Department Of Health And Human Services Washington , DC 20319
This position is located in the Department of Health And Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Refugee Resettlement
(ORR), Office of the Director, Division of Policy and Procedures (DPP), located in Washington DC, District of Columbia.
Additional selections may be made across the Department of Health and Human Services through this vacancy announcement.
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Serving as an advisor on complex matters and issues pertaining to the development, implementation and/or policy oversight of sexual abuse prevention programs and delivery systems
Developing, implementing and overseeing ORR efforts to comply with the IFR and prevent sexual abuse and harassment in ORR-funded care facilities
Generating and applying new methodologies to plan, conduct, and evaluate short- and long-range plans or proposals to solve complex public issues related to prevention of sexual abuse
Drafting and editing policy, regulations and program guidance regarding sexual abuse and harassment prevention in nationwide ORR-funded facilities for unaccompanied alien children
Reviewing and assessing individual cases, facility and internal ORR reports, field staff updates and other data and information concerning sexual abuse and harassment at ORR-funded unaccompanied alien children facilities
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0101 Social Science
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship required
Registered or exempt from Selective Service (www.sss.gov)
If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.
Must meet time in grade requirements.
One year probationary period may be required
If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System.
All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choice.
Financial disclosure statement may be required.
Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses may be paid: No
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
Drug Screening Required: No
Recruitment incentives may be authorized: No
Student loan repayment incentive may be authorized: No
Annual leave for non-federal service may be authorized: No
Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the Basic AND Specialized Experience requirements as noted below.
Basic Requirement: You must meet one of the items listed below (A, B, or C):
A. Possess a degree in behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position. (Must provide transcripts)
B. Possess a combination of education and experience -- that provided you with the knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. (Must provide transcript)
C. Possess four years of appropriate experience that demonstrates acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
GS-14: You must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-13 level in the Federal service that included experience such as:
Utilizing expertise of policies, legislation, regulations, objectives and philosophy governing prevention of sexual abuse in nationwide ORR funded facilities and related programs in order to analyze and make recommendations for program improvements
Planning, conducting, and evaluating short- and long-range plans or proposals to solve complex public issues related to prevention of sexual abuse programs and delivery systems
Applying logic and analytical skills to review and assess individual cases, facility and internal ORR reports, field staff updates and other data and information concerning sexual abuse and harassment at ORR-funded unaccompanied alien children facilities
Drafting and editing policy, regulations and program guidance regarding sexual abuse and harassment prevention in ORR-funded facilities for unaccompanied alien children
Documenting experience: In accordance with Office of Personnel Management policy, federal employees are assumed to have gained experience by performing duties and responsibilities appropriate for their official series and grade level as described in their position description. Experience that would not normally be part of the employee's position is creditable, however, when documented by satisfactory evidence, such as a signed memorandum from the employee's supervisor or an SF-50 or SF-52 documenting an official detail or other official assignment. The documentation must indicate whether the duties were performed full time or, if part time, the "percentage of times" the other duties were performed. It is expected that this documentation is included in the employee's official personnel record. In order to receive credit for experience in your resume that is not within the official series and grade level of your official position, you must provide a copy of the appropriate documentation of such experience as indicated above.
NOTE: 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; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to gain employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited.
Time-in-Grade Requirement: Under competitive merit promotion procedures, any individual who is currently holding, or who has held within the previous 52 weeks, a General Schedule position under non-temporary appointment in the competitive or excepted service, must meet "time-in-grade" requirements (have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade of the grade for which you are applying). You must include an SF-50 (you may need to submit more than one) that supports meeting this requirement with your application package.
All qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of closing date of the announcement.
If you are claiming education as any part of your qualifications for this position, you must submit an official transcript, unofficial transcript, or a list including courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned.
This position requires specific coursework and/or a degree to meet the basic education requirement. You must submit an official transcript, unofficial transcript, or a list including courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. Your transcript(s) must clearly demonstrate the course(s) listed in the qualification requirement section. If the transcript(s) does not clearly demonstrate this you must submit a copy of the course description and/or other documentation demonstrating that the courses are equivalent.
Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that 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. Failure to provide such documentation with your application will result in lost consideration. For further information, visit: https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/.