Job Overview


This position is located at the Voice of America's South and Central Asia Division (SCA) in Washington, DC. The incumbent serves as an Executive Officer responsible for the Division's financial planning and resource management and for a network of contacts with other agency elements to assure top-level administrative and fiscal support for the Division's program activities.


Note:  Budgetary conditions may delay or otherwise affect filling this vacancy.  However, all interested candidates should apply now.

The Broadcasting Board of Governors is conveniently located within walking distance to the Green, Yellow and Blue Metro lines.

INTRODUCTION TO AGENCY:The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an independent federal agency, is an exciting, multi cultural organization that encompasses all U.S. civilian international broadcasting. The BBG is comprised of the Voice of America, which delivers high quality, multimedia programming in 44 languages to audiences worldwide; the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Marti); the International Broadcasting Bureau, which provides transmission, administrative, and other support service; and three grantee organizations - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), and Radio Free Asia. Our staff of dedicated professionals serves as an example of a free and independent media, reaching a worldwide audience with news, information, and relevant discussions. NOTE:  YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS MERIT PROMOTION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.  WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED  DE  ANNOUNCEMENT.  PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

This vacancy is being advertised under Merit Promotion procedures and is open to all status applicants.  Status applicants are those individuals who are currently serving on a career or career-conditional appointment, individuals who are eligible for reinstatement, or individuals who are applying under the VEOA program. The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under delegated examining unit (DEU) procedures for non-status applicants under announcement DEU-13-159.    Applicants who wish to be considered under both delegated examining and merit promotion procedures MUST apply to both vacancy announcements.
The Full Performance Level: 13 


Duties include but are not limited to the following:

~Serves as the executive officer with direct operational responsibility for all administrative and managerial matters affecting the Division, including but not limited to, all personnel matters (both staff and contractors), financial planning and resource management issues necessary to ensure effective operation of the Division's worldwide network.

~Responsible for budget/financial plan formulation involving all fiscal expenditures within SCA.

~Assigns actions to appropriate SCA offices and follows up to ensure implementation and optimum use of resources.

~Maintains close interface with field operations, both domestic and overseas, to ensure that programming initiatives and administrative requirements are accomplished and that VOA management interests are served.

~Responsible for all Division administrative matters, including, personnel management, financial planning, training, management and requisition of purchase order talent, effective and efficient management of space, office equipment, automated systems and other administrative support services.

~Oversees and provides day-to-day supervision of subordinate administrative assistants, contractors and a secretary in their performance of a variety of administrative and management services and activities (i.e. procurement/contract management, travel, time and attendance, budget monitoring and tracking, budget execution and personnel management).