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Job Title:Performance Learning Director for Industrial Property Management

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Defense Acquisition University

Job Announcement Number:DAU-777278-LCI078F-13

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$90,000.00 to $140,654.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, November 01, 2012 to Friday, November 30, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

AD-1103-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Term

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location(s):
California, MD United StatesView Map
Fort Lee, VA United StatesView Map
Fort Belvoir, VA United StatesView Map
Kettering, OH United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All U.S. Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

This announcement is for one vacancy only.  Duty location and final salary to be determined upon selection.

The position is in an AD (Administratively Determined) pay plan.  Salary is based on the requirements of the position as well as the qualifications of the selected applicant as aligned with the evaluation criteria for each Pay Band.  Additional information can be found at http://www.dau.mil/about-dau/docs/DAU_Faculty_Plan.pdf.

Are you ready to join a world class corporate university and take on the challenge of reaching over 100,000 learners worldwide?  The Defense Acquisition University (DAU) is the recognized leader as a corporate university, advancing the use of technology in all areas of education.  The professional faculty and staff at DAU work in a strong team environment to continuously improve the ways we help our students learn by delivering the right knowledge and skills at the point of need.  Come join this dynamic team using your expertise to make a real impact in the acquisition community.

All US citizens may apply, including current and former federal employees.  This position is in the excepted service and may be filled by candidates who have not previously worked for the federal government.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration.

Once your complete application is received we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking.  The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30-45 days of the closing date of this announcement.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. citizen

DUTIES:

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As a Performance Learning Director (PLD) for Industrial Property Management, you will directly support the DAU Contracting Center Director within the DAU Learning Capabilities Integration Center (LCIC).  In this position you will work under the supervision of the Center Director to develop and maintain cutting-edge learning and knowledge assets for a career field curriculum portfolio to improve workforce acquisition and property management, skills and capabilities. You will act as an interface with Industrial Property career field senior stakeholders on career field needs and training requirements. You will apply your knowledge, experience, and technical skills to manage curriculum and learning asset development, and facilitate knowledge sharing and learning for the Department of Defense Acquisition workforce in support of all four elements of the DoD Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L) Performance Learning Model (PLM) in the areas of training, continuous learning, mission assistance, and knowledge sharing. You will focus on the competencies desired of the Industrial Property workforce to accomplish effective and efficient acquisition, and property management. You will also teach and facilitate higher levels of learning for the Department of Defense acquisition workforce. For this position, your expertise should be directly related to the Industrial Property career field and used to facilitate successful accomplishment of the DAU mission.

The PLD for Industrial Property Management, should also have an expert knowledge of the classifications of Government property, the Government property and related clauses, voluntary consensus standards (VCS) and industry leading practices (ILPs) relating to the management of Government property in the possession of contractors, audit techniques applicable to contractor property management systems and the disposition/disposal of Government property in the possession of contractors.

In addition, work involves analyzing management problems as they relate to Government property in the possession of contractors and providing advice, insight, recommendations and alternative solutions to these problems to Senior DoD personnel.

Specifically, this position has the following responsibilities:

  1. Manages the planning, development, production, fielding, update and configuration control of all Contract Property certification curricula, including, but not limited to certification and assignment specific courses, continuous learning modules, and associated AT&L Performance Learning Model (PLM) products and resources
  2. Teams with designated faculty appointed as Course Managers, as well as other faculty, administrative staff and Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) in overall mission accomplishment
  3. Identifies and executes resources and related budgets in the assigned portfolio
  4. Ensures integration of assigned courseware and knowledge assets across the LCIC functional centers
  5. Identifies, resolves, and corrects issues relating to currency, quality, consistency, and integration of knowledge assets within and across related functional areas and the respective career field or portfolio
  6. Maintains configuration management and control of all assigned courseware and knowledge products
  7. Reviews student and faculty assessment data and related metrics to assess and report the status of courseware to the Center Director
  8. Designs, composes and updates assigned guidebooks, handbooks, and other curriculum support media, and generates requirements for new media and other reference material for the assigned portfolio of courses
  9. Serves as an IPT member on the Government Property sub-Functional Integrated Product Team (FIPT) as part of the Contracting FIPT; and coordinates with other career field FIPTs to insure proper integration of contract property management knowledge products across the PLM


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Pay Band A: Minimum Prerequisites

  1. You must possess a Bachelor’s Degree and have at least 4 years of experience in the appropriate functional area in either government or industry.
  2. You must have specialized experience directly relating to the specific duties of the position to be filled and must demonstrate that you have the required expertise to perform successfully.
  3. You must have at least 1 year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 level in the federal service.
  4. You must have achieved DAWIA Level III certification in the primary discipline or related discipline from the acquisition workforce or have the ability to obtain this certification within 24 months of appointment.

