The primary purpose of this position is to plan, manage, and direct the Census Bureau's data collection programs.
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The individual selected for this position will:
Develop and implement a comprehensive strategy that assures a diverse workforce through hiring and recruiting.
Maintain current performance plans for staff and appraise performance accurately. Reward those who perform well and take action to deal appropriately with those who do not.
Supervise the coordination and the integration of major work projects related to Regional Office data collection, and support (Geo., Admin., IT, etc.)
Ensure procedures outlined in Bureau administrative or payroll manuals and other policies are followed.
Manage financial resources. Implement more cost effective methods of operation. Accomplish work within fiscal goals.
Occasional travel - Required
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Suitable for Federal employment.
Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the announcement closing date.
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Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
This vacancy is for an Assistant Regional Director position in the Chicago Regional Office located in Oak Brook, IL.
This is a competitive temporary promotion opportunity not to exceed (NTE) 5 years. This temporary promotion may be terminated earlier or made permanent at management's discretion. At the conclusion of the temporary promotion, the employee will return to their position of record.
A supervisory probation period may be required.
Relocation expenses may be paid.
The work schedule for this position is Mixed Tour. With a Mixed Tour work schedule, an employee may be changed between full-time, part-time and intermittent work schedules to accommodate fluctuating workloads and is subject to a signed agreement.
This vacancy is advertised under 2 different announcements. Please read the 'Who May Apply' section carefully to determine your eligibility. If you are not eligible under this announcement, please see Chicago RO-2018-0070, Assistant Regional Director, GG-0301-14, CENSUS-DE-KML.
For the GG-14, you must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal service. Experience for this position includes:
Experience for this position includes the overall management and oversight of office operations and programs that directly impact the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of an organization, multi-region programs, and headquarters-wide operations; providing administrative and technical guidance to subordinate staff working on data collection and processing efforts for large-scale surveys; assessing program effectiveness and developing plans to improve operations and reduce overall costs; developing and maintaining a wide variety of outside contacts with local civic associations, businesses, and other community-based organizations.
Education cannot be substituted for experience at this grade level.
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.
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