Job Title:Supv. HR Specialist (Staffing/Classification)
Agency:National Gallery of Art
Job Announcement Number:NGA-14-17A
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
/ Per Year|
|Friday, May 02, 2014 to
Friday, May 16, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy -
Washington DC, DC View Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Applications will be accepted from United States citizens and nationals |
|Public Trust - Background Investigation|
About the Agency
This position is located in the National Gallery of Art, Office of the Administrator (A), Personnel Office (AP).
PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT TO ENSURE THAT YOU APPLY CORRECTLY AND THAT YOU PROVIDE THE REQUESTED DOCUMENTS.
- Only U.S. citizens or nationals may apply for employment consideration.
DUTIES:Back to top
The incumbent is responsible for directing and managing the Gallery’s recruitment, classification, staffing and placement programs. This includes oversight of merit promotion and competitive Delegated Examining certification actions, management advisory services, and employee/applicant counseling on matters pertaining to the Gallery’s hiring activities. Provides advice to all levels of managers and supervisors regarding appropriate flexibilities available to them in filling their vacancies. Researches any newly-issued regulations and hiring authorities, and explores their adaptability to Gallery operations to ensure all employment options are explored and are offered for the hiring manager’s consideration. Plans a variety of recruitment strategies that will attract potentially qualified job applicants for a variety of positions including specialized professional occupations such as museum curators and specialists, conservators, exhibits specialists, development specialists, and administrative managers; facilities management and maintenance skilled trade and technical jobs; and security administration and special police officer positions. Oversees the Gallery’s delegated examining operation under the auspices of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), ensuring such appointments comply with all required criteria and regulations.
Keeps abreast of both the local and national employment market and serves as an expert adviser to selecting officials and executive management regarding recruitment resources and potential options for publicizing certain Gallery employment opportunities beyond the normal federal recruitment sources. Demonstrates applied expertise in special appointing authorities such as Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) appointments, disabled veteran appointments, Outstanding Scholars, Selective Placement, upward mobility and career ladders. This also includes competitive and Excepted Service positions using the Senior Level, General Schedule, Federal Wage System, and administratively determined pay plans.
The incumbent serves as the Gallery’s staffing and classification program manager and makes recommendations to the Personnel Officer regarding needed modifications or revisions to the staffing and classification programs. Implements the necessary operational revisions and orients staff to these changes. Drafts policy circulars and statements as well as operating procedures related to the staffing and classification functions for the Administrator's signature. Assigns series, title, grade, FLSA status, bargaining unit status, sensitivity code, drug testing designation, competitive level code and other classification criteria to each position in the Gallery. Manages positions in the Gallery such that there is internal and inter-office parity, controls on salary budget, and effective career ladders. Advises on and audits for correct classification of positions on an ongoing basis.
Conducts formal training sessions along with other HR program managers to the Gallery’s supervisors and managers. Coordinates with other senior AP staff in the planning and implementation of human resources programs that bridge several HR specialties or functions.
Performs liaison responsibilities with various OPM personnel and other federal human resources staff. Represents the Gallery at meetings and conferences.
Directly supervises the work of subordinates who routinely perform assignments in support of the staffing and classification programs.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Candidates must meet the Qualification Standards Handbook requirements for GS-201-14.This requires at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service. For this position specialized experience is experience directing and managing a variety of federal human resources operations for a federal organization, which has specifically included responsibility for federal recruitment and staffing and federal position classification. Candidates must reflect in their submitted USAJOBS résumés the possession of this specialized experience. If their résumé does not include such specialized experience, they will be ineligible for this position.
Those applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements will be evaluated against these factors to determine the best-qualified candidates.
- Knowledge of effective and compliant recruitment, staffing and placement practices in the federal government.
- Skill in classifying positions by applying federal classification criteria to reach correct series, title, grade and other designations.
- Ability to communicate in all kinds of ways, with a variety of audiences, in order to persuade and convey important information.
- Ability to supervise employees in the workplace, including hiring, managing, disciplining and developing.
Physical Requirements: The work is mostly sedentary but does require sometimes daily walking to Gallery sites within a half-mile radius.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
All qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three pre-determined quality categories. This evaluation will be based on the personal, educational and work experience indicated in the candidate’s résumé and responses to the applicant questions. The three pre-determined quality categories are: Best-qualified; Well qualified; and Qualified.
Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. You should be aware that your responses are subject to evaluation and verification. If a determination is made that you have overstated your experience or your responses are not supported by your resume OR if your application is incomplete, you will be assigned to a quality category commensurate to your described experience. Later steps in the selection process may be used to verify your stated level of experience and capability. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not hiring you.
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BENEFITS:Back to top
AN EXTERNAL SELECTED CANDIDATE MUST BE FINGERPRINTED AND RECEIVE A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, RESULTING IN A SATISFACTORY SUITABILITY DETERMINATION BEFORE BEING HIRED FOR THIS POSITION.
HOW TO APPLY:Back to top
Click on the "Apply Online" button on the upper right side of the page.
- You must have a USAJOBS account and be logged in.
- You must have a completed resume. (You may use the Resume Builder in USAJOBS)
- You must respond to all applicant assessment questions, carefully following all instructions provided.
- You will be able to upload additional supporting documentation, which may include, but not limited to transcripts, notification of personnel actions (SF-50), certifications and verification of veterans status (SF-15, DD-214)
The complete application package, including any additional supporting documents required for this position is due in the National Gallery of Art Personnel Office on the closing date of the announcement by 11:59 PM Eastern Time.
NOTE: Applicants who cannot apply on-line must request a hard copy application packet from the Agency Contact listed in the vacancy announcement. Résumés and/or supporting documentation alone will not be considered without the inclusion of a hard copy application packet. For hard copy applications, the complete package is due in the Personnel Office no later than 5:30 PM Eastern Time on the closing date of this announcement.
The National Gallery of Art receives many applications for each job. Each application is reviewed carefully which may take a few weeks. You may also check your application status by logging into www.usajobs.gov and selecting the tab "My USAJOBS.
1) DD214 – Member Copy 4 required.
2) SF-15 & supporting documentation (only if claiming 10-point veteran’s preference. Letters must be dated 1991 or later. Candidates must attach all required proof to be awarded 10-point veteran’s preference.)
3) ICTAP entitlement documentation (only if claiming it). Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must at least meet the requirements of the pre-determined “Well Qualified” quality category to be considered. ICTAP candidates MUST submit: a copy of the agency reduction-in-force notice, a copy of their most recent annual performance rating, and a copy of their most recent SF-50 “Notice of Personnel Action” noting current or last position held, grade level, and the duty location.
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
When the vacancy announcement closes 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 30 to 90 days of the closing date of this announcement. To check your application status for this job, please go to My USAJOBS
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