National Endowment For The Arts
$134,789.00 to $164,200.00
Open & closing dates
$134,789 to $164,200 per year
Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
The National Endowment for the Arts, an independent Federal agency and the official arts organization for the United States government, supports the advancement of artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation. We are motivated by the vision of a Nation in which the arts enrich the lives of all Americans and enhance the livability of communities. If you share our vision, please consider joining us.
This position is located within the Office of the Deputy Chairman for Mgmt and Budget, in Washington DC, District of Columbia.
Applications will be accepted from current and former Federal employees with competitive status or who are eligible for consideration under special appointing authorities (i.e., Schedule A, Peace Corps, etc.). Applications will also be accepted from a veteran who is a preference eligible or who has separated from the Armed Forces under Honorable conditions after approximately 3 years for more of continuous active service.
This is a great opportunity to join a mission-driven organization with a generous benefits package; paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, health and life insurance, and excellent retirement package.
Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS resume template. However, if you do not use the template you must ensure that your resume contains ALL required information which includes hours worked, starting & ending month and year, and if Federal employment (series, pay plan, and grade).
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As the Administrative Officer you will be responsible for the following tasks:
Direct the agency administrative services functions and admin budgets providing staff with advice and guidance in the areas of directives updates, space management, travel management, records management, resource supply, emergency management and inventory management.
Oversee staff who manage procurement and contracting activities for NEA to include policy development, solicitation development and issuance, technical evaluations, contract negotiations and award, modification issuance, options exercise, contract management, performance reviews, close out and terminations.
Serve as the agency liaison with other federal agencies representing NEA with GSA (building, property and facilities), OMB (paperwork reduction policies), Government Publishing Office (GPO) (agency printing), and National Archives and Records Administration (records management program), as well as Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
Supervise staff and oversee contracting officer representatives supporting the Administrative Services area. Ensure work is planned, prioritized, and completed; that subordinates are provided adequate direction, and their work is evaluated and problems are resolved in a timely manner.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
Job family (Series)
0341 Administrative Officer
Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
Time-in-Grade must be met by the closing date of the announcement
Status Candidates must submit and SF-50 and recent appraisal.
Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).
To qualify for the GS-15, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level. Specialized experience is defined as: Overseeing administration services and contracting operations in the Federal Service.
There are no educational requirements for this particular position.
Identification of promotion potential in this announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation of management to promote the employee selected at some future date.
A Moderate Background Investigation (MBI) is required for this position. Continued employment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.
Recruitment methods and selection procedures will be based solely on merit after fair and open competition, and will be made without regard to political, religious, or labor organization affiliation or non-affiliation, marital status, race, color, sex, national origin, non-disqualifying disability, sexual-orientation or age.
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures,the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.
Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employeeguides/careertransition.asp
The application contains information subject to the Privacy Act (PL 93-579, 5 USC 552a). The information will be used to determine qualifications for employment, and it authorized under Title 5 USC 3302 and 3361.
Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A
Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
Other Special Appointment Authorities
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the application process is complete,your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials,your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge,skills,abilities and other characteristics):
Administration and Management, Contracting/Procurement, Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, and Supervisory Management
Background checks and security clearance
The following documents are required and must be received by the closing date of this announcement:
1. A complete Resume (which includes hours worked, starting/ending dates (month and year), and if Federal employment - series, pay plan and grade).
2. A complete Online Questionnaire
3. An SF-50. Showing title, series, grade, FPL, duty station and Competitive status (if a current Federal employee)
4. Most recent Performance Appraisal (if a current Federal employee)
5. Other Supporting Documents:College transcript(s), if qualifying based on education
Document(s) for special appointment (if applicable)
Veteran Documents, ( if applicable, a DD-214, SF-15, VA Letter, etc.)
ICTAP/CTAP documents (if applicable)
Miscellaneous (as required by position)
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 01/18/2018 to receive consideration.
Failure to submit a complete application package will result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.
To begin, click Apply Online to access an online application. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account or you may need to create a new account.
You will be taken to an online application. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation, and submit the application.
You will receive an email notification when your application has been received for the announcement.
To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position. The Application Status page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and your responses submitted to the online application.
Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
To preview the online questionnaire click here https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10115464
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form click here Alternate Application
Agency contact information
Office of the Deputy Chairman for Mgmt and Budget
400 7th Street SW
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When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability related to the job requirements.
Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The hiring manager may choose to conduct interviews. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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National Endowment For The Arts
Website : http://arts.gov/