Associate Director Office of Health Services

El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Washington, DC
Publicado hace 5 días

Detalles a Simple Vista

Tipo de contrato
A Tiempo Completo
Fecha de inicio
23 de agosto de 2024
Fecha límite de postulación
23 de junio de 2024
Nivel de Experiencia
USD $147.649 - $204.000 / año



This position is located in the Office of Health Services (OHS), Peace Corps Headquarters, Washington DC. The Office of Health Services provides and operates a comprehensive, international health system designed to maintain and improve the health of Trainees, Volunteers and, as authorized, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers; and determines medical eligibility/clearance for Volunteer services. OHS assesses the medical needs and qualifications of applicants, provides clinical and preventive health services to Volunteers and Trainees (collectively the Volunteers), clinical supervision and support, technical advice, training and education, and administrative support services through multidisciplinary professionals. The Associate Director of the Office of Health Services (AD/OHS) is a member of the Peace Corps Director's senior staff and serves as a leader responsible for oversight and execution of health care programs and related activities for Applicants, Invitees, Trainees, Volunteers, and Returned Volunteers.

The Associate Director Office of Health Services performs the following major duties:

  • Ensures that the Agency's health services programs and mission support resources are effectively and efficiently aligned and deployed.
  • Ensures mandatory requirements identified in a variety of laws, regulations, Presidential Executive Orders, and Agency Head policies, are incorporated within the planning and delivery of Peace Corps' health systems intended to support Volunteers' service.
  • Ensures that the OHS' activities align with Peace Corps' strategic direction and contributes to facilitating Volunteers' service consistent with the Director's key priorities and the Agency's mission and program objectives.
  • Serves as a member of the Director's executive leadership team, participates and leads development of the Agency's vision regarding the strategies and approaches to ensuring that Volunteers' health care needs are met to facilitate service in host countries.
  • Serves as a key advocate for the Director's management priorities, and provides leadership, direction, and management to effect strategies to support Volunteer health.



Conditions of Employment

Please read this announcement in its entirety prior to submitting your application.

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age.
  • All Federal employees are required to have federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so. For additional information, see www.sss.gov.
  • You must complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
  • You must 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 identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. These documents must be unexpired originalor certified copies.
  • You must successfully complete a background security investigation with favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet this requirement will be grounds for employment termination.
  • Prior to employment, and in compliance with statutes 5 USC 3322 and 22 USC 2507b, Peace Corps will conduct a check of Peace Corps records for both Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and former Peace Corps employees.
  • All new employees are required to certify and submit a state of understanding acknowledging adherence to the Peace Corps condition of employment prior to day 1 of employment with the Peace Corps.
  • This position requires you to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret Clearance.
  • This job has been identified as a testing designated position under our Drug-Free Workplace Program. Therefore, you must satisfactorily complete a drug test prior to being hired. As an employee, you will be subject to random drug testing.
  • This position requires the filing of a Financial Disclosure report.
  • This is not a bargaining unit position.
  • A one-year probationary period is required.
  • A one-year supervisory probationary period is required.


All qualification requirements must be met by 06/23/2024 (the closing date of the announcement). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. To ensure full credit for your experience, please indicate the start and end dates (month, day, and year) of employment, the number of hours worked per week, and the location of employment in your resume. Qualification claims will be subject to verification.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENT(S), GS-0601: Education: Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree: major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position. This degree must be from an educational program from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.

n addition to the required minimum education listed above, candidates must have all the following:

The position requires that all qualified individuals must have at least one full year of supervisory experience at the GS-15 level or above (REQUIRED), and have demonstrated exceptional executive leadership potential. Supervisory experience includes planning, assigning, and evaluating the work of subordinate employees. (Note: Your resume must explicitly demonstrate one full year of supervisory experience).

The position requires that all qualified individuals must possess a minimum of one year specialized experience equivalent to the GS-15 or higher, providing overarching leadership and strategic direction for the development and implementation of an organization's health system policies and procedures; conducting data analyses to support strategies and initiatives for maintaining and improving the health of the workforce domestic or abroad, enhancement of health and safety measures; and the continuous quality improvement of an agency's health system. including international experience in the areas of healthcare, logistics, staffing and/or aide and development. Government experience is useful, as is willingness to learn relevant applications of Appropriations Law, Federal Acquisition Regulations, and other related government operating requirements.

The position requires that all qualified individuals must demonstrate executive leadership potential and a level of competence and potential sufficient to lead, direct, and evaluate programs and activities related to accomplishing a major program's mission. This experience must demonstrate an applied knowledge of management principles, developments, trends, and generally-accepted practices and techniques utilized in effective program planning and problem solving.

The position requires that all qualified individuals must demonstrate competence and potential for executive development in the five SES ECQs, which are the leadership criteria defined by OPM to certify candidates for SES positions. OPM's Guide to the SES Qualifications provides detailed information on the ECQs. You can access OPM's Guide to SES Qualifications here https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/reference-materials/guidetosesquals_2012.pdf

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONSECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: 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 and Vision.

ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's 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 Other, and Team Building.

ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: 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 and Technical Credibility.

ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, and Technology Management.

ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: 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, and Influencing/Negotiating.

NOTE: Responses to ECQs must not exceed 10 pages typed in 12-point font.


Time-in-Grade (TIG) Requirements:

Current or Formal Federal employees, including current Peace Corps employees, must meet applicable TIG requirements to be considered eligible. To meet TIG for positions above the FP-09 (GS-05) grade level, you must have served at least one year (52 weeks) at the next lower grade (or equivalent) in the normal line of progression for the position to which you are applying.

All current or former Federal employees (including internal employees) must provide a copy of their SF-50 (you may need to submit more than one), "Notice of Personnel Action" that indicates proof of status and time-in-grade eligibility. The SF-50 must include your position, title, series, grade, step, tenure, and type of service (Competitive or Excepted).


