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Recent Graduate Administrative Officer

Company: Government Publishing Office
Location: Washington
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Summary GPO's Recent Grads Program allows recent grads to join GPO in career potential positions that emphasize long-term training and development. The primary purpose of this position is to perform a variety of conventional duties relating to a HR program area and to complete developmental assignments and training outlined in a formal training program. The start date for the 2023 Cohort is September 11, 2023. Responsibilities Reviews administrative functions and practices throughout the Office of Human Capital (OHC) for effectiveness, and recommends work methods and management processes. Manages office and correspondence for the Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) by scheduling appointments, meetings, conferences, and travel and maintaining the CHCO's automated daily calendar. Provides analytical support to management by reviewing and providing input to the CHCO and managers on the progress of management's work. Reviews expenditures and adequacy of funding level requirements. Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications This vacancy is open to Recent Graduates, who have completed an academic program of study or degree program from a college, university, or vocational school within the last two years from the date of this announcement. If you are appointed to a position under this program, you will need to complete a requisite number of work and training hours, based on the agreement you will complete with the hiring office and the Pathways Program Coordinator. After meeting all program requirements, you may be eligible for a conversion to a term or permanent appointment. The GPO Recent Graduates Development Program allows Pathways Interns to join GPO in career potential positions that emphasize long-term training and development. The primary purpose of this position is to perform a variety of conventional duties relating to a human resource and Administrative Management program areas and to complete developmental assignments and training outlined in a formal training and development program. Participants who successfully complete the first 2 (two)-years of the Program will be eligible for conversion to a career conditional position in the civil service. Successful participants will be promoted at the end of each year in the program until they reach the full promotion level of the position. GPO's Recent Graduate Development Program provides developmental work experiences within the agency and is intended to promote careers in the Federal service. Selected applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career at the GPO. Upon selection into the program, participants will be assigned to one of the Human Capital areas. They will then work to complete a systematic three (3)-year program of instruction and professional learning experiences encompassing all the operations, work processes, and practical and technical aspects of their assigned human resources specialist area. During the first 2-years of the program, they will be assigned to a master development plan (MDP) that includes progressive training and on the job experience. During the 3rd year of the program, participants will spend a majority of their time working on tasks and projects to round out their experience and become experts in their field. PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for the Pathways Recent Graduate Program at GPO, applicants must meet the following criteria: Recent graduates must have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associate, bachelor, master, professional, doctorate, vocational, or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. You must have completed your degree or certificate on or before the end of the current Spring semester. Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply. Conversion: Recent Graduates may be converted to a permanent position (or, in some limited circumstances, a term appointment lasting 1-4 years). To be eligible for conversion, Recent Graduates must have: Successfully completed at least 1-year of continuous service in addition to all requirements of the Program. Demonstrated successful job performance. Met the qualifications for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted. Note: Current students may apply if they are in the final Spring semester of their degree/certificate program. You must include your expected date of graduation on your resume. You must receive your degree prior to appointment. If you are currently a student but cannot provide proof that you expect to graduate by the end of the current semester, you will not meet program eligibility requirements for the Recent Graduate program. To learn more about the specific requirements and conditions of the Pathways Recent Graduate program, please see the USAJOBS Students & Recent Graduates page, or the OPM Pathways Program site. To qualify for the , --, you must meet the following requirements: EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the PG-5 level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Experience includes: Advising team members of pertinent guidelines and precedents, and providing assistance in applying them to specific situations. Providing input regarding administrative clerical support and related functions. Reviewing work products that require extensive data. Providing input on budget projections based on past expenditures. OR SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: Possess one (1) full year of graduate level education. OR SUPERIOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: Education that meets at least one of the following requirements for superior academic achievement: 1) class standing in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision based on completed courses; 2) grade point average of 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 as recorded on the official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; 3) grade point average of 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; OR 4) election to membership in a national scholastic honor society listed by the Association of College Honor Societies. OR COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirement. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. NOTE: If qualifying based on education or combination of experience and education, you must submit unofficial transcripts or list of courses that includes school attended, school address, course titles, grades earned, completion dates, department, and quarter/semester hours earned. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; if you are selected, you must provide official transcripts before you start work. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PIP All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement () to be considered. Your resume must support your responses to the online questionnaire and the qualification requirements. Failure to do so may result in an ineligible rating. See the Required Documents section for important notes about what must be included in your resume. Education GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study. UNDER GRADUATE EDUCATION: For undergraduate level education, successfully completed education is credited based on its relationship to 120 semester hours or 180 quarter hours. For example, 30 semesters hours or 45 quarter hours is comparable to 1 year of undergraduate education. FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/abouft/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html. Additional Information Employment of Relatives: Section 3110 of Title 5, U.S. Code, prohibits a Federal official from appointing, promoting, or advocating the appointment or promotion of a relative in the agency where the official is serving or exercises jurisdiction. In addition, Section 2302(b)(7) of Title 5, U.S. Code, makes it a "prohibited personnel practice" for a person in authority to "appoint, employ, promote, advance, or advocate for the appointment, employment, promotion, or advancement of a relative." For further information visit: https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/5/3110 and https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/5/2302 Separated Employees: If you have separated from Federal Government employment, you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 via: National Personnel Records Center, Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL, 62295; FAX - 618-935-3014; or visit the National Archives Website. Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, the GPO requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy; this position requires a Suitability. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully complete a background for a Suitability. This review could include fingerprints and credit checks, as well as a full field FBI background investigation and tax and bar checks for attorney applicants. The background investigation covers a period of seven to ten years depending on the nature of the position; this process may take 6 weeks or longer. The Agency may rescind the tentative offer, if the candidate is unable to pass the background investigation. Schedule A (Disability Appointment): Documentation of eligibility for employment under Schedule A can be obtained from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional certified by a state, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory to practice medicine); a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e., state or private); or any Federal agency, state agency, or agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits. The letter must be printed on a "medical professional's" letterhead and signed. Reasonable Accommodation: This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process you must contact the HC Specialist on the vacancy announcement at least seven business days before the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. The employee will work Shift 1 Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement.

Keywords: Government Publishing Office, Washington DC , Recent Graduate Administrative Officer, Administration, Clerical , Washington, DC

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