Job Overview


About the Agency

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) is the nation’s fully accredited federal school of medicine and graduate school of nursing.  Its education, research and consultation programs are unique, related directly to military medicine, tropical diseases, disaster medicine, military medical readiness and adaptation to extreme environments.  We prepare outstanding scientists and health care practitioners for careers in service to the nation.

Salary Range:

GS-13: $89, 924- $116, 901

GS-14: $106, 263- $138, 136 

This position is located in the Civilian Human Resource Directorate (CHR), Staffing and Classification Division, at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), Bethesda, Maryland.  The primary purpose of this position is to provide supervision and oversight to the Staffing & Classification Division staff.  The USUHS CHR is a full service personnel office providing services to General Schedule (GS), Federal Wage System (FWS), and Administratively Determined (AD) employees. The AD system is a unique personnel system for faculty, academic support staff, and key academic administrative positions.  The position is the Chief of the Staffing & Classification Division for USUHS with responsibility, for the integration, management, and supervision of the recruitment and placement, position management, compensation (GS & AD plans) and classification programs under Titles 5 and 10.


As a Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Classification/Recruitment & Placement), your duties may include, but are not limited to:
• Providing advisory services and instruction to accomplish or improve product quality of Human Resource Staffing & Classification Programs functional assignments.
• Providing leadership to subordinates on HR policy issues that affect classification, compensation or staffing actions.
• Assigning work to subordinate HR Specialists based on priorities, difficulty of assignments and the capabilities of employees.
• Analyzing work flow processes and associated metrics to implement/change internal processes to increase efficiency of operations.
• Providing management consultative service involving a wide spectrum of HR functions such as staffing/recruitment, classification, compensation, HR rules and regulations pay plans, HR operations etc.
• Developing and executing position classification, recruitment, and staffing strategies to support workforce shaping (e.g. training, restructuring, information technology innovations, position reorganizations etc.).
• Briefing top officials on various issues of concern related to position management.
• Interpreting and implementing a wide range of position management and classification policies, laws, executive orders, regulations, practices, and procedures.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funding.

Relocation Authorized

  • No