Program Analyst Job in Denver, Colorado – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Program Analyst – Denver, Colorado
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 281469
Start Date: 06/25/2020
End Date: 07/17/2020

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/17/2020. Time-In-Grade Requirement (GS-11): 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-11 position, you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-9. 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. 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. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former VA employees applying for reinstatement as a CTAP eligible. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below. Specialized Experience (GS-11): You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-9 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of Specialized Experience includes (but are not limited to): 1) Provides primary interface between the department and the Office of Information & Technology (OI&T) for testing system fixes and enhancements while ensuring that the departments interests are effectively represented to resolve all conflict within the departments processes, methods and procedures
2) Ensures the desk procedures manual accurately reflects agency positions on the myriad of policies and operational issues involved in or related to claims processing
3) Provides system testing of new enhancements and program initiatives in the Train, Test, and Pre-production environments
4) Provides staff support for quantitative/qualitative methods and provides expert guidance, consultation, and administrative support in developing, analyzing, and evaluating health systems
5) Analyzes and evaluates on a quantitative or qualitative basis, the effectiveness of operations, policies, procedures and other situations in order to provide improved and cost-effective changes or solutions
6) Plans and conducts studies, analyzes findings and makes recommendations on substantive operating programs
7) Compiles results and recommendations, prepares reports, and presents briefings to leadership on recommended changes in order to gain leaderships understanding and acceptance of findings and recommendations
Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have a 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).
Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond a master’s or equivalent graduate degree, or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.B. or J.D., (if related). You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Human Capital ManagementQuality ManagementStrategic ThinkingSystems Thinking 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: The work is primarily sedentary but occasionally requires carrying of light objects, walking, standing and bending. No special physical qualifications are required. The work is typically performed in an office setting. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at

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