Workforce Analyst


Posted on May 22, 2020

Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor

District of Columbia, DC

This position is located in Employment and Training Administration, Office of Workforce Investment (OWI).

OWI is responsible for providing national leadership, oversight, policy guidance, and technical assistance to the workforce system authorized under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.n-This position is inside the Bargaining Unit-Additional selections may be made from this announcement.-This is a not-to-exceed 4 years appt and can be terminated at anytime prior to the 4 years.

THIS POSITION HAS A BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST MEET THIS REQUIREMENT IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.nBASIC REQUIREMENT: Degree:that included at least 30 semester hours in one or a combination of the following: sociology, psychology, economics, political science, or allied social science subjects that are especially pertinent to knowledge and understanding of employment and training programs.

OR 2.

Courses ina college or university consisting of 30 semester hours as described in A, above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.nSpecialized ExperiencenProfessional experience in studying, analyzing, and/or advising on the economic, social and/or psychological factors affecting employment and training problems.

This experience must have required knowledge of one or more of the following: Labor force dynamics, e.g., the population, economic, cultural, and political factors affecting employment and training problems; problems relating to labor force adjustment to automation and other technological change; the effects of collective bargaining agreements; and the impact on job content and educational and training requirements of a rapidly changing industrial environment.nThe cultural, environmental, political, or sociological factors related to employ-ability or employment, e.g., employment and training problems concerning specific ethnic groups, group imbalances, skill imbalances, patterns of discrimination, rural community life, etc.nThe psychological aspects of employ-ability such as individual differences, attitude formation, motivation, and factors affecting learning.

IN DESCRIBINGYOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC.

WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.nFor the GS-09 Level: In addition to meeting the basic education requirement, applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level of GS-07.

Examples of specialist experience include: Providing technical assistance to grantees, enhancing the service delivery and performance of their grants; Analyzing data in order to develop responses to external inquiries; Supporting grant management program activities and initiatives (e.g.

developing Funding Opportunity Announcements).nORn2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree in courses identified in the Basic Requirement above.nORnA combination of education and experience.nFor the GS-11 Level: In addition to meeting the basic education requirement, applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level of GS-09.

Examples of specialized experience include: Providing technical assistance to grantees, enhancing the service delivery and performance of their grants; Analyzing data in order to develop responses to external inquiries; Supporting grant management program activities and initiatives (e.g.

developing Funding Opportunity Announcements).

Providing legislative and policy analyses on workforce development programsnORn3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D.

degree or Ph.D.

or equivalent doctoral degree in courses identified in the Basic Requirement above.nORnA combination of education and experience.nFor the GS-12 Level: In addition to meeting the basic education requirement, applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level of GS-11.

Examples of specialized experience include: Providing technical assistance to grantees, enhancing the service delivery and performance of their grants; Analyzing data in order to develop responses to external inquiries; Supporting grant management program activities and initiatives (e.g.

developing Funding Opportunity Announcements).

Providing legislative and policy analyses on workforce development programs and issues.

How to Apply

Follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.


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