Marketing/Outreach–GS-13/14 position–closes 11-12-10!!!

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    Melody R. Barrett

    Job Title: Marketing and Outreach Specialist, Office of Financial Stability (TARP)
    Department: Department of the Treasury
    Agency: Departmental Offices
    Sub Agency: Departmental Offices
    Job Announcement Number: 11-DO-037DH

    Salary Range: $89,033.00 – $136,771.00 /year
    Series & Grade: GS-0301-13/14
    Promotion Potential: 14
    Open Period: Friday, October 29, 2010 to Friday, November 12, 2010
    Position Information: Full performance level at the GS-14. Full-Time. Resulting appointments may be permanent or term. (More than 1 year but not more than 2 years). Appointments may be extended an additional two years.
    Duty Locations: 1 vacancy – Washington DC Metro Area, DC
    Who May Be Considered: U.S. citizens; no prior Federal experience is required.
    Job Summary:
    The Office of Financial Stability was established at the Department
    of the Treasury under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of
    2008. The mission of the Office is to improve financial market
    liquidity and promote market stability through implementation and
    management of the new Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history
    dating back to the founding of our nation. Today, as the steward of
    U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and
    influential participant in the global economy. There are many
    Treasury bureaus and offices, with over 100,000 employees, working
    together to face and meet the challenges of our nation.

    Position Location:
    Departmental Offices
    Official of Financial Stability
    1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20220

    Key Requirements:

    Applications will be accepted online using
    Appointees must file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report.

    Major Duties:
    As an HPO Marketing and Outreach Specialist, you will perform highly complex marketing and outreach efforts of the office. Your duties will include:

    – Executing strategic plan to conduct outreach that furthers the MHA program’s reach and impact and to improve the industry’s perception of the program.

    – Negotiating promotion of MHA programs through partner targets’ existing communication channels.

    – Framing and rolling out new policy, program guidance, and announcements to external audiences.

    – Leading webinar training for call centers, housing counselors, and other non-servicer audiences on policy additions and revisions.

    – Reviewing and approving MHA training material and related collateral crafted by Fannie Mae training staff in support of MHA programs.

    – Hosting local Partner Roundtables to dialogue with members of the community and local industry professionals to include Congressional staff, consumer advocates, and housing counselors.

    – Designing and facilitating trainings and webinars to inform nonservicer audiences about the program and offer promotional tools for their local use.

    – Engaging core MHA partners (NeighborWorks, HUD, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae) in collaborative planning that includes identifying shared goals and objectives, planning a tactical approach, and tracking results of combined effort.

    – Working with the web content manager and other staff within the interagency group to ensure that the website is user-friendly for borrowers, partners and other stakeholders.

    In order for your application to be considered, you must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:
    Specialized experience for the GS-14: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service, which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience for this position can be gained in either the public or private sector. Specialized experience for this position includes: Leading outreach efforts in support of an agency or program; significant experience conducting presentations for widely varying audiences, creating overall messaging for an organization and leading webinars/training efforts; overseeing program objectives in a collaborative team environment; leveraging partner relationships and working as a liaison to further goals and objectives for an agency/organization; maintaining a leadership role and determining priorities in an environment with changing needs; and serving as the web content manager and implementing significant website changes and design modifications.

    Specialized experience for the GS-13: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience for this position can be gained in either the public or private sector. Specialized experience for this position includes: Conducting outreach efforts in support of an agency or program; experience conducting presentations for widely varying audiences and creating overall messaging for an organization; performing in a collaborative team environment; serving as a representative for an agency/organization; working in an environment with shifting priorities; and collaborating with the web content manager or performing significant website management and design duties.

    Please include any experience gained in a housing related program.

    How You Will Be Evaluated:
    Your application includes your:
    1. Resume,
    2. Responses to the online questions, and
    3. Supporting documents, if required.

    This announcement is issued under “direct-hire” authority.
    Consistent with 5 U.S.C 3304(a)(3) and OPM regulations
    (5 CFR 337 Subpart B) on direct-hire: All candidates who meet all the qualification and other eligibility requirements
    will be referred for consideration. Competitive examining rules
    providing for rating and ranking, “rule of three,” and veterans’ preference do not apply.

    We will evaluate your application by comparing your description of your work experience, level of responsibility, and
    accomplishments, with the requirements of the position to determine whether you meet all the qualification requirements.

    If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee
    (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan
    (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)),
    you must be rated as well qualified to receive special selection
    priority. “Well-qualified” means that in addition to meeting all the basic qualification and eligibility requirements, you possess
    knowledge, skills, and abilities which clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for this position, and you would be able to satisfactorily perform the duties of this position upon entry.
    To preview questions please click here.

