<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />The mission of the CDFI Fund is to promote access to capital and enable locally based organizations to further economic growth and community development in urban and rural low-income communities across the nation. The Capital Magnet Fund Program Manager will ensure that programs are administered fairly and efficiently, develop policy and programmatic responses, evaluate program effectiveness and impact, and manage, motivate and mentor staff assigned to the business unit.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />As a Capital Magnet Fund Program Manager, you will:<br /> <ul> <li>Manage the application and process for assigned area of program responsibility. Establish, implement and ensure compliance with policies and procedures governing awards, terms and conditions for funding investments;</li> <li>Perform award reviews and provide funding concurrence and/or recommendations for award justifications based on considerations such as quality, consistency and adherence to policies, procedures and applicable OMB and other Federal regulations;</li> <li>Establish, promulgate or evaluate policies, guidelines, procedures and methodologies that guide the operations, implementation and management of assigned area of program responsibility;</li> <li>Design, direct, lead and/or conduct quality assurance and performance monitoring studies, assessments and other program evaluation and analysis functions in order to ensure program effectiveness including setting and communicating organizational goals; establishing operational plans with outcomes and milestones; determining priorities; and monitoring, measuring and reporting on the performance of staff, workgroups and business unit;</li> <li>Represent the Fund at high level meetings and conferences, and providing information and consultation regarding areas of assigned program responsibility.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – 1-5 nights per month<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 15 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."</li> <li>Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.</li> <li>Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals</li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong>If you do not meet any of the categories listed above, you may wish to apply under announcement 19-DO-334-P, which is open for any U.S. citizen to apply. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.</strong><br /><br />The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.<br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.<br /><br /><strong><strong>Specialized experience: </strong></strong>For the <strong>GS-15</strong> level, you must have at least one year (52 weeks) of experience at the GS-14 level, or equivalent, which has equipped the candidate with the particular experience, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is defined as:<br /> <ul> <li>Designing and administering programs related to the development of single or multiple family affordable housing; AND</li> <li>Overseeing the work of others in performing program implementation and evaluation work in:<br />(A) the financial and management structure, operations and practices of community development finance entities; OR<br />(B) the development and execution of policies, procedures and risk plans for effective implementation of federal awards and grants programs; OR<br />(C) federal grants management/compliance policies, laws, regulations and circulars.</li> </ul> <br />In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:<br />For the GS-15, you must have been at the GS-14 level for 52 weeks.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. <br />- Relocation expenses will not be paid.<br />- This is a non-bargaining unit position.<br />- We may offer opportunities for telework.<br />- We may offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.<br /><br />CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: <br />- A one year probationary period may be required.<br />- A one year supervisory or managerial probationary period may be required.<br />- Must successfully complete a background investigation.<br />- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency<br />- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.<br />- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.<br />- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.<br />- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel, if necessary.<br />- File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on, if necessary.<br />- Undergo an income tax verification, if necessary. <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.<br /><br /><strong>Rating</strong>: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Specialized Experience, Administrative Management, Leadership, and Communication. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application<br /><br /><strong>Referral</strong>: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview. We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site. <br />If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must receive a score of 85 or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.<br /><br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Not Required <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br /><strong>A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. </strong> Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.<br /><br /><strong>All applicants are required to submit a resume</strong> either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view resume tips .<br /><br /><strong>CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES — Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment</strong>:<br />- You must submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".)<br />- If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment ( VRA ), you must submit a copy of an SF-50 showing that. Also, you must submit a copy of your <strong> DD214 </strong> or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge (<strong> Member 4 </strong>) and any other applicable documents such as SF-15, VA letters, etc.<br />- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, you must submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade. <br /><br /><strong>Land Management Eligibles </strong>must provide all required documentation to verify eligibility, prior performance, and qualifications for the target position. You can find information on the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act and eligibility HERE . Land Management Eligibles must compete under competitive merit promotion procedures and meet all applicable requirements as such (time-in-grade restrictions do not apply).<br /><br /><strong>CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION</strong>: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents you must submit in order to be eligible.<br /><br /><strong>If you are applying under a special hiring authority</strong> (e.g. Military Spouses, Interchange Agreement, VEOA, VRA , Schedule A Disability, etc.), please see applicant guide for required documentation . In order to be eligible under one of these authorities, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.<br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />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 . <br /><br />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.