Deputy Director OMWI

Alexandria, Virginia
Oct 22, 2021
Oct 29, 2021
Executive, Director
Full Time


This position is located in the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI). The incumbent is responsible for implementing and managing comprehensive Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), diversity, and inclusion programs throughout NCUA.
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As a Deputy Director, Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI), you will:
  • Along with the OMWI Director, ensure that NCUA takes affirmative steps to seek diversity and inclusion in the workforce at all levels.
  • Provide leadership and strategic direction in assessing the effectiveness of NCUA's equal employment opportunity program.
  • Serve as a key advisor to NCUA personnel on a broad range of diversity, inclusion and EEO matters
  • Assist the OMWI Director in developing, implementing and monitoring the progress towards the inclusion and utilization of minority-and-women-owned businesses in NCUA programs and contracts.
  • Promote and assess diversity and inclusion programs in credit unions.
  • Provide supervision of office staff.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Suitable adjudication of background/security investigation is required.
  • A supervisory probationary period may be required.
  • Federal employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of duty location or work arrangement. More information regarding this condition of employment may be found under the "Additional information" section of this vacancy announcement.
  • For more information concerning telework, please see comments located under the "Additional information" section.


To qualify at the CU-15 level, you must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-14 level in federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors).
This experience must include all of the experience below: 1) Supervising or leading staff or teams; 2) Developing diversity and inclusion strategies; 3) Preparing written materials; 4) Providing guidance and advice to others regarding diversity and inclusion; 5) Researching and applying EEO policies, regulations, procedures, etc.; and 6) Providing EEO advice and consultation to managers or employees.

If selected for an interview, you may be required to provide and present a written product that you authored.

Ideal Candidate Statement:
The ideal candidate, In addition to meeting the specialized experience, are considered those with a resume that provides sufficient details and performance history demonstrating experience in several of the items detailed below and will be able to provide distinct examples of this experience if interviewed:

- Senior level experience preparing and presenting written materials.
- Experience supervising and evaluating direct reports across a variety of programs.
- Experience advising senior management on diversity, equity and inclusion issues and solutions, and developing programs in these areas.
- Experience developing successful interoffice collaborations and working relationships within an organization.

You must meet the qualifications for this position by the closing date of this announcement.


Education cannot be substituted for qualifications to this position.

Additional information

Condition of Employment: As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency, if after November 22, 2021. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.

SALARY: Pay will be set within the advertised pay range to align with the selectee's skills and experience and the requirements of the position.

Pay will be set using NCUA's compensation policy. The salary range shown is NCUA's Local Pay Rate (LPR) which includes the locality rate for the Alexandria, Virginia geographical area. Please click here to review all salary ranges based on locality.

EXCEPTION: If you are a current non-supervisory NCUA employee and are selected for reassignment into a supervisory position, you may receive up to a 10% salary increase, not to exceed the National Pay Rate (NPR) of the pay grade. Management will consider your current salary in relation to the duties and responsibilities of the new position.

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 the status of your registration by visiting the Selective Service website at .

This position is not in the bargaining unit.

NOTE: Effective January 1, 2010, OPM must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES (political) employees in the executive branch. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES employee in the executive branch, you must disclose that to the point of contact listed on this vacancy announcement.

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.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NCUA's current posture will not require employees to perform official travel or work onsite at NCUA offices until further notice. Employees will receive at least 30 days' notice prior to resumption of mandatory performance of official travel or onsite work.

If it becomes necessary for NCUA to request on-site work, NCUA may solicit volunteers for the assignment. Management reserves the right to request employees to perform on-site work in exigent circumstances.


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.

More than the number of positions listed may be filled through this vacancy announcement.

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 qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:
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.

The self-assessment questions have been developed to evaluate your competency in the following areas:
Manages Human Resources, Oral Communication, Technical Competence, and Written Communication

Reference Checks: Reference checks will need to 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).

If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. To preview the application questionnaire, please click here:

Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration. Cheating on the online assessment may also result in your removal from consideration.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

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

Trust determination process

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
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, the documentation provided must contain dates and character of service) along with a VA letter, SF-15 , etc., 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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