Program Support Specialist


Vacancy ID: 874854   Announcement Number: NW30301-09-874854K3599522   USAJOBS Control Number: 341563400

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Please indicate how you are eligible for this vacancy. Select one of the following:

A. I am currently employed at Uniformed Services University (USU), UIC: DDAAFD as a permanent career or career-conditional (Tenure 1 or 2 in box 24 of SF-50) employee in the competitive service (SF-50 will show a 1 in box 34); or, I am currently employed at Uniformed Services University (USU), UIC: DDAAFD on a permanent Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA) (SF-50 will show a 2 in box 34). Note: Your resume MUST include your position title, pay plan, series, grade level, agency worked for and dates of employment for all applicable federal work experiences.
B. I am registered in the Department of Defense (DOD) Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference Program (Program S) for the series, grade and location covered by this announcement.
C. I do not meet either of the eligibilities as described above.

2. Please select one response that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for a GS-0301-09 PROGRAM SUPPORT SPECIALIST. (PLEASE NOTE: If you are qualified based on education, please verify your claim by attaching a copy of your college transcripts or providing on your resume an itemized list of courses that includes transcript-equivalent information (i.e., course title, semester/quarter hours, grades, and degree earned).

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-07) in the Federal service performing administrative functions for a medical education instructional program in a medical school.
B. I have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree.
C. I have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree.
D. I have obtained an LL.B. or J.D. if it is related to this position.
E. I have a combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience.
F. I do not have any of the experience or education as described above.

For each task in the following groups, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please accurately identify your level of experience and demonstrated capability when completing this questionnaire as your responses, resume and supporting documents will be reviewed for accuracy. You will be asked at the end of this questionnaire to certify your entire application as true and accurate.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Evaluate the efficiency of the educational, financial or administrative aspects of programs operations.

4. Plan the program operations, procedures or policies of the education instructional program.

5. Provide guidance on policy and procedures to staff or students.

6. Develop schedules or programs for students assigned to various sites or courses.

7. Prepare letters of orientation, lecture assignments or rotations at various sites for students.

8. Operate computer programs in the Microsoft Office Suite of programs for developing reports, correspondence or course information.

9. Coordinate courses for individual courses in the educational instructional program.

10. Ensure evaluation sheets are distributed to local areas or appropriate program staff for collection of grades.

11. Manage course reports to provide information to faculty and staff.

12. Prepare government travel orders for faculty and staff to support the organization’s mission.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C. have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

For each task in the following groups, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please accurately identify your level of experience and demonstrated capability when completing this questionnaire as your responses, resume and supporting documents will be reviewed for accuracy. You will be asked at the end of this questionnaire to certify your entire application as true and accurate.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

13. Forward final grade information to faculty and staff for processing.

14. Compile orientation packages for the students.

15. Your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Deliberate attempts to falsify or inflate your responses may be grounds for not referring you.
Please take this opportunity to review your rating to ensure the accuracy of your answers and that they are supported by your resume. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation does not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.