Equal Employment Manager
Company: Air Force Institute of Technology
Location: Fort Lee
Posted on: April 10, 2021
An official website of the United States government Position is
NH-0260-04, Pay Lane Level 2. Salary includes 19.95% locality pay.
Agency means current and former permanent Federal employees.
Veterans eligibilities include 30% or more Disabled Vet, and
Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA). Interagency Career
Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), Non-Comp Military Spouses
and Military Spouse preference (MSP) eligibles may also apply See
below for important information regarding this job.
Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement.
- Develops, implements, and manages a program based on
interpretation of policies and guidance received from the Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Office of Personnel
Management (OPM), Department of Defense (DoD), and the
- Serves as the subject matter expert in making recommendations
for Agency on the acceptance, partial acceptance or dismissal of
discrimination complaints (using current EEOC decisions and
applicable case law).
- Tailors the efforts of the Dispute Resolution Team towards
preventing EEO complaints, determines the EEO Program philosophy,
develops program concepts, resource requirements, program
objectives and structures the implementation procedures.
- Develops an Agency-level Dispute Resolution Program, consisting
of both a complaints processing and alternative dispute resolution
- Directs immediate staff of EEO Specialists within the EEO
Office including any collateral or extended duties inclusive of:
EEO Counselor, Special Emphasis Program Manager (SEPM), and/or
mediator to ensure Program goals meet regulatory requirements
- Reviews and/or writes final agency decisions and final agency
- Security Requirements: Noncritical Sensitive with Secret
- Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable
suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be
applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds
- Any other additional pertinent COEs from PD and/or RIP
Qualifications To qualify for the Equal Employment Manager NH-04,
Your resume and supporting documentation must support:
One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the
particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the
position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be
filled. To qualify at the NH-04 level, applicants must possess one
year of specialized experience equivalent to the NH-03/GS-13 level
or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service,
military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility
requirements including time-after-competitive appointment, minimum
qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the
cut-off/closing date of the announcement.
Creditable specialized experience includes:
- Plans, organizes, directs, staffs, carries out, reviews, and
evaluates a positive management-oriented EEO Dispute Resolution
Program that includes efforts to identify and resolve systemic
issues or barriers to equal employment opportunity within an
- Performs the full range of first level supervisory duties for a
staff of EEO Specialists, administrative, clerical, and contractual
and other support personnel to implement and enforce the agency's
Dispute Resolution Program.
- Serves as an advisor and expert in cradle to grave complaints
management and dispute resolution.
- Manages the budget, allocates program resources, sets program
priorities, delegates authority, reviews and evaluates program
activities, and makes major technical and program management
- Represents the Agency on EEO matters in the Federal and local
community and serves as liaison to local and national EEO
- Recommends decisions on complaints and manages an agency
complaint processing system. Education Substitution of education
may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade
- Selectee may be required to serve a trial/probationary
- Recruitment/Relocation/Retention Incentive may be authorized at
- Supervisory Probationary Period Required You will be evaluated
for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
The assessments for this job will measure the following
- Assessment and Compliance Review
- Program Management
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may
affect your eligibility and/or score.
Once the application process is complete, a manual review of your
resume and supporting documentation will occur to determine if you
are eligible and among the best qualified as determined by the
predetermined cutoff score. Your score is based on your responses
to the assessment questionnaire. Background checks and security
clearance The documents you are required to submit vary based on
the authority you are using to apply (e.g., applying as a veteran,
applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a
PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed
for proof of eligibility:
If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as
having an incomplete application package and you will not be
considered any further:
1. Your resume: May be submitted in any format and must support the
specialized experience described in this announcement. If it
includes a photograph, hypertext/hyperlinks, or other inappropriate
material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and
qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this
vacancy. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting
documentation. For additional information see: What to include in
your resume .
2. You MUST submit documents verifying your eligibility with your
application package. These documents may include, but are not
- If Using Your Education to Qualify: You MUST provide a complete
copy of transcripts, licenses, etc. to support your educational
claims. See the education section of this announcement for
- You must provide SF-50, or other equivalent official
"Notification of Personnel Action" (Note: Request for Personnel
Action (SF-52) and Award actions are not acceptable)
- For Military Spouse Preference (MSP): You must provide a signed
Military Spouse PPP Self-certification Checklist , PCS
orders/verification of duty location assignment, a copy of marriage
certificate or license and documents as listed on the Military
Spouse PPP Self-certification Checklist.
- For Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):
If you are an eligible Interagency Career Transition Assistance
Program (ICTAP) applicant you may apply for special selection over
other candidates for this position. To be well-qualified and
exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal
employees must be rated at a score of 85 or higher for this
position. ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof
of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation
notice; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting
separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after
injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that
your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military
Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are
retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456. Additional information may
also be found at the General Information and Definitions link.
- For Current/Former Military Members:
- Disabled Veterans: You are required to submit a letter from the
Department of Veteran's Affairs certifying your overall service
connected disability percentage AND character of service.
- Future Military Retirees: Military retirees seeking t enter
federal service in the Department of Defense require a waiver if
appointed within 180 days following their official date of
retirement. You are required to submit a copy of your retirement
DD-214 (which indicates character of service), OR certification
document, OR a copy of your retirement letter AND a copy of your
terminal leave request (if applicable).
- Future Separating from the Military: You are required to submit
a copy of your most recent DD-214 (which indicates character of
service), OR certification document, OR a copy of your most recent
active duty orders AND a copy of your terminal leave request (if
applicable).Active duty military members who are selected may not
be appointed unless on terminal leave or already separated from the
armed forces. A "certification" is any written document from the
armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be
discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces
under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date
the certification is signed. The Statement of Service must be
signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or
commander of your unit or higher headquarters, AND the Statement of
Service letter must include your rank, dates of active duty
service, the Type of Discharge, Character of Service (i.e.
honorable), and, if applicable, when your terminal leave will
begin. If you are relying on your education to meet qualification
requirements: 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. 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 window Learn more
about federal benefits . 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. To apply for this
position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the
documentation specified in the Required Documents section
To preview the questionnaire, please go to
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM
(EST) on 04/05/2021 to receive consideration.
- To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You
will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you
do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before
beginning the application.
- Follow the prompts to select your r--sum-- and/or other
supporting documents to be included with your application package.
You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to
include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded
documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan
- After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package,
complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem
appropriate and click to continue with the application
- You will be taken to the online application which you must
complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online
application, verify the required documentation is included with
your application package, and submit the application. You must
re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS
account or your application will be incomplete.
- 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. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus
scan. Once your online application is submitted you will receive a
confirmation notification by email. Your application will be
evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your
eligibility and qualifications for the position. After the
evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification
regarding the status of your application.
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,
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance. Equal Employment Opportunity
Policy The United States Government does not discriminate in
employment 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
factor. Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to
applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants
requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application
process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity
announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process,
applicants should contact the hiring agency directly.
Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be
made on a case-by-case basis. A reasonable accommodation is any
change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are
usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply
for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job
benefits. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies
must provide reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have
an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
office-sponsored events. You can request a reasonable accommodation
at any time during the application or hiring process or while on
the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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