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Job Title:Managing Director (Administrative Services and Human Resources), MC-201-2c

Agency:Millennium Challenge Corporation

Job Announcement Number:MCC-598307-12-012-DAF-MP

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$125,000.00 to $165,000.00 / Per Year


Monday, January 30, 2012 to Friday, March 2, 2012




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy - Washington DC Metro Area, DC United States


Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)


Whether you are new to the Federal Government or an experienced professional seeking a career change, visit our Website at to see the kinds of dynamic projects our staff are undertaking.  If you want a career where you can see the difference your work makes, then join the Millennium Challenge Corporation!

This position is located in the Administrative Services and Human Resources  Division, within the Department of Administration and Finance, at the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).




  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Background investigation or security cleaarance required
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • Occasional domestic and foreign travel may be required


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As the Managing Director ASHR, you will serve as a key member of the management team of the Department of Administration and Finance with responsibility for planning, directing and supervising MCC human resources and administrative services programs (such as facilities, conference room management, building services, supplies, transit programs, etc.) to ensure a highly skilled workforce and high quality administrative services.


  • Serve as the Human Capital Officer and principal advisor to all MCC departments on human resource management issues and programs with responsibility for planning, developing, and implementing policies, programs, standards, and systems for effective acquisition, utilization, development, and evaluation of the MCC’s workforce.
  • Develop, communicate, and maintain a human capital strategy that addresses the workforce needs of MCC.
  • Assess departmental staffing needs and analyzes the financial implications to ensure staffing decisions fit within budget plans.
  • Provide high quality and timely services to all MCC departments including administrative services; overseas administration; staffing, skill assessment, position description development; classification, pay setting; recruiting; delegated examining; policy; human resource management systems; human capital reporting and planning;  employee relations; performance management; awards and recognition; on-and off boarding; retirement counseling; and training and workforce development.
  • Strategically manages, budgets, and utilizes the Department’s human and administrative services resources.  Ensures that the workplace fosters the development of staff, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and support constructive conflict resolution.
  • Ensures an affirmative application of MCC policies concerning equal opportunity by ensuring that personnel management within the organization is accomplished without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin. This includes the responsibility for keeping abreast of developments, policy issuances, and other similar material in the equal opportunity field, and for fully supporting MCC’s Equal Opportunity Program.


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For Pay Band 2c:  Applicants must have had one year of specialized experience comparable to the MCC Pay Band 3a or GS-15 or equivalent, which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.  Specialized experience is experience planning, directing and managing a comprehensive federal human resources management program; experience designing, developing, and implementing innovative and flexible human resource strategies and initiatives which ensure the effective acquisition, utilization, development, and evaluation of an agency’s workforce; and experience that has involved working with senior managers on sensitive or controversial human resources issues AND is considered the agency expert in at least two of the following areas:  staffing/recruitment; training including leadership and career development; position management/classification; labor/employee relations; and human capital planning/succession planning.
Note: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume or application.

Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.


We will review your resume and required documents to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements.  If you meet basic qualification requirements, your application will be further evaluated based on your responses to the on-line questionnaire.  Your answers to the on-line questionnaire will be used to evaluate your competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities in the following areas:


  1.  Knowledge of federal Human Resource laws, policies, regulations and precedents of key functional areas of human resources management including classification, staffing and recruiting, benefits and compensation, performance management and employee relations.
  2. Skill in the analysis of the  budget implications of different staffing and business services delivery models and making recommendations on policies and processes to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of support services.
  3. Skill in managing, leading, directing and supervising a workforce providing human resources and administrative services for a major organization.
  4. Ability to devise and implement strategic plans to address human capital and administrative support management challenges including improving customer service.
  5. Ability to interact with all levels of the organization, other Federal agencies, and private sector individuals and organizations on human resources and administrative support issues.


Your resume must specifically and clearly show how you meet the qualifications required and your possession of the required KSAs/competencies.  Based on the information you provided in your application package, we will assign you to one of three quality categories - Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. 


If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or your responses are not supported by your resume, your score will be adjusted.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


Applicants are strongly encouraged to ensure the work history portion thoroughly documents the duties, responsibilities, and accomplishments that are directly related to this position in order to verify specialized experience.


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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered Other benefits include convenient location to metro, eligibility to join State Department Federal Credit Union, flexible work schedule and free use of an on-site gym and locker room with shower facility.


All qualification requirements must be met within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site at


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes:


  1. Resume - Relevant work experience must include: Job title, duties, hours worked per week, starting and ending dates of employment (month and year), and salary.
  2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire.
  3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below).


The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, March 02, 2012.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.


To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete the cover page using the following 598307. 

Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

Note:  To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status of this position.


If you cannot apply online:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and
  2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire and 
  3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documentations to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


 The following documents must be received by the closing date of this announcement:

    • Resume - Relevant work experience must include: Job title, duties, hours worked per week, starting and ending dates of employment (month and year), and salary
    • All current Federal employees and reinstatement eligible applicants must submit a recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, documenting proof of competitive status, tenure,grade level and step.
    • All non-competitive eligible applicants must submit proof of eligibility (i.e., SF-50 documenting the full performance level of a position held on a permanent basis).
    • Responses to Occupational Questionnaire.
    • Veterans Preference documentation (DD-214 - member 4 copy or other copies that indicate character of discharge or equivalent, SF-15 and VA Letter as appropriate).
    • Form – Demographic Information on Applicants, OMB No. 3046-0046.  This form is available at (Optional).


MCC-HR Applications
Phone: (202)772-6810
Fax: (478)757-3144
Agency Information:
MCC Department of Administration and Finance
875 15th St NW
Washington, DC
20005 Fax: (478)757-3144


Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  We will review your resume and transcript(s) (if appropriate) to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements.  We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and may interview the best-qualified applicants.  After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability and/or security background investigation.  A final job offer for this position is typically made within 40 days after the closing date of the announcement.

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