The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division is accepting applications under its 2020 Graduate Recruit Program for an Analyst in Government Organization and Management with a focus on federal human resources management. This position will be filled at the GS-11 level (see "Duties" below).Learn more about this agency
ABOUT THE GRADUATE RECRUIT PROGRAM:
Initial appointments under the Graduate Recruit Program will be made for a period up to 120 days beginning in the spring/summer of 2020. Initial appointments are expected to convert to permanent, contingent upon participants' performance and completion of all degree requirements, and availability of funding. Those students who return to school to complete their advanced degree program may be eligible for a permanent position once they obtain their degree.
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See QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED below.
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division is seeking an Analyst in Government Organization and Management to focus on federal human resources management (HRM). An ideal candidate will have knowledge of the theories, concepts, processes, techniques, principles and/or practices of government-wide human capital management, such as recruitment and retention of federal civilian employees, the Office of Personnel Management’s centralized personnel management role, job classification systems, and federal civilian pay structures. This includes knowledge of the history, trends, and current status of HRM in the federal context, as well interrelationships with other key subject area(s), such as government reorganization, performance management, and congressional oversight of executive branch personnel management activities.
Applicants earning an advanced degree in public policy, public administration, political science or other related social sciences are especially encouraged to apply.
Strong writing, research, and presentation skills are essential, including the ability to synthesize complex analyses into easy-to-understand language for a non-technical audience.
The analyst position carries promotion potential to the GS-15 level.
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