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Administrative Officer

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Department Of Veterans Affairs Asheville , NC 28804

Posted 3 months ago

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This Administrative Officer (AO) position is for the Learning Resources Services (LRS) at the Asheville VA Medical Center. The AO performs a wide range of service for multiple programs at the medical center. The primary purpose for the position is to provides budgeting, purchasing, supply management, data processing and file management for LRS. Interprets, enforces and implements national, VISN and local policies for Tuition and Travel requests.

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The incumbent oversees multiple fund control points associated with travel and tuition for conferences/meetings/workshops, Simulation, Veteran Education and Medical Media needs. The Administrative Officer (AO) serves as the primary point of contact for LRS inquiries from staff, VA vendors and outside vendors.

  • Knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to address issues or conduct studies to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations and administrative support functions.

  • Knowledge of missions, organizations, programs, and requirements of healthcare delivery systems.

  • Knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, policies and precedents that affect the use of program and related support resources.

  • Ability to identify management analysis data and information need to complete a variety of management studies.

  • Ability to compile and analyze collected data, verify its accuracy, identify discrepancies for resolution, and develop appropriate recommendations.

  • Knowledge of the established procedures and practices of preparation, coordination, execution, review and approval of travel and tuition estimates and ability to determine whether estimates of funding needs align with budget availability.

  • Knowledge of accounting, bookkeeping, and budgeting processes to ensure correct manipulation and generation of data, reports, and proposals.

  • Ability to maintain current and accurate balances of different fiscal fund points and disbursements on an automated spreadsheet system.

  • This is a brief summary of AO responsibilities; other related duties will be assigned as needed.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Telework: Not Available

Virtual: This is not a virtual position.

Position Description/PD#: Administrative Officer/4333

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized

Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

Bargaining Unit Position: Yes

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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    0341 Administrative Officer

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job

  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

  • You may be required to serve a probationary period

  • Subject to background/security investigation

  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 11/01/2018.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-09 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-07. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:

Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-07 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Administrative Management; Budget Guidance and Administration; Contract Management; Human Resources Personnel Administration and Property/Procurement Management Work.

A master's or equivalent graduate degree;


Two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree;


LL.B. or J.D., if related.

You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:

  • Acquisition Strategy

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Financial Management

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; religions; 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.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements:
The work is predominately sedentary and requires prolonged periods sitting and typing using a computer. There is occasional walking, bending, stooping, and carrying of light items, such as papers, binders, and reports.


A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.

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Administrative Officer

Expired Job

Department Of Veterans Affairs