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Job Title:Deputy Director, Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center

Department:Department Of Transportation

Agency:Federal Aviation Administration

Job Announcement Number:EXE-AFN-13-2-30830

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$121,300.00 to $170,600.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, July 29, 2013 to Friday, August 30, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

EV-0340-02

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Oklahoma City, OK View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

U.S. Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

The Next Generation of Flight is Underway - and you can be part of it! We need you and your fresh ideas to shape the air transportation system of tomorrow, and the way America flies. Come be a part of the new generation in aviation, an industry that is absolutely critical to this nation's economy and security.

The Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) is a fundamental transformation of our nation's airspace system. It uses 21st century technologies to meet future demands, avoid gridlock in the sky and on the runways, further improve safety, and protect the environment. For more information on NextGen, watch this brief introduction : NextGen Introduction


About the FAA         Employment Information

Business Component: Office of Finance and Management, Office of Regions & Center Operations - AFN

Additional Salary Information: Salary will be set within the range based on qualifications, experience and equivalent peer salaries in the organization. Locality pay will be added to the base, not to exceed the current statutory pay cap of $179,700.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) - In accordance with applicable FAA Travel regulations, full relocation benefits will be paid (actual expenses).

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizen

DUTIES:

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The FAA seeks an experienced executive to fill the position of Deputy Director of the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, located in Oklahoma City. The Deputy Director shares with the Director the responsibility for providing leadership to a team of executives and senior managers who ensure the delivery of a comprehensive range of support services provided by the FAA Academy, the FAA Enterprise Services Center, the FAA Logistics Center, and other business support functions. He/she directs and coordinates programs, policies and initiatives so that activities are directed toward common goals and are consistent with agency strategic plans. The Deputy Director provides oversight for the corporate operational, resource, and logistical issues associated with managing the 1100-acre, 128-building campus site. The Deputy Director serves as a spokesperson for the agency and represents FAA locally in matters with local military installations, the industry, and the public.

The Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center is a major organizational complex of the FAA, employing at any given time 6,700 government and contract personnel, with an annual operating budget of $1 billion. The Director provides leadership and oversight in the accomplishment of programs and operations such as:

The FAA Academy, as one of the oldest and best-known aviation training facility in the world, provides individualized training to thousands of FAA personnel each year. Training is conducted via resident, directed study, and distance-learning to FAA employees as well as military, private industry, and foreign government personnel.

The FAA Logistics Center provides centralized logistics support such as consulting, engineering, repair, distribution, and technical support for National Airspace System (NAS) equipment in the United States and 44 different countries. Nationally, it provides services to more than 45,000 different facilities at 28,000 different locations.

The FAA Enterprise Services Center (ESC), as a Department of Transportation (DOT) Financial Management Center of Excellence, provides financial services to 15 agencies and has achieved clean audits for 100% of its customers.

The Deputy Director oversees the policy, planning and actions associated with all Center administrative programs and assures local program compliance with national agency standards and policies in the areas of property management, information technology; budget; acquisition; emergency operations; environmental health and safety; accounting; facility management, printing, distribution and mail programs; and video production, photography, and graphic services. He/she implements measurement systems for individual and organizational performance and accountability.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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As a basic requirement for entry into the FAA Executive System, you must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability; and that is directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Leadership and Technical Requirements listed below.


We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

In addition to submitting a resume, applicants should address each of the leadership and technical requirements individually, describing work accomplishments that relate to each requirement.
Leadership requirements reflect the FAA Executive Success Profile, which describes the behaviors and characteristics required of all FAA executives. Refer to the Executive Success Profile for examples of competencies that are associated with each leadership dimension. It is important that you describe actual accomplishments, rather than discussing your philosophy of the leadership dimensions. You are encouraged to use the "Challenge-Context-Action-Result (CCAR)" model to address the requirements.

