2 -Program Associates - Term Appointment Not to Exceed 2 years; Federal benefits included

Corporation for National and Community Service

About the organization

AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) is a full-time, team based residential program for men and women ages 18 to 24. The program is designed to strengthen communities and develop leaders through direct, team-based national and community service. We have 2 vacancies - 1 in Washington, DC and 1 in Vicksburg, MS. The Program Associate provides a variety of administrative, logistical and technical support functions to facilitate the work flow of the office. 

Established in 1993, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is an independent Federal agency that engages more than 5 million Americans in service through its core programs – AmeriCorps and Senior Corps -- and leads the national call to service initiative, United We Serve.

Duties

Primary Duties: 

• Coordinates a wide range of logistical requirements that support administration and operations in general. 

• Conducts datamining and participates in data verification, quantitative and qualitative analysis of material to be used as a basis for formulating strategic goals and program objectives. 

• Makes travel arrangements and prepares travel vouchers. 

• Supports the supervisor and/or designee with confidential correspondence and communications, file management and other administrative tasks. 

• Prepares and produces a variety of documents including: letters, reports, and briefing and presentation materials using Microsoft Office Suite. 

• Contributes, as a team member, to the development, support and implementation of special initiatives such as campus-wide evaluations, focus and action groups among other things. 

• Maintains functionality of office printer, copiers, fax and uses a wide range of software and automation equipment to support office functions.

Qualifications

Applicants must have one year of specialized experience (paid, unpaid, or volunteer work) equivalent to, the GS-06 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. 

Specialized experience must include: work experience performing a variety of administrative and office support functions, establishing and maintaining tracking systems, and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. 

OR 

You may qualify based on education alone or in combination with work experience. 

If you are qualifying based on education alone, you must have one full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement as defined by being in the upper third of your graduating class; or possessing a 3.0 GPA or higher over four years of education; or possessing a 3.5 GPA or higher during final 2 years of education.

Salary

$45,974 in DC and $41,365 in MS

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please submit your current resume together with your transcript and proof of noncompetitive eligibility by close of business on March 12. Please indicate if you want to be considered for the Washington, DC position or the Vicksburg, MS or both.

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