Associate Director

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Apr 30, 2021
Closes
May 07, 2021
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

At NCUA, differences make a difference. We value diversity of perspectives and backgrounds and are committed to building an inclusive work environment where employees can contribute to their fullest potential.

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Responsibilities

Invest in your nation's future, make a difference in your community...gain from the experience. At the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) you're not just a number, working to make quotas or improve the bottom line, you have the opportunity to make a difference. NCUA is the federal agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions and insures savings in federal and most state-chartered credit unions across the country through the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF), a federal fund backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government.

This position is located in the Office of Examination and Insurance (OEI), National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). The Office is responsible for instilling public confidence in credit unions by providing leadership and collaborating with other agency offices and regions on establishment of sound policy, direction, and quality control over the examination, surveillance, and problem resolution programs for federally insured credit unions.

Qualified applicants are being presented the opportunity to assist the E&I Director and Deputy Director in planning, implementing, and managing the office's responsibilities.

NOTE : Due to COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions, the selectee of this position will be required to temporarily perform their duties in full-time telework or virtual capacity until the NCUA resumes onsite operations.

Once onsite operations have resumed, the selectee may be approved to work temporarily in their current geographic location. The relocation date must be coordinated with and approved by the Office Director prior to reporting or relocating to the permanent duty station as advertised in this vacancy announcement.


As the Associate Director, you will:
  • Participate with the OEI Director and Deputy Director in planning and implementing the office programs within the broad framework of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures established by the NCUA Board such as activities and rulemakings involving derivatives risk, subordinated debt, risk-based capital, and market risk related to investments, credit instruments, and balance sheet risk.
  • Exercise direct leadership and supervision over assigned division managers.
  • Identify and resolve office operational problems.
  • Analyze program requirements for assigned divisions and staff and determine staff resources, equipment, and other resources needed to accomplish work assignments.
  • Ensure all assigned employees receive the appropriate training for their positions and financial and material resources are available to support program or policy implementation.
  • Manages talent/workforce, including recruitment, hiring, development, and position management.
  • Review work products to ensure they are completed, accurate, comprehensive, and well written.
  • Participate with the OEI Director and Deputy Director to maintain effective work products with the credit union industry, federal and state government agencies, and the general public
  • Influence, in concert with the OEI Director and Deputy Director, agency planning and policy.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position once onsite operations have resumed.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
1

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • This position is eligible for telework.
  • You must complete a Public Financial Disclosure Form.
  • A probationary/trial period may be required.
  • Suitable adjudication of background/security investigation is required.


Qualifications

For the SS-0580-1 you must have one year (12 months) of full-time specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the CU/GS-15 level in the public or private sector. Qualifying specialized experience is serving as a supervisor of assigned staff and having responsibility for overseeing, analyzing, regulating or examining the performance of a financial institution.

You must provide specific details in your resume as to how your work experience meets the specialized experience for this position. Please include the month, year, and hours worked for each position held. Failure to provide specific details in your resume may result in an ineligible rating due to not meeting the specialized experience.

Ensure that your experience and accomplishments reflect the Executive and Technical Competencies.

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): You must clearly demonstrate in your resume that you possess all the executive qualifications listed below. We recommend that your resume emphasizes your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions.

PLEASE NOTE: Although it is not required, applicants are encouraged to address the Executive and Technical qualifications separately.
  • Leading Change. This qualification encompasses the ability to develop and implement an organizational vision, which integrates key national and program goals, priorities, values, and other factors. Inherent to it is the ability to balance change and continuity, to continually strive to improve customer service and program performance within the basic government framework, to create a work environment that encourages creative thinking, and to maintain focus, intensity and persistence, even under adversity.
  • Leading People. This qualification involves the ability to design and implement strategies which maximize employee potential and foster high ethical standards in meeting the organization's vision, mission and goals.
  • Results Driven. This qualification stresses accountability and continuous improvement. It includes the ability to make timely and effective decisions and produce results through strategic planning and the implementation and evaluation of programs and policies.
  • Business Acumen. This qualification involves the ability to acquire and administer human, financial, material, and information resources in a manner which instills public trust and accomplishes the organization's mission, and to use new technology to enhance decision-making.
  • Building Coalitions/Communication. This qualification involves the ability to explain, advocate and express facts and ideas in a convincing matter, and to negotiate with individuals and groups internally and externally. It also involves the ability to develop an expansive professional network with other organizations, and to identify the internal and external policies that impact the work of the organization.
  • Technical/Professional Core Qualification (TCQ): Knowledge of the financial services sector, the principles of banking, and the overall regulatory and statutory framework within which financial institutions operate.

