PROGRAM MANAGER

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Jan 19, 2021
Closes
Jan 26, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) is the central facility for the acquisition, preservation, protection, retrieval, and dissemination of scientific and technical information (STI) supporting the Research and Engineering (R&E) needs of the Department of Defense (DoD), as well as federal and industry partners. DTIC provides leading edge information services and analysis products to the DoD community as a recognized leader in information and knowledge management innovations.
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Responsibilities

  • Serves as Director, Directorate of User Services in the fielding of advanced information sharing and analysis supporting the DoD Science and Technology (S and T) enterprise.
  • Responsible for services to customers including
  • search, analytics, interface design and content management, registration and product access support, communications/marketing/outreach/surveys/trainings/briefings, reference service, and S and T policy management.
  • Oversees design, development and on-time fielding of new capabilities to simplify usage, analysis of, and integration of DTIC's 4.6M records.
  • Delivers products and capabilities in alignment with DTIC's priorities. Establishes product Roadmap aligned with strategic plan and DTIC priorities. Tracks and grows registered users and usage of R and E Gateway tools.
  • Modernizes the DTIC Scientific and Technical Information (STINFO) Program Officer training program.
  • Advises the Administrator, Deputy Administrator and Chief of Staff on all programs and projects in the planning, organizing, coordinating and directing the directorate's functions.
  • Serves under the direction of the Administrator who gives broad oral and written assignments in terms of policies and objectives
  • Responsible for supervisory duties including:
  • Planning work to be accomplished, setting priorities, making work assignments, and evaluating the work.
  • Various supervisory functions such as approving leave, developing performance standards and evaluating employee performance, and interviewing and selecting candidates for vacancies.
  • Counsels employees, hears and resolves complaints from employees, and effects disciplinary measures. Identifies developmental needs of employees and schedules training or other developmental assignments.
  • Carries out Human Resources Management and EEO policies and communicates support of these policies to employees.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Background investigation required.
  • IAM Level I certification required.


Qualifications

Time-in-Grade:
For entry at the GS-15 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-14 or higher grade in the Federal Service.

Specialized Experience:
For the GS-15, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-14 if outside the Federal service, is required.

Specialized experience is defined as leading a project or team or serving as a subject matter expert applying knowledge of one or more online product delivery and support principles and approaches (Search and Discovery; Analysis and Analytics; Outreach, Communications and Training; Agile project management; Earned Value Management; Cloud capabilities); that involved business process improvement; product rationalization; business requirements management; and organizational change management resulting in change in technology and business operations.

In addition to meeting the specialized experience requirements, qualified applicants must also possess the quality of experience as it relates to how closely or to what extent an applicant's background, recency of experience, education, and training are relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the announced position. Candidates must clearly demonstrate the possession of knowledge, skills and abilities, or competencies necessary to successfully perform the work of the position at the appropriate level to be qualified for the position. Applicants must describe how their experience meets the competencies within the body of the resume. No separate statements addressing KSA's or competencies are required.

Volunteer Experience: 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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Qualification and time-in-grade requirements must be met within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.

Education

Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for this grade level.

Additional information

These benefits generally apply if you are selected for a permanent or term appointment:

The Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program has many plans to choose from, all at very reasonable rates, which can be paid from pre-tax income.

The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) is one of the premier retirement programs in the Nation. The program features three components: a retirement pension; the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP, an employee controlled investment program); and social security.

Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) offers numerous life insurance policy options covering federal employees and dependents.

For more benefits information please visit: http://www.opm.gov/employment_and_benefits/employeesupport2.asp
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.
  • TDY Travel: Occasional
  • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY NOT be authorized.
  • Moving costs MAY NOT be paid
  • A two year probationary period may be required.
  • This position is subject to completion of 1 year probationary period for assignment to a supervisory position.
  • This is a position with a designated specialization of Information Assurance. As a condition of employment, the individual must possess or be able to obtain an Information Assurance Management (IAM), Level I certification, within 6 months of employment. Employee is required to satisfactorily complete the appropriate training and obtain the required certification/recertification for this position as outlined in DoD 8570.1-M (Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program).
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 90 or above on the rating criteria for this position. This position is subject to the limitations imposed by the DoD Priority Placement Program.
  • The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. It is applicable to former Federal civilian employees receiving a retirement annuity from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund that are hired within the DoD on or after November 24, 2003. The policy also applies to annuitants (appointed in DoD on/or after November 24, 2003) who move from one position to another within DoD through voluntary reassignment, promotion, change to lower grade or transfer between military departments. The view this policy, please copy and paste the following web address into your web browser: https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf
  • Background or Security Investigation: The individual selected will be subject to an investigation in conjunction with granting of a security clearance prior to appointment. Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

The Assessment Questionnaire takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and collects information on your education, training and experience related to the following critical competencies:
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Planning and Evaluating
  • Technology Application


You can preview the Assessment Questionnaire here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11000523

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

FOR THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT THE FOLLOWING SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED AS THEY APPLY STATED BELOW AND MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CLOSE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT.

1. Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) (If applicable):
Notification of Personnel Action for current or former federal employees - with the exception of current permanent DTIC employees, please provide your most recent SF50 or the SF50 reflecting Career/Career-Conditional tenure and the highest grade held on a permanent basis.
If claiming "DoD Education Exemption" (Grandfathered) you must also provide SF50's dated prior to October 1, 2000 showing that you have been continuously employed with DoD with no break in service since October 1, 2000.
2. Veterans Preference Documentation (If applicable):
For Five Point Veterans Preference: DD-214 (Member Copy 4), or, if you are CURRENTLY serving on active duty, a statement of service from your unit which states the date you entered on active duty, the date you are separating, and the campaign medals you have received. For those supplying the statement of service, preference will be verified by a DD-214 (Member Copy 4) upon separation from the military.
For Ten Point Veterans Preference: DD-214 (Member Copy 4). Veterans with a service-connected disability must also submit a VA letter dated 1991 or later.
3. ICTAP Eligible (if applicable) - A copy of the RIF separation notice and SF50 if available.
4. Military Spouse Preference (if applicable) Copy of spousal travel orders providing eligibility.
5. Cover letter: You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume. Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or eligibility.

Your complete Application Package (containing the above required documents) must be received no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the announcement closing date.

WARNING: Failure to submit a complete application package including any required documentation by 11:59 PM (EST) on 01/22/2021, or at the time of application for announcements with an extended closing date, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. To verify that your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status and More Information. The Details page will display the status of your application. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers submitted by an applicant.

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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