Assistant Director for Administration

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Falls Church, Virginia
Posted
Jun 06, 2021
Closes
Jun 14, 2021
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

If you are interested in a rewarding and challenging career, this is the position for you!

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Responsibilities

The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) seeks highly-qualified individuals to join our team of expert professionals in becoming a part of our challenging and rewarding Agency. The primary mission of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is to adjudicate immigration cases by fairly, expeditiously, and uniformly interpreting and administering the Nation's immigration laws. Under delegated authority from the Attorney General, EOIR conducts immigration court proceedings, appellate reviews, and administrative hearings. EOIR consists of three adjudicatory components: The Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, which is responsible for managing the Immigration Courts where Immigration Judges adjudicate individual cases; the Board of Immigration Appeals, which primarily conducts appellate reviews of these Immigration Judge decisions; and the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, which adjudicates immigration-related employment cases.

This position is located in the Office of Administration, Executive Office for Immigration Review, U.S. Department of Justice. Incumbent serves as the Assistant Director for Administration. The Assistant Director for Administration directs the operations of agency-wide management/mission support functions. The incumbent leads, develops, and implements programs to ensure the integration of financial management and budget, acquisitions and procurement; human capital resources, administration and management of real property; and security.

Typical work assignments will include:
  • Serving as a senior official in the coordination of operations between divisions and regions to ensure rapid and effective response and reporting of human, fiscal and administrative resources.
  • Developing strategies for managing consistent and integrated administrative and financial programs to meet statutory and regulatory goals within an efficient and effective work environment.
  • Serving as a key Advisor to the Director, EOIR in the planning, management, and directional support related to EOIR programmatic and operational decisions.
  • Facilitating communications and provides authoritative information, analyses, and policy and program recommendations.
  • Directing administrative support systems and supervises an interdisciplinary team which provides proactive, time-sensitive services to EOIR components.
  • Assessing program operations and oversees the development of policies and implementing guidance.
  • Providing executive level direction to program heads in planning long- and short- range program activities and program evaluations to enhance agency/department missions and to maximize staffing, budget, security and other administrative resources.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • You must complete a background investigation, credit check, and drug test.
  • You must file a financial disclosure statement in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.
  • Selective Service Registration is required, as applicable.
  • Salary payments must be by direct deposit to a financial institution.
  • Applicants seeking initial career appointment to the Senior Executive Service are subject to a one-year probationary period.
  • Executive qualifications of each new career appointee to the SES must be certified by an independent Qualifications Review Board based on criteria established by OPM.
  • Applicants who completed a Candidate Development Program (CDP) and have ECQs certified by an OPM Qualifications Review Board must provide a copy with their application.
  • Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.


Qualifications

In order to qualify for the Assistant Director for Administration position, you must meet the following Executive Core Qualifications and Mandatory Technical Qualifications:

Executive Core Qualifications: Applicants seeking initial career appointment to the Senior Executive Service (SES) must submit narrative responses addressing each of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ). Current or former SES members must submit an SF-50 and/or QRB Certification of ECQs to show current or former service in the SES. OPM's Guide to the Senior Executive Services Qualifications provides detailed information on the ECQs.
  • ECQ 1: Leading Change. This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. Leadership Competencies: Creativity & Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision.
  • ECQ 2: Leading People. This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. Leadership Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, Team Building.
  • ECQ 3: Results Driven. This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Leadership Competencies: Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, Technical Credibility.
  • ECQ 4: Business Acumen. This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management.
  • ECQ 5: Building Coalitions. This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. Leadership Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating.
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Mandatory Technical Qualifications: All applicants must submit narrative responses addressing each of the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQ).
  • MTQ 1: Knowledge of administrative services including budget, contract and financial management; human capital management; security; and building management services to support the mission of an agency/organization.
  • MTQ 2: Knowledge of business management principles and concepts to serve as a change agent for reform of management systems; implementation of integrated activities/programs, development of responsive measures to operational/customer requirements; expansion of partnerships and certification of compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • MTQ 3: Demonstrated skill to lead a dynamic organizational mission support function involving the planning and execution of human, financial and technical services for a wide range of operations in multiple, nationwide locations.


Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Conditions of Employment: Only U.S. Citizens or Nationals are eligible for employment with the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Dual citizens of the U.S. and another country will be considered on a case-by-case basis. All DOJ applicants, both U.S. citizens and non-citizens, whose job location is with the U.S., must meet the residency requirement. For a total of three (not necessarily consecutive years) of the five years immediately prior to applying for a position, the applicant must have: 1) resided in the U.S., 2) worked for the U.S. overseas in a Federal or military capacity; or 3) been a dependent of a Federal or military employee serving oversees.

Note: Veterans' preference does not apply to this position. 5 USC 2108(3), which defines "preference eligible," indicates this does not include applicants for, or members of, the Senior Executive Service.

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 conducted. The information in your Application Package will be compared with your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you possess the minimum qualifications listed above.

If you meet minimum qualifications, your Application Package will be further reviewed to determine if you possess the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQ) listed above. You must submit a separate document addressing each of the five ECQs by-number and separate document addressing each of the three MTQs by-number. Failure to submit these documents will result in an ineligible determination. You must be thorough in addressing the ECQs and MTQs. A response stating only that you do not have experience with a particular qualification will not be considered as addressing the subject ECQ and/or MTQ and will result in an ineligible determination. Conclusory statements will receive little or no weight in the evaluation of ECQs and MTQs.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
NCS/High Risk

Trust determination process
Credentialing , Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package by 11:59 PM (ET) on 06/21/2021, which includes:
1. Your Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional.
2. Applicants seeking initial career appointment to the Senior Executive Service (SES) must submit narrative responses addressing each of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ).
3. Current or former SES members must submit an SF-50 and/or QRB Certification of ECQs to show current or former service in the SES.
4. All applicants must submit narrative responses addressing each of the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQ).

Applicants who fail to submit requested documents WILL NOT receive consideration for this position. Your application will result in an "Incomplete" rating.

Note: Please ensure your resume contains your full name, address, phone number, email address, and employment information. Each position listed on your resume must include: From/To dates of employment (MM/YYYY-MM/YYYY or MM/YYYY to Present); agency/employer name, position title, grade level held, if applicable; hours, if less than full time; and duties performed. In addition, any experience on less than a full time basis must specify the percentage and length of time spent in performance of such duties.

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