Management and Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 16, 2022
Closes
Jan 20, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Major Duties Include:
  • Serves as a HR Liaison to several program offices.
  • Coordinates with HR on personnel actions, recruitments, reassignments, retirements, transfers, promotions and reorganizations.
  • Assists with preparation of recruitment packages and SF52s for personnel actions.
  • Provide advice and guidance on all phases of the recruitment and placement process.
  • Deliver onsite and virtual training on HR topics.
  • Update and maintain internal database.
  • Plans, manages, and directs tasks in support of Human Resources programs and operations by providing information to staff through research of HR guidelines, policies, forms, and processes.
  • Write position descriptions and performance plans.
  • Meet established milestones and deadlines for completion of assignments, projects, and tasks.
  • Coordinate teamwork assignments, projects, problems to be solved, milestones, actionable events, deadlines, and time frames for completion of assigned work.
  • Develop recommendations and plans for implementing new procedures, processes, methods, or approaches, as needed.

Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Compressed/Flexible: Available
Telework: Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: Management and Program Analyst/PD374220 and PD374210
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
  • All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Subject to background/security investigation
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
  • Participation in the seasonal influenza vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP)
  • Participation in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Personnel


Qualifications

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 01/19/2022.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current, permanent Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-11 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-9. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11.The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 showing your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one year time-in-grade.

Award 50's do not provide sufficient information and will not be accepted for the purpose of verifying time-in-grade. Please review the Required Document section for additional information, and to ensure all appropriate documentation is submitted at the time of application.

Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement who have separated within the past 52 weeks, and current employees applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA).

Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower gradein the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Overseeing the overall administrative functioning of an office, coordinates service policies, initiates new procedures, interprets manual directives, and prepares, submits, and implements all HR/ administrative facets of the service; establishes criteria to measure and/or predict the attainment of program or organizational goals and objectives. Advanced experience providing guidance to management in human resource policies, rules, principles and strategies in hiring, classification, benefits and/or labor and relations. Participation in workgroups/committees to improve efficiency and effectiveness of human resource and/or other administrative programs. Advanced experience in administrative change management policies, principles and systems for effectively planning, implementing and evaluating change in an organization. Experience in assessing and analyzing customer administrative needs to diagnose and recommend solutions to problems and issues. Skill in oral and written communication to provide guidance and develop technical documents to managers, supervisors, and employees. Experience using web-based tools to complete requests for staffing actions.

OR
Education: Applicants may substitute education for the experience required for the GS-11 level. Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related
OR
Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at the GS-11 level. To calculate, first identify the percentage of required education you have earned (when substituting, you cannot use the first 60 semester hours that you earned). Then identify the percentage of required experience you possess. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at the GS-11. For example, an applicant who has 9 semester hours of graduate level education (i.e. 50% of graduate education required) and 6 months of creditable specialized experience (i.e. 50% of the required experience) would equal 100% of the required experience for the position

CTAP candidates: CTAP candidates must be found to be well qualified for referral.

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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. A full year of work is 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited based on time spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
  • Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
  • Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  • Communication - Possess the ability to effectively communicate in writing, with individuals and groups representing a wide variety of educational levels, backgrounds, divergent opinions and priorities.
  • Teamwork - Encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity; fosters commitment and team spirit; works with others to achieve goals.
  • Reasoning - Identifies rules, principles, or relationships that explain facts, data, or other information; analyzes information and makes correct inferences or draws accurate conclusions.

Physical Requirements: This position is sedentary in nature.

Education

There is no educational substitution at the GS-12 grade level.

A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html .

Additional information

VA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. This position may be authorized for telework. Telework eligibility will be discussed during the interview process.

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal/VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified : applicants must possess experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the required competencies of the job. Information about CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

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 .

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