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Job Title:Deputy Director, Corporate Services

Agency:Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Job Announcement Number:2013-EMDEU-0023

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$183,805.00 to $250,000.00 / Per Year


Friday, June 21, 2013 to Tuesday, December 24, 2013




Competitive Service. - Permanent, Full-Time.


1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington, DCView Map


All United States Citizens.     

(Applicants with status or those eligible under special hiring authorities, should apply under FDIC merit promotion announcement #2013-EM-0022.  However, if you desire consideration also under this public non-status announcement, you must apply to both.  Status applicants are current permanent Federal employees in the competitive service and former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility.)  


The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is one of the most respected forces in America's financial community. Our mission is to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system by insuring deposits, examining and supervising financial institutions, and managing receiverships.
The FDIC is ranked as the Number #1 best place to work among mid-sized agencies in the Federal Government.

The Deputy Director position is located in the Division of Administration, Headquarters, of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and reports to the Director who in turn reports to the Chief Financial Officer. Employees of the Division of Administration are located in Arlington, VA, at Virginia Square.



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As Deputy Director, Corporate Services Branch (CSB), the incumbent manages a wide range of administrative and professional services to support the business activities of the FDIC. The incumbent plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates activities associated with design, construction, operation, and management of facilities; lease acquisition; library and information reference services; warehousing; graphics and printing; mail and distribution; transportation; records and document management; and other support functions.

Ensures a safe and healthy work environment and has oversight of all building management and operations, and security and safety programs.

Directs the establishment of internal controls and standard practices for Headquarters and Regional Office records and facilities programs. 

Serves as an advisor to the Director, Division of Administration (DOA) for all substantive matters pertaining to corporate services policy.

Determines the overall goals and objectives of the Branch to ensure support of the agency programs; sets performance standards; develops and conducts ongoing program evaluations; and represents the agency in coordinating programs with other government agencies and private organizations.

Establishes improved methods of operation, sets standards of attainment, and recommends policy changes for the most effective and economical use of resources.

Evaluates cost-benefit analyses and submits budgets for inclusion in the FDIC's budget planning system. Analyzes and evaluates complex proposals and recommendations.

Establishes and maintains continuing liaison with DOA Regional Managers and their staff, counterparts in other organizational elements of the FDIC, representatives of other regulatory agencies and private industry, and various financial institutions. 

Develops policy and directs CSB functions through Assistant Directors responsible for operating the Branch's various programs, as well as highly-specialized professional and technical support staff.


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In order to qualify for this position, applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience at or above the GS/CG-15 level or equivalent in the private sector (e.g. agency or corporate-level expert) leading a comprehensive and geographically-dispersed program accountable for: facilities management, leasing and construction; security and emergency preparedness; oversight of administrative contracts; and general support services.

There is no substitution of education for specialized experience. 

Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.

High Risk Position - Background Investigation (BI) required.


Your resume will be reviewed to determine whether or not you meet the qualification requirements included in this vacancy announcement; therefore, your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination. Resumes should contain specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week (and if the position is/was in the Federal government, include the position series and grade level). If you are determined to be basically qualified, your resume will be evaluated by an executive panel of subject matter experts to measure the degree to which your background matches the competencies, knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below. Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration.

You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs because your resume will serve as documentation in this regard. The KSAs are not listed in any order of importance. 

1. Knowledge of facilities management, leasing and space management, in order to coordinate technical aspects of building design, construction, layout, and planning.

2. Knowledge of physical security, personnel security, and emergency preparedness, in order to develop and implement related policies and operating procedures.

3. Knowledge of acquisition methodologies including financing and cost accounting practices.

4. Ability to manage a geographically-dispersed program in order to ensure goals and objectives are met and consistent with the organization’s mission.

5. Knowledge of resource management principles and procedures such as planning, budgeting, scheduling, coordinating, and utilizing resources.

6. Ability to make oral and written presentations to executive-level management.

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The FDIC offers comprehensive benefits to its employees.  These benefits, some at minimal cost, are some of the best and most competitive in both the private and public sectors.

In addition, under FDIC's Group Life Insurance Program, basic life insurance coverage for Executive Managers is automatically equal to 3 times their salary (rounded to the next higher thousand) up to a maximum of $800,000.  Executives may also choose from two other lower coverage options.  The Corporation pays for the full cost of the basic coverage unless employees also elect to be covered under the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI).

To find out more, click here.

Relocation benefits may be provided to current FDIC employees in accordance with FDIC's General Travel Regulations.  Relocation benefits may also be provided to employees from other federal agencies and to applicants applying under special hiring authorities.


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If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.

If selected, you may be required to serve a supervisory/managerial probationary period.

Salary reflects a pay cap for this position of $250,000.


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To begin, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts to register and establish a USAJOBS account, complete the online assessment questionnaire, and submit all required documents.  Please be sure to click "FINISH" to complete the application process.

You must apply online.  Applicants requesting an exception from the online process must contact the Human Resources Specialist or contact point listed in this announcement prior to 12:00 noon local time on the closing date.

To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account and click on "Application Status."  Click on the "Position Title," and then select "Apply Online" to continue.

You have until 11:59 p.m. EST (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of this announcement to complete the application process.


Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:

VETERANS' PREFERENCE:  If you are claiming veterans' preference, click here.  (Note:  Veterans should submit the Member 4 copy of the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty - or other copy showing the type of discharge/character of service [e.g., Honorable, Under Honorable Conditions, etc.] along with any other required documents.)


Nancy MacDonald
Phone: 703-562-2135
Fax: 703-562-2509
Agency Information:
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Human Resources Branch, Executive Services Staff
3501 Fairfax Dr.
Room VS-D3026
Arlington, VA
Fax: 703-562-2509


You may check the status of your application on-line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through USAJOBS by signing in and selecting "Application Status." Thank you for your interest in working for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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