Management and Program Analyst

Washington, D.C
Nov 24, 2020
Nov 28, 2020
Full Time


Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, your report date to your official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. You may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is safe to relocate.

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Serves as Management & Program Analyst within the Policy and Innovation Division, AIR-600. The incumbent will routinely and independently provide a full-range of management, administrative and program support activities to the division and serves as the Program Analyst responsible for executive-level administrative activities for the Chief Scientific and Technical Advisors (CSTA) Program.

The incumbent manages a variety of administrative support programs such as, fund certification of travel funds, records management, and property inventory. Assists in monitoring business plan objectives, coordinating international and domestic-related travel documents, managing logistic activities for workshops, reviewing time and attendance, managing the CSTA SharePoint site. Serves as Purchase Credit Cardholder and performs all associated activities for purchase and validation.

Identifies relevant data, prepares reports, and presents the data using various methods and media, such as tables, graphs, charts, etc. Conducts analytical studies of processes, operations, and/or management services to evaluate program effectiveness and/or to recommend improvements to management processes, including answering requests for data calls and/or related information. Activities include but are not limited to assisting with on-boarding and off-boarding activities for new employees, developing and preparing internal controls, program status reports, data analysis and statistical charts and graphs. Applies policies and procedures to plan and implement activities to streamline and improve efficiency and customer service within the division. Assists with information management, data gathering, research and analysis. The incumbent frequently consults with senior technical experts and internal customers in support of the division's program related activities.

Applies experience and detailed knowledge to plan and accomplish administrative tasks. Typical assignments may include: compiling, tracking, and analyzing data; conducting research; applying policies and procedures; providing advanced computer assistance; scheduling meetings; preparing correspondence; providing written or oral explanations of administrative policies; maintaining records; assisting with the coordination of new office policies and systems; and working with high-level and lower-level professionals in day-to-­day operations. Handles special assignments of a confidential nature discretely, ensuring information and actions are accurate, timely, applicable, maintained on a need-to-know basis, and securely stored. Ensures Vital Records are current, and back-up copies are maintained. Prepares spreadsheets, correspondence, presentations, graphs, etc. utilizing various computer software applications in order to support management in tracking and managing various administrative and operations programs and projects, and responding to high visibility issues.

In collaboration with supervisor, articulates and communicates assignments to the Program Manager. Incumbent articulates the project, problems to be solved, actionable events, milestones, and/or program issues under review, and deadlines and time frames for completion. Monitors and reports on the status and progress of work, checking on work in progress and reviewing completed work to see that the supervisor's instructions on work priorities, methods, deadlines and quality have been met. Facilitates teams in identifying interrelated processes, drawing conclusions and recommending appropriate actions to improve process effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of administrative programs.

Established policies/procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allow some discretion for employee to select the most appropriate approach(es).Typically receives guidance on selecting approaches from a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experience professional.

Travel Required

Not required - The job does not require any travel.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)


Candidates must have one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level (FV-G, FG/GS-10/11) that is typically in or 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 in this position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

Specialized experience is defined as, but not limited to knowledge of, and expertise in, gathering facts and using effective analytical and evaluative methods to accurately assess information.

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the KSAs listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category rating, or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.


Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree


3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree


LL.M., if related

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Additional information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.

Note: The following are the salary ranges for the listed duty locations:

Washington, District of Columbia: $72,611.00 to $112,551.00 includes 30.48% locality pay

Des Moines, Washington: $70,685.00 to $109,566.00 includes 27.02% locality pay

Burlington, Massachusetts: $71,848.00 to $111,369.00 includes 29.11% locality pay

Kansas City, Missouri: $65,282.00 to $101,190.00 includes 17.31% locality pay

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; $64,525.00 to $100,017.00 includes 15.95% locality pay

Fort Worth, Texas: $69,550.00 to $107,806.00 includes 24.98% locality pay

This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website:

As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.

This is not a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

Transcripts are not required from current FAA employees who have occupied an Engineering position in the FAA. If you are not a current FAA employee in an Engineering position or other career field with a minimum education requirement, you MUST submit a copy of your unofficial college transcript(s) or a list of courses, grades earned, completion date, and quarter and semester hours earned by the closing date of this announcement. If selected, official transcripts will be required. Schools must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation may be verified at the following website:

Foreign education must be evaluated by a private professional organization specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials or an accredited US educational institution in terms of equivalence to a degree acquired at an accredited American college or university. A copy of the evaluation results must be included, otherwise your foreign education will not be considered.

If you are an FAA employee, you MUST provide a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) containing information in Blocks 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, and 24 so it can be used to verify your position title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record by the closing date of the announcement. You may fax your SF-50 or upload it into the on-line application. If faxing the SF-50, please ensure you include the vacancy announcement number on the faxed copy.

If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system .

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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