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Job Title:Grants Management Specialist - NCI - DE

Department:Department Of Health And Human Services

Agency:National Institutes of Health

Job Announcement Number:NIH-NCI-DE-14-1172562

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$52,146.00 to $98,305.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, August 29, 2014 to Tuesday, September 2, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1109-09/12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

4 vacancies in the following location:
Rockville, MD View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview

If you have experience participating in the planning and business management of assigned grants and renewal applications, AND you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the Office of Grants Administration (OGA), Office of Management (OM), Office of the Director (OD), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

For more information, visit http://www.cancer.gov.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.

DUTIES:

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  • Participate in the planning and business management of assigned grants and renewal applications
  • Review grant applications for adequacy, accuracy, and compliance with requirements
  • Coordinate simple funding actions that begin the grant/agreements awards process
  • Evaluate budget justifications and financial arrangements
  • Participate in post-award monitoring of grants and cooperative agreements
  • Check reports of expenditures to ensure compliance with fiscal and administrative policies and regulations


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GS-09 level:

At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level.  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; 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. Examples of specialized experience include: assisting in determining grant or cooperative agreement funding levels; assisting in interpreting grants or cooperative agreement related policies and procedures; assisting in developing the non-scientific aspects of routine grant or cooperative agreement application packages; assisting in evaluating the non-scientific aspects of routine grant or cooperative agreement application packages; and assisting in monitoring grantees' continuing operations to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the grant award; assisting in writing Requests For Applications (RFAs) and Program Announcements (PAs); and providing advice on grants management procedures.
OR

Completed a Master's or equivalent graduate degree OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.B. or J.D., if related OR

A combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.

GS-11 level:

At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level.  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; 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. Examples of specialized experience include: determining routine grant or cooperative agreement funding levels; interpreting routine grants or cooperative agreement related policies and procedures; developing the non-scientific aspects of routine grant application packages; assisting in evaluating the non-scientific aspects of routine grant or cooperative agreement applications; and monitoring grantees' continuing operations to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the grant award; participating in negotiating, awarding, and obligating grant funds; writing Requests For Applications (RFAs) and Program Announcements (PAs), and reviewing applications submitted under RFAs and PAs.
OR

Completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.M., if related; OR

A combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.

 

GS-12 level:

At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level.  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; 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. Examples of specialized experience include: determining grant funding levels; interpreting grants-related policies and procedures; developing the non-scientific aspects of grant application packages; evaluating the non-scientific aspects of grant applications;  independently monitoring grantees' continuing operations to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the grant award; interpreting and applying grants management laws, regulations, policies and procedures; providing fiscal and administrative review of grant applications; negotiating, awarding and obligating grant funds; training new Grants Management Specialists or technicians; writing Requests For Applications and Program Announcements.

View Assessment Questions


If you qualify on the basis of education in lieu of experience, you must submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed, and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package; however, official transcripts will be required prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education.

 

 

 

 

Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

If you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, your application and responses to the online questionnaire will be evaluated under Category Rating and Selection procedures for placement in one of the following categories:

  • Best Qualified – for those who are superior in the evaluation criteria
  • Well Qualified – for those who excel in the evaluation criteria
  • Qualified – for those who only meet the minimum qualification requirements

Candidates determined to be Best Qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category.

If you are a veteran, CTAP or ICTAP eligible, or an individual with a disability, please refer to the following links for additional information and required documents:

All such documents MUST be received by 11:59pm ET of the closing date,  Tuesday, September 02, 2014, to be considered.


BENEFITS:

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The federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.  For more information, check out New Employee Benefits at NIH and OPM's Employee Benefits Information.

OTHER INFORMATION:

PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps should also apply online to this announcement in order to receive consideration.

We are unable to pay relocation expenses.

A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/placement. 

If selected, you will be required to complete Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE Form 450 to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency. This information is required annually.

Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement.

The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers.

The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.

 

 

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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Submission of a resume alone IS NOT a complete application.  You must provide a complete online Application Package which includes:

 

  • Your Resume (Please provide sufficient details in your resume to enable us to determine if you meet the requirement for qualifying experience (as stated in the Qualifications section) and to support your answers to the online questionnaire. Providing insufficient details in your resume may result in a lower or ineligible rating.)

 

 

  • Other required supporting documents (See the Required Documents section for any additional forms and/or supplemental materials required.)

 

For additional information, click on the links below:

 

Additional Information on How to Apply

 

Information on Reasonable Accommodation

 

For technical difficulties, contact HR Systems Support between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM ET Monday through Friday at hrss@nih.gov.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following information must be received by 11:59pm ET on the closing date of the announcement, Tuesday, September 02, 2014.  

  1. Resume via USAJOBS.
  2. Responses to online questionnaire.
  3. If applicable, supporting documentation (including DD214 to support Veterans' Employment, CTAP/ICTAP, Schedule A, or other information requested in the announcement such as transcripts). To ensure your information is secure, please block out any Social Security numbers (SSNs). Clean copies may be requested if you are hired.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Debbie Breedlove
Phone: (301)402-5801
Email: BREEDLOD@MAIL.NIH.GOV
Agency Information:
National Institutes of Health
2115 E Jefferson St
Bethesda, MD
20892

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Within 15 business days of the closing date, Tuesday, September 02, 2014, you may check your status online at USAJOBS.  We will update your status after each key stage in the application process has been completed.

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Job Announcement Number:

NIH-NCI-DE-14-1172562

Control Number:

379392400