[blindlaw] FW: [Jobs] Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) Seeking Deputy Washington D.C.

Nightingale, Noel Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
Fri Mar 30 18:52:24 UTC 2012

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Subject: [Jobs] Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) Seeking Deputy Washington D.C.

>Job Opportunity
>Job Title: Deputy Assistant Secretary
>Department:Department Of Labor
>Agency:Office of Disability Employment Policy Job Announcement 
>$119,554.00 to $179,700.00 / Per Year
>Wednesday, March 28, 2012 to Saturday, April 28, 2012
>Full-Time - Permanent
>1 vacancy(s) in the following locations:
>Washington, DC, USView
>Open to all groups of qualified candidates. SES Candidate Development 
>Program graduates with noncompetitive eligibility may apply for 
>noncompetitive consideration for this position.
>Opportunities are Open! Begin a challenging career with the U.S. 
>Department of Labor (DOL), and you will help shape the workforce of 
>tomorrow. DOL offers rewarding opportunities to contribute to a noble 
>mission; to serve and protect American workers, prepare them for new 
>and better jobs, and to ensure the safety and fairness of American 
>The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is responsible for 
>creating and implementing national policy, and providing information 
>that improves employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
>ODEP's Assistant Secretary directs the overall organization and is the 
>principal advisor to the Secretary of Labor on all disability 
>employment policy.
>  *   Subject to a security background investigation.
>  *   Subject to financial disclosure requirements.
>  *   Must complete 1 year SES probationary period, if not 
> previously completed.
>  *   Subject to drug test prior to and during appointment.
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>The Deputy Assistant Secretary serves as the principal advisor to the 
>Assistant Secretary of the Office of Disability Employment Policy 
>(ODEP),on issues and policies related to ODEP's mission, and provides 
>general operational management of the organization through coordination 
>of the agency's administrative, budget, and policy-making activities. 
>In addition, the incumbent is also responsible, but not limited to, the 
>following duties and
>responsibilities: provides executive leadership to ensure the 
>coordination and development of cross-cutting policies and effective 
>practices to improve employment opportunities for people with 
>disabilities; participates with the Assistant Secretary and other key 
>Government, Department of Labor (DOL), and ODEP officials in 
>formulating and developing policies, objectives, strategic plans, 
>budgets, and goals to ensure the agency provides national leadership to 
>increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities; 
>coordinates disability-related policies, programs and activities of 
>ODEP with related Federal programs (including the Access Board; the 
>Committee for Purchase from People who are Blind or Severely Disabled; 
>Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, Transportation, 
>and Veterans Affairs; the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; the 
>National Council on Disability; the Office of Personnel Management; and 
>the Social Security Administration.); and promotes the implementation 
>and adoption of policies and effective practices that encourages the 
>full inclusion of people with disabilities in the American workforce by 
>engaging and collaborating with stakeholders in both the public and 
>private sectors.
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>Candidates must possess technical and management experience and have 
>developed the knowledge and skills required for effective performance 
>of the specific duties of the position. Candidates must have had 
>experience at a major management level (normally equivalent to the 
>GS-15 level in the federal service). All applicants MUST separately 
>address each of the Mandatory Technical Qualifications
>(MTQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) when applying on line. 
>Responses to ECQs MUST not exceed 10 pages. For additional guidance, 
>applicants may visit the Office Of Personnel Management's Guide to 
>Senior Executive Service Qualifications located at 
>www.opm.gov/ses/references/GuidetoSESQuals_2010.pdf. Applicants are 
>encouraged to follow the Challenge, Context, Action, and Result model 
>outlined in the guide. Current/Former Career SES or SES Candidate 
>Development Program graduates who have been certified by OPM MUST 
>address the MTQ's, but need not address the ECQs. In order to 
>successfully complete the online application process you MUST input the 
>term, "noncompetitive eligible" in the text boxes for each of the ECQs. 
>You MUST submit a Standard Form 50 that documents your SES Career 
>appointment or a copy of your OPM approved SES Candidate Development 
>Program certificate.
>EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): 1. Leading Change: This core 
>qualification involves the 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. 2. 
>Leading People: This core qualification involves the 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. 3. Results 
>Driven: This core qualification involves the 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. 4. Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability 
>to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. 5. 
>Building Coalitions:
