Program Analyst

Department Of Energy Albuquerque , NM 87102

Posted 2 months ago

  • Duties




A successful candidate in this position will serve as a Program Analyst for NNSA's Learning and Career Management office working on programs, products, and services that support the entire NNSA workforce and broader Nuclear Security Enterprise. The incumbent will collaborate with program and project managers to plan, execute, develop and implement learning activities.

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As a Program Analyst, you will:

  • Design, develop, promote, validate, execute, and evaluate NNSA development programs; develop curriculum and conduct training course workshops and seminars.

  • Provide operational oversight of the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (administered by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory).

  • Implement policies, procedures, and practices related to accession and development programs.

  • Be responsible for stakeholder outreach, education, accession, and learning and development process and functions.

  • Utilize qualitative and/or quantitative methods to design, develop, assess, and evaluate programs.

  • Develop enterprise-wide LCM policy that is strategically aligned with agency strategic plans and goals for implementation of the various laws and regulations encompassing program analysis of accession, education, career, and leadership development.

  • Develop budgets for programs under the position's responsibility; ensuring agency funding is spent appropriately and efficiently to meet program goals and mission requirements.

  • Identify program challenges, coordinate program action and recommend changes to implement improvements as necessary.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

03 - This position is at the full performance level.

  • Job family (Series)

0343 Management And Program Analysis

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Conditions of Employment

  • Subject to Random Drug Testing

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test.

  • Favorable suitability determination required.

  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a Q level Security Clearance.


  • You must be a United States Citizen.

  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.

  • Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements.

  • Compliance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12) governing personal identity which will require that you provide two forms of identification.

  • A one year probationary period may be required.

  • More than one position may be filled from this vacancy announcement.



A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower NNSA Demonstration Project pay band or GS grade in the Federal Service. i.e., NQ-02 or GS-12.

Specialized experience for this position requires: experience conducting at least five (5) of the following activities:

  • Applying instructional design theories, methods, and best practices;

  • Designed and managed accession, education, career, and leadership development programs

  • Reviewing course curriculum to recommend modifications to curriculum based on customer requirements;

  • Analyzing performance skills gaps in order to identify needs for training and education;

  • Review and/or develop learning and development policies, procedures, and guidelines that impact agency-wide practices.

  • Manage multi-million dollar budgets

  • Utilizes qualitative and/or quantitative methods to design, develop, assess, and evaluate programs

  • Develops curriculum for formal and informal training to managers, supervisors, and employees

  • Presents curriculum for formal and information training to managers, supervisors and employees.

Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!

  • Comprehensive knowledge of training and developmental resources, policies, procedures, delivery methods, evaluation methods, principles, theories, and best practices and the ability to verify implementation of effective accession, education, career, and leadership development program

  • Expert knowledge of program and project management and analysis principles and qualitative and quantitative operations to assess and improve accession, education, career, and leadership development programs in order to research, analyze, develop and evaluate developmental programs and annually improve various facets of the programs.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of training and employee development principles, concepts, regulations, practices, analytical methods and techniques, and consultative skills sufficient to resolve training and development problems and to develop training materials and policy.

  • Demonstrated experience evaluating the effectiveness of program operations from management, operations, and learning perspectives.

  • Demonstrated experience assessing capabilities, determining areas for strengthened operations or improvements, collaborating with employees and contractors, developing, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating overall programs to identify problems in a program area, and create action plans to address issues.

"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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.

Time-in-Grade/Band: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.

CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.

You must meet all eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.


There are no education requirements for this position.

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