BASIC REQUIREMENT(S), GS-0601: Education: Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree: major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position. This degree must be from an educational program from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.

A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education. Transcripts can be official or unofficial.

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show 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. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applications will be reviewed once the vacancy announcement closes. We use a multi-step process to review and evaluate applicants:

1. Eligibility and Minimum Qualifications

We will review your submitted resume and documents to determine if you meet the eligibility and minimum qualification requirements, including any required education, experience, and/or selective placement factors. You will be rated as ineligible if you are outside of the area of consideration (i.e., who may apply) or your application is missing any required documents. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated or falsified your qualifications, education, eligibility claims, and/or experience, this is cause for disqualification. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. You will be rated as not qualified if you do not possess the minimum qualification requirements.

2. Rating and Ranking

If you are found to meet both the eligibility and minimum qualification requirements, we will assess the quality of your experience and the extent to which you possess the required experience by comparing your submitted resume and documents against your responses to the occupational questionnaire and the specialized experience at the grade level(s) for which you are applying. The occupational questionnaire is the list of questions in the automated system that you will have an opportunity to answer once you apply for the position. Based on the outcome of this evaluation, you will be assigned a numerical score (out of 100 possible). If your responses to the occupational questionnaire are not substantiated by your submitted resume, you may be disqualified from receiving further consideration.

3. Referral and Selection

If you are found to be amongst the most highly qualified applicants, you will be referred to the selecting official. As part of the assessment and selection process, the selecting official may invite you to participate in a structured interview, check your references, and/or request that you submit a writing sample or complete a written assessment or exercise to further evaluate your qualifications for this position.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

  • Technical Credibility

You may preview the questionnaire for this vacancy here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12437698


Required Documents

Your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which establish your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide any of these documents, your application will be marked as incomplete and disqualified from further consideration.

All required documents listed below, that are applicable to you, must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 06/23/2024 (the closing date of this announcement).

1. Resume: All applicants must submit a detailed resume showing all relevant work experience (paid and unpaid) including job title and duties performed. Your resume must show complete information for each job entry to support your qualifications. The following information must be provided in your resume:

  • Full name and address of the employer;
  • Official position titles;
  • Start and end dates of your prior employment (including month, day, and year);
  • Work schedule (part-time, full-time, number of hours if intermittent);
  • Number of hours worked per week;
  • Salary;
  • If you are a current Federal employee or former Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series, and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09);
  • A detailed list of duties & accomplishments; and
  • Any completed education and training (program title, subject area, number of hours completed, and completion date).

TIP: A good way to ensure you include all essential information is to use the Resume Builder in USAJOBS to create your resume. If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and disqualified from further consideration.

If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.

  • 2. Proof of Eligibility to Apply: Your application must include the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the "Who May Apply" section of this announcement to receive further consideration.SF-50(s): If you are a current or former federal employee (including current Peace Corps employees), you are required to submit a legible copy/copies of a recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action.Time-in-grade documentation: If you are applying for a higher grade and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements. Award 50's do not provide sufficient information and will not be accepted for the purpose of verifying time-in-grade. Examples of appropriate SF-50s include:Within grade increases at the highest grade held; or
  • Promotions with an effective date more than one year old; or
  • SF-50s at the highest grade held with an effective date more than one year old.
  • Peace Corps Eligibility (PCE) documentation of qualifying volunteer service: Applicants claiming PCE are required to submit documentation verifying that you are eligible.In most cases, this will be your Description of Service (DOS). Please include this under the "Proof of Volunteer with PC, VISTA, ACTION etc." document place holder.
  • The following statement must be included in the final paragraph of the signed DOS: This is to certify in accordance with Section 6.0 of Peace Corps Manual Section 285 that (NAME) served satisfactorily as a Peace Corps (Response) volunteer for a full term of service under an appointment of (X) months.
  • PCRVs should also include their Verification of Service letter, which is important retirement and leave documentation.
  • Transcripts: If you are using education as a substitute for some or all of the experience requirement or there a basic education requirement for this position, an official or unofficial transcript is required. While unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial application, official transcript(s) will ultimately be required if you are selected for the position. Check the "Education" section of this announcement for more information.

All required documents listed below, that are applicable to you, must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 06/23/2024 (the closing date of this announcement).


This position is located in the Office of Health Services (OHS), Peace Corps Headquarters, Washington DC. The Office of Health Services provides and operates a comprehensive, international health system designed to maintain and…


El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Washington, DC
1275 First St NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA

Cómo aplicar

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the "Required Documents" section of this announcement. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 06/23/2024 to receive consideration.

  • To begin, click "Apply Online" to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account.
  • Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package.
  • You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, the assessment questionnaire, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. Please ensure you click the "Submit My Answers" button to submit your application.
  • It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.
  • Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process so please plan appropriately. You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.
  • Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

Your experience must be fully documented in your resume. See the "Required Documents" section of this announcement for more information on what you must include in your resume. Be clear and specific when describing your experience in your resume. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience.

The Peace Corps is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. Our goal is to attract and develop the best and brightest from all lifestyles and backgrounds. The Peace Corps strives to create a culture of inclusion where individuals feel respected and are treated fairly in all aspects of differences. Our commitment is to make a difference in the lives of people around the world.

The Peace Corps provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the hiring process, please notify the Office of Human Resources by calling 202-692-1200 or the Office of Civil Rights and Diversity on 202-692-2139. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the "Required Documents" section of this…

Oportunidades de Empleo Similares


Únete a Idealist

Regístrate hoy para acceder a tus empleos favoritas y recibe alertas por email cuando se publiquen nuevas oportunidades.