These positions are located in the Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Workforce. The duty location for these positions is in Rockville, MD.
**Applicants please note: Additional selections may be made across the Health Resources and Services Administration through this vacancy announcement.**
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This position is a mission critical occupation for HRSA. This position is responsible for ensuring that operational and fiscal activities align with and enable accomplishment of Health Resources and Services Administration’s mission, goals and objectives.
As a Lead Management Analyst, you provide technical expertise with responsibility for planning, coordinating, and evaluating assigned initiatives.
Your major duties and responsibilities include:
- Researching and applying a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods to identify, assess, analyze and improve team effectiveness, efficiency and work products.
- Consulting with the Branch Chief, Division leadership and other key staff to establish organizational goals and objectives for service polices.
- Planning, developing and continuously evaluating program operations and personnel to provide exemplary service to internal and external stakeholders.
- Serving as agency expert and coordinator in providing education, technical assistance, advice and guidance relative to health workforce policy, legislation, regulations and budget matters.
- Overseeing and monitoring team of analyst in production, drafting, and revision of policy documents, including responses to appropriators and Congressional staff.
- Coordinating and communicating with regional and state-level stakeholders, such as the Primary care offices, to review and evaluate program effectiveness and compliance with regulatory mandates.
- Providing guidance and resources in using various resources such as HSPA find, the Electronic Handbook, and HRSA Data Warehouse to confirm accurate information, review program eligibility, and ensure a high degree of data integrity.
NOTE: Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.
Occasional travel – Occasional travel may be up to 10% for this position.
Conditions of Employment
- U. S. Citizenship is required.
- HRSA Federal applicants must submit an SF-50 to show status and time-in-grade. Must meet Time-in-Grade by the closing date of this announcement.
- Males ages 18 through 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.
- PHS Commissioned Corps applicants must submit current personnel orders.
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- Position is not in the Bargaining Unit.
- Recruitment incentives are not authorized.
- Student loan repayment incentive is not authorized.
- Employment is subject to the successful completion of the pre-appointment process (i.e., background investigation, verification of qualifications and job requirements, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, etc.)
ALL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE 10/08/2020.
Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.
In order to qualify for this GS-14, your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-13 level in the federal service.
Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, an applicant’s one full year of specialized experience must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for successful job performance.
Examples of qualifying experience include the following types of tasks performed on a regular and recurring basis: using quantitative and qualitative methods to conduct a variety of studies, surveys, interviews, etc. of an organization’s management processes and systems to identify and assess inefficiencies and make recommendations on needed process improvements; developing and implementing new and/or improved management processes and systems based on findings from workgroups, surveys, and interviews; and, overseeing management processes and systems to ensure compliance with federal, departmental and agency management practices, policies, and procedures.
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; community; student; social). If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited.
Applicants will be evaluated on the following competencies:
LEADERSHIP – Inspires, motivates & guides others toward goal accomplishment; coaches & mentors subordinates; adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations; models high standards of honesty, integrity, trust, openness, & respect for individuals by applying these values to daily behaviors.
QUANTITATIVE/QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS – Examines and evaluates data to manage and achieve results.
DATA GATHERING AND ANALYSIS – Seeks or collects and synthesizes information from a variety of stakeholders and sources in an objective, unbiased manner to reach a conclusion, goal, or judgment, and to enable strategic and leadership decision making.
ORGANIZATIONAL AWARENESS – Knowledge the organization’s mission and functions, and how its administrative and technological systems work and operate effectively within them. This includes the programs, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations of the organization.
To preview the occupational assessment questionnaire, please click on the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10923173
Current status candidates must meet Time-in-Grade (TIG) by the closing date of this announcement. To allow us to verify that you meet TIG requirements, provide any of the following SF-50s:
Please Note: Current year pay adjustments are not acceptable for verifying TIG (ex. 2020 general increases cannot be used to verify TIG).
- Competitive or Career-ladder promotion to your highest grade (this does not include 120 day temporary promotions)
- Regular Within Range Increase (WRI) or With In Grade (WGI) increase at your highest grade (this does not include quality step increases (QSIs).
- Competitive career/career-conditional appointment to your highest grade.
- SF-50 at your highest grade held, that is at least one year older than the announcement closing date of 10/08/2020.
Not sure which SF-50 to submit? Check out our video… Go here to watch the video on the SF50s to submit in your application package .
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
HHS is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status or other differences.
HRSA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. Telework eligibility may be discussed during the interview process.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
To determine your qualifications and referral status, we may review your resume and supporting documentation and compare it against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. Ensure you support your self-ratings by the information you provide in your application. We may verify or assess your qualifications at any time. Inflated or unsupported qualifications may affect your rating. Any misrepresentation or material omission of facts may be sufficient cause to end further consideration of your candidacy. Persons listed as having knowledge of your past accomplishments or experience in your application may be contacted for verification purposes at any time. Verification may, but need not, begin prior to receiving an offer.
To be considered well qualified for the purposes of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) , you must substantively exceed the basic qualifications by scoring at least an 85 on the assessment and meet all eligibility, physical, medical, suitability, and all other requirements.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact either HRSA’s Office of Human Resources at (301) 443-3780 or by email: [email protected] or HRSA’s Reasonable Accommodation programs at (301) 443-2538 or by email: [email protected] . You must contact the Reasonable Accommodations Program prior to the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Hours of operation: Monday through Friday 7:30AM to 4:00PM EST (except Federal holidays).
Submission of a resume alone is not a complete application. To apply for this position, you must provide a complete online Application Package that includes:
1. A current Resume – For resume writing guidance, please visit USAJOBS Resources Center or view their video tutorial. Your resume must thoroughly describe how your skills and experiences align to the criteria defined in the “Qualifications” section of this announcement and it must support your responses to the assessment questionnaire. We cannot assume you have performed the necessary experience required for this position regardless of your employment history or academic career. To ensure all of the essential information is in your resume, we encourage you to use the USAJOBS online Resume Builde r.
If you choose to use your own resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written form you choose, then you must ensure it contains all of the required information and you organize it so we can associate the following information for each experience/position:
You must also ensure that the duties performed are clearly matched to each period of employment.
Do not include a photograph or video of yourself, or any sensitive information (age, date of birth, marital status, protected health information, religious affiliation, social security number, etc.) on your resume or cover letter. We will not access web pages linked on your resume or cover letter to determine your qualifications.
2. complete Assessment Questionnaire
3. Other supporting documents to be submitted with application:
- SF-50: Federal applicants must submit an SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) that shows status and time-in-grade, and its full performance level. If you are an HHS employee you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 from eOPF.
- PHS Commissioned Corps Officer must submit a copy of latest personnel order in lieu of SF-50.
- College transcripts (if the position has a positive education requirement, or you are qualifying on the basis of education).
For Résumé and Application Tips visit the USAJOBS Resource Center .
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 10/08/2020.