Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 30, 2021
Closes
Dec 02, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a Program Analyst, you will:
  • Provide assistance obtaining data and evaluating whether program goals, objectives, and operations are realistic and in line with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Conduct various ad-hoc analyses, prepare small-scale reports, or portions of larger ones, and compile information for management.
  • Assist in preparing briefings for management on major issues.
  • Aid in providing financial oversight to include developing and tracking program budgets, reviewing invoices, and analyzing financial reports.
  • Monitor and evaluate contract performance and interact as needed with contract employees to ensure programmatic needs are met.
  • Conduct research, analyzing and preparing elements of background information on the legal, social, political and economic circumstances of countries where future program projects are planned.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.
  • You must complete the online questionnaire and additional assessment(s).
  • You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation.
  • Selective Service Registration is required, as applicable.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • You must meet status eligibility for this announcement.
  • Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • The Criminal Division participates in the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program. E-Verify helps employers to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information, visit https://www.e-verify.gov/.
  • As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please see "Next Steps" for additional information.


Qualifications

To qualify at the GS-07 level, applicants must have at least one of the following:
  • A bachelor's degree AND meet one of the following provisions for Superior Academic Achievement: (A) A standing in the upper third of your college class or major subdivision (e.g. school of business) at the time you apply; (2) A grade point average of "B" (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent for all courses completed; (a) at the time of application; or (b) during the last two years of your undergraduate curriculum; (4) A "B+" (3.5 on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent for all courses completed in a qualifying major field of study, either (a) at the time of application; or (b) during the last two years of your undergraduate curriculum; (4) Election to membership in one of the national honorary societies (other than freshman societies); OR
  • One (1) full year of graduate study, or a Master's or higher degree, e.g. LL.B, J.D., LL.M, Ph.D; OR
  • One (1) year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-05 grade level. Examples of specialized experience must include duties such as: providing financial oversight by reviewing and analyzing invoices and financial reports; conducting research, compiling findings and preparing reports for management; and providing assistance obtaining data and monitoring program goals, objectives and operations; OR
  • A combination of education and experience.
To qualify at the GS-09 level, applicants must have at least one of the following:
  • One year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-07 federal grade level to include: monitoring performance of service contracts, reviewing and analyzing budget data to include reviewing invoices, preparing reports of background information for programmatic issues, and conducting financial analysis of program data; OR
  • Two full years of graduate education or a master's degree, LL.B, J.D., or equivalent degree that demonstrates the competencies needed to do the work of the position; OR
  • A combination of education and experience.
Combination of Education and Experience - Your current education completed is credited as a percentage of the education required for the grade level and your current experience is credited as a percentage of the total experience required for the grade level. The two percentages are added and must equal 100% in order to qualify for the desired grade level.

All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see www.ed.gov .

Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for consideration by the closing date of this announcement.

Education

There is no education requirement for this position.

Additional information

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced federal competitive service employees with selection priority over candidates from other agencies for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority over other applicants who are not employees of the Department of Justice if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instruction in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better using established criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility can be found at https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/career-transition/ / .

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the DOJ with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your DOJ component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better using established criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility can be found at https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/career-transition/ .

USA Hire Reasonable Accommodation Requests: If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation in your online application. Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA Hire Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for Reasonable Accommodation must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Assessments. Decisions on requests for Reasonable Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Assessments. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. To determine if you need a Reasonable Accommodation, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Reasonable_Accommodations_for_USA_Hire .

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