Communications Specialist (My HealthEVet Program Coordinator) Job in Jefferson Barracks, Missouri – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Communications Specialist (My HealthEVet Program Coordinator) – Jefferson Barracks, Missouri
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 506212
Start Date: 09/09/2021
End Date: 09/24/2021

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/23/2021. 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-11 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-09. 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 Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. TO QUALIFY FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST MEET ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA Described Below SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-9) in Federal Service that has equipped me with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of a Communications Specialist GS-11. Specialized experience includes: providing expertise in the use of new communication technologies and tools; developing and maintaining websites and social media entities with information tailored to specific audiences (professional and public); producing digital and audio production tools; reviewing documentation for compliance with applicable rules (e.g. privacy, release of information, HIPAA, etc.); checking documents for accuracy, format, and audience presentation; identifying and preparing graphic/digital photography content for inclusion in website/social media and/or articles. NOTE: Your experience must be fully documented in your resume and must include job title, duties, month and year start/end dates AND hours worked per week. OR SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION: Successful completion of a Ph.D., or equivalent doctorate degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M. from an accredited college or university. This education must have provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent one (1) year of full-time study. If that number cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours will be considered an academic year of graduate study. Part-time graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended. NOTE: Transcripts must be submitted with your application materials. Education cannot be credited without documentation. OR COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: An equivalent combination of successfully completed higher level graduate education and specialized experience, as described above, may be used to meet the total qualification requirements. NOTE: Your experience must be documented in your resume and transcripts are required. This position is responsible for establishing and managing communications plans that identify target audiences, appropriate messages, activities, and resources needed for effective communication, and effective communications plan for change management; incorporate multiple channels to manage expectations and disseminate project progress.
Responsible for supporting and guiding facility VHA public affairs officers and stakeholders about My HeatheVet. Oversees MHV’s online presence and web content and leads innovations to keep facilities MHV·on the cutting-edge. Ensures accountability via written communication as it relates to MHV as each of these communication skills contributes importantly to the way VHA communicates with Veterans, Congress, our dedicated volunteers, the public and employees..
Establishes and manages the training plans, designs and perform lie.eds assessments within the project relative to functional and training needs and project effectiveness.
Works with EES to coordinate personnel and resources to evaluate the educational needs of Veterans and employees to develop MHV educational and training programs/classes.
Based on the national MHV Program, develops and updates a facility-specific MHV implementation plan includes developing a mission/vision statement, establishing a local team, leading team efforts, identifying I al providers as champions, and developing MHV roles and responsibilities. Establishes, develops, and providers as champions, and developing MHV roles and responsibilities. Establishes develops, and implements local MHV-related goals, strategies to meet goals, identifies responsible parties, tracks progress, including monitoring goals/activity status, and reports status/progress to medical center management.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Administration and ManagementCustomer ServiceTechnology ApplicationWriting 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: Work is performed in an office with adequate light and climate controlled office. May require occasional travel. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at

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