Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the normal progression for this occupation that has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. The experience may include activities such as preparing and creating financial monthly and quarterly reports; administering, monitoring, updating requisition; preparing proposals; verifying cost; supporting in planning, scheduling project requirements; assisting Project Administrator in proposal preparation; generating travel authorizations.
Education: master's or equivalent graduate degree or Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's or equivalent degree related to the position may be substituted to meet the experience requirements.
Combination of Experience and Education: Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications; for example, a half year of experience and a half year of education in the field may be qualifying. Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and/or proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.
Qualification requirements are derived from the Office of Personnel Management's Qualification Standards Handbook for General Schedule Positions viewable on the web at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above.
The online questionnaire will evaluate your experience, education, and/or training that address the competencies below:
knowledge of principles, practices, and methods of financial management and budget administration in order to monitor obligations and expenditures and prepare financial cost reports.
knowledge of internal grants administration policies, procedures, and guidelines.
Knowledge of proposal preparation.
Ability to interpret, analyze, and evaluate data to solve problems.
Skill in the use of computers and experience with automated spreadsheets including Excel.
Skill in the use of the Earned Value Management system (EVM). To preview questions please click here.