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- Provides executive level advice and authoritative guidance to the NDU Chief Operating Officer and other University officials on the NDU Security program services and activities.
- Interprets security policy originating from higher organizational levels; providing authoritative interpretation and guidance related to security and resolves issues involving conflicting security requirements.
- Manages a substantial budget as well as significant contractual obligations related to security monitoring and alarm systems.
- Directs the NDU Physical Security program and establishes, reviews, and maintains the protection systems for two campuses that contain five government buildings and one annex.
- Manages an alarm monitoring contract that includes a contracted security guard force.
- Oversees NDU's Information Security program; maintaining oversight of inventories and proper accounting, handling, storing and disposal of classified material.
- Management, technical and procedural guidance and oversight of the NDU Personal Security program.
- Provides administrative guidance to security personnel in verifying security clearances, passing and receiving of security clearances, granting access as required and manages personnel security clearance investigation programs.
First line supervisor for all Security personnel.
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.
Conditions of Employment
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Background Investigation is required
Specialized experience is defined as experience: Managing the full range of functions within a Security program with oversight of personnel, physical, and information security and leading a multi-function staff comprised of government and contract employees. Your resume must demonstrate 1) development and modernization of Physical Security, Personal Security and Information Security manning and infrastructure requirements, policies and procedures that are in compliance with security requirements established in Executive Orders, legislation, regulations, instructions and policy set forth by the Federal Government/DOD, 2) program and project management 3) budget, contract, and quality control oversight and 4) supervising a security workforce.
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.
Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for this grade level.
DAU 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. DAU 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.
Supervisory/Probationary Period: You will be required to serve a supervisory/managerial probationary period of 1 year unless one has previously been completed.
Drug Testing: This position may be subject to random drug testing.
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:
- Technical Competence
- Technical Credibility
- Customer Service
- Computer Skills
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk
Trust determination process
You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
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.
- You must submit a copy of your DD Form-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty", showing the dates of active duty service, type of discharge and the character of service. Alternatively, If you are a current military member in active duty service and do not have a copy of your DD Form-214, you must submit a written documentation (certification) from your branch of service certifying that you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted with your application for this position. The certification should also include your rank, dates of active duty service and what they condition of discharge is thought to be.
- If claiming 10-point preference and/or are a 30% or more Disabled Veteran, you must submit both a DD Form-214 or expected discharge documentation as described above AND a copy of a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or your branch of service certifying the presence of service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of disability
- If you are claiming eligibility based on 10-point derived veterans' preference (i.e. a spouse, widow/widower, or parent of a veteran claiming veterans' preference when the veteran is unable to use it), you must also submit a Standard Form 15 (SF-15) "Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference" and any required documents indicated on the SF-15 to substantiate the claimed preference.
Note: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information and documents entered, uploaded, or faxed are received, legible, and accurate.
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.