Pay Band B: Minimum Prerequisites

  1. You must possess a Master’s Degree in a related area from an accredited college or university and at least 6 years of experience in the appropriate functional area in either a government or industry position.
  2. You must have specialized experience directly relating to the specific duties of the position to be filled and must demonstrate that you have the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully.
  3. You must have at least 1 year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 level in the federal service.
  4. You must have achieved DAWIA Level III certification in the primary discipline or related discipline from the acquisition workforce or have the ability to obtain this certification within 24 months of appointment.

Pay Band C: Minimum Prerequisites

  1. You must possess a Master’s Degree in a related area from an accredited college or university and at least 8 years of experience in the appropriate functional area in either a government or industry position.
  2. You must have specialized experience directly relating to the specific duties of the position to be filled and must demonstrate that you have the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully.
  3. You must have at least 1 year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 level in the federal service.
  4. You must have achieved DAWIA Level III certification in BCF-FM or related discipline from the acquisition workforce or have the ability to obtain this certification within 24 months of appointment.

The President of DAU can waive all criteria.

For optimum consideration, please ensure your resume reflects how your experience and educational achievements are related to key functional areas of this position including:  teaching abilities, mission assistance/consulting, learning asset management (curriculum development and knowledge sharing), leadership, and resource management.

Successful candidates for this position will possess demonstrated abilities in:

  1. Contract Property Management: Contract property management experience (e.g. Resident Property Administrator (PA), itinerant PA, base level PA, Corporate or University Property Management, contingency, etc.).  This includes an understanding of the latest changes to the FAR relating to Government property in the possession of contractors, the use and application of voluntary consensus standards and industry leading practices, property management systems analysis, i.e., auditing, and the disposition/disposal of Government property in the possession of contractors; An in depth knowledge of contract property management is required for this position.
  2. Learning asset management (curriculum development and knowledge sharing): Experience in the management or development of learning assets and learning products for the contracting career field or other DoD Weapon system management areas, to include the continuous assessment, currency, and quality of various types of learning assets and learning products; Experience with distance learning, continuous learning modules and communities of practice.
  3. Leadership and resource management: Leadership/management experience in Contract property management organizations within the defense (government) and/or private (commercial) sectors; Team leadership as well as supervisory leadership; Experience with the management of an organization's resources relating to its programs and operations, including all resource aspects relating to the planning, programming, budgeting and execution process.
  4. Teaching: Ability (or potential) to teach and facilitate learning of adults. This includes: the ability to communicate (orally and in writing) complex managerial development and technical material to students with different backgrounds and experiences; a proficiency in delivery methods such as guided discussions, short lectures, role plays, and case studies; the ability to incorporate the learner’s experience into the learning process, along with the ability to motivate learners to participate actively in the learning process; and the ability to organize information, develop the thought process and relevant threads/themes, define objectives, draw conclusions, maintain audience interest, and effectively facilitate student learning.
  5. Mission Assistance: Ability to provide performance support or consulting in the contract property management field in areas related to DoD weapon systems acquisition management and leadership.  Includes the ability to enter into an agreement with managers and provide consulting support in the area of contract property management in the process of diagnosis, goal setting, programmatic problem solving and decision-making, and group or organizational intervention to bring about successful organizational change.

    Appropriate experts within the Defense Acquisition University will evaluate applications. Salary determination is based on the requirements of the position as well as the qualifications of the selected applicant as aligned with the evaluation criteria for each Pay Band.  Additional information can be found at http://www.dau.mil/about-dau/docs/DAU_Faculty_Plan.pdf.


ADDITIONAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

1. This is a Critical Acquisition position.
2. If selected for this position, you are subject to the completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
3. You will be required to become a member of the Acquisition Corps. DoD instruction 5000.58R specifies qualification standards for Corps membership (waiver of some of these standards is possible in the limited circumstances described in the instruction).
4. You will be required to join the DAU Faculty Plan as established by Title 10 of the US Code. This position is in the excepted service (non-career). Candidates currently in the competitive service will be required to sign a statement indicating that they are leaving the competitive services voluntarily to accept an appointment in the excepted service. To access the instructions related to this requirement visit http://www.dau.mil/about-dau/docs/DAU_Faculty_Plan.pdf.
5. Initial appointment is made for a period of four years, conditional upon satisfactory completion of a DAU trial period of one year. Every year, as part of an annual review, consideration is given to extending the appointment; thus service at DAU can be extended indefinitely.
6. If selected for this position, you MUST be able to begin work within 90 days of acceptance.
7. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses will NOT be paid.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Applicants meeting the basic requirements will be further evaluated by information provided in the Assessment Questionnaire. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

The Assessment Questionnaire takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and collects information on your education, training and experience related to the following critical factors:

  1. Contract Property Management
  2. Learning asset management (curriculum development and knowledge sharing)
  3. Leadership and resource management
  4. Teaching
  5. Mission Assistance


BENEFITS:

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For additional information on specific health benefits, life insurance, retirement, etc. please visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp.

For additional information on the Thrift Savings Plan please visit: http://www.tsp.gov/.

For additional Veteran’s information please visit: http://www.usajobs.gov/ei/VetPreference.asp or http://www.fedshirevets.gov/.



OTHER INFORMATION:



HOW TO APPLY:

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If you have questions about submitting your application package, please contact the Application Manager Help Desk at ApplicationManagerHelpDesk@opm.gov.

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package. See required documents below.

Click ‘Apply Online' to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.

  1. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire and upload required documents.
  2. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application.
  3. Applications must be received by the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
  4. Check application status or return to a previous or incomplete application by logging into your USAJOBS account, clicking Application Status, then More Information for this position.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID: 777278. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

You are highly encouraged to submit your application package and complete your assessment questionnaire on-line.   If you cannot apply online:

  1. Click to view and print the assessment questionnaire:View Occupational Questionnaire
  2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf.
  3. Fax the completed 1203 FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.   Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

You must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 

  1. Your resume and/or OF612, Optional Application for Federal Employment Statement Information.  Please include the month/day/year for all prior positions annotated on your resume.
  2. Complete Assessment Questionnaire
  3. If you claim Veteran's Preference, (5 or 10 points) you MUST provide a copy of your DD Form 214 (Member Copy 4) listing the dates of military service and rank.  If you are claiming 10 points (10 percent or more disability), you must also provide a letter from the Veterans Affairs Office and a completed SF-15 (Application for 10-point Veterans Preference - http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf ) substantiating your claim.

Note: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information and documents entered, uploaded, or faxed are received, legible, and accurate.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

DAU Human Resources
Phone: (703)805-4936
Email: DAUHUMANRESOURCES@DAU.MIL
Agency Information:
Defense Acquisition University
9820 Belvoir Road
Fort Belvoir, VA
22060
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. The questionnaire will assess your qualifications for the job, and will be used to identify the best qualified applicants to be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interviews. We will notify you of the outcome after each of these steps has been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.

You will no longer need to call the HR Office to determine your application status. USAJOBS has added an alert setting to their system to drive status updates notification for applicants. You can elect to activate the proactive notification from your USAJOBS profile at any point during the application process to sign-up for automatic alerts when there are status changes for jobs to which you have applied.

Once you submit the required documents, the application manager may tell you that you are missing items such as Miscellaneous and Qualifications. These are strictly optional fields. The only required documents are listed above.

If invited for an interview:

The following documentation MUST be submitted to the interviewer (please provide documents to the interviewer in a sealed envelope):

  1. Proof of current salary (a current Leave/Earnings Statement, W-2, or similar form).
  2. An official transcript validating level of education is required. If a transcript is not available by the date of the interview, paperwork indicating that the document has been requested from the relevant institution must be provided.  If an official transcript is not provided within 30 days of employment, the new employee may be removed from the position.
  3. Names and contact information for at least three (3) references (do not include current supervisor or family members).
  4. Current or past employees of the Federal government must provide a copy of their latest SF50.

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Job Announcement Number:

DAU-777278-LCI078F-13

Control Number:

330108200