Overview

<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br /><strong>You are encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application package. Your application may not receive full consideration if you do not follow the instructions as outlined. </strong><br /><br />This position is located at 2100 Crystal City Drive, Crystal City, VA, in the Bureau for Global Health, Office of HIV/AIDS, Strategic Information Evaluation and Informatics Division, Strategic Information Branch,(GH/OHA/SIEI/SI).<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />As a <strong>Supervisory Public Health Advisor</strong>, you will:<br /> <ul> <li>Supervise a group of employees up to the GS-14 level providing technical and administrative supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the Division.</li> <li>Serve as the Agency expert providing intellectual leadership in HIV/AIDS strategic information issues;develop policies, strategies and plans for HIV/AIDS public health programs/projects for agency or sector-wide application.</li> <li>Advise on the development and application of evidenced-based practices in strategic information and data use practices in HIV/AIDS programming;advise field Missions, country or regional programs, and cooperating agencies in the application of HIV/AIDS strategic information and data use strategies for improved public health programs.</li> <li>Coordinate and enhance effective working relationships across sectorial and organizational lines.</li> <li>Provide technical guidance and direction to the office and to PEPFAR supported countries on program planning(annual country operation plans) and reporting (quarterly program reports), and supports the strengthening of country capacity to utilize data for program planning and target setting. </li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />50% or less – Up to 30% intermittent travel to and in developing countries.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 14 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>United States Citizenship is required.</li> <li>Relevant experience (see Qualifications below).</li> <li>Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.</li> <li>Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service.</li> <li>You will have to serve a one year Supervisory probationary period.</li> <li>Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer is required.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong>Note:</strong> Your answers to the assessment questionnaire must be supported in your resume. <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>Selective Placement Factor:You must possess experience in providing intellectual leadership in international HIV/AIDS strategic information issues and developing policies, strategies and plans for international HIV/AIDS public health programs/projects for agency or sector-wide application, such as contributing to the development of global guidelines for strategic information. </strong><br /><br /><strong> GS-14: </strong>In addition to the selective placement factor, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the <strong>GS-</strong><strong>13</strong> level in the Federal service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower level for this position include experience: (a)serving as a lead for designing and implementing HIV/AIDS strategic information and data use programs and guidance to field programs; (b) managing or providing technical oversight to international HIV/AIDS strategic information programs and data use initiatives; and (c) providing technical or managerial oversight to staff implementing strategic information, data analytics and data use programs. <br /><br />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 directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, relevant to the duties of the position to be filled, including volunteer experience.<br /><br /><strong>CTAP/ICTAP</strong> candidates will be referred to the selecting official if they are found well qualified. <strong>Well-qualified</strong> means an eligible employee who possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities which clearly exceed the minimum requirements of the position. A well-qualified employee must meet the qualification and eligibility requirements of the position, including any medical qualifications, suitability, and minimum education and experience requirements, meet all selective factors (where applicable); meet quality ranking factors and are assigned a score of <strong>85 or higher;</strong> be physically qualified with reasonable accommodation to perform the essential duties of the position; meet any special qualifying U.S. OPM-approved conditions; AND be able to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry without additional training. A well-qualified candidate will not necessarily meet the definition of highly or best qualified when evaluated against other candidates who apply for a particular position. In the absence of selective and quality ranking factors, selecting officials will document the job-related reason(s) for qualification determinations.<br /><br />A well-qualified candidate will not necessarily meet the definition of highly or best qualified when evaluated against other candidates who apply for a particular position. In the absence of selective and quality ranking factors, selecting officials will document the job-related reason(s) for qualification determinations.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />This position does not have a positive education requirement. Therefore,? no transcripts are required. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.<br /><br />These are Testing Designated Positions (TDP's) under the Agency's approved Drug Free Work Place Program. All applicants selected for this position will be subject to random drug testing once they begin working for the Agency.<br /><br />Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer <strong>is</strong> required.<br /><br />Moving and relocation expenses <strong>are not</strong> authorized.<br /><br />M ythbuster on Federal Hiring Policies: <br /><br />https: hru.gov/Studio_Recruitment/tools/Mythbuster_on_Federal_Hiring_Policies.pdf . <br /><br />EEO Policy: EEO Policy Statement .<br /><br />Reasonable Accommodation Policy: Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement .<br /><br />Veterans' Information: Veterans Information .<br /><br />Telework: https: www.telework.gov/ .<br /><br />Selective Service Registration: http: www.sss.gov/ .<br /><br />It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience will be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination. <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 />We will review your application package to ensure you meet the job and eligibility requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the vacancy announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/ No, Multiple Choice questions) and place you in one of three pre-defined categories. These categories are "<strong>Gold," "Silver," and "Bronze."</strong> However, your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. Candidates placed in the "<strong>Gold</strong>" category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and <strong>may</strong> be invited for an interview. How you will be evaluated for preference eligibility: Within each category, those entitled to veterans' preference will be listed at the top of the pre-defined category for which they are placed. Preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of <strong>10% or more</strong> will be listed at the top of the highest quality category (<strong>Gold</strong>) depending on the position and grade level of the job. <strong>(</strong><strong>You must provide proof of disability rating with a letter from the Veteran's Administration showing disability.)</strong><br /><br />The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies:<br /> <ul> <li><strong>Public Health Administration an Management (HIV/AIDS)</strong></li> <li><strong>Technical Competence</strong></li> <li><strong>Leadership </strong></li> <li><strong>Planning and Evaluating</strong></li> <li><strong>Oral Communication</strong></li> <li><strong>Written Communication</strong></li> </ul> <br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Secret <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br /><ul><li>Resume showing relevant experience.</li><li>Veterans' documentation, if requesting consideration under any Veterans' hiring eligibilities ( veterans' preference and Veterans Employment Opportunities Act ).</li><li>If seeking eligibility based on any other special hiring authority (e.g. disabled veteran, Schedule A, special hiring programs ).</li><li> <strong>ICTAP</strong> Eligibles: Must submit a copy of the appropriate documentation such as a reduction-in-force (RIF) separation notice, a SF-50 reflecting your RIF separation, or a notice of proposed removal for declining a direct reassign or transfer of function to another commuting area. You MUST also submit documentation to reflect your current (or last) performance rating of record of at least "fully successful" (Level III) or equivalent, along with your application/resume package. </li><li>If this position requires proof of higher education, you must submit a copy of your transcript<strong>(unofficial transcript)</strong> or a list of courses that includes the following information: name of accredited institution, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. Please refer to http: www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-04.asp for more information. Please be advised that an <strong>official transcript will be required</strong> if you are selected for the position.</li></ul> <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.


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