Deputy Associate Administrator, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
Dec 01, 2021
Closes
Dec 03, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Serves as the Deputy Associate Administrator for the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP), sharing and participating fully with the Associate Administrator in directing the overall strategy and policy for FORHP programs.
  • Providing executive leadership and direction for FORHP policy and procedure.
  • Serving (along with the Associate Administrator) as a principal Departmental contact on rural health.
  • Provides executive direction and leadership over the management of nationwide community-based rural health grants programs, state grants programs which support collaboration with the state offices of rural health.
  • Provides executive direction and leadership over the management of nationwide community-based rural health grants programs, state grants programs which support collaboration with the state offices of rural health, and new rural health program initiatives created as a result of Agency, Department and/or Administrative priorities.
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships on a nationwide basis with the leadership of States, State hospital associations, private associations, foundations, and other organizations to focus attention on, and promote solutions to, problems related to the delivery of health services in rural communities.
  • Represents the Department at various functions and meetings of state, local and private organizations and is in contact with other Federal departments and agencies on related rural health matters. Regularly provides intelligence on rural health activities that have implications for Department programs.
  • Identifying problem areas regarding rural health, particularly of a crosscutting nature, and facilitates their resolutions.
  • Directing efforts to collect and analyze information regarding the special problems of rural health care providers and populations.
  • Coordinating responses to inquiries from congressional and private sector sources on this issue.
  • Oversees all aspects of FORHP budget process including formation, execution and planning.
  • Providing backup to the Associate Administrator and HRSA Administrator, to the presentation of budget and program information to the Department, OMB and Congress.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-1959 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Position is subject to background investigation and may be required to successfully completed a probationary period
  • THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO THE COVID-19 VACCINE MANDATE AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT. REFER TO THE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SECTION FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS MANDATE.


Qualifications

The Executive Core Qualifications are required for entry to the Senior Executive Service; to meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show in your five page resume that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs), listed below.

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs):

ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: 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.
ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: 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.
ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: 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.
ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: 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.

MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs):
  • Demonstrated experience in program planning, development and implementation, which includes analysis of policy development, strategic planning, business process planning, development of short and long range program goals and objectives, development of program outcome measures and nationwide program execution on behalf of rural communities.
  • Managing multiple public health programs of national scope and complexity which requires dealing with private and professional organizations, the general public and Congress
  • Demonstrated ability to develop innovative community-based solutions to address long-standing and newly emerging public health challenges faced by rural communities.
  • Demonstrated skill in collaborating across Federal programs to coordinate activities to serve the public good including the ability to find consensus and shared interest to achieve Agency, Department and Administration goals and priorities to meet the unique needs of rural communities.
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of and experience in rural health issues and the ability to leverage that expertise across the broad functions of the Office, Agency and Department on behalf of rural communities.
  • You resume should emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions relating to the qualifications described above. Please ensure that your resume does not exceed 5 pages. Example: Resume with possession of the ECQs

    Please DO NOT submit separate statements addressing the ECQs/Technical Qualification(s) as they will not be considered.

    You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement. 12/02/2021

    Education

    This position does not have an education requirement. Please do not send transcripts.

    Additional information

    • Salary for Senior Executive Service positions varies depending on qualifications.
    • Selected candidate will be subject to a one-year probationary period in the Senior Executive Service unless required probationary period has previously been served.
    • Selected candidate is required to file a SF-278, Public Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days after his/her appointment, in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.
    • Veteran's Preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service.
    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

    IMPORTANT NOTE: THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO THE COVID-19 VACCINE MANDATE AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.

    Vaccination Mandate:

    In accordance with 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 exceptions that may be required by law. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before your entrance on duty if you are selected after the compliance date. Your HR Consultant will provide a list of documents acceptable as proof of vaccination and instructions for how to submit a request for a legally required exception, if needed, to comply with vaccination requirement.

    Expanded/Maximum telework Posture:

    Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in a maximum telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to telework upon your appointment. As employees are permitted to return to the office, you may be required to report to the duty station listed on this announcement, even if your home/temporary telework site is located outside the local commuting area. Your position may be eligible for workplace flexibilities which may include remote work or telework options, and/or flexible work scheduling. These flexibilities may be requested in accordance with the HHS Workplace Flexibilities policy.