job: program coordinator
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From: "Carpenter, Patricia" <PCarpent at cns.gov>
Job Opening with the Corporation for National Service
Announcement Number : 01-33
The Corporation for National Service is seeking applicants for the following
position located in Washington DC:
Program Coordinator, NY-03
Department of Service Learning
The hiring salary range is from $ 40,236 to $ 62,686 plus a 10.23% locality
pay adjustment. The full range of the salary for this position is $ 40,236
to $ 76,035 plus locality. The salary is set within the pay band and
commensurate with experience, education and other related factors.
Relocation expenses are not authorized. The closing date of this
announcement is July 2, 2001.
Background Information on the Corporation for National Service
The Corporation for National Service is a federal government corporation. In
partnership with state and local governments and non-profit organizations,
we administer the AmeriCorps service program, which includes national and
state grant programs, VISTA and the National Civilian Community Corps, the
National Senior Service Corps (Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions and
the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) and Service-Learning (Learn and
Our mission is to engage Americans of all backgrounds in community-based
service. This service addresses the nation's education, public safety, human
and environmental needs to achieve direct and demonstrable results. In doing
so, the Corporation fosters civic responsibility, encourages community
teamwork, and provides educational opportunity for those who make a
substantial commitment to service.
Description of Work
The Program Coordinator manages a regional grants portfolio of
service-learning grants to schools, colleges, and nonprofit organizations.
The Program Coordinator also assumes responsibility for coordination of
service-learning initiatives among a particular constituency, for example,
K-12 or Higher Education; and/or manages cooperative agreements related to
national service-learning training or recognition programs. In managing the
assigned portfolio, the Program Coordinator reviews and negotiates grants;
reviews and evaluates grantee programs; identifies and brokers program
development, training, and technical assistance; collects, verifies,
compiles, analyzes and summarizes program data; and monitors resource
capabilities. In addition, the Program Coordinator communicates legal and
regulatory requirements for grantees/potential grantees; promotes
user/grantee networks and fosters other informational and infrastructure
development activities; assists in developing national program guideline
materials; represents the Corporation for National Service orally and in
writing; and develops strategies and program approaches to enhance
fulfillment of goals and objectives.
This announcement is open to all sources. Applications will be accepted from
June 11, 2001 to July 2, 2001. This position will be filled as a term
appointment with a not-to-exceed date of 5 years. For additional information
on this position or our personnel system, please call (202) 606-5000,
extension 332 (Voice); (202) 565-2799 (TDD).
Those applications showing experience which is in, or related to, the line
of work of this position and demonstrating the possession of the following
knowledge, skills, and abilities will be referred to the selecting official
for further evaluation to determine the best qualified candidates:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of pertinent national service and service-learning
programs as may be gained from extensive experience with programs at the
Federal, state, or local level.
Experience in developing long-range strategies and policies.
Knowledge of pertinent statutes, regulations, precedents and
policies in the above areas and the ability to interpret them and issue
Experience in analyzing and evaluating program activities relating
to national service and service-learning initiatives.
Experience in effectively communicating specialized information
orally and in writing.
Experience in managing multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
Applicants are encouraged to provide narrative statements attached to the
application package describing how they meet the above factors.
Corporation's Personnel System
The Corporation manages an independent federal personnel system which
incorporates many of the tenets of the National Performance Review including
pay banding and pay for performance. New employees will be appointed into
the Excepted Service under the Corporation's specific hiring authority.
Qualified applicants with non-competitive eligibility such as VRA and
Schedule A handicap will be granted non-competitive eligibility for our
vacancies, however, if selected, they will not receive an appointment under
those authorities but will receive our own specific appointment.
Those receiving term, indefinite, discretionary or general appointments or
temporary appointments for greater than one year are eligible for Federal
benefits such as leave earnings, health insurance, life insurance and
retirement programs. New employees are subject to a two-year probationary
period and new managers and supervisors are also subject to a separate two
year probationary period, which may be served concurrently.
Affirmative Recruitment Statement
The Corporation for National Service conducts its recruitment program in a
manner to identify highly qualified individuals from all segments of
society. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply. Selection decisions are made without regard to race,
color, creed, national origin, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation,
disability or marital status.
Reasonable Accommodation Statement
This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with
disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office.
The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case
Privacy Act Information
As part of your application package, we request information subject to the
Privacy Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-579, 5 USC 552a). We are required to provide
you with information regarding our authority and purposes for collecting
this data, the routine uses which will be made of it, and the effect, if
any, of nondisclosure.
Executive Assistant/Office Manager
Department of Service-Learning
Corporation for National Service
1201 NY Ave, NW, Room 8309
Washington, DC 20525
(202) 606-5000, ext. 209
(202) 565-2781 (fax)
pcarpent at cns.gov
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