Management and Program Analyst

Washington, D.C
Nov 24, 2021
Nov 30, 2021
Full Time

The Management and Program Analyst will be responsible for the following:
  • Assists in the development of program plans, policy, and guidance and assures distribution to appropriate audiences within ORO and other offices.
  • As a member of ORO's Headquarters' team, tracks and analyzes management information on regional and program performance. This includes but is not limited to: project development and implementation; technical assistance; and monitoring and assessment of project performance.
  • Acts as a communications hub between AmeriCorps HQ and the Regional Offices. Routes inbound and outbound program related communications to appropriate recipients and responds when appropriate.
  • Represents ORO on special task forces and work groups, including but not limited to: participation in infrastructure systems development, testing and training, participation in project application review panels, National Days of Service planning, cross-program monitoring process and policy development, intergovernmental outreach and external outreach/social media.
  • Contributes to, or leads, the development and implementation of agency-wide, as well as program-level, initiatives in which ORO is a key stakeholder or the implementing office.
  • Supports new initiatives that reflect the goals of AmeriCorps and discusses plans and implementation for new initiatives with ORO Headquarter Leadership.
  • Performs liaison role with the AmeriCorps Seniors VISTA and AmeriCorps State and National, attending meetings as appropriate and consulting on initiatives and activities specifically related to these programs. Conducts regular and periodic analysis of program performance with the intent of providing relevant business information to the ORO management team.
  • Works with various AmeriCorps program and support offices, as a regular liaison and on an ad hoc basis, to accomplish cross-cutting initiatives and coordinate resource allocation.
  • Analyzes current business processes and systems and suggests improvements and efficiencies.
  • Supports the organization's objectives through the design and delivery of training, meetings and conferences to support program implementation as needed. This may include organizing and delivering web-based and other remote training for regional Offices on topics related to new and ongoing work and initiatives.
  • Works with a wide variety of offices to develop, implement and evaluate ORO's knowledge management strategy and products to ensure that the information needs of ORO are met in a timely, effective and efficient manner.
  • Contributes to the ongoing work of risk management, internal controls and audit response and resolution in business areas pertinent to ORO.
  • Represents ORO by participating in and/or leads working groups as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States Citizen
  • A 2-year probationary period is required for new Federal employees and supervisors.
  • Merit Promotion and internal applicants must submit a SF-50 to verify Status and grade
  • As required by Executive Order 14043, all current and new Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than November 22, 2021. See the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION section for more details regarding this requirement.
  • Satisfactory completion of a background investigation.
  • Must be telework ready. See the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION section for more details regarding the agency's current full-time telework status.


Applicants must have one year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to at least the mid- range of the NY- 02 pay band, which would be at or equivalent to, the GS-09 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience includes development of program plans and policies; providing technical assistance; monitoring processes and assessments; implementing agency wide programs; conducting periodic analysis on program performances; analyzing business processes and internal controls; and risk management.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Such experience must be clearly documented in the applicant's resume. Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information will result in disqualification.


If you are qualifying based on education alone, you must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Such education must be from an accredited institution and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work. You must submit an unofficial copy of your college transcript. You must submit evidence that any education completed in a foreign institution is equivalent to U.S. educational standards.

You may also qualify based on a combination of education and experience, if applicable.

You may also qualify based on a combination of education and experience.

Additional information

Additional selections may be made from this announcement or for similar positions across AmeriCorps. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with interested selecting official(s) at AmeriCorps.

As a Term employee, you will not be covered be the agency's Interchange Agreement with the Office of Personnel Management, which allows for noncompetitive transfer from AmeriCorps to other agencies in the competitive service of the federal government.

This American Rescue Plan (ARP) term appointment will not exceed September 30, 2024.

As required by Executive Order 14043, all Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than November 22, 2021, regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), and subject only to such exceptions as required by law. Therefore, even if you are selected for a position on or before November 22, 2021, 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 you are selected, your offer letter will contain additional information regarding how to request a reasonable accommodation legally required exception from this requirement to the vaccination requirement based on medical or religious factors.

Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you will have the option to temporarily telework on a full-time basis, even if your home is located within the local commuting area of the duty station of your position. Once the agency implements its re-entry plan, you may be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement in the manner and frequency the agency deems appropriate. At this time, the agency is unable to confirm if an expanded telework policy or future remote work policy will be implemented.

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

If you are claiming 5-point or 10-point veteran's preference, you must submit documentation described "Required Documents."

Special Employment Consideration: Persons with disabilities, disabled veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more, certain other veterans, spouses of certain members of the Armed Forces, VISTA volunteers, some Peace Corps employees and returning Peace Corps volunteers are examples of individuals who are potentially eligible for noncompetitive appointment. If you are eligible and would like to be considered for one of these noncompetitive appointments, applicable documentation that supports your eligibility must be submitted with your application package.

Ethics Requirement: Our Agency is committed to the highest ethical standards and, as an employee you will be covered by the criminal conflict of interest statutes (18 U.S.C. 201-209) and the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (5 C.F.R. part 2635). Additionally, you may be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) or Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278e) within 30 days of your appointment date and on an annual basis thereafter.

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