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Job Title:  Education Operations Manager
Department:  Department of Defense
Agency:  Department of Defense Education Activity
Job Announcement Number:  13-BRA-112(E)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$99,638.00 to $129,526.00 / Per Year
Monday, July 15, 2013 to Sunday, July 28, 2013
Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Bragg, NC United StatesView Map
United States Citizens


Do you want to work for an exciting educational organization, with the children of our dedicated U.S. Military members?  Our mission is to provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all students for success in a dynamic, global environment.  Come work for the Department of Defense Education Activity, Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools!

The Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) is currently accepting applications under examining authority of 10 U.S.C., Section 2164, for the above position in DDESS Schools.


Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is a DoD Field Activity responsible for the oversight of two school systems, the Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DoDDS) and the Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary & Secondary Schools (DDESS).   DoDEA employs more than 15,000 individuals responsible for educating approximately 90,000 students in 12 foreign countries, seven states, Guam, and Puerto Rico.   The mission of DoDEA is to provide a quality education from pre-kindergarten through grade twelve for the eligible minor family members of DoD military and civilian personnel on official assignments.

The Education Operations Manager works directly under the supervision of the Superintendent.


The selectee will be required to sign a mobility agreement as a condition of employment.


If you are a Current Federal Civil Service Employee, you may apply under Job Announcement # 13-BRA-112(I).



  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
  • A background/suitability investigation/determination is required.
  • As a condition of employment, a mobililty agreement is required.


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Serves as the Manager/Supervisor of Education Operational Services for a DoDEA District Office. Responsibility and oversight
of personnel and programs which support school and district education activities and functions to include Student
Enrollment/School Registration/Tuition and other related processes, Student Transportation Services, Safety/Security, Logistic
Programs (ISSA support, OUFs, and District ICASS), Property Maintenance and Accountability and other related processes, all
Facilities Management (MILCONS), and Executive Services. Plans, schedules, and implements School Assistance Visits (SAV)
to include training and inspection of the registration and tuition collection process, Government Purchase Card (GPC) with
direct oversight of the district program to ensure adherence to all regulations/policies including required trainings and
inspections; Extra Duty Compensation (EDC) Program, Student Activity Funds (SAF), property accountability, and required
Safety & Security functions (SIRS/AIRS and Crisis Management). Responsible for oversight of the District Student
Transportation Program, including the planning and implementation of all Transportation Resources. Responsible for district
public relations to include receiving, researching, and responding to all complaints, Hot Line and IG issues, and ICEs. Follows
up, as required, for successful conclusion.


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Professional Experience Requirement: 


General Experience: To meet minimum qualifications, candidates will need to demonstrate a minimum of three (3) years of successful classroom teaching, specialist, or other professional educator experience in their application.


Specialized Experience: The best qualified candidates will need to demonstrate a minimum of two (2) years of successful experience (elementary through secondary) in a staff or supervisory position which clearly demonstrated the ability to administor school educational programs and to effectively supervise educators and support personnel.

Professiona Education Requirement:  A Master's degree in Educational Administration OR a Master's degree inclusive of 45 semester hourso of graduate credit (with a minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate credit in school administration, curriculum development, and supervision of instruction, or similar supervision related coursework) is required.

Professional Licensure/Certification Requirement:  A current, valid DoDEA certificate as an Administrator OR a current, valid State License with an endorsement in School Administration is required.


Your application will initially be reviewed to determine whether you meet the minimum eligibility and qualifications requirements. Candidates who meet minimum experience requirements will be further evaluated against established criteria that demonstrated how well they possess the
specific ranking factors determined necessary for successful job performance. When describing your experience, please be sure to give examples and explain how often you used these skills, the complexity of the knowledge you possess, the level of the people you interacted with, the sensitivity of the issues you handled, etc. If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligibile/not qualified. Your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified.


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Working for the Deparment of Defense Education Activity offers a comprehensive
benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life
insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement
System. The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the
major benefits offered to most Federal employees. To find out more click here


Positions under this announcement will be filled by appointment in the Excepted Service.
Education Operations Managers are subject to rotation to other locations as required to meet the needs of the organization and they must sign a mobility agreement at the time of selection.