>This core qualification involves the 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.
>qualified applicants must possess the following four (4) technical 
>qualifications which represent the experience required to perform the 
>duties of this position. Proficiency in these technical qualifications 
>MUST be clearly evident in your resume. MTQs include:
>1. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in management of an 
>organization, including human resources, budget, procurement, and 
>internal control matters.  2. Strong experience leading the analysis of 
>highly technical, complex and sensitive disability employment policy 
>issues, as well as implementing programs, initiatives or strategies 
>resulting from this analysis.  3. Demonstrated skill in communications 
>at high levels in an organization, and experience in obtaining support 
>for projects and program opportunities for people with disabilities. 4. 
>Expert knowledge of legislative, political, economic and civil rights 
>issues impacting people with disabilities.
>The Department of Labor does not recognize academic degrees from 
>schools that are not accredited by an accrediting institution 
>recognized by the Department of Education. Any applicant falsely 
>claiming an academic degree from an accredited school will be subject 
>to actions ranging from disqualification from federal employment to 
>removal from federal service.
>Candidates will be evaluated based upon their qualifications. In 
>addition, applicants will be evaluated based upon their responses to 
>the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) and Executive Core 
>Qualifications (ECQs).
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>The Department of Labor (DOL) offers a great benefit package to 
>eligible employees. The benefit package includes but is not limited to 
>health benefits, supplemental dental and vision plans, and flexible 
>spending accounts. We offer a variety of employee benefit options, a 
>family-friendly work environment, transit subsidy program, career 
>assistance program, health services and fitness programs, access to 
>LifeCare, a resource and referral service and more. Members of the 
>Senior Executive Service accrue eight (8) hours of annual leave and 
>four (4) hours of sick leave per pay period. For a comprehensive site 
>about all federal benefits, please refer to 
>For specific DOL benefits information, please refer to DOL 
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>Follow the 5 steps below to apply online to a Department of Labor
>(DOL) vacancy. Your application and ALL required supplemental documents 
>must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Time (ET) on the vacancy closing 
>date to be considered. Paper applications and supplemental documents 
>submitted in any other manner without prior approval from the vacancy 
>contact will not be considered. For more details, reference How To 
>Apply Detailed 
>For help, refer to the Vacancy Contact on the announcement in the 
>"Questions about this job" section. Save your information before the
>60 MINUTE TIMEOUT or risk losing your information! STEP 1 - Create 
>USAJOBS Account, including Resume and Saved Documents It is essential 
>that your application provide sufficient information to substantiate 
>your responses to the MTQs and ECQs listed in the vacancy announcement. 
>STEP 2 - Answer Vacancy Questions (DOORS) Click the Apply Online 
>button, which is available when you search for a job on 
>www.usajobs.gov, click on the title and proceed. STEP 3
>- Submit Supplemental Documents Submit the required documents (only if 
>applicable to you) specified in the "Required Documents" section of 
>this vacancy. For details: click How to Submit Supplemental 
>If you submit a document using the same document title, the 2nd 
>submission will OVERWRITE the 1st submission. To avoid this, submit 
>documents (ex. undergraduate and graduate degree transcripts) as one 
>document. STEP 4 - Review Application and click Finish STEP 5 - Edit 
>Application as needed by 11:59 pm ET of Close Date REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
>1. SF-50 documentation of career SES appointment or other Federal 
>appointment (if applicable) 2. Certificate of completion of OPM 
>certified SES candidate program (if applicable) 3. Copy of most recent 
>performance appraisal (optional) AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
>Michelle Hudson
>Phone: 202-693-7800
>Fax: 202-693-7705
>TDD: 202-693-7758
>Email: hudson.michelle.j at dol.gov
>Agency Information:
>Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy
>200 Constitution Ave., NW
>Washington, DC
>Fax: 202-693-7705
>The Office of Executive Resources will review all applications to 
>determine if applicants meet the mandatory technical qualifications of 
>this position and the SES ECQs. Those who meet the qualifications will 
>be referred to a panel of SES members for rating and ranking to 
>determine the "best qualified" candidates. The panel will make a 
>recommendation to the selecting official about the top candidates that 
>he/she should interview. Once a selection is made, the selectee's 
>application will be forwarded to the Office of Personnel Management 
>(OPM) for approval by an OPM independent Qualifications Review Board, 
>unless the selectee is a current SES executive or has successfully 
>participated in an OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program. To 
>check the status of your application: Click 
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