The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for an Education Program Specialist in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Education Program Specialist – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 91942Start Date: 05/03/2019End Date: 05/20/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 05/20/2019. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current 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-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 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. You may qualify based on your experience as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Formulates new or revised policy covering education programs, activities, or functions for which the agency has responsibility; Prepares policies for complex program areas; Prepares the procurement request rationale document for submission to the Contracting Office; Monitors the cost, management, and overall technical performance of the contract after award; Performs the technical evaluation of proposals according to agency’s source evaluation and selection procedures; Determines minimum standards or adequacy and legal and regulatory compliance requirements; Establishes the criteria and conditions by which to evaluate multiple programs/projects, to include the curricula, plans, and effectiveness of the broad educational areas; provide advice and assistance in the implementation of educational programs/projects; plan, promote, and develop educational programs and projects; Ensures employees are trained to perform; developing, coordinating, and implementing internal review systems to assure that both technical and administrative activities are in compliance; Communicates to the team assignments, projects, actionable events, milestones, and/or program issues under review, and deadlines and time frames for completion; identifying, distributing and balancing workload and tasks among employees; Provides leadership, technical training of equipment, program planning and implementation, and directs the Knowledge Management programs and staff; analyzes the need for personnel, facilities, supplies, and materials, prepares budget requests, stimulates the appropriation of fiscal support, prepares a program plan, and provides ongoing advice and assistance in the program’s implementation. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Contract AdministrationDecision MakingEducation and TrainingEmployee DevelopmentForward ThinkingOrganizational DevelopmentProject ManagementWorkforce Planning 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually 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. Physical Requirements: No special physical demands such as above average ability, dexterity, or strength is required to perform the work. Work is sedentary and the employees may sit comfortably. There may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items, driving of an automobile, etc. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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