Senior Advisor to the Deputy Chairman for Programs and Partnerships

Washington, D.C
Jan 22, 2021
Jan 26, 2021
Program Manager
Full Time


Applications will be accepted from current NEA employees.
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-Assists Deputy Chairman with the coordination and oversight of agency program grant-making functions and operations, policies, procedures, and budget.
-Provides supervision and guidance to team of five Division Coordinators, and serves as second-line supervisor to staff reporting to Division Coordinators.
-Establishes and maintains working relationships with agency senior managers, program directors, and other office directors to ensure accomplishment of agency and DCP&P operations and objectives.-Responsible for developing and monitoring program allocations, based on guidance provided by Budget Office.
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Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Status Candidates must submit an SF-50 and recent appraisal.
  • Time-in-Grade must be met by the closing date of the announcement
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
  • Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).


In order to qualify for this position, you must meet the following requirement:

In order to qualify for this position, you must have at least one year of full-time specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-14 level in the Federal service, with experience in performing duties such as the following: working with Programs & Partnerships staff and other agency offices to ensure accomplishment of agency programmatic objectives; assisting with the coordination and oversight of agency program office grant-making functions and operations, policies, procedures, and budget; and helping to coordinate communication, planning, staffing, and budgeting for the agency's grants programs.

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.

Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the advertised grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the dates worked and total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information:

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

You are encouraged to apply online. If you are unable to apply online, please use the Alternate Application link listed in the Other Information section of this vacancy announcement. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online if at all possible. Applying online, through your USAJOBS account, will expedite the application process and allow you to check your application status as well as verify the documentation submitted with your application. If you utilize the Alternate Application method, your USAJOBS account will not display this application and you will not receive status updates.

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,your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials,your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge,skills,abilities and other characteristics):

Ability to Communicate, Knowledge of agency programs and procedures., Knowledge of management and organizational principles., and Supervision

Candidates who apply under Competitive Merit Promotion procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are best qualified based on the content of their resume and their responses to the questionnaire. Best qualified candidates will be referred if all required supporting documentation has been provided.

Candidates who apply under Noncompetitive procedures will undergo a quality review to determine if they are minimally qualified based on the content of their resume, supporting documentation submitted and their responses to the assessment questionnaire.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

The following documents are required and must be received by the closing date of this announcement:

1. A complete Resume (which includes hours worked, starting/ending dates (month and year), and if Federal employment - series, pay plan and grade).
2. A complete Online Questionnaire
3. An SF-50. Showing title, series, grade, FPL, duty station and Competitive status (if a current or former Federal employee)
4. Most recent Performance Appraisal (if a current Federal employee or recently separated within previous year)
5. Other Supporting Documents:
  • Document(s) for special appointment (if applicable)
  • CTAP documents (if applicable)
  • Miscellaneous (as required by position)

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