Assistant Director for Office of Administration

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Feb 27, 2021
Closes
Mar 04, 2021
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Assistant Director for Office of Administration position reports to the Deputy Director for Management, and oversees the Office of Administration. The incumbent serves as the key management official responsible for the functional oversight of administrative programs of the USTP.
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Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities for a 0301 Assistant Director for Office of Administration generally include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • The incumbent provides leadership, oversight, and direction to the subordinate organizational units in the Office of Administration, including the Procurement Branch, the Facilities and Security Branch, and the Budget Branch.
  • The incumbent serves as the liaison to the USTP's shared service providers for human resources, and provides direction to EOUST and field Administrative Officers.
  • The incumbent oversees the execution of the full range of human resources authorities, including recruitment and hiring, employee benefits, payroll, etc.
  • The incumbent manages the execution of personnel and physical security programs throughout the USTP to ensure the safety and security of USTP staff and facilities.
  • The incumbent consults with managers and stakeholders on the use of budget and human capital resources.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel 5% for this position.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States Citizen or National.
  • You will be required to complete a pre-employment security investigation and background check which includes a drug screening.
  • Additional selections may be made from this announcement, for up to 90 days, if openings occur in other offices serviced by Justice Management Division.
  • Selective Service registration is required for males born on, or after, December 31st 1959. Those not registered should have an approved exemption on file.
  • Financial Disclosure: If selected, you may be required to disclose financial information in accordance with DOJ and Federal ethics guidelines.
  • This position may require a one year Supervisory Probationary period.


Qualifications

To qualify for the position of Assistant Director for Office of Administration at (GS-0301-15), you must meet the basic qualification requirements listed below AND possess the required specialized experience specific to this series and grade you're applying to.

If you are a current or former government employee on a permanent appointment in the competitive service, you will need to demonstrate 1-year (52-weeks) at the next lower grade level, to meet the time-in-grade requirements for this occupational series and grade.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: To qualify at the GS-15 you must possess one-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector specialized experience is defined as experience: 1. Performing the administrative and human resources management functions relative to the staff supervised; 2. Overseeing group efforts and projects aimed at improving work processes and administrative services 3. Managing budget formulation and execution functions for operational human resources functions; 4. Resolving Informal Complaints and Grievances; AND 5. Formulating program goals, plans, policies, procedures, and work plans dealing with development and operation.

You MUST meet all qualification requirements, including Time-in-Grade, by the closing date of this announcement, 03/03/2021.

Your resume must support your responses to the online questionnaire and the qualification requirements. Failure to do so may result in an ineligible rating. See the Required Documents section for important notes about what must be included in your resume.

Education

Additional information

The bullets below outline the various groups of applicants that fall under the term "status candidates". This vacancy is open to applicants from any of the groups listed below: When you apply you'll have the chance to claim an eligibility pathway, be sure you fully read each statement and any links provided to make sure you know which eligibility you qualify for.

See a full list and learn more at USAJOBS, see: What does Status Candidate mean? or Which Jobs am I Eligible to Apply for?
  • Current & Former Federal Employees : For more information, see USAJOBS Federal Employees .
  • Career Transition Assistance Programs (CTAP & ICTAP) : For more information visit: USAJOBS Career Transition Programs
  • Preference Eligible Veterans and Certain Military Spouses: Please see USAJOBS Veterans Preference for more details.
  • Schedule A for Persons with Disabilities: Learn more at USAJOBS - Individuals with Disabilities .
General Employment Information :
  • Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Our policy can be found at: https://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/manual-and-procedures-providing-reasonable-accommodation
  • DOJ EEO Statement: The U.S. Department of Justice fosters an inclusive and diverse workforce, find our EEO statement online at: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf
  • Selective Service: If you were born male, on or after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov .


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 described above.

Once the announcement closes, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be conducted by the HR Specialist. This information will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your eligibility for Federal employment, and then whether you are qualified for this particular position. If a determination is made that you have inflated your responses when compared to your background information, you may be deemed ineligible, or your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your skills and abilities.

Additionally, we will review your supporting documents and resume to determine if you are in the "Area of Consideration" for this vacancy. Government-Wide Merit Promotion vacancies may only accept applications from a limited audience, pay careful attention to the "Who May Apply" and the "Hiring Paths" information. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

BASIS OF RATING :
DOJ's Merit Promotion Procedures will be used to evaluate candidates.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, and other characteristics):
  • Administrative Programs
  • Financial Management
  • Oral Communication


Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness , Credentialing

Required Documents

Documentation requirements may vary from applicant to applicant based on your eligibility claims.

It is your responsibility to carefully review the list of document descriptions below, to see which documents are required for your application.

ALL APPLICANTS : You must submit a detailed resume containing the following information:
  • official position title,
  • employer name and contact information,
  • start and end dates ( including month and year ),
  • a detailed list of duties & accomplishments,
  • your highest salary (or grade/step) achieved; and
  • the number of hours worked per week (or indicate full-time).
If you are a current or former Federal employee :
  • You must submit your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) or equivalent agency form.
    • Your SF-50 should list the full position title, series, grade and step, organization, duty location, service computation date, effective date, and your service type and tenure status.
    • Do not submit an award SF-50 , these do not contain sufficient information about your appointment.
  • Submit a copy of your most recent performance evaluation or appraisal, signed, showing your final rating. If a performance appraisal is not available submit a statement explaining why one is not available.
  • See USAJOBS Current & Former Employees for more information.
If you are a Veteran or a qualifying parent or spouse:
  • Submit all DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, Member-4 Copy) forms.
  • If you are a Veteran with a service-connected disability rating you will need to submit the SF-15 (Application for 10-point Veterans Preference) and a copy of your VA Letter stating your disability rating.
  • If you are the qualifying parent or spouse of a disabled, deceased, or deployed Veteran, and are seeking a derived preference eligibility, you must submit appropriate supporting documentation such as the Veterans DD-214, SF-15, VA Letter.
  • For more information on each type of Veterans Preference, and the documentation required for each, see FedsHireVets .
If you are a person with a disability, claiming eligibility under Schedule A :
  • You must submit "proof of a disability" documentation.
    • "Proof of a disability" is a letter stating that you have an intellectual disability, severe physical disability or psychiatric disability.
    • You must get this letter from your doctor, a licensed medical professional, a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist, or any Federal, state, or local agency that issues or provides disability benefits.
  • For more information about Schedule A and verification requirements, please see OPM's Schedule A site .
If you are a displaced Federal employee claiming eligibility under CTAP or ICTAP :
  • You must submit your separation notice or agency RIF letter from your agency.
  • If you have not yet been separated, you can provide the letter of intent to separate you from the agency because of reduction-in-force.
  • See USAJOBS' Career Transition Programs for more information.
If you are using education to qualify for this position, or education is required :
  • You must submit a transcript, which may be unofficial, as long as it contains a full listing of courses, credit earned, grade and grade-point-average, subject area, degree(s) earned, and dates of award.
    • Your transcript must come from a nationally-accredited educational institution recognized by the Department of Education.
    • Please do not submit electronic transcripts with documentation security protection. These may prevent our application system from accepting and processing the document.
  • If submitting a foreign transcript, you must have the transcript reviewed by an approved foreign education review organization recognized by the Department of Education. Your transcript must also be in English or have an English translation included.
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