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Job Title:Administrative Manager

Department:National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Agency:Dryden Flight Research Center

Job Announcement Number:DF13C0016

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$126,687.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, February 25, 2013 to Friday, March 08, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0301-15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Edwards AFB, CAView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

This announcement is open to current NASA Federal employees serving under a career, career-conditional or VRA appointment, those serving on an appointment under 213.3102(u) of Schedule A, or NASA term employees who have acquired conversion eligibility under the NASA Flexibility Act of 2004.

JOB SUMMARY:

NASA, the world's leader in space and aeronautics is always seeking outstanding scientists, engineers, and other talented professionals to carry forward the great discovery process that its mission demands. Creativity. Ambition. Teamwork. A sense of daring. And a probing mind. That's what it takes to join NASA, one of the best places to work in the Federal Government.

The incumbent serves as the Deputy Director for Mission Support . The incumbent participates fully in planning, directing, and coordinating all Center activities that involve the administrative and institutional aspects of the operation of the Center. The functions associated with this are acquisition management, budget and finance, facility design and asset management, human resources management and development, protective services, public affairs, education, management systems and external relations. Assists the Director for Mission Support in determining policy and overall management approach and in negotiations with other Dryden organizations, other NASA organizations, other agencies, academic organizations, and companies in the private sector to effect agreements. Incumbent has full authority to act in a line management capacity for the Director for Mission Support at all times.

Travel and relocation expenses are not authorized.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • A one year supervisory probationary period may be required.
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • Position subject to pre-employment background investigation
  • Selectee must complete a financial disclosure statement
  • Successful completion of a security investigation will be required

DUTIES:

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Incumbent participates with the Director for Mission Support in performing the administrative and human resources management
functions relative to the staff supervised. Assures that subordinates are trained and fully comply with the provisions of the safety regulations. The incumbent participates in the management oversight of the functional organizations for the Director by performing a full range of supervisory duties. Position is responsible for assigning functional responsibilities and planning work to be accomplished, setting priorities and schedules for completion; initiating performance or disciplinary measures as required; performs resource analyses, including preparing budget plans, managing the budget, and tracking progress against plans; develops and tracks budgets and workforce resources.

Advocates for resources, processes, policy and facilities to sustain and advance the ability to conduct the administrative and institutional aspects of the Center's operation. The incumbent participates with the Director for Mission Support in providing management oversight and participation in the Center's relationship with NASA Headquarters, and their respective offices.

The incumbent chairs the Dryden Facilities Review Board and establishes facility goals, objectives and priorities consistent with flight research program requirements. Serves as the Center liaison with the Air Force Flight Test Center, participating and coordinating any policy, management and tenant activities/issues and serve also as the Alliance Institutional Integrated Project Team co-lead.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14, which has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of the position described above.

To meet the specialized experience the applicant must show specific examples where they have made decisions or recommendations that significantly changed or developed major policies or programs. Resume must show that applicant has planned, organized and implemented programs, plans, and proposals involving substantial resources to include preparing budget plans, managing the budget, and tracking progress against plans as well as developing and tracking budgets and workforce resources.


U.S. citizenship is required.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Resumes will be rated by an automated system (Resumix) that matches the competencies extracted from the candidate's resume to the competencies identified by the selecting official for the position. Candidates will be evaluated on the competencies they possess that are directly related to the duties of the job, as described in this announcement. Candidates should refer to NASA's Applicant Guide for assistance in developing a complete resume. NASA will not accept separate KSA statement.

A category rating method will be used to evaluate candidates. All candidates will be assigned to either a 70, 80, or 90 pt. quality category based on the degree to which their competencies meet the position requirements. All candidates in the 90 pt group, which is the highest quality category, may be referred for consideration. A human resources specialist will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official. In certain instances when a large candidate pool exists within the highest quality category, additional weighting of scores may occur to further distinguish best qualified candidates. For the purpose of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), candidates rated in the top quality category are considered well-qualified.


BENEFITS:

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NASA offers excellent benefit programs and competitive salaries. To learn more about pay and benefits at NASA, click HERE.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. See 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for definition of well qualified.

Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP consideration must indicate their eligibility when applying for a position. The USAJOBS resume asks you to identify your ICTAP eligibility; the NASA Supplemental Information asks you to identify your CTAP eligibility. If you are selected for the position, you must be prepared to submit proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP/ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location.

U.S. citizenship is required.

Qualified NASA term employees who have term conversion eligibility under the NASA Flexibility Act of 2004 will be referred and considered equally with other NASA permanent employees under internal competitive placement procedures.

Your USAJOBS account asks you to assign a name to each of your resumes. When you apply to a NASA position, we will show you the text of the resume you have submitted, but we do not maintain the name you have assigned to that resume. If you wish to keep track of that information, we recommend you make note of it at the time you apply.

Travel and relocation expenses are not authorized.

Current Federal employees must meet time in grade and three months after competitive appointment restrictions by the closing date of the announcement.

Occasional travel may be required.

Any individual selected for this position must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

HOW TO APPLY:

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This vacancy is being filled through NASA STARS, an automated Staffing and Recruitment System. NASA partners with USAJOBS in providing a seamless application process. Before you begin the application process, please read the vacancy announcement carefully and have all required information available. You may begin the process of submitting your resume by clicking on the 'Apply Online' link.

In order to be considered, you must submit a resume completed on the USAJOBS site. When completing your USAJOBS resume, please remember that NASA limits resumes to the equivalent of approximately SIX typed pages, or approximately 22,000 characters including spaces. You will NOT be allowed to complete the application process if your resume is too long or if your resume was uploaded to USAJobs from a second source. Additionally, NASA does not accept documents attached through USAJobs' document attachment feature.

Once you submit your resume to NASA, you will be asked to complete a short series of additional questions. You must finish the entire process in order to have a complete application package and receive consideration. Your answers will not be saved unless you finish the entire application.

You may edit a previously-submitted application, if the announcement is still open.For more information, see the Applicant Guide.

If you are unable to apply electronically for this position, submit your resume and supplemental questions to: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Resume Operations Center, Mailstop: HS50, Marshall Space Flight Center, AL 35812. DO NOT submit your resume directly to the Center advertising this vacancy. Mailed resumes must be received by the close of business on the closing date of the announcement. Hard copy resumes requirements are provided at: Hard Copy Resume Requirements.

If you are a first time applicant, we recommend that you review NASA's Applicant Guide to ensure that you are providing a complete resume. Failure to submit the supplemental data and a resume that contains all of the required information may result in loss of consideration for positions in which you are interested.

All applications must be received no later than midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

NASA's application process has been specifically developed to ensure that we only ask you for the information we absolutely need to evaluate your qualifications and eligibility. In order to apply for this position, you only need to submit your resume and answer the screening questions and supplemental information. No additional documentation is accepted at the time of application. (For example you need not submit narrative 'KSA' statements; they are not required and will not be evaluated.) In this way we allow you to focus on preparing a resume that best describes your background and abilities. For assistance in preparing your resume, consult the Applicant Guide.

Nothing further is required until requested by the Human Resources Office. At that point, we may ask you to submit documentation to support statements made in your resume. For example, we may ask you to provide academic transcripts or proof of Federal employment status. If you are claiming veterans' preference, we may ask you to submit proof of veterans preference (DD-214, and, if claiming 10-point preference, SF-15 plus proof required by that form). If you fail to provide the required documents within the stated time period, we may withdraw a job offer and/or remove you from further consideration.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Nancy Campbell
Email: nancy.campbell-1@nasa.gov
Agency Information:
NASA's Resume Operations Center
Mailstop HS50
Marshall Space Flight Center, AL
35812
US

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Candidates for NASA positions are evaluated using our automated staffing and recruitment system, NASA STARS, which compares your skills and experience as described in your resume with the requirements of the position. If you are found to be a highly qualified candidate, you will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration. (In some cases, individuals with priority for special consideration must be considered and selected before other candidates.) Whether or not you are contacted for an interview depends upon the location of the position and the judgment of the selecting official.

At NASA, we pride ourselves on efficient and timely recruitment actions, and you can normally expect to learn the outcome of the selection process in a fairly short period of time. In addition, to ensure that you can measure progress for yourself, NASA provides you with regularly updated information on the status of the vacancy announcement.

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Job Announcement Number:

DF13C0016

Control Number:

338529300