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Grants Evaluation Specialist

Company: Department Of Housing And Urban Development
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

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Summary

This position is located in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing.

There are three vacancies for this position -- one in Anchorage, AK; one in Denver, CO; and one in Seattle, WA.

If you do not meet any of the categories listed above, you may wish to apply under announcement 21-HUD-1201-P which is open for any U.S. citizen to apply. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

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Responsibilities

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

As a Grants Evaluation Specialist, you will:

  • Implement national policies, standards, procedures and guidelines with regard to the monitoring and evaluation of all applicable programs.
  • Participate as individual or member of functional team to conduct targeted compliance assessments of specific TDHEs using diagnosis, problem analysis and resolution, and follow-up.
  • Provide feedback to the Division Director regarding the effectiveness of current policies and procedures in meeting ONAP objectives and the unique concerns of assigned Indian communities.
  • Monitor performance indicators and implement long-term proactive performance trending so that potential problems are identified and solutions developed before they reach the problem state.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - 1 to 5 nights per month

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12

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Conditions of Employment

Candidates will be selected for a job assigned to one of the official duty stations listed in this announcement. Failure to report to duty at the location for which the candidate is selected may be grounds for a disciplinary action, including removal.

Key Requirements:

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized Experience: For the GS-12 is one year of experience at the GS-11 level, or equivalent, that has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience must include:

  • Monitoring and evaluating recipients performance in administering grants; AND
  • Ensuring that programs are implemented in a timely manner in compliance with all applicable requirements, including program policies; AND
  • Identifying technical assistance needs and providing support in increasing program management capacity; AND
  • Developing and recommending corrective actions to address recipient noncompliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.

Specialized Experience: For the GS-11 is one year of experience at the GS-09 level, or equivalent, that has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience must include:

  • Monitoring and evaluating recipients performance in administering grants; AND
  • Assisting in ensuring that housing programs are implemented in a timely manner and in compliance with all applicable requirements, including program policies; AND
  • Working as part of a team identifying technical assistance needs and providing support in increasing program management capacity.

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You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows:

Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.M., if related.

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You may qualify on a combination of education and experience. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the specialized experience requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the educational requirement must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate level education in excess of 36 semester hours (54 quarter hours), may be used to combine education and experience.

Specialized Experience: For the GS-09 is one year of experience at the GS-07 level, or equivalent, that has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience must include:

  • Assisting recipients in administering grants; AND
  • Assisting in ensuring programs are implemented in a timely manner and in compliance with all applicable requirements, including program policies.

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You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows:

Master's or equivalent graduate degree, or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.B. or J.D., if related.

OR

You may qualify on a combination of education and experience. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the specialized experience requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the educational requirement must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 18 semester hours (27 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.

Time-in-Grade: In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:

For the GS-12 you must have been at the GS-11 level for 52 weeks.

For the GS-11 you must have been at the GS-09 level for 52 weeks.

For the GS-09 you must have been at the GS-07 level for 52 weeks.

Time After Competitive Appointment: Candidates who are current Federal employees serving on a non-temporary competitive appointment must have served at least three months in that appointment.

Education

The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.

Keywords: Department Of Housing And Urban Development, Anchorage , Grants Evaluation Specialist, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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