EDUCATION: A four-year degree in behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to this Sexual Assault Prevention Program Manager position. (NOTE: Copies of your transcripts must be provided prior to the closing date of the announcement).
COMBINING EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. (NOTE: Copies of your transcripts must be provided prior to the closing date of the announcement).
Four years of appropriate experience that demonstrated that the applicant has acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
In addition to the basic requirement candidates must meet the following:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-13 grade level or next lower qualifying pay band or other pay systems. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and ability to perform successfully the duties of the position. Examples of specialized experience includes overseeing the implementation and management of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program and serving as a consultant for sexual assault issues and represents the organization on committees, working groups, conferences and community, Federal, and state meetings; developing and managing prevention and support programs and activities for sexual assault, domestic, and interpersonal violence and/or victim advocacy related functions; establishing and/or modifying processes, procedures, contacts, and training necessary to carry out the program and meet objectives; skill in applying tact and diplomacy during difficult circumstances to advise and inform high-level officials on complicated, sensitive, and controversial issues; and knowledge of laws, regulations, executive orders, and issues relating to sexual assault and other acts of interpersonal violence.
To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:
http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0100/social-science-series-0101/ and http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of laws, policies, regulations directives, procedures and precedents applicable to sexual assault prevention and response program development and management.
2. Knowledge of national sexual assault prevention and response program initiatives, policies, and procedures to develop the organizations policy.
3. Knowledge of victim unit investigations of sexual assault and the best practices implementation options, procedures, and function within the state status capabilities under the state statutes.
4. Skill in identifying and applying management concepts and techniques of programs to develop and evaluate policies and procedures, study and analyze concepts, extend existing principles to new and unusual initiatives, and prepare advisory materials.
5. Ability to coordinate high-level meetings, conferences, and multi-organizational activities and provide briefings and compose correspondence.
6. Ability to gather facts and use effective, analytical, and evaluative methods to accurately assess information and make sound problem solving decisions.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
1. Travel is required 25% on a regular basis and occasionally involves after-hours and weekend activities.
2. Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.
3. May be required to work overtime, compensatory time, change of shift, holidays, weekend, or evening.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
Applications who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.
BASIS OF RATING:
Your application will be rated under the Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which the quality, depth, and complexity of your experience and education relate to the qualifications requirement. Additional points are not added for Veteran's Preference; however, Veteran Preference is still applied.
Category 3, Best Qualified: Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements.
Category 2, Highly Qualified: Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements.
Category 1, Qualified: Candidates in this category meet the minimum education and/or experience requirements.
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire. The numeric rating you received is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully.