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Job Title:Invitations Coordinator

Agency:Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Hiring Organization:CFPB - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Job Announcement Number:12-CFPB-145X

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$53,500.00 to $102,900.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 to Saturday, January 7, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

CN-0301-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-time - Excepted service time-limited Appointment NTE 12 months; may be extended up to July 20, 2015

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

04

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Washington DC Metro Area, DC

WHO MAY APPLY:

Applications will be accepted from U.S. citizens.

JOB SUMMARY:

Do you want to be a leader in your field at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) - a groundbreaking organization solely devoted to the economic strength and vitality of American Families? Do you want to play an important role in making consumer financial markets work for all American families? Do you want to challenge yourself and others? If you answer "Yes", then we have a career for you!  CFPB professionals have unparalleled opportunities to expand horizons for themselves and for the nation.  Be one of the founding members of an agency that will make a difference in the lives of everyday American families!

This position is located in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Office of External Affairs.  The Office of External Affairs is responsible for coordination of all external communication, with a focus on raising awareness of consumer issues through activities, messages, and interactions with Public Relations, Media, Communities, Industries, and Stakeholders.  You will support management of CFPB's participation in external events by developing and maintaining databases and event calendar and providing advice and guidance on consideration of invitations.

This position is being filled under CFPB's excepted service authority. This excepted service, time-limited position may be eligible for conversion to a permanent, excepted service appointment. Appointment under this authority does not convey competitive status.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Background investigation
  • U.S. citizenship
  • May be required to serve a one year trial period.

DUTIES:

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The major duties of this position include:

  • Develop and maintain a database to manage all invitations for CFPB to be represented at external meetings, panels, roundtables, conferences and other external events.

  • Research and provide background information so that the invitation can be appropriately considered by decision-makers.

  • Monitor and track all invitations and to ensure that all invitations are considered by the appropriate stakeholder and that decisions regarding the acceptance of the invitation are forwarded to CFPB staff in accordance with established timelines and protocols.

  • Develop and maintain the CFPB-wide calendar, ensuring that all accepted invitations are placed on the CFPB calendar, and that all appropriate CFPB staff are alerted and invited to the event/meeting.

  • Serve as expert on calendar issues, providing advice and guidance to CFPB staff on use of the calendar and on protocols for consideration of invitations.

  • QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date.

    You must answer all job-related questions in the job questionnaire.


    Education may be substituted for experience as described in "Qualifications."

    Specialized Experience for the CN-4 level: To qualify at the CN-4, you must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the CN-3C grade level in the Federal service.  (For qualification purposes, the CN-3C level is roughly equivalent to the GS-07 level.)  For this position specialized experience may be defined as: experience coordinating the policies and procedures of an organization; knowledge of and ability to use software programs to create databases; ability to plan, prioritize and organize work; ability to communicate orally and in writing; and interacting with high level officials in non-routine situations that require a high degree of tact and etiquette.
    OR
    A master's degree or equivalent, or two academic years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such degree, or LL.B. or J.D., from an accredited college or university.  To be qualifying, graduate education must be in a field directly related to the duties of this position and must have provided the knowledge, skills and abilities that would be acquired through one year of specialized experience as described above.

    The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector.  One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    Your application includes your:
    1.    Resume,
    2.    Responses to the online questions,
    3.    Required supporting documents;
    4.    Cover letter (optional).  
    Note: If a cover letter is submitted, it may be used to assess your qualifications.

    We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants:

    1.    Minimum Requirements: Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position.  You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position.  If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible.

    2.    Rating: Your application will be evaluated against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  You may also be further evaluated using additional assessment processes.  

    Category rating procedures will be used to rank and refer eligibles.  Based on your responses to the online questionnaire, you will be assigned a score.  Your score will determine in which of the three categories you will be placed: Categories A, B, or C. Under this process, veterans will be assigned to the appropriate category (without additional preference points) and then placed at the top of their category.

    Review your resume and responses carefully.  Responses that are not fully supported by the information in your application package may result in adjustments to your score.  A human resources representative will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official.  Your resume will be among the factors used in setting your pay, should you be made an offer of employment.  Please ensure that it fully describes your experience as it relates to the position for which you are applying.

    3.    Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview.  If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)), you must be rated in Category B, or higher, in order to be considered as well-qualified to receive special selection priority.

    We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.
    To preview questions please click here.


