Program Manager (Diversity Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility...

US Economic Development Administration
Full Time
Washington, DC 20230 (Downtown area)
$126,233 - $164,102 a year
Posted 6 days ago
Job description

Duties

  • Ensure definitions and context for diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility are clearly defined and integrated within EDA’s internal strategic learning practices and culture that folds into how the agency supports underserved communities.

  • Advise, revise and/or update the design and development of information and communications technologies to include, EDA’s website, social media pages, outreach campaigns, job descriptions and internal documents to ensure we use non-discriminatory language and ensure accessibility for peoples with disabilities.

  • Work closely with the EDA’s Communities of Practices and Stakeholders to maintain working knowledge of the evolving needs and concerns of diverse grantees and communities.

  • Collaborate with EDA’s Communities of Practices and Stakeholders to share resources and adopt best practices.

  • Ensure all programs and initiatives are implemented in a legally compliant manner, protecting EDA from unintended liability.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be suitable for Federal employment.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (www.sss.gov).

See "Qualifications section.

Qualifications

Qualification requirements in this vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualifications available on the OPM’s website located at: https//www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.

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, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

To qualify for the GS-14 grade level you must have one full year of specialized experience. You must possess 52 weeks of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13. Specialized experience

  • Develop and issue organization-wide Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Strategic Plan.
  • Design policies that reinforce diversity in the workplace and organization’s program communication and delivery.

  • Ensure compliance with federal, state or country regulations on diversity and equity.

Education

There is no educational requirements for this position.

Additional information

Background Investigation: This position is designated as Non-sensitive/Low Risk and requires that a background investigation be conducted and favorably adjudicated in order to establish security eligibility.

Please note this position is being filled under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Employees will be hired under ARPA's Hiring Authority as a Schedule A employee under the Excepted Service for a period not-to-exceed two (2) years.

The salary is contingent upon the official duty location and will be determined based on individual selections.

Veterans' preference is not applicable to this position.

Please DO NOT put your SSN on pages within your application package. Privacy Act - Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualifications for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.

Signature - Before you are hired, you will be required to sign and certify the accuracy of the information in your application.

Selective Service - If you are a male applicant born 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.


  • Benefits

    A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.
    Health Insurance - For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
    Federal Employees' Insurance Program - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI): For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
    Long Term Care - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP): For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/
    Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds): For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
    Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
    Retirement Program - Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp
    This link provides additional links containing an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: http://www.opm.gov/

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

See "Qualifications section.

The competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform this job are:

  • Knowledge of collecting, analyzing, and evaluating sets of data
  • Ability to create and deliver analysis findings.
  • Skill in communicating technical information with a variety of individuals.
  • Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting program material.
  • Ability to develop and issue an organization-wide Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Strategic Plan.

You may preview questions for this vacancy.

  • Benefits

    A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.
    Health Insurance - For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
    Federal Employees' Insurance Program - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI): For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
    Long Term Care - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP): For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/
    Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds): For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
    Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
    Retirement Program - Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp
    This link provides additional links containing an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: http://www.opm.gov/

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • Required Documents

    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

    See "How to Apply" section.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • How to Apply

    INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING RESUMES AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION

    All resumes and supporting documentation should be submitted to: [email protected] and include work experience in month/year format (MM/YYYY), reflecting starting date and ending date, and include the number of hours worked per week. You must submit college transcripts, as applicable.

    Please submit a detailed resume (federal government format) and cover letter to [email protected] The subject line of the email should specify:

    • That this is an ARPA position;
    • title of position;
    • geographic location of the employment opportunity.

    Administrative positions are located in EDA Headquarters, Washington, DC. For Administrative positions that are not listed below (i.e. human resources, policy, procurement, etc.), subject line of the email should read as: Administrative (enter respective function, i.e. policy).

    How to write a federal resume: https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/resumes-cover-letters/how-to-write-a-federal-resume

    Agency contact information

    Kimberly Trimble

    Phone

    202-697-2874

    Fax

    202-482-1903

    Email

    [email protected]

    Address

    ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION
    1401 Constitution Ave, NW
    Rm 50030
    Washington, District of Columbia 20230
    United States

    Next steps

    Once your application is received we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your eligibility. You will only be contacted if you are found eligible and if you are selected for an interview. Otherwise, you will be notified at the conclusion of the final selection(s).

    Applying to this announcment certifies that you give permission for EDA to share your application with others in EDA for similar positions.

  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

See "How to Apply" section.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.


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This job is open to

  • The public

    U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

All United States citizens, nationals, or those who owe allegiance to the United States.

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