Job Overview

Summary

This position is located in the Voice of America (VOA) Director's Office. The incumbent shares responsibility with the Chief of Staff for the development and implementation of policies and procedures related to the diverse administrative programs and systems applicable to VOA.   

THIS POSITION IS NOT COVERED BY A UNION AGREEMENT

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, multicultural 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.

 

Duties

-Incumbent coordinates administrative work across VOA, ensuring that policies and processes are applied consistently within all Services and work units.

-He or she initiates and carries out a wide variety of administrative programs and functions in support of VOA and provides advice and consultation to all VOA administrative personnel concerning administrative policies and procedures that impact VOA.

-Establishes priorities, plans, programs, and work methodologies for VOA administrative and support staff.

-Has primary responsibility to act as liaison within VOA and with the Office of Human Resources on staffing and hiring issues.

-Responsible for working with the CFO and HR elements to track VOA staffing.

-Provides advice and guidance on administrative matters; reviews administrative work processes for effectiveness and efficiency in achieving VOA objectives and goals.

-Reports on status of staffing and administrative projects to the VOA Chief of Staff on a regular basis.

-Evaluates and discusses operational problems and procedures and recommends improvements and ways to provide greater effectiveness and economy of services.

-Prepares and presents reports and briefings on recommended actions to the VOA Chief of Staff and other VOA Executives as appropriate.