Job Title:Human Resources Specialist, GS-0201-13/14 MP
Agency:National Science Foundation
Job Announcement Number:HRM-2014-0020
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/ Per Year|
|Monday, June 09, 2014 to
Monday, June 23, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|FEW vacancies -
Arlington, VA View Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Current or former Fed employees with competitive status obtained through a permanent Federal competitive service appointment OR individuals with eligibility for noncompetitive special appointing authority OR veterans eligible under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.|
About the Agency
NSF has the advantages of a small agency environment that fosters collaboration, creativity and opportunities to contribute to major agency-wide projects. Consistently ranked by its employees as one of the top federal agencies in managing its workforce, NSF maintains a creative, flexible, and collegial atmosphere and is respected in both the public and private sectors for its management best practices and stewardship of federal funds. Join our team at one of the best places to work in the federal government and use your knowledge and imagination to keep NSF at the frontier of discovery! More about NSF.
As a management consultant and program manager working in the area of strategic human capital planning, you'll collaborate with agency leadership to develop strategies and action plans to achieve mission success. We are committed to innovative programs, results oriented business practices, and data driven decision making, and we’re looking to expand our high performing team of accomplished professionals. If you’re looking for a high visibility position and a dynamic work environment in a unique federal agency, look no further!
- US citizenship.
- Background investigation.
- Preview questions at bottom of Qualifications & Evaluations--see tab above.
- Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.
DUTIES:Back to top
Are you a successful human capital management professional with innovative ideas and a passion for improving human capital programs in the Federal Government? Do you enjoy sharing your ideas with a team and working collaboratively to develop solutions that satisfy myriad drivers and stakeholders? Can you think critically and apply your enthusiasm and human capital management expertise to develop strategies and action plans to align human capital initiatives with agency performance goals and mission? If so, you may be an ideal candidate to join our team. Team members support the Chief Human Capitol Officer (CHCO) and the Director of Human Resource Management by representing NSF in interactions with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), and other external stakeholders. Team members also participate on inter- and intra-agency strategic human capital management working groups and provide advice and guidance to management around the Foundation. As part of your strategic human capital management portfolio, you will lead initiatives related to employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, human capital planning and accountability, organizational development, workforce planning, succession planning and resource allocation.
As an NSF Human Capital Planning Strategist you will:
* Advise NSF leadership on the development, implementation and administration of long-range human capital management plans, goals and objectives;
* Conduct analyses regarding new laws, regulations and initiatives from the Executive Office of the President (EOP), OPM and OMB to determine human capital management effects on the agency;
* Serve as a project manager to evaluate, assess and implement human capital programs and policies;
* Facilitate teams and working groups comprised of managers, non-managers, Federal staff and contractors;
* Develop organizational assessments to evaluate effectiveness using surveys, focus groups, use of objective performance indicators or other measurement strategies;
* Identify and direct the creation and validation of NSF-specific survey indices for FEVS, workforce indicators and core human capital metrics;
* Advise on the integration of human capital data analytics and improve evaluation metrics;
* Identify areas for enhanced data analysis to improve planning and implementation;
* Develop data visualization and distribution tools and technologies.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
To qualify at the GS-13 level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to assess Human Capital issues related to organizational effectiveness via design and application of surveys, focus groups, interviews, etc. and to implement organizational changes in structure and business processes through proven methodologies including change management and establishment of evaluation criteria.
To qualify at the GS-14 level you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to assess Human Capital issues and in leading projects related to organizational effectiveness via design and application of surveys, focus groups, interviews, etc. and to implement organizational changes in structure and business processes through proven methodologies including change management and establishment of evaluation criteria.
Education may enhance skills required for this position; however, no substitution of education for specialized experience may be made at this level.
You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date.
You must answer all job-related questions in the NSF eRecruit questionnaire.
All online applicants must provide a valid email address. If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.
This is a non-bargaining unit position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Ratings will be assigned based on your responses to the occupational questionnaire. In some cases, additional assessment processes may be used.
Review your resume and responses carefully. Responses that are not fully supported by the information in your application package may result in adjustments to your score. A Human Resources representative will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official.
Applicants eligible for selection preference under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) must meet the agency definition of "well qualified." At NSF, this means a score of 90.0 or higher.
In the merit promotion selection process, due weight will be given to incentive awards and performance appraisals.
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