Associate Administrator, HIV/AIDS Bureau


Vacancy ID: 847546   Announcement Number: HHS-HRSA-ES-13-847546   USAJOBS Control Number: 338386300

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter: 847546
1. Title of Job

Director, Office of Management
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

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4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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00

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

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002 SES

21. Geographic Availability

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241360031 Rockville, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Do you possess a bachelor's degree or higher in a field related to health/allied sciences?

A. Yes
B. No

2. Do you possess experience in a managerial capacity with responsibility for providing supervisory direction to a large and diverse organization responsible for promoting economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of Federal programs and operations and preventing and detecting fraud and abuse in such programs and operations? (This experience must evidence sophisticated analytical skills, superior written and oral communication skills, good judgment, and experience in interacting with government and non-government officials).  NOTE:  This experience must be clearly identified in your resume.

A. I have ALL of the experience described above.
B. I have extensive experience as a manager, but I do not have experience in all of the areas described above.
C. I do not have experience as described above.

3. Are you a current career Senior Executive Service (SES) member in the Federal government, a graduate of an OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program or an individual with SES reinstatement eligibility who meets the mandatory qualifications requirement.

A. Yes
B. No

Specify the highest grade held in federal service, if applicable (example:  GS-15).

4. Please select from the choices below regarding the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

A. I am currently serving as a Commissioned Corps Officer and am interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps (If applying as Commissioned Corps, you do not need to respond to the ECQ narratives).
B. I am currently serving as a Commissioned Corps Officer and am interested in applying for this position to serve in the Senior Executive Service. (You must respond to the mandatory ECQ narratives).
C. I am not currently serving as a Commissioned Corps Officer.

All applicants MUST separately address the Technical Qualifications (TQ's).  Eligibility will be based on clear and concise examples that emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments (with results), policy initiatives and level of contacts.  Please provide detailed narrative responses to each of the TQ's, not to exceed two pages of text for each TQ. 

Ability to provide executive leadership and direction from a national level to promote, develop, and support HIV/AIDS health care delivery and services to underserved populations.  Limit your response to two pages.

Demonstrated ability to lead and manage large, complex organizations, including effective utilization of workforces.  Limit your response to two pages.

Ability to establish effective practices for the execution of resources to assure access to quality primary health care services to persons living with HIV/AIDS.  Limit your response to two pages.

Ability to evaluate program activities to increase HIV/AIDS health care capacity and capabilities of local and state health systems.  Limit your response to two pages.

5. Do you possess extensive knowledge of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009?

A. Yes
B. No

6. Do you possess knowledge of funding mechanisms through Federal, State or local health grant programs?

A. Yes
B. No

7. Do you possess knowledge and understanding of policies, procedures, and issues related to grants and cooperative agreements for federally funded programs, especially programs targeted to medically underserved populations.

A. Yes
B. No

Unless you are currently serving under a Career Senior Executive Service (SES) appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the SES, have successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by the Office of Personnel Management, or serving as a Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Officer and are applying for this position within the Commissioned Corps, you must address the ECQs.  If you are serving under one of the above, please enter "Current SES Member, CDP Graduate, reinstatement eligible, or Commissioned Corps Officer" for each of the ECQ narratives.  Please do not exceed two pages per ECQ.  You must submit proof of the above which is detailed in the "Required Documents" section of this vacancy announcement.  Additional information on the proper preparation of Executive Core Qualification statements is available at the Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp.

 

The preferred format for your response is the CCAR Model (Challenge/Context/Action/Results).  You should pick 1-2 executive level type experiences per ECQ and write a story using this outline of the CCAR Model:

a.  Challenge - Describe a specific problem or goal that you faced in a job. 

b.  Context - Describe the individuals and groups you worked with, and/or the environment in which you worked to tackle a particular challenge (e.g., clients, co-workers, Members of Congress, shrinking budget, low morale).  Describe how that context influenced how the problem evolved; why is was important; and what how you resolved it.

Action - Describe the specific action you took to address the challenge.  Be specific about what you did.

Results - Give specific examples of the results of your actions (process improvements, money saved, increased efficiency, productivity or customer satisfaction). 

 

Fundamental Competencies:  The following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the ECQ's.  Interpersonal Skills; Oral Communication; Integrity/Honesty; Written Communication; Continual Learning; and Public Service Motivation.  These Fundamental Competencies are cross-cutting and should be addressed over the course of your ECQ narratives.

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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 change environment.

A. I possess leadership competencies associated with this Executive Core Qualification.
B. I do not possess leadership competencies associated with this Executive Core Qualification.

Leading Change Narrative:  Provide a detailed description of your experience of this executive core qualification.  Be sure to address at least two of the following competencies in your response:  Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, and Vision.  Limit your response to two pages.

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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.

A. I possess leadership competencies associated with this Executive Core Qualification.
B. I do not possess leadership competencies associated with this Executive Core Qualification.

Leading People Narrative: Provide a detailed description of your experience of this executive core qualification.  Be sure to address at least two of the following competencies in your response:  Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, and Team Building.  Limit your response to two pages.

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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.

A. I possess leadership competencies associated with this Executive Core Qualification.
B. I do not possess leadership competencies associated with this Executive Core Qualification.

Results Driven Narrative: Provide a detailed description of your experience of this executive core qualification.  Be sure to address at least two of the following competencies in your response:  Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, and Technical Credibility.  Limit your response to two pages.

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BUSINESS ACUMEN: Ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

A. I possess leadership competencies associated with this Executive Core Qualification.
B. I do not possess leadership competencies associated with this Executive Core Qualification.

Business Acumen Narrative: Provide a detailed description of your experience of this executive core qualification.  Be sure to address at least two of the following competencies in your response:  Financial Management, Human Capital Management, and Technology Management.  Limit your response to two pages.

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BUILDING COALITIONS: 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.

A. I possess leadership competencies associated with this Executive Core Qualification.
B. I do not possess leadership competencies associated with this Executive Core Qualification.

Building Coalitions Narrative: Provide a detailed description of your experience of this executive core qualification.  Be sure to address at least two of the following competencies in your response: Partnering, Political Savvy, and Influencing/Negotiating.  Limit your response to two pages.