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Associate Director for Administration

Company: U.S. Marshals Service
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Summary The United States Marshals Service (USMS) is the Nation's oldest and most versatile federal law enforcement agency. The missions of the Marshals Service include protection of the judiciary, court security, witness security, asset forfeiture, apprehension of fugitives, apprehending and prosecuting unregistered sex offenders, and prisoner transportation and custody. Responsibilities The Associate Director for Administration is responsible for the direction, management, and oversight of the United States Marshals Service administrative programs. This includes the management of programs through the following five subordinate managers: Assistant Director for Training, Assistant Director for Human Resources, Assistant Director for Information Technology, Assistant Director for Management Support, and the Assistant Director for Asset Forfeiture. The incumbent provides authoritative advice on all administrative program areas; establishes program goals; initiates directives to accomplish administrative program missions; and makes modifications to existing goals based on changes in program emphasis or resources. The incumbent works collaboratively to coordinate and integrate assigned programs to ensure effective administrative activity in support of the overall Marshals Service mission. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, applicants must provide evidence of progressively responsible executive leadership and supervisory experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications listed below. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-14/15 grade level in the federal service or its equivalent in the private sector. As such, your resume should demonstrate that you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully fulfill responsibilities inherent in most SES positions such as: Directing the work of an organizational unit; Ensuring the success of one or more specific major programs or projects; Monitoring progress toward strategic organizational goals, evaluating organizational performance and taking action to improve performance; and Supervising the work of employees; and exercising important policy-making, policy determining, or other executive functions. Failure to meet the basic qualification requirement and address all Executive Core Qualification and Technical Qualification factors will result in your application being disqualified. EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): The ECQs were designed to assess executive experience and potential not technical expertise. They measure whether an individual has the broad executive skills needed to succeed in a variety of SES positions. All applicants must submit a written narrative to address the ECQs. Your narrative must address each ECQ separately and should contain at least two examples per ECQ describing your experiences and accomplishments/results. The narrative should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments, policy Initiatives undertaken and the results of your actions. Applicants should not enter "Refer to Resume" to explain your answer. The narrative must not exceed 10 pages. NOTE: Current career SES members, former career SES members with reinstatement eligibility, and SES Candidate Development Program graduates who have been certified by OPM do NOT need to address the ECQs. ECQ 1 - Leading Change: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. (Competencies: creativity and innovation, external awareness, flexibility, resilience, strategic thinking, vision) ECQ 2 - Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organizations vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. (Competencies: conflict management, leveraging diversity, developing others, team building) ECQ - 3. Results Driven: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. (Competencies: accountability, customer service, decisiveness, entrepreneurship, problem solving, technical credibility) ECQ 4 - Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. (Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management) ECQ 5 - Building Coalitions: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. (Competencies: partnering, political savvy, influencing/negotiating) Fundamental Competencies: These competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications; Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Continual Learning, Written Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Public Service Motivation. The Fundamental Competencies are crosscutting; and should be addressed over the course of each ECQ narratives. It is not necessary for you to address the Fundamental Competencies directly as long as the narrative, in its totality, shows mastery of these competencies on the whole. Applicants are encouraged to follow the Challenge, Context, Action and Result (C-C-A-R) model outlined in the guide to SES qualifications. Challenge - Describe a specific problem or goal. Context - Describe the individuals and groups you worked with, and/or the environment in which you worked, to address a particular challenge (e.g., clients, co-workers, members of Congress, shrinking budget, low morale). Action - Discuss the specific actions you took to address a challenge. Result - Give specific examples of measures/outcomes that had some impact on the organization. These accomplishments demonstrate the quality and effectiveness of your leadership skills. Additional information about the SES and Executive Core Qualifications can be found on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) SES Website. You are strongly encouraged to review OPMs Guide to SES Qualifications for specific examples and guidance on writing effective ECQ narrative statements. https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/reference-materials/guidetosesquals_2012.pdf MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs) - Please include information on the scope and complexity of your experience in the following Technical Qualifications. Each MTQ is limited to two pages. The applicant must address the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) as a separate narrative, not to exceed two (2) pages per MTQ. Applications without separate narrative statements, will not be considered. MTQ1 - Demonstrated results in identifying, analyzing, and resolving complex operational problems, developing, and implementing innovative approaches, and assessing results that support the organization's strategic goals. This includes the ability to collaborate at the most senior levels of the organization to achieve mutually acceptable solutions to complex and potentially contentious issues with significant impact on agency operations. MTQ2 - Demonstrated leadership experience in the successful management and oversight of a diverse portfolio of administrative programs critical to a federal agency, including two (2) or more of the following: human resources management, information technology, records management, facilities, and logistics (such as property management and construction), law enforcement and administrative training (development and delivery), and Congressional and public affairs. MTQ3 - Demonstrated leadership using multi-year planning, strategic thinking, organizational streamlining, and managing performance to improve customer service in administrative organizations. Education This job does not have an education qualification requirement. Additional Information Special Note to Preference Eligible Veterans: Veteran's preference does not apply to positions in the Senior Executive Service. General Employment Information: 1. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: Our policy can be found at: https://www.justice.gov/jmd/reasonable-accommodation 2. DOJ EEO STATEMENT: The U.S. Department of Justice fosters an inclusive and diverse workforce, find our EEO statement online at: https://www.justice.gove/jmd/page/file/1394116/download 3. Departmental Diversity Statement: As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service. 4. SELECTIVE SERVICE: If you were a born male, on or after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease Vaccination for Federal Employees. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purpose of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.

Keywords: U.S. Marshals Service, Arlington , Associate Director for Administration, Executive , Arlington, Virginia

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