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Management and Program Analyst

U.S. Department of Education

Deadline

July 25, 2014

Location

Washington, District of Columbia

Classification

Public Sector

Duties

The Department of Education (ED) is advertising a position in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Office of Safe and Healthy Students. The mission of the Office is to provide oversight and support program initiatives related to safe and supportive schools; health, mental health, environmental health, and physical education; drug and violence prevention; and homeland security, emergency management, school programs administered by OSHS, and of issues that are important to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. The position is located in Washington, DC, which is the headquarters’ location.

  • Collects and tracks research information and resources on topics associated with bullying and school climate issues and initiatives.
  • Prepares briefing materials, special reports, and policy memorandums that review education research studies, policy papers, and education news on bullying, school climate, and related topics.
  • Collects and analyzes data on bullying strategies and the existing conditions and practices for bullying prevention, school climate improvements, and the impact on students and schools.
  • Assists in tracking relevant theories and frameworks from education theory, human development, mental health, psychology, and the social sciences.
  • Researches efforts of organizations and individuals involved in education policy or bullying and school climate.

Qualifications

  • Current noncompetitive eligibility.

Applicants must have one year of experience that has equipped them with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, education may be substituted for experience as follows:

  • Two years' progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Master's degree or Master's or equivalent graduate degree.
  • Applicants should have a background in data analysis; strong oral and written communication skills; and analytical and research skills.

For explanation of qualifications visit: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/index.asp

Additional Information

Advanced Degree Required; NCE; Full-time

Application Instructions

For more information and to apply, email your resume and short cover letter to the Director of Safe and Healthy Students, David Esquith at david.esquith@ed.gov with the subject line, “Peace Corps Volunteer Employment Consideration.” Resumes must be received by midnight on One Month from Opening Date. You must include the following text, as appropriate, in your cover letter:

I closed my Peace Corps service on mm/dd/yyyy. Since that date was less than one year ago, I have noncompetitive eligibility.

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I closed my Peace Corps service on mm/dd/yyyy. However, I was enrolled in a full-time graduate program at [university name] from mm/dd/yyyy until mm/dd/yyyy. I therefore have X months of noncompetitive eligibility left.

-OR-

I closed my Peace Corps service on mm/dd/yyyy. However, I was a member of the U.S. military from mm/dd/yyyy until mm/dd/yyyy. I therefore have X months of noncompetitive eligibility left.

-OR-

I closed my Peace Corps service on mm/dd/yyyy. However, I was a full-time volunteer with [organization name] from mm/dd/yyyy until mm/dd/yyyy. I therefore have X months of noncompetitive eligibility left.

Note: This is an invitation to submit a resume only if you have existing noncompetitive eligibility, and is not a guarantee of employment.

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About Your Noncompetitive Eligibility (NCE)
• RPCVs are awarded one year of noncompetitive eligibility that begins the day after their COS date. It can only be extended by the hiring agency (not Peace Corps) if an RPCV is in graduate school full-time, enters the military, or undertakes a full-time volunteer position such as Teach for America, Peace Corps Response, or AmeriCorps. NCE can be extended for two years beyond the initial one-year period, for a grand total of three years.

• RPCVs who have completed less than one year of service (including training time) will not receive NCE. However, the Country Director may issue certification to a Volunteer who has satisfactorily served for twelve consecutive months, including training, and whose termination is determined to be for reasons beyond the Volunteer’s control.
 

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