To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), Technical Qualifications, and other qualifications, if applicable, listed below.
EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) describing accomplishments that would satisfy the ECQs. You must address each ECQ separately. You are required to respond to all ECQs. If you fail to do so, you will be rated as 'Ineligible.' Additional information on the ECQs is available at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp. Each accomplishment should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and results of your action. Please limit your written statements to no more than two pages per ECQ.
ECQ 1 - Leading Change: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
ECQ 2 - Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
ECQ 3 - Results Driven: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ 4 - Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 5 - Building Coalitions: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
DoD Joint Enterprise-Wide Experience Statement
In addition, DoD requires the following Enterprise Perspective: Possess a broad point of view and an awareness and understanding of individual or organizational responsibilities in relation to DoD or government-wide strategic priorities. Executives should demonstrate ability to work with internal and external partners to support national security objectives. This perspective is typically gained through a variety of diverse work experiences. A separate narrative statement is not required. This information should be embedded within the application package (Resume, Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications).
TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) of accomplishments that would satisfy the technical qualifications. You must address each technical qualification separately. You are required to respond to all three of the technical qualifications. If you fail to do so, you will be rated as "Ineligible". Please limit your written statements to no more than two pages per technical qualification.
1). Knowledge of the operations, rules, procedures, and organization of the Federal Government, as well as the role and responsibilities of the 55 state and territorial governments as they pertain to absentee voting.
2). Demonstrated experience in dealing effectively with congressional staff and senior leaders across the Federal Government as well as senior officials in national organizations and in the private sector; skill in both oral and written communication, to include experience in public speaking and media engagement on sensitive issues as required.
3). Ability to analyze complex issues and problems including: analysis of legal implications; developing practical recommendations that are supported by senior level management; managing operations affecting large numbers of individuals; and coordinating the activities of multiple organizations with differing views on sensitive issues to develop common solutions to complicated problems.
Education Requirement: This position does not have an education requirement.
All newly appointed career SES leaders must sign the Reassignment Rights Obligations Agreement as a condition of appointment into the SES.
You must submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test before you can be appointed into this position.
In order to qualify for this position, you must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance (Non-Critical Sensitive)
Submit application and resume online by 11:59PM Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
Provide all required documents by the closing date of the announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience, and education. Your application will be evaluated by a rating and ranking panel, and highly qualified candidates may undergo an interview and a reference check. The Office of the Secretary of Defense Executive Resource Board will review results and make recommendations on final selections to the appointing authority. Unless you have already been certified by an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Review Board (QRB), your ECQs must be certified by an OPM QRB before appointment can occur.