Chief, Strategic Partnerships & Program Development, CM-0301-01

Washington, D.C
Nov 21, 2020
Nov 29, 2020
Executive, Chief
Full Time


This position is located in the Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection, Strategic Partnerships & Program Development Section, of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in designing a set of national programs and strategic partnerships that will significantly advance the FDIC's economic inclusion and community development goals.

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

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  • Supervises and coordinates the work of SMEs knowledgeable in certain aspects of community development, consumer banking and access challenges.
  • Prepares strategic plans specific to each economic inclusion opportunity area and establishes short-term and long-term objectives to meet program and Division goals.
  • Develops, executes and maintains strategic partnerships to promote economic inclusion and community development with various national, state and local partners.
  • Leads and develops strategies to enhance the visibility of the FDIC's economic inclusion programs and partnerships, working in partnership with the Office of Communication.
  • Provides leadership and direction in managing projects which cross organizational and jurisdictional lines and in matters pertaining to intra-agency and interagency consumer protection and community development policy issues.
  • Supervises the coordination for the development of criteria to measure program accomplishments and monitors program initiatives and prepares management reports tracking divisional and corporate goals and accomplishments.
  • Analyzes needs, trends, and objectives of the Section to prepare the annual operating budget. Prepares short and long range plans for expenditures based on analysis of staffing, procurement, and services. Monitor budget activity throughout the year to assure that expenditures are in line with the overall operating budget. Provides monthly and quarterly variance reports as required to DCP's Administrative Management Services section.

Travel Required

25% or less - Travel may be required.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

Registration with the Selective Service.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Employment Conditions.

Completion of Financial Disclosure may be 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 .

CM-01: To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the CG/GS-13 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience developing and leading partnerships between financial institutions government agencies and/or community-based organizations that results in outcomes pertaining to fostering greater economic inclusion in the banking system and/or community development.

Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 85 "well qualified" for this position. For more information, Click Here .


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

Additional information

If selected, you may be required to serve a supervisory/managerial probationary period.

To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here .

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. 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.

Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below. Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

1. Knowledge of financial services industry and the particular challenges faced by underserved populations, including unbanked, underbanked, persons with disabilities as well as individuals and small businesses residing in minority and/or rural communities and tribal lands.

2. Knowledge of the Community Reinvestment Act and bank strategies to deliver programs that benefit LMI individuals and geographies.

3. Knowledge of consumer protection laws and principles of economic inclusion and community development.

4. Knowledge of financial institutions and the regulatory framework responsible for oversight and supervision.

5. Knowledge of program management, including effective planning and utilization of budget, personnel, and financial resources.

6. Knowledge of contracts, acquisition procurement policies, practices, regulations and procedures.

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

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Moderate Risk (MR)

Trust determination process

Required Documents

Failure to provide all of the required documentation as stated in this vacancy announcement, may result in an ineligible determination or may affect your consideration status. Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans' preference, click here . (Note: Veterans must submit the Member 4 copy of the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty - or other copy showing the type of discharge/character of service [e.g., Honorable, Under Honorable Conditions, etc.] along with any other required documents (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, SF-15, etc.) to demonstrate veterans' preference eligibility.)

INTERAGENCY TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP): If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the ICTAP, you must submit proof of eligibility. For more information, click here .

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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