    We offer a workplace that is respectful, fair, and values
    diversity. Our comprehensive benefits are some of the most generous around – helping you to reach your personal goals by supporting your professional growth, health, well-being, and your family needs. Our benefits package includes:

    – Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive
    salaries, bonuses and incentive awards;
    – Ten paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of
    vacation time each year;
    – Access to comprehensive health, vision, dental, life, and long-
    term care insurance programs that may be continued after you retire;
    – A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums;
    – A three-part retirement program which includes a life-time
    annuity, a 401(k) type plan with employer-matching contributions, and a Social Security benefit;
    – Additional benefits also include: flexible spending accounts for health care and for dependent care, employee assistance programs, flexible work schedules, telework, public transportation subsidies, health and fitness programs.

    Learn more about Federal benefits programs at:

    Other Information:
    – This is a direct hire authority announcement. Resumes may be considered from sources other than this announcement. Selections may be made from this announcement, or any other appropriate source.
    – We will not pay relocation expenses.
    – This is a non-bargaining designated position.

    If selected for this position, you will be required to:
    -Complete a one-year probationary period (unless a previously completed probationary period meets requirements for appointment).
    -Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, and if you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, to certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    -Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    -Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that
    requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9.
    Federal law requires verification of the identify and employment
    eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    -Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
    -Successfully complete a background investigation.
    -The individual selected for this position will be subject to the
    necessary security investigation.

    How To Apply:
    The following instructions outline our application process. You
    must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement’s closing date.

    Treasury provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.

    Step 1 – Create a Resume with
    Although you must enter your Social Security Number (SSN) for USAJOBS, we will only see the last four digits for identification purposes.

    Step 2 – Apply Online
    Click the “Apply Online” link at the bottom of the page and then
    select your USAJOBS resume to submit with your application. You may need to customize your USAJOBS resume to ensure that it supports your qualifications for this position. You will be redirected to the Department of the Treasury’s CareerConnector website to complete the application process.

    Step 3 – Answer the Online Questions and Submit Your Online
    Application If this is your first time on Treasury’s CareerConnector website, you will be prompted to register by answering questions related to your eligibility for Federal employment. The system will save these responses and take you back to the main screen so that you can answer the job-specific questions. Select “Take me to the
    assessment” and click on the “Continue” button to answer the job-specific questions. You must answer all the questions and click the “Finished” button.

    Step 4 – Review and Confirm Your Submission
    You will now have the option to print fax cover sheets for your
    required documents, if applicable (see step 5 for details). Once you click “Done,” you will see a summary of your application for your review. You may also print a copy for your records. When you click “Finished” at the bottom of the page, you will then be directed back to USAJOBS where you can confirm that your application has been submitted and track your application status.

    Step 5 – If You Are a CTAP/ICTAP Eligible, Submit Required Documents You can submit any required documents (discussed below) by: fax or uploading. Whichever method you choose, please include the job announcement number with your documents. To protect your privacy, we encourage you to remove your SSN from any documents that you submit. We must receive your documents by the closing date of this announcement.

    FAX: Create a fax cover sheet in CareerConnector by following the “Faxing Supporting Documentation” instructions. The fax number will be on the cover sheet.

    UPLOAD: You may upload supporting documents in one of two ways; (1) Once you finish answering the questions in the job announcement, you will be prompted to upload your document(s) to your application.
    You will be given the choice to either upload the document as part of the application process or you can select a document that you’ve already loaded on USAJOBS, or 2) You can upload a document to an existing application by logging into your USAJOBS account profile.
    Click on “My Applications” and search for the vacancy. Once you’ve located the vacancy, click on the vacancy and select “Apply On-line”. Move through your existing application to the Documents page and select Upload in order to add a document to your application.
    Be certain to review your complete application for confirmation the document uploaded and click on “Finished” to be returned to USAJOBS.

    Hard of hearing or deaf individuals may obtain information via TDD (304) 480-8725.

    Required Documents:
    – If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for
    consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility. For a detailed list of documents,
    click here.

    Contact Information:
    Layne Pottmeyer
    Phone: 304-480-8488
    Fax: 000-000-0000
    Email: [email protected] Agency Information:
    Departmental Offices
    200 Third Street, Room A2-J
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    Fax: 000-000-0000

    What To Expect Next:
    You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS “My USAJOBS” tab and clicking on “My Applications.” We will also send you notification of your application status. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement.

    EEO Policy Statement:

    Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement:

    Veterans Information:

    Legal and Regulatory Guidance:

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