    BENEFITS:

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    Our comprehensive benefits are among the most generous in the federal government. They include:

  • Challenging and rewarding work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards
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  • Ten paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year
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  • Access to comprehensive health, vision, dental, life, and long-term care insurance programs that may be continued after you retire
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  • A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods.  We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.
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  • Participation in the Federal Reserve Retirement and Thrift Plans; or continued participation in the Civil Service Retirement System or Federal Employees Retirement System.
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  • Public Transit Incentive program (PTIP)
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  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
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  • Health Unit Services
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  • Emergency Child Care Service (Contracted Service)
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  • Fitness Center Access
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         Learn more about federal benefits programs at: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc

    OTHER INFORMATION:

  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
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  • This announcement may be used to fill like positions in other organizations within the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.


  • Relocation expenses will not be paid.


  • HOW TO APPLY:

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    The following instructions outline our application process.  You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement.  We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us as soon as possible.

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis.  Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.  

    Step 1 - Create or Upload a Resume with USAJOBS (www.usajobs.com)
    We suggest you go to the end of the "Qualifications & Evaluations" section of the job announcement to preview the online questions.  You may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions.   Resume Tips

    Step 2 - Apply Online
    Click the "Apply Online" link on this page.  You will then be directed to USAJOBS where you must select a resume.  After selecting a resume, click on the "Apply for this position now!" link, and follow the prompts to register (if you have not already done so).  You will then be required to answer a few questions, and submit all required documents.  To return to your saved application, log into your USAJOBS account and click on "Application Status."  Click on the position title, and then select "Apply Online" to continue.

    Step 3 - Answer the Online Questions and Submit Your Online Application
    If this is your first time on CFPB's CareerConnector website, you will be prompted to register by answering questions related to your eligibility for federal employment.  The system will save these responses and take you back to the main screen so that you can answer the job-specific questions.  Select "Take me to the assessment" and click on the "Continue" button to answer the job-specific questions.  You must answer all the questions and click the "Finished" button.

    Step 4 - Review and Confirm Your Submission
    You will now have the option to upload a document or print fax cover-sheets for your required documents.  (See Step 5 for details.)  Once you click "Done," you will see a summary of your application for your review.  You may also print a copy for your records.  When you click "Finished" at the bottom of the page, you will then be directed back to USAJOBS where you can confirm that your application has been submitted.  You may also track your application status from your USAJOBS account.

    Step 5 - Submit Required Documents
    You can submit any required or optional documents (described below) by document upload or fax.  Whichever method you choose, please include the job announcement number with your documents.  To protect your privacy, we encourage you to remove your social security number from anything you submit.

    Document Upload:  You may upload supporting documents in one of two ways:
    1.    Once you finish answering the questions in the job announcement, you will be prompted to upload your document(s) to your application.  You will be given the choice to either upload the document as part of the application process or you can select a document that you have already loaded on USAJOBS.  OR
    2.    You may upload a document to an existing application by logging in to your USAJOBS account.  Click on "My Applications" and search for the vacancy.  Once you have located the vacancy, click on it and select "Apply Online."  Move through your existing application until you reach the "Documents" page and select "Upload" to add a document to your application.  Be sure to review your complete application to confirm that the document(s) uploaded properly.

    In the "Application Review" section, you should see your uploaded documents listed on the "Vacancy Documents" screen.  Once you see them, click "Finished;" you will then be returned to USAJOBS.

    Fax:  Create a fax cover-sheet in CareerConnector by following the "Faxing Supporting Documentation" instructions.  The fax number is on the cover-sheet.

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may lose consideration for this position (or lose the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

    VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION
    If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge.  Compensably disabled preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, SF-15, along with the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form.  An SF-15 may be found at the OPM Forms Page. For more information on veteran's preference, click here.

    ICTAP PROOF OF ELIGIBILITY
    If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility.  For a detailed list of documents, click here.

    EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION

    If you are qualifying based on education, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of courses showing title, number of credits, grade, and date of completion.

    To be used in meeting qualification requirements, a college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to the Database of Accreditation of Post-Secondary Institutions and Programs.  If we are unable to determine that you meet the required education, you will be found ineligible for further consideration.

    If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency; more information may be found at Acceptability of Higher Education for Meeting Minimum Qualification Requirements.  We recommend you get this process started as soon as possible to avoid delays in appointment if selected.

    A transcript will be required if you are tentatively selected.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Applicant Call Center
    Phone: 304-480-7300
    Fax: 000-000-0000
    TDD: 304-480-8725
    Email: CFPBINQUIRIES@BPD.TREAS.GOV
    Agency Information:
    CFPB - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    See "How to Apply" Section
    Parkersburg, WV
    26106
    US
    Fax: 000-000-0000

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging into your account at www.usajobs.gov.  We also recommend you opt to receive status change emails through USAJOBs.

    Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement.  Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate, or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

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    Job Announcement Number:

    12-CFPB-145X

    Control Number:

    306225500