If you are selected for this position and are not a current DDESS employee, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS 'E-Verify' system.  Federal law requires DDESS to use the E-Verify system to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires.  Under this system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies within eight (8) Federal government work days as a condition of continued employment.


Condition of Employment:  Selectee will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer as a condition of employment, reassignment, or promotion, in accordance with DoD Regulation 7000.14-R.


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Follow the steps below to apply online.  Your application and ALL required supporting documents must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Sunday, July 28, 2013.

Paper, faxed or e-mailed electronic applications submitted directly to the agency and not through the USA Jobs program using the instructions below will not be considered.

Step 1:  Create USA Jobs account, including resume and saved documents.  It is essential that your resume provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses in the self-assessments vacancy questions.  If your responses are not adequately substantiated by your resume, the HRO will amend your responses to more accurately reflect the level of compentency that is indicated by the content of your resume.

NOTE:  Your application/resume for Federal employment must include the following information in order to be considered for the position:

  --  Your highest Federal civilian grade held, job series, and dates of employment, if you are a current or former Federal employee.

  --  Total employment period, i.e., starting and ending dates (month and year) for each work experience, paid and unpaid, related to the job for which you are applying, including the hours per week. Also include a description of your duties and accomplishments, your employer’s name and address, supervisor’s name and phone number, and salary. If you are currently employed, you must indicate if we may contact your current supervisor.

  --  Highest level of education completed.

  --  Job-related training courses (title and year).

  --  Job-related skills.

  --  Job-related certificates and licenses (current only).

  --  Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments (give dates-but do not send documents).

Step 2:  Answer vacancy questionnaire.  Click the Apply Online button, which is available when you search for a job on, click on the title and proceed.

Step 3:  Submit supporting documents.  Submit the required documents (only if applicable to you) specified in the "Required Documents" Section of this vacancy.  If you submit a document using the same document title, the second submission will overwrite the first submission.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 925606. Fax your documents to:  1-478-757-3144.

Step 4:  Review application and click Finish.

Step 5:  Edit application as needed by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time of closing date.

If you cannot apply online, click the following link to view and print the questionnaire:  View Occupational Questionnaire OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  Form 1203-FX can be found at:

Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144.
Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your faxed transmission.


The following documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Sunday, July 28, 2013, otherwise your application will be considered incomplete.  
  --  Online application (Questionnaire)
  --  Resume (must include beginning/ending month and year for each employment period)
  --  Eligibility documentation (most recent copy of SF-50)
  --  Copy of official Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts.  To receive the maximum allowable credit you must include all transcripts for each degree earned with degree awarded/conferred and date awarded/conferred. Also, please include any additional courses beyond highest degree level completed or currently in progress.  Any transcripts submitted that are not in English or not official will removed from the application and will not be considered.

   -- Copy of current, valid teaching certificate.

   -- OF-306 (Declaration for Federal Employment)
   -- Claim for Veterans' Preference:

Applicants claiming 5-point veteran's preference
must submit a copy of DD-214 (member 4 copy), Certificate of Release or Discharge
from Active Duty.

Applicants claiming 10-point veteran's preference must submit a Standard Form 15
(SF-15) and the required documents as indicated on the SF-15 to claim preference such as a copy of DD-
214 (member 4 copy) and a letter from the VA demonstrating percentage of disability. Form is available
under forms at:
   -- Claim for Military Spouse Preference: Applicants requesting military spouse preference must submit the
following documents along with their completed application:
a. Military Spouse Employment Request Form (form available online at: on the right hand side of the
webpage under "Forms" section
b. A copy of the sponsor's Permanent Change of Station orders demonstrating authorization of dependent
c. Copy of marriage certificate


Note:  Applicants may not be considered or rated if they do not submit all of the forms indicated above and failure to submit the required forms will not be a basis for subsequent appeal or grievance.



DDESS Staffing
Phone: (678)364-6852
Agency Information:
DDESS HR North Carolina District
700 Westpark Drive
Peachtree City, GA


Once your complete application is received and the announcement has closed, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.

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