In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
To qualify based on your work
experience, your resume must clearly describe at least one year of specialized
experience, at the GS-09 level, which prepared you to do the work in this job.
Specialized experience is defined as: marketing a student testing program;
interpreting test results; managing a testing program and presenting program
information to private and public audiences. These examples are typical of work
performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities)in the following areas:
Knowledge of Marketing Techniques
Knowledge of Program Management
Skill in Performing Presentations
Ability to Communicate
In addition to the experience requirement (described above), all applicants must possess the following:
Degree: that included or was
supplemented by at least 24 semester hours appropriate to the position to be
filled in one or a combination of the areas described below. At least one
course must have been from (1) or (2) below.
1. Tests and measurement: Study of
the selection, evaluation, administration, scoring, interpretation, and uses of
group and individual aptitude, proficiency, interest, and other tests.
2. Adult education: Study of the
adult as a learner, teaching-learning theories for adults, models and
procedures for planning, designing, managing, and evaluating adult learning
3. Educational program
administration: Study of the foundation and methods in organizing for adult and
continuing education programs.
4. Curriculum development or design:
Study of the principles and techniques for development of curricula for adult
or vocational education programs.
5. Teaching methods: Study of
teaching strategies and learning styles of the adult learner.
6. Guidance and counseling: Study of
the purposes and methods in counseling and guidance, the role of the counselor
in various settings, approaches to counseling, and the uses of tests in the
7. Career planning: Study of career
development, learning activities, systems, approaches, program coordination,
use of educational and community resources, and vocational counseling systems.
8. Occupational information: Study
of theories of occupational choice and vocational development and their
application to the guidance process. Identification and utilization of various
types of occupational information and resources.
Only degrees from an accredited
college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable
to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for
experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel
Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at -
http://www.opm.gov/qualification.html and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
Foreign education must be evaluated
for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please
include this information in your application package. If selected for this
position, you MUST provide official transcripts before eligibility will be
You MUST include a copy of your transcripts in your application package.
Other Requirements: Click here for more information.
If you are male AND if you were born after December 31, 1959, you must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- You may be required to serve one year in a trial/probationary status.
- Direct deposit of pay is required.Security (NS) Clearance: This position has been designated as non-sensitive and requires a personal security investigation.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.