[nfbwatlk] Stay in School job vacancy announcement

Nightingale, Noel Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
Mon Feb 1 16:54:37 UTC 2010


Job Title: Student Temporary Employment Program (Clerk [Stay-in-School])
Department: Department Of Education
Agency: Office for Civil Rights
Job Announcement Number: RX-10-02

Salary Range:   12.75 - 18.60 USD /hour
Series & Grade: GS-0303-3/4
Promotion Potential:    4
Open Period:    Tuesday, January 26, 2010 to Monday, February 08, 2010
Position Information:   Part-time NTE 32 hours per week.   Student Temporary Experience Program<http://www.usajobs.gov/STUDENTS.asp>.
Duty Locations: 2 vacancies - Seattle, WA
Who May Be Considered:

Applications will be accepted from degree seeking students enrolled at least half-time in accredited institutions.
Students must provide proof of enrollment with their application.
Job Summary:

The U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Seattle, Washington, is looking for a person interested in ensuring access to education and promoting educational excellence throughout the nation.
The Department of Education's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.  OCR is responsible for enforcing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and their implementing regulations, and the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act.  OCR accomplishes its mission primarily by responding to complaints or proactively initiating compliance reviews.  OCR also provides technical assistance regarding federal civil rights laws and regulations.

Key Requirements:
Relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid

Major Duties:

Independently searches files, maintains records, compiles information from program documents, and prepares abstracts for use of staff  members in preparing business and technical memoranda, letters, report, and/or briefing papers.  Receives and distributes mail and composes replies to routine correspondence.  Greets visitors and receives calls; personally provides available information from a variety of sources in response to routine request.  Establishes and maintains files.  Makes arrangements for and sets up meetings and conferences.  Provides assistance to staff members by assembling materials, tracking program forms and documents, and maintaining records.  Performs other related duties assigned.
Performs various typing duties (not requiring the services of a qualified typist).


You must possess a year of general work experience that shows your ability to perform progressively more complex, responsible, or difficult duties; and that shows your ability to learn the specific work of this job.
GS-03 grade level, applicants must possess six (6) months of general experience OR one (1) year of education above high school level (30 semester hours).
GS-04 grade level, applicants must possess 52 weeks of general experience OR two (2) years of education above high school level (60 semester hours).
Must be a student enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree seeking student (diploma, certificate, etc.) and at least the minimum age 16 required by OPM's regulations on Child Labor found at 5 CFR 551.601.  Students must be taking at least a half-time academic or vocational and technical course load in an accredited high school, technical or vocational school, a 2-year or 4-year college or university, graduate, or professional school.
Student's must provide proof of enrollment or acceptance for enrollment with application.
While school/college is in session, students may work as many hours as their school/college schedule will allow.  Students are allowed to work full-time during any vacation period, or whenever the school/college is officially closed.

You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.

How You Will Be Evaluated:
You will be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.

You will earn annual vacation leave. More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#VACA<http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp>

You will earn sick leave. More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#SKLV<http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp>

You will be paid for federal holidays that fall within your regularly scheduled tour of duty. More info: http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp#HOLI<http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp>

If you use public transportation, part of your transportation costs may be subsidized. Our human resources office can provide additional information on how this program is run.

Other Information:
This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

When promotion potential is shown, the agency is not making a commitment and is not obligated to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.

You must submit all required information by the closing date. If materials are not received, your application will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible.

How To Apply:
Mail your applications so it will be postmarked by closing date. If hand delivered, be sure your application is received by closing date.

We encourage you to use the USAJOBS resume builder to speed the application process. If you are not applying on line, be sure your application includes the following: A resume or an Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612) or any other format. Although we do not require a specific format, certain information is required to determine if you are qualified.<http://www.usajobs.gov/jobextrainfo.asp>

If education is used to qualify for this position, please include sufficient information in your resume so you can be evaluated. You may mail a list of college courses that includes hours and grades to provide detail.

Application mailed using government postage or through an internal federal government mail system will not be considered.

Contact Information:
Ike Gilbert
Phone: 206-607-1667
Fax: 206-607-1662
Email: Ike.Gilbert at ed.gov       Or write:
Department of Education
Human Resources Services, Room 3388
915 Second Avenue
Seattle, WA 98174
Fax: 206-607-1662

What To Expect Next:

Once your complete application is received, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection promptly as possible after the closing date of this announcement. You will be notified of the outcome.
You may be asked to fill out a Declaration for Federal Employment (Optional Form 306).  Individuals selected for positions will be required to certify that their application materials are accurate when they enter on duty.
NOTICES:  Applicant(s) selected for this position is subject to a check to verify that he/she has not defaulted on any loan funded or guaranteed by the U. S. Department of Education.  Applicants found to be in default will be contacted to make arrangements for repayment prior to being made and official offer of employment.

EEO Policy Statement:   http://www.usajobs.gov/eeo<javascript:void(0);>

Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement:   http://www.usajobs.gov/raps<javascript:void(0);>

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Legal and Regulatory Guidance:   http://www.usajobs.gov/lrg<javascript:void(0);>
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