copy of a recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, that indicates Federal status, grade, tenure, and type of service.
    • If you are a current member of the SES, or former SES with reinstatement eligibility, you must provide an SF-50 documenting your appointment and/or resignation to/from the SES, as well as an SF-50 showing satisfactory completion of the SES Probationary Period.
    • If you are a current or former (within the last 5 years) political appointee, including Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-Career SES, please submit documentation of your appointment, including a copy of your SF-50.

    4. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: A copy of your most recent annual performance appraisal (from either the Federal or private sector). Please remove your social security number.

    Extraneous documents provided with your application package will not be considered.

    If you are having difficulty applying online, please contact the HR Specialist listed as the contact on the vacancy announcement during core business hours (9:30 am - 2:30 pm Eastern Time).

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