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    NOTE: This is a virtual position; the site will be determined upon selection. The salary will be adjusted to include the locality adjustment for the specific location of the selected applicant.

    OUR MISSION:
    To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    TheDepartment of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service.

    If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans. The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.

    The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define "who we are," our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence ("I CARE").

    America's Veterans need you!

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    Responsibilities

    NOTE: This is a virtual position; the site will be determined upon selection. The salary will be adjusted to include the locality adjustment for the specific location of the selected applicant.

    This position is located within the Human Resources Development (HRD) program, Workforce Management & Consulting (WMC), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), and reports to the Director, Human Resource Development who provides administrative supervision and broad guidance on operational requirements. This position's primary purpose is to develop and manage large, comprehensive, competency-based learning interventions and programs and services for VA-wide HR professionals with a focus on new talent development. Through the direction and management of assigned staff, the incumbent is responsible for leading the development and execution of new, agency-wide, Human Resources (HR) Training Programs and Initiatives and as a supervisory Human Resources Specialist leading the planning, organizing, coordinating, reviewing and evaluating of assigned staff.

    The VA HR New Talent Development Program is a multi-phased, competency-based, training and development program for all HR professionals across the VA. Focusing on developing key core and complex consultant level competencies in all HR Specialists across the Department within the first critical year of entry into the occupation in VA, this program will serve HR professionals in all Administrations and Staff offices. This position will direct the broad strategic direction of the program and other expanded initiatives for development of new HR talent as part of a comprehensive "HR School" for VA. This program will identify, asses, enroll, train, coach, and evaluate more than 500 HR professionals/year through a multi-phased, multi-track, multi-modality program of VA-specific (unique VA and VHA laws, policies and process), highly complex, technical curriculum with the purpose of improving and standardizing HR operations and consultation across VA.

    The incumbent provides technical and administrative supervision to a unit of (3) HR Specialists (HR Development), GS-201-13, and (2) HR Specialists (HR Development), GS-201-12. The incumbent oversees the daily operation of the unit, ensures that agency policies and priorities are being followed; develops performance standards; and evaluates work performance of subordinates. The incumbent gives advice, counsel, and instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters. The incumbent hears and resolves minor complaints from employees; refers group grievances and more serious unresolved complaints to a higher level supervisor or manager; effects minor disciplinary measures such as warnings and reprimands and recommends action in more serious cases. The incumbent interviews candidates for positions in the unit; recommends appointments, promotions, and reassignments to unit positions; identifies and provides for training needs; and finds ways to improve production or increase the quality of work within the area of authority. The incumbent carries out Equal Employment Opportunity policies and program activities.

    Work schedule: Full-time; Monday-Friday; 8:00am-4:30pm
    Compressed/Flexible Schedule: May be authorized
    Telework: May be authorized
    Position Description Title/PD#: Supervisory HR Specialist (HR Development)/ 02590-O
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: NOT AUTHORIZED
    PCS Expenses: NOT AUTHORIZED
    Financial Disclosure Report: No

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Position requires up to 25% travel

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Agency Employees - Open to Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Employees Only

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485468400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.