In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
Your resume must show at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level (GS-07) in Federal service or equivalent public or private sector performing administrative program support (e.g., developing correspondence, travel arrangements, managing filing systems); assisting with the management of personnel; reviewing or monitoring academic programs; and using automated systems to make purchases, manage data or develop reports.
Education Substitution of experience: Successful completion of a master's or equivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or equivalent combination of specialized experience and education that equates to one full year. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.
Additional qualification information should be obtained from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions.
Are you using your education to qualify? For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned). See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
· Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.
· A security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.
· Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
· A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
· Selectee must be suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
· Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov).
· This position requires some walking, standing, bending and carrying light items such as books, papers and files.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:
1) KNOWLEDGE OF ADMINISTRATIVE PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES.
2) ABILITY TO SUPPORT ACADEMIC PROGRAMS.
3) ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE ORALLY TO ESTABLISH EFFECTIVE PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIPS.
4) SKILL IN THE USE OF OFFICE AUTOMATION (SOFTWARE, ACCOUNTING, TRAVEL OR TIMEKEEPING).
You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position and rated as shown below. Additional points are not added for veterans preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:
Best Qualified - Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the
minimum requirements for announced position.
Highly Qualified -Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements
for announced position.
Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.
If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.