Ee003 Research and Development Program Manager Gs14 Job in BETHESDA, MD

Vacancy No. EE003-DEST-10733923-20-AB Department Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Salary $102,663.00 to $157,709.00 Grade 13 to 14
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/24/2020 Close Date 12/5/2020
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
BETHESDA, MD


Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Overview
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 02/24/2020 to 12/05/2020

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 13 - 14

  • Salary

    $102,663 to $157,709 per year

  • Appointment type

    Multiple Appointment Types

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Bethesda, MD
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

No

This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

The Public

Announcement number

EE003-DEST-10733923-20-AB

Control number

560777600

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    Position Information

    This is an opportunity for:

    • An internal or external candidate to fill a GS-14 cadre position.
    • A Federal Government employee to serve on a two-year reimbursable detail assignment in the ODNI. The detail assignment may be extended an additional year if all parties agree.

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    Responsibilities

    Component Mission

    The Office of Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity (IC EEOD) reports directly to the Director of National Intelligence and is responsible for the overall strategic management of the IC's efforts to build a more diverse and inclusive workforce. IC EEOD oversees compliance with federal laws, policies, procedures, and requirements relating to EEO. IC EEOD also develops initiatives, policies and programs, and provides guidance and consultation to diverse stakeholders. The Office of IC EEOD collects, analyzes and reports on workforce demographics and trends across multiple aspects of workforce diversity, including, but not limited to women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

    • Develop and implement programs ensuring high-risk, high-payoff research, as well as technical andprogrammatic integrity, by: providing answers to the Heilmeier questions; establishing a sound process forselection of performers; demonstrating the quality and significance of research outputs; using robustindependent assessments to evaluate programs; and fully documenting all results.
    • Lead dynamic communications and outreach activities articulating program vision and plan to IC partners as it relates to EEO and Diversity.
    • Develop and Implement all aspects of the EEO and Diversity study efforts to include project conceptualization, design and development, coordination, project assignment, funding procurement/allocation, management, analysis, publication and briefing.
    • Lead the analysis and development of IC-wide EEO complaint statistics to produce reports for IC senior leadership with the status of EEO throughout the IC.
    • Lead planning, developing, and presenting expert, authoritative written and oral briefings to senior-level customers on significant and complex EEO issues; explain programs and issues to non-expert customers and tailor programs, methods, and products to ensure alignment with customer needs.
    • Ensure program management for all phases of a program, to include research, testing, integration, demonstration, and evaluation of the capabilities developed during the program.
    • Develop background papers, presentations, and related program materials to senior leaders.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment

    Mandatory and Educational Requirements

    • Extensive technical knowledge in one or more technical disciplines relevant to the IC.
    • Extensive knowledge of program management, analytic, and critical thinking skills, including a superior ability to conduct program assessments, identify needs and requirements, and develop recommendations for the successful implementation of EEO and Diversity programs.
    • Demonstrated programmatic knowledge by an ability to articulate a program plan with clear and measurable milestones and metrics.
    • Extensive knowledge of the IC, mission, objectives, policies, R&D needs, authorities; especially advanced R&D efforts related to human capital plans and organizational mission.
    • Extensive knowledge of topics within the IC, other governmental agencies, and industry.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross-IC EEO and Diversity teams; build and sustain professional relationships and exert influence effectively at all levels within and across organizations; superior ability to lead cross-IC EEO and Diversity team initiatives and encourage information sharing.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead research teams and working groups comprised of government and contract personnel.
    • Demonstrated ability to establish regular contact with high-level internal and external resources and customers, supplying or seeking information on EEO programs and issues; superior use of tact when expressing ideas or opinions to senior leaders, customers, contractors, and other stakeholders.
    • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to conduct independent research, filter and synthesize data, and produce clear, logical, and concise products that meet the needs of diverse audiences with different perspectives and objectives.
    • Demonstrated interpersonal skills; demonstrated by building and fostering relationships and networks within the IC.
    • Advanced degree that requires knowledge and skills in conducting empirically-based research projects.

