Information and details on how to apply can be found at the following: https://asc.army.mil/web/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/FY21-COL-GS15-army_acquisition_director_key_billet-_25-April-2019_FINAL.pdf
DOD Employees (All Non-Army employees)
Only completed applications will be submitted to the Department of the Army Secretariat Board for review. Do NOT submit any additional forms/certificates/pictures/data. The following documents must be updated and/or submitted using the Army Acquisition Professional Development System (AAPDS) within the Career Acquisition Management Portal / Career Acquisition Personnel and Position Management Information System (CAMP/CAPPMIS): Click CAPPMIS tab, then AAPDS tab, then apply tab:
Because the application process for these positions requires access to an internal Army system, it is necessary for non- Army applicants to provide some information early in the application process so that the Army DACM Office Acquisition Career Manager (ACM) can provide assistance in preparing for the submission of the application. Please create a CAMP/CAPPMIS Help Request Ticket,
select "Boards" in the subject area. In the body indicate you are a DOD Civilian and wish to apply to the CSL and upload a copy of your most current SF-50. The SF-50 validates your eligibility and is require to build a profile and account in CAMP/CAPPMIS, which will allow you to access to Army Acquisition Professional Development System (AAPDS) to apply and complete the application process.
To ensure adequate time to build an account and allow for completion of the CSL application package, the applicant should supply the information NLT one month prior to the announcement closing date.
The following information pertains to all applicants.
Letter to the Board
Letter(s) of communication will be accepted only from individuals eligible for selection. Individual letters should include only those matters deemed important in consideration of the civilian's record. Letters must be addressed to President, FY21 Colonel and NH-04/GS15 Army Acquisition Centralized Selection List - Project Manager and Acquisition Director, Key Billet Position Board, and ATTN: AHRC-PDV-S (Executive Officer, DA Secretariat), 1600 Spearhead Division Avenue, Fort Knox, KY 40121. Letters must be uploaded into AAPDS and included with your submission in order to be reviewed by the board.
Letters of communication to selection boards are not a means of ensuring that documents of career importance are added to the board file. Updates to documents contained in the application and/or document additions will not be accepted.
SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION
Paper applications will NOT be accepted for this opportunity. Applications must be submitted online through the AAPDS before the closing date of the announcement.
Applications must be scanned and uploaded into the AAPDS by the applicant. Please ensure that all pages are scanned and visible in the documents that are provided. Applicant is responsible for ensuring that all forms are legible. Applicants are reminded that the document they provide via AAPDS will be the documents the board will review.
Scan documents individually, one evaluation in one file etc. Do NOT scan all documents into one large file. PDF is the preferred format. USE SIMPLE FILE NAMES, 2015 EVAL, RESUME, ETC. DO NOT USE LONG FILE NAMES.
USAASC will accept applications as being complete as submitted. Applicant assumes responsibility for the completeness of the application.
Applications will be accepted from current DoD competitive civil service Federal employees who are civilian DoD Acquisition Corps members serving on Career/Career Conditional appointments. DoD employees who are Acquisition Corps members eligible for promotion/re-promotion to GS-15 or equivalent broadband converted grade and DoD employees who are Acquisition Corps Members interested in lateral to GS-15 or change to lower grade from an equivalent broadband converted grade or SES are eligible. The nature of action (promotion, reassignment, or change to lower grade) will be determined after the Selection Board convenes and you are paired to a participating organization covered by the General Schedule or Acquisition Demonstration Project. Your pay plan and grade for General Schedule organizations will be GS-15 and for organizations covered by the Acquisition Demonstration Project your broadband and grade will be NH-04.
Once your complete application is received it will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic qualification criteria. Eligible applicants will be referred to the Centrally Selected List (CSL) Board for consideration. The CSL Board meets approximately 18 (eighteen) months prior to actual placement of selectees on positions. Selectees are notified via their chain-of-command and/or by publication of the selection on the US Army Human Resources Command web page. Notification of selection can be expected approximately 120 - 180 days after the Board is convened with placement in the position in (approximately) Summer of 2021. Some applicants may be early activated to fill their assigned positions.
Successful applicants will be required to attend mandatory training required by the DoD/Army. Training required will be determined by the US Army Human Resources Command, Acquisition Management Branch. Some training may be for extended periods of up to 10 weeks.
Questions may be addressed THROUGH THE CAMP HELP DESK.
U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center
U.S. Army Human Resources Command - Acquisition Management Branch (Requires AKO account)