U.S Department of Defense, National Defense University (NDU)
$40,684.00 to $52,893.00
Open & closing dates
$40,684 to $52,893 per year
Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
Naval Base, Norfolk, VA
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
NDU develops joint warfighters and other national security leaders through rigorous academics, research and engagement to serve the common defense.
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Performs administrative and clerical support functions and participates in projects and activities related to transition, academics, and travel.
Primary areas include international pre-arrival and arrival coordination, administrative in-processing and registration, and meeting the immediate basic needs of new International Military Students (IMS) such as housing, transportation, financial, medical requirements.
Assists in planning, organizing and scheduling of local area tours and community cultural activities. Serves as escort officer on domestic field study trips.
Responsible for all logistical support associated with assigned trips.
Assist in the development and execution of a multi-faceted sponsor program.
Assist with routine and recurring budget administration duties.
Updates and manages the IMSO web page in concert with the JFSC IT personnel.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position up to 10% of the time
Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Background or Security Investigation: This is a non-sensitive-critical position which requires a background investigation. The individual selected for this position is required to obtain and maintain a Secret security determination to occupy a non-criticalsensitive position within the agency as a condition of employment.
You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service.
Specialized experience is defined as planning, scheduling, and hosting international events, projects, and program involving senior staff and experience in media, outreach and public diplomacy. Examples of specialized experience include skill in written and oral communications sufficient to facilitate constructive working relationships with senior international, academic and community officials. -Experience in planning, scheduling, and hosting international events -Skill in using management information system(s), office automation systems and processes, computer applications, principles, and techniques in support of organizational operations.
Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills, and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
To qualify for this position you must meet the (1) Basic Educational Requirements OR (2) Specialized Experience for the grade level to which you are applying.
(1) Education Requirements:
(The education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.)
A. Successful completion of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university directly related to this position AND Superior Academic Achievement. Superior Academic Achievement is defined as: (1) cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 for all completed undergraduate courses, or those completed in the last 2 years of undergraduate study; (2) GPA of 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 for all courses in your major field of study, or those courses in your major completed in the last two years; (3) Rank in the upper one-third of your class in the college, university, or major subdivision; OR (4) Membership in a national honor society (other than freshman honor societies);
B. One full year of graduate level related education. Equivalent to 18 semester hours-unless otherwise defined by the school.
(2) Specialized Experience
To qualify for the GS-07, you must possess at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level in the Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as planning, scheduling, and hosting international events, projects, and program involving senior staff and experience in media, outreach and public diplomacy.
NDU has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security, and thrift savings; health, life, and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. NDU employees enjoy flexible work schedules, transit subsidy, and the opportunity to telecommute.
Initial Probationary Period: You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of two years if one has not already been completed.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): You must be well qualified for the position to receive special selection priority under the ICTAP. A qualified ICTAP eligible achieving a score of 85 or above will be considered well qualified. For more information, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap
Special Hiring Authorities: You may be considered for the vacancy if you are eligible for a special appointment authority such as those authorized for the severely disabled; certain Vietnam Era and disabled veterans; volunteers returned from the Peace Corps or Vista, etc. For more information, visit the following OPM websites: USAJOBS Resource Center: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter
; VetsInfo Guide: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/
Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions after substantially completing an initial 3-year term (not less than 2 years and 11 months) may apply regardless of their current geographical location. Veterans must submit their DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, to be considered under this authority.
Military Spouse Preference (MSP): You may be eligible for MSP, if you are the spouse of an active duty military member and you are ranked among the best qualified for this vacancy.
Reemployed Annuitants: Department of Defense has the authority to hire annuitants without reduction in pay. For more information, go to: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf
If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
HR will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Applicants meeting the basic requirements will be further evaluated by information provided in the Assessment Questionnaire. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
The Assessment Questionnaire takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and collects information on your education, training and experience related to the following critical competencies:
Background checks and security clearance
You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
Résumé: The latest resume submitted will be used to determine qualifications.
Complete Assessment Questionnaire
Other Supporting Documents
The following supporting documents are REQUIRED to verify your individual eligibility status. Not all will apply for each applicant. They MUST be received by the closing date of the announcement. SF-50 - (If applicable) Notification of Personnel Action for current or former federal employees- with the exception of current permanent NDU employees, please provide your most recent SF50 or the SF50 reflecting Career/Career-Conditional tenure and the highest grade held on a permanent basis.
If you claim Veteran's Preference, (5 or 10 points) you MUST provide a copy of your DD Form 214 (Member Copy 4) listing the dates of military service and rank. If you are claiming 10 points (10 percent or more disability), you must also provide a letter from the Veterans Affairs Office and a completed SF-15 (Application for 10-point Veterans Preference - http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf
) substantiating your claim.
ICTAP Eligibles: A copy of the RIF separation notice and SF50 if available.
Special Hiring Authority: Documentation verifying eligibility.
Performance Appraisal: Current or previous federal employees.
Military Spouse Preference - Spousal Travel Orders.
Other documents identified in the announcement.
WARNING: Failure to submit a complete application package including any required documentation by the closing date of the announcement at 11:59 EST, or at the time of application for announcements with an extended closing date, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. To verify that your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status and More Information. The Details page will display the status of your application. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered or uploaded is received, legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers submitted by an applicant.
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.
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How to Apply
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package. See required documents below.
Click 'Apply Online' to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.
1. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire and upload required documents.
2. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application.
3. Check application status by logging into your USAJOBS account, clicking Application Status, then More Information for this position. Return to an incomplete application by logging into your USAJOBS account and clicking Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
Agency contact information
National Defense University
300 5th Avenue Bldg 62
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Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. The questionnaire will assess your qualifications for the job, and will be used to identify the best qualified applicants to be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interviews. We will notify you of the outcome after each of these steps has been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.
You will no longer need to call the HR Office to determine your application status. USAJOBS has added an alert setting to their system to drive status updates notification for applicants. You can elect to activate the proactive notification from your USAJOBS profile at any point during the application process to sign-up for automatic alerts when there are status changes for jobs to which you have applied.
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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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U.S Department of Defense, National Defense University (NDU)
Website : http://www.ndu.edu/