Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Montgomery County, Maryland
Posted
Jan 12, 2022
Closes
Jan 15, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

If selected for this position, you may perform the following duties:

  • Employ advanced qualitative and quantitative techniques to analyze, and measure the effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of organizational programs.
  • Develop, coordinate, and implement performance measures to evaluate productivity programs.
  • Establish study methods and techniques to be utilized in complex studies and audits.
  • Interpret findings resulting from studies that are independently developed.
  • Recommend strategies to improve program implementations and evaluations.
  • Research complex and ongoing and projected programmatic activities.
  • Develop modifications, revisions, and implement procedures to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of program operations.

If you are selected at the GS-09 or GS-11 level, you will essentially perform the same duties as those at the full performance level described above, however, duties are less complex and will be performed under closer supervision with more detailed guidance.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship requirement or proof of being a U.S. National must be met by closing date.
  • Employment is subject to the successful completion of the pre-appointment process (i.e., background investigation, verification of qualifications and job requirements, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, etc.)
  • Applicants must meet all qualifications requirements within thirty (30) calendar days of the closing date of this announcement, including time in grade.
  • Position is designated as "non-emergency/teleworker".
  • Position is eligible for telework.


Qualifications

In order to qualify for a Program Analyst GS-0343 position at the GS-09 level, you must have:

A. completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree, or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.B. or J.D., if related; OR

B. 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: participating in studies and analyses of program operations; reviewing policies and procedures related to the program operations; gathering and organizing statistical information to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of program operations; OR

C. a combination of post baccalaureate education that is related to the position and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.

In order to qualify for a Program Analyst, GS-0343 position at the GS-11 level, you must have:

A. completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.M., if related; OR

B. 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: analyzing the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of conventional problems involving program operations; reviewing the effectiveness of policies and procedures related to the management and administration of financial and budgeting operations; gathering and organizing statistical information to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of program operations; and drafting recommendations for modifying, revising, or implementing procedures to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of program operations; OR

C. a combination of post baccalaureate education that is related to the position and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.

In order to qualify for a Program Analyst, GS-0343 position at the GS-12 level, you must have 1 year specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: analyzing and measuring the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of organizational programs; performing studies and analyses to evaluate the effectiveness of policies and procedures related to the management and administration of financial and budgeting operations; implementing procedures to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of program operations; and recommending and implementing operations solutions to senior management.

Do not copy and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.

You will receive credit for all experience material to the position, including experience gained in religious, civic, welfare, service, and organizational activities, regardless of whether you received pay.

Preview assessment questionnaire before you apply: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11296694

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

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 .
  • This position is designated as a " non-emergency/teleworker " position and the selected candidate will be considered a " non-emergency/teleworker " employee. In the event of a closure, you must be available to telework or request leave.
  • At the supervisor's discretion, this position may offer work schedule flexibilities : [telework (work from home on a regular basis or ad hoc basis but reports to the office at least once a week/two days a pay period), remote work (working from home or alternative worksite 100% of the time), compressed schedules, flexible schedules].
  • A one-year trial/probationary period may be required upon selection/placement.
  • PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps should apply online to this announcement to receive consideration.
  • We may make additional selections for similar positions across the National Institutes of Health within the local commuting area(s) identified in this vacancy announcement. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with any interested selecting official(s) at NIH. Clearance of CTAP will be applied for similar positions across NIH.
  • The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program ( E-Verify ). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers.
  • The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.
  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Visit our Applicant FAQs page for helpful information on the application process.
  • Visit our Total Compensation page for a detailed look into the benefits, awards, leave, retirement and other incentives employees may receive as part of a rewarding work environment.


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