Overview

<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />This position is in the Office of Economics and Analytics (OEA), Federal Communication Commission located in Washington, DC.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />The Office of Economics and Analytics (OEA) works with the Chairman, Commissioners, Bureaus and Offices to ensure that economic analysis is deeply and consistently incorporated into the agency's regular operations and supports work across the FCC and throughout the decision-making process. OEA is charged with expanding and deepening the use of economic analysis in Commission policy making; continuing and enhancing the development and use of auctions; and, implementing consistent and effective agency-wide data practices and policies. OEA is the Commission's principal source for economic analysis; design and implementation of auctions; and, the use and management of data. Specifically, it will: (a) provide economic analysis for rulemakings, transactions, adjudications, and other Commission actions; (b) manage the FCC's auctions in support of and in coordination with FCC Bureaus and Offices; (c) develop policies and strategies to help manage the FCC's data resources and establish best practices for data use throughout the FCC, in coordination with FCC Bureaus and Offices; (d) be responsible for specific economically-relevant data collections; and, (e) conduct long-term research on ways to improve the Commission's policies and processes in each of these areas.<br /><br />The Office Director of OEA serves as an authoritative economist and policy advisor involved in formulating and communicating economic analysis for policy decisions on major FCC national and international programs; projects and initiatives which have a direct and substantial impact on the future development of the U.S. communications industry; and, its position as a world leader in communications. Provides leadership and direction to a professional staff involved in performing major economic analysis; auction program implementation; data collection and resource management assignments; and long-term research studies, projects and initiatives. Directly reports to the Chairman.<br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />25% or less – Occasional travel to meetings and conferences, as needed.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 00 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>U.S. Citizenship</li> <li>Must submit a financial disclosure statement upon assuming the position.</li> <li>Initial SES Career appointee is subject to a one-year probationary period</li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong>Note</strong>: Those applicants currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service appointment, who are eligible for reinstatement into the Senior Executive Service, or who have successfully completed a Senior Executive Service Candidate development Program approved by OPM, need not submit a narrative statement covering each of the Executive Core Qualifications. However, those applicants must address the following Mandatory Technical Competencies.<br /><br /><strong>NOTE: MANDATORY TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: All candidates must submit a narrative statement addressing each of the following Technical Competencies. This is in addition to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), both must be addressed separately.</strong><br /><br /><strong>MANDATORY TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: All candidates must submit a narrative statement addressing each of the following Technical Competencies.</strong><br /><br />1.Demonstrated skill in participating with Bureau/Office senior management in establishing and implementing an Agency management and planning vision, developing a strategic plan and implementing strategic change, developing and advancing policy and building coalitions and identifying opportunities for collaboration, both within and outside the organization related to expanding and deepening the use of economic analysis in policy making and the use of auctions/competitive bidding by a government agency.<br /><br />2.Demonstrated expert knowledge and experience directing or managing programs or projects that involved applying complex economic principles, theories, concepts, methods and techniques to economic development issues with important economic policy implications.<br /><br />3.Expert knowledge of statistical procedures and econometrics to undertake analysis of alternative approaches for achieving policy goals, including supervising and evaluating staff analyses, recommending solutions or policy initiatives to address complex issues, and documenting those recommendations in decision quality deliverables.<br /><br />4.Expert knowledge of current advances in communications technology; and ability to apply this knowledge by analyzing, interpreting and identifying potential impact on other aspects of the economy or the framework of economic analysis utilized by the agency.<br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong><strong>VETERAN</strong></strong><strong><strong>S PR</strong></strong><strong><strong>EFERENCE DOES NOT </strong></strong><strong><strong>APPLY TO THE SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE.</strong></strong><br /><br /><strong>EXECUTIVE</strong> <strong>QUALIFICATIONS</strong>: Applicants must provide detailed evidence of possession of each of the Executive Core Qualifications and Mandatory Technical Competencies listed below to assist reviewing officials in determining the best qualified candidates to be referred to the selecting official. FAILURE TO MEET OR ADDRESS ANY ONE OF THE MANDATORY TECHNICAL OR EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATION STANDARDS WILL ELIMINATE A CANDIDATE FROM FURTHER CONSIDERATION.<br /><br /><strong>EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS:</strong><br /><br /><strong>ECQ 1</strong> – Leading Change: Ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.<br /><br /><strong>ECQ 2</strong> – Leading People: Ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.<br /><br /><strong>ECQ 3</strong> – Results Driven: Ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.<br /><br /><strong>ECQ 4</strong> – Business Acumen: Ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.<br /><br /><strong>ECQ 5</strong> – Building Coalitions/Communication: Ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />EDUCATION: A Bachelor's or higher degree in economics that included at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus. OR<br /><br />Have a combination of experience and education that includes at least 21 semester hours in economics and 3 semester hours in statistics, accounting or calculus AND possess appropriate experience or additional education which demonstrates appropriate skills and abilities needed to perform the duties of this position.<br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />EEO Policy Statement <br /><br />Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement <br /><br />Veterans Information <br /><br />Privacy, Legal, and Regulatory Guidance <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 will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. A panel may be convened to determine "best qualified" candidates. The rating and ranking will be based upon consideration of the degree to which you meet the Executive Core Qualifications and Mandatory Technical Competencies. Interviews and qualifications inquiries may be required.<br /><br />The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position. <br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />1) RESUME<br /><br />2) A NARRATIVE STATEMENT ADDRESSING THE EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS, (unless you are exempted), AND THE MANDATORY TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES. In your narrative statement, provide examples of qualifications and competencies that are: clear and concise; emphasize your level of responsibility and the scope and complexity of programs managed; program accomplishments with results of your actions; policy initiatives for which you were primarily responsible: and level of contacts. We recommend that you limit your narrative to two pages per Qualification and Competency.<br /><br /><strong>3)</strong> <strong>Transcripts</strong> verifying possession of the educational requirements stated in this announcement.<br /><br /><strong>4) If applicable, a copy of your SF50</strong> (if you are a current or former federal employee).<br /><br /><strong>5</strong><strong>)</strong> <strong>If applicable</strong>, proof that you are a current career SES member, former career SES member with reinstatement eligibility, or an OPM certified graduate of an SES CDP. <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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