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Job Title:Associate Director, Personnel and Organizational Management Division

Agency:Smithsonian Institution

Job Announcement Number:14R-JC-299724-DEU-OFEO

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$124,995.00 to $157,100.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, August 4, 2014 to Monday, August 18, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0301-15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-Time, Permanent - Federal

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

FEW vacancies - Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.

Note: Federal employees with permanent status or individuals eligible for special appointing authorities may also apply to Job Announcement #14R-JC-299724-MPA-OFEO.

More than one selection may be made from this announcement.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

This position is located in the Office of Business Administration and Technical Services (OBATS), Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations (OFEO), Smithsonian Institution. The employee oversees, coordinates, integrates, and directs the human capital resource management functions by serving as the principal advisor to the OFEO Director, the Deputy Director, and the directors of the other OFEO organizations on all personnel and organizational development matters.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
  • May need to complete a Probationary Period
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.

DUTIES:

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  • Oversees the OFEO-wide human capital and organizational structure to include personnel planning, programming, priority and organizational analysis, and execution for all OFEO personnel resources.
  • Serves as the expert on federal personnel law and ensures compliance with merit systems protection and labor employee relations for Wage Grade and General Schedule employees.
  • Writes reports, analyses, and correspondence which is circulated at high management level and addresses complex technical and procedural issues.
  • Manages staff specifically assigned to human capital and organizational development programs.
  • Performs studies and analyses to identify problems, solutions, and trends related to OFEO human capital.
  • Provides recommendations and guidance to OFEO on new initiatives and pro-active strategies to meet SI-wide facilities goals and objectives.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position Specialized experience is defined as applying advanced management and organizational principles and practices with comprehensive knowledge of planning, programming, and human capital functions; overseeing and motivating a diverse staff of professional, technical and support personnel, setting priorities, establishing schedules, and interfacing with all levels of management.

Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.


Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:

  • Ability to provide executive direction, implement programs and projects, and advocate for OFEO.
  • Ability to inform and manage multiple departments and ensure compliance with federal and state laws and SI policies and procedures.
  • Skill in written communication in order to prepare reports and correspondence for senior managers.
  • Skill in managing, supervising, and motivating a diverse staff of professional, technical, and support personnel.
  • Ability to perform analyses which identifies problems and implements solutions.
  • Skill in oral communication in order to provide advice and guidance to senior managers.
Applicants who meet or exceed minimum qualifications will be assigned to one of three category groups based on job-related criteria: Best Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and excels in most of the job related competencies above. Better Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and satisfies most of the job related competencies above. Good Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements, but does not satisfy most of the job related competencies above to a substantive degree. This category rating process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three", but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Best Category) provided no preference eligible in that category is passed over to select a non-preference eligible in that category unless the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher. Applicants who have not submitted a resume in the USAjobs system and/or have not answered all of the vacancy questions will not be considered for this position.

Important Note: Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume should provide sufficient information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.

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HOW TO APPLY:

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Click on the "Apply Online" button on the upper right side of the page. Please Note:
  • You must apply for this position online through the 'Apply Online' button and submit required supplemental documents (if they are relevant to you).
  • You may submit required documents by uploading them online during the application process; OR You may manually fax required documents. Faxes are received by an automated system, not a physical fax machine. Documents that are faxed as part of the application process must be sent with the system generated cover sheet by the closing date. Documents faxed without the system generated coversheet are not retrievable and cannot be considered as part of the application package.
  • The complete application package, including any required documents, is due in the Smithsonian Office of Human Resources on the closing date of the announcement by 11:59 PM Eastern Time.
  • If you are unable to apply online, paper applications may be accepted with prior approval of the Contact Person listed below.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Your application package should include the following documents:
  • Detailed resume created in the USAJOBS Resume Builder.
  • Proof of Veteran's Preference - DD214 (Member 4 Copy), if you are a veteran. Additionally, applicants claiming 10-point preference must complete Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, as well as additional documentation required by the SF-15, such as a VA letter.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

John Chiu, Jr.
Phone: 202-633-6344
Fax: 571-258-4052
TDD: 202-633-6409
Email: chiuj@si.edu
Agency Information:
SMITHSONIAN
Office of Human Resources
POB 37012, 600 Maryland Avenue, MRC 517
Suite 5060
Washington, DC
20013-7012
US
Fax: 571-258-4052

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

At the end of the application process you will be able to create and save a PDF file that contains your responses to the assessment questions. You may save this file as initial receipt of your application. After the job announcement closes, you will receive an email from the Smithsonian with confirmation of receipt. The Smithsonian receives many applications for each job. Each application is reviewed carefully which may take a few weeks. We will send you an e-mail to update you as we go through phases of the application review process. You may also check your application status by logging into www.usajobs.gov and selecting the tab "My USAJOBS;" e-mailing vacancy.info@si.edu; or by contacting the Office of Human Resources Representative listed. Additional Information:
  • Tips on applying for Smithsonian jobs are available at www.sihr.si.edu/jobs.cfm.
  • The Smithsonian does not pay relocation expenses.
  • The Smithsonian embraces diversity and equal employment opportunity (www.si.edu/oeema).

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Job Announcement Number:

14R-JC-299724-DEU-OFEO

Control Number:

377364500