If you are currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service (SES) or an FAA Executive System (FAES) appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the SES or FAES, or have successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by OPM, you only need to submit a resume and narrative statement covering each of the Technical Requirements listed below. You do not need to submit a narrative on the Leadership Requirements. SES CDP graduates should submit a copy of their CDP program certification with their package.

Leadership Requirements:
1. Achieving Operational Results: Provide examples of ways you have exercised leadership to deliver significant results. Explain how you established goals, assessed outcomes, and improved products and services. Indicate how you identified and met customers' requirements and addressed the needs of stakeholders. Include examples of complex problems you solved or difficult obstacles that you overcame as a leader. Your description should include (1) the size and complexity of organizations you have led, (2) the scope of programs you have managed, and (3) the impact of your results on customers and other stakeholders.

2. Leading People: Describe the size of the organization and number and types of positions you have managed. Discuss ways that you have established and maintained positive work environments and prevented or eliminated discrimination or harassment. Describe ways that you have mentored and developed employees and built individual and team performance. Discuss how you have established and led teams to deliver products and services. Include in your description experience in leading others in a matrix environment across organizations.

3. Building Relationships: Describe (1) the types of individuals with whom you routinely collaborate; and (2) the purpose and outcomes of the communication. Discuss your experience in communicating and cooperating with others to achieve goals. Provide examples of how you have built relationships to achieve consensus and how you were able to obtain the cooperation of others with competing priorities and perspectives. Describe how you effectively communicate information within and outside of your organization.

4. Leading Strategic Change: Describe examples of strategic changes that you led for your organization; describe the entities that the change affected (agency, industry, organizational components). Discuss obstacles you encountered and how you overcame them to the benefit of the agency. Include in your description ways that you applied long-range vision, developed strategies, and applied innovative ideas and techniques.

Technical Requirements:
1. Knowledge of FAA's or a similar organization's mission and goals as it relates to business and support systems, technical training, logistics, financial management and information systems.

2. Ability to lead, direct, and influence customers, stakeholders, and agency executives by coordinating cross-organizational policy to resolve complex issues, internal and external to the agency.

3. Experience managing the development and application of measurable performance goals, metrics, and benchmarks for an organization.

To preview the application questionnaire, click the following link: View Application Questionnaire


BENEFITS:

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FAA Employees enjoy competitive salaries and standard Federal employment benefits: Health Insurance: Employees may enroll in one of several health plans offered to Federal employees. Life Insurance: Low-cost term group life insurance is available. Holidays and Leave: Executives and senior professionals/chief scientists are paid for 10 Federal holidays and earn 13 days of sick leave and 26 days of annual leave each year. Retirement: Employees new to Federal Service are enrolled in a three-tier system that includes Social Security, a basic pension plan, and the Thrift Savings Plan (the Federal government's version of 401k).

OTHER INFORMATION:

Travel may be required.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
Veterans preference does not apply to the FAA Executive System.
As a condition of employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.
Direct deposit of pay is required.
The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.



Links to Important Information: Locality Pay, COLA, Citizenship

HOW TO APPLY:

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A resume and narrative addressing the requirements listed in this announcement should be submitted online via the Apply Now button on this announcement. Uploaded resumes and narratives must be submitted in Word (or Word compatible) or PDF format. All documents must be received by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement in order to receive consideration for the position.

THESE DOCUMENTS SHOULD BE ATTACHED TO YOUR APPLICATION IN USAJOBS


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:


A resume
An attachment addressing the Leadership and Technical Requirements

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Shiree Womack
Phone: 202-267-3403
Email: shiree.a.womack@faa.gov
Agency Information:
Federal Aviation Administration
Executive Resources Staff (AHP-20)
800 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 523
Washington, DC
20591
US

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once your complete application is received, 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. We expect to make a selection within 45 days of the closing date of this announcement. You will be notified of the outcome.

FAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or other non-merit factors. DOT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Additional information on reasonable accommodations procedures or on EEO Programs is available on www.faa.gov/acr or by contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.

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Job Announcement Number:

EXE-AFN-13-2-30830

Control Number:

348412600