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    Summary

    The Associate Chief Counsel (Finance & Management) (F&M) supports the administrative, financial, and managerial programs of the Office of Chief Counsel and provides advice to the Chief Counsel and Deputy Chief Counsel on all management matters for the organization nationwide.  F&M also has field responsibility for all administrative functions and personnel across the country.

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    Responsibilities

    The Supervisory Human Resources Specialist serves as the Chief, Training and Communications Branch. The branch normally consists of seven employees (six specialists) engaged directly in or in support of professional employee development and legal education.

    As a Supervisory Human Resources Specialist, you will:

    • As an expert in human resources, leads the development and implementation of state-of-the-art legal training to ensure that Counsel attorneys are exceptionally well-trained in both legal tax administration subject matter and litigation skills and that Counsel maximizes the use of the latest technology advancements.
    • Assesses current training needs, projects future needs, analyzes the data, and develops multi-year plans to increase and improve educational results.
    • Supervises staff that works with professionals in the National and field offices, and with outside consultants, production houses, and training vendors to develop and conduct courses using technologically advanced methods of training presentation, such as computer-based training, teleconferencing, or video-based instruction. Utilizes techniques such as adult learning theory and behavioral science approaches to develop training competencies for highly technical legal courses.
    • Serves as a consultant throughout the Office of Chief Counsel on matters relating to legal instruction, adult learning theory, return on investment techniques for training, and course evaluation.
    • Supervises staff to design and conduct off-site conferences to address organizational issues, present seminars, and perform long and short-range planning, etc.
    • Develops, interprets, explains, initiates and evaluates difficult and complex legal education programs. The staff designs systems, develops techniques, improves methodologies, and measures results to improve the effectiveness of attorneys and professional employees and the quality of the organization’s services.
    • Serves as the project leader for major legal educational development programs or consulting efforts that are extensive or complex enough to require multiple concurrent activities or interventions. In conjunction with clients, develops and implements operational plans, mission and goal statements, and objectives for specific legal organizational groups.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - As the supervisor of the Training and Development Division, the position will require travel to manage programs as well as review subordinate specialists. Approximately 50% or less time will be required for travel.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/517384500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.