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Job Title: Program Specialist
Company Name: Veterans Health Administration
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 08/13/2022
Expire Date: 09/30/2022
Job Categories: Administrative and Support Services, Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Information Technology, Internet/E-Commerce, Other / General, Purchasing, Web Technology, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Program Specialist
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 08/31/2022. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-7 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-5. For a GS-9 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-7. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: GS-07: Specialized Experience (GS-7): You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-5 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Draft service level meeting minutes, correspondence, bulletins, and memoranda; Use of various word processing computer programs; Create agendas, meeting minutes and various communication documents; Use of automated systems for timekeeping, submitting work orders and purchasing office supplies; Gather information on the mission, functions, and structures of the Health Care System to assist staff in identifying and resolving a variety of administrative issues. OR; Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have 1 full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED). OR; Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) GS-09: Specialized Experience (GS-9): You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-7 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Advise staff on procedural requirements; Use administrative concepts and practices to recommend changes in administrative policies, devise and install procedures and office practices affecting subordinates, and foresee administrative problems and requirements; Interpret new instructions and procedures to communicate and disseminate to staff; Prepare documents on behalf of Supervisor; Analyze and summarize information, files and other documents for use in preparing reports and correspondence. OR; Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have a master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related. OR; Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond 1 full year of graduate level education. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Education and TrainingOral CommunicationRequirements AnalysisTeaching Others 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; religions; 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, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: The work is mostly sedentary. It requires some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of light items, such as papaer, files, and books. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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Company Name: Veterans Health Administration
Website:https://www.usajobs.gov:443/GetJob/ViewDetails/671015000?utm_source=hbcuconnect&utm_medium=job_feed&utm_campaign=ar_vha_job_boards_feeds&utm_content=0301
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