A. Degree that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours of course work in a field related to the work of the position to be filled,of which at least 9 semester hours were in education courses. OR
B. Combination of education and experience - at least 24 semester hours in a field related to the work in the position to be filled, of which at least 9 semester hours must have been in education courses, plus appropriate experience or additional education. The experience must reflect the level and kind described in C below. OR
C. Four (4) years of experience that demonstrated a thorough understanding of the principles underlying the work of this series. This experience must have been of such character and diversity to demonstrate that the applicant possesses an understanding of the field comparable to that normally acquired through successful completion of a full 4-year degree from an accredited college or university. OR
D. At least one (1) full academic year of professional teaching experience. This experience is defined as full and primary responsibility, under general supervision, for instruction of assigned students in an accredited school or institution. This includes responsibility, under general supervision, for instruction of assigned students in an accredited school or institution. This includes responsibility for preparing and presenting lessons and for evaluating students' progress, including a determination of the student's success or failure according to established criteria. Serving in an assistant capacity to a professor without the authority to determine the student's success or failure to meet course requirements does not meet this criterion.
Specialized Experience GS-13 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to GS-12 grade level in the Federal government (Examples of such experience include: providing technical and policy assistance to grantees on the Higher Education Opportunity Act, and program legislation and regulations governing Title IV programs (i.e., Student Support Services Program, Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program); advising grantees and proposed grantees on regulatory and sub-regulatory guidance including the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, statute requirements for submitting grant applications and program proposals; participating in workshops and outreach events designed to acquaint potential grantees with grant programs; formulating grant budgets and assisting in the implementation of approved projects; participating in grant competitions, including field readings, accepting and pre screening applications, recruiting field readers, assigning panels, conducting orientation, and monitoring panel readings; developing application clearance packages, technical review plans, and slates of recommended; establishing monitoring criteria and monitoring plans to ensure the educational effectiveness and progress of projects, and to determine compliance with rules and regulations, assisting internal and external customers with G5, Annual Performance Report System, and Grant Electronic Monitoring System, discretionary formula databases and other automated grants management and monitoring systems; providing advice on program management procedures and developing new methods relating to program management, monitoring, and technical assistance; handling complex features of the operational aspects of the grant programs; providing coordination and leadership to members of the staff and/or representatives from other organizations; maintaining a license (warrant) at the appropriate level to obligate grant awards). For full qualifications go to: Qualifications
APPLICANTS MUST MEET QUALIFICATIONS BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.
To perform successfully the duties of this position, applicants are expected to possess the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) listed below. Your answers to the on-line experience questions will serve as responses to the KSAs. 1. Knowledge of education theories, principles and practices and the roles of the federal, state, and local governments sufficient to plan, evaluate, and advise on funded educational programs, their requirements and problems. 2. Knowledge sufficient to assess alternative approaches to education problems, adapt and extend established concepts and methods.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
WARNING! High self-assessment in the vacancy questions that is not supported by information in your resume, essay responses, and/or supporting documents may eliminate you from best-qualified status or result in a lowered status. Your responses to the vacancy questions must be substantiated by your on-line resume. Be sure that the experience/education as described on your resume contains accurate and sufficient information that clearly supports your responses to all of the questions by addressing experience and education relevant to this position. If you exaggerate or falsify your experience, education and/or your responses to questions, your ratings can/will be changed, or you may be removed from employment consideration. You should make a fair and accurate assessment of your qualifications. Applicants who do not respond to the application questions will be rated ineligible. Eligible candidates will be placed for selection consideration into three (3) categories as described below: 1 - Qualified Category - Applicants who have a "Q" score between meet the specialized experience outlined in the Minimum Qualification Requirements section of this announcement. 2 - Well Qualified Category - Applicants who have a "WQ" exceed the Minimum Qualification Requirements based on review of resume and vacancy specific questions. 3 - Best Qualified Category - Applicants who have a "BQ" score between Outstanding level based on review of resume and vacancy specific questions. Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification.
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