    Education

    Education is not required for this position nor may it be used to qualify.

    Additional information

    For positions that are multi-graded, you may be noncompetitively promoted to the next grade level in accordance with OPM regulations and NCUA policies.

    SALARY: Salary is set by the NCUA Board, unless delegated to the Executive Director, and is based on the position's and the individual's potential contribution to the agency's overall strategic goals and the executive and technical qualifications of the successful candidate.In addition to the standard benefits offered by Federal agencies, NCUA offers additional benefits to its employees. These benefits, some at minimal cost, are some of the best and most competitive in both the private and public sectors. More information can be found by clicking here .

    OTHER KEY REQUIREMENTS: You must serve a one-year managerial probationary period if you have not done so.

    Holding a career SES appointment alone does not give you eligibility to be considered under this announcement. Current SES members will be assessed on both the ECQs and TCQs.

    SELECTIVE SERVICE: If you are a male applicant born 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. You may register or check status of your registration by visiting the Selective Service website at: http://www.sss.gov/

    Illegal drug use by individuals working for or on behalf of the federal government, whether on duty or off duty, is contrary to the efficiency of the service and in direct violation of the Controlled Substance Act and the Drug-Free Workplace Act.

    NCUA uses E-Verify, a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify , including your rights and responsibilities.

    NCUA IS A COMPETITIVE SERVICE AGENCY.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    For Category Rating: 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. 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 eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The category assignment is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required for this position.

    Your application package will be reviewed for completeness (resume, completed assessment questionnaire, and supporting documentation). You will not be considered if you fail to submit all the required documents as outlined in this vacancy announcement.

    If you meet the basic qualifications/specialized experience requirements, your resume will be evaluated by an NCUA ERB rating and ranking panel to determine the extent to which you possess the required executive and technical qualifications, your application will be placed in one of three categories based on the score of your ECQs/TCQ:
    Best Qualified - Applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position.
    Well Qualified - Applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position.
    Qualified - Applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position.

    Best Qualified candidates will be referred to an NCUA ERB interview panel for a possible interview. The ERB interview panel will make recommendations on final selections to the appointing authority.

    Reference Checks: Reference checks will be conducted before an offer of employment for the top candidate(s) for this position. The reference checks will need to be conducted with current and former supervisors, if applicable, as a part of NCUA's selection assessment process.

    Application of Veterans' Preference: The category rating process does not add veterans' preference points but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the CU-09 level or higher).

    To preview the application questionnaire, please click here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11084489

    Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    NCS/High Risk

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application package which includes:
    1. Resume (required)
    2. Other supporting documentation:
    • Cover letter (optional)
    • Veterans' documentation (see below for requirements)
    • CTAP/ICTAP documentation (see below for requirements)
    • College transcript(s), if qualifying based on education or if listed as a basic requirement
    VETERANS:
    If you wish to receive consideration for veteran's preference you must submit a copy of your veteran's documentation including a DD-214 (member 4 copy preferred, however, other documentation provided must contain dates and character of service) along with a VA letter, SF-15 , etc., marriage certificate, if applicable. If you are a current active duty service member, please submit an official statement of service from your command.

    Note: If you are a current active duty military member who does not have a DD-214 and is claiming preference under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification from the Armed Forces indicating that you will be discharged or released under honorable conditions from active duty within 120 days from the date on the certification. Certifications must be on letterhead from the appropriate military branch and include the following information: military dates of service and expected discharge or release date, the character of service, military rank, type of discharge, and date when terminal leave will begin. Certifications must be signed by, or by the direction of military members' military personnel offices, unit commanders or higher headquarters.

    CTAP/ICTAP: Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit proof of their eligibility:
    • Copy of agency notice;
    • Most recent performance rating; and
    • SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location or Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction In Force separation notice.
    Note: To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced federal employees must be rated well-qualified or above on the rating criteria for this position. For additional information, click CTAP .

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