    Qualifications
    Desired Requirements
    • One year experience equivalent to at least full performance proficiency level.
    • Ph.D. or equivalent (Master's degree plus three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. equivalent to a doctoral degree or equivalent) in technical field.
    • TS/SCI clearance.
    Education

    N/A

    Additional information

    *** OPEN UNTIL FILLED: This announcement will be open until the position is filled. Cut off points are scheduled in two-week increments. After each cut-off point, all compliant applications received during the previous two weeks will be reviewed for consideration.***

    Who May Apply
    Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower than the advertised position grade may apply.
    Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.

    • For a cadre assignment:
      • Current ODNI permanent cadre.
      • Current ODNI Staff Reserve Employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)
      • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower than the advertised position grade may apply.)
      • Candidates outside the Federal Government.
    • For a detailee assignment:
      • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower than the advertised position grade may apply.)
    Salary Determination
    • The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual. A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary.
    • For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience.
    • A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current grade and salary.
    The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

    REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at DNI_Reasonable_Accommodation_WMA@cia.ic.gov and DNI_Diversity_WMA@cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI_DRA@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-275-3799 or by FAX at 703-275-1217 . Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION BELOW.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Drug test required

    Yes

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    APPLICATION PACKAGES MUST CONTAIN ALL ITEMS LISTED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' INSTRUCTIONS BELOW. AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

    Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration.

    To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call 301-243-1318.

  • Benefits
    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    Key Requirements and How To Apply

    Internal ODNI Candidates:

    A complete application package must include:

    1. RESUME: Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.
    2. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required in the cover letter if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.
    3. COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed.
    WHERE TO SUBMIT: Internal ODNI Candidates must submit an application through the classified JobsDNI website. For current employees who do not currently have access to internal systems, please follow the instructions for detail applicants who are from of federal agencies outside the IC.

    External Candidates:

    Key Requirements:
    • U.S. Citizenship.
    • Successful completion of CI polygraph and background investigation.
    • Successful completion of an ODNI medical screening.
    • A two-year trial period is required for all new permanent appointments to the ODNI.
    A complete application must include:
    1. RESUME: Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.
    2. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required in the cover letter if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.
    3. COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed.
    4. SF-50 (if applicable): Current or former Federal Government employees must provide an SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" to verify current federal status, position, title, grade, and organization of record.
    WHERE TO SUBMIT: External Candidates must submit an application through www.intelligencecareers.gov. All attachments should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.

    Current Federal Employees Applying for a Detail Assignment:

    Applicants from federal agencies within the Intelligence Community (IC) may be considered for this position as a reimbursable detailee, if endorsed by the employing agency. Applicants must have current TS/SCI clearances with polygraph or have the ability to obtain one. The ODNI does not conduct polygraphs or provide security clearances for detailees. Applicants from within the IC must submit an application through the classified IC Joint Duty Program website.

    Applicants from federal agencies outside the IC must provide:
    1. WRITTEN ENDORSEMENT from the employing agency concurring with the detail.
    2. RESUME: Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.
    3. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required in the cover letter if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.
    4. VACANCY NUMBER: Reference the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and on each document submitted.
    5. CURRENT SF-50: Federal Government employees must provide an SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" to verify current federal status, position, title, grade, and organization of record. Please disregard if you are not a Federal Government employee.
    6. COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed.
    WHERE TO SUBMIT: Applications should be sent to either DNI_COO_TM_HR_OPS_TEAM_B_WMA@cia.ic.gov (classified email system) or Recruitment_TeamB@dni.gov (unclassified email system). Applicants submitting via JWICS are requested to submit their materials to zacken@dni.ic.gov (Natalia Z.), majettm@dni.ic.gov (Maya M.), andburgeal@dni.ic.gov (Alisa B.) in lieu of the group address above. All attachments should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.

    Applications submitted through the classified email system should NOT contain classified information above the TS//SI/TK//NOFORN level.

    All Applicants:

    APPLICATION PACKAGES MUST CONTAIN ALL ITEMS LISTED ABOVE. AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

    Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration.

    To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call 301-243-1318.

    Agency contact information Alisa Burgess Alisa Burgess
    Address

    Team B
    ODNI
    Washington, DC 20511
    US
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    Next steps

    What To Expect Next
    The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Due to the large number of applications received, applicants will be contacted ONLY if they have been selected for an interview.

    Agency Contact Information
    ODNI Recruitment; Phone: 301-243-1318; Email: Recruitment_TeamB@dni.gov

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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