Corporation for National and Community Service Senior Portfolio Manager in United States
Summary These positions are located in the Office of Regional Operations, Department of the Chief of Program Operations. This position is designated as a full-time telework position on a temporary basis due to COVID-19 and may transition to onsite work when the office fully reopens. See the 'Additional Information' section for additional telework details. Responsibilities The Senior Portfolio Manager will supervise a small team of Portfolio Managers and independently oversee and manage an advanced portfolio of grants and program development across all AmeriCorps streams of service. The incumbent also leads the development of new program or project opportunities. Manages an advanced portfolio of complex grants or projects. Oversees and manages the programmatic, financial, technical and administrative components of grants management or program development across all AmeriCorps streams of service. Provides technical assistance and program development to current or potential grantees or project sponsors throughout the grant life cycle. Plans, assigns and evaluates the work of Portfolio Managers and other staff to maintain a practical and equitable balance in workload, adjusting priorities and determining resource requirements. Fosters alignment and collaboration among Portfolio Managers to ensure consistent delivery of all AmeriCorps streams of service across regional offices. Coaches the team in the selection and application of appropriate problem solving methods and techniques. Works with the Deputy Director, Regional Operations to manage human resources needs/allocations and staff development. Assists with gathering, compiling, and analyzing information on program-related matters for preparation of required planning documents, evaluations and budgets. Cultivates new grantees and projects. Works with staff to evaluate potential new opportunities and programs in alignment with annual Program goals, priorities, and initiatives. Maintains grant oversight by ensuring timely, accurate, and complete submission of all reporting requirements. Conducts periodic reviews to monitor program performance and expenditures to ensure progress towards financial and programmatic objectives. Interprets regulations, rules, policies and procedures. Resolves extremely complex issues escalated by Portfolio Managers and determines if further review is necessary by senior management. Provides technical advice and guidance to grantee senior management to solve or unusual problems or issues related to portfolio management. Serves as a resource on teams and working groups tasked with developing or revising guidelines, policies, and processes. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Applicants must have one year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to at least the lower range of the NY-03 pay band, which would be at or equivalent to, the GS-11 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 includes: Overseeing and managing the programmatic, financial, technical and administrative components of grants management or program development for an advanced portfolio of complex grants or projects. Providing technical assistance and program development to current or potential grantees or project sponsors throughout the grant life cycle. Planning, assigning, and evaluating the work of staff to maintain a practical and equitable balance in workload in accordance with current priorities and resources Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Such experience must be clearly documented in the applicant's resume. Education Additional Information Additional Selections: Additional selections may be made from this announcement or for similar positions across AmeriCorps. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with interested selecting official(s) at AmeriCorps. COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: As required by Executive Order 14043, all Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than November 22, 2021, regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), and subject only to such exceptions as required by law. Therefore, even if you are selected for a position on or before November 22, 2021, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021, or before appointment or onboarding with the agency. If you are selected, your offer letter will contain additional information regarding how to request a reasonable accommodation legally required exception from this requirement to the vaccination requirement based on medical or religious factors. Expanded Telework Status Due to COVID-19: Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you will have the option to temporarily telework on a full-time basis, even if your home is located within the local commuting area of the duty station of your position. Once the agency implements its re-entry plan, you may be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement in the manner and frequency the agency deems appropriate. At this time, the agency is unable to confirm if an expanded telework policy or future remote work policy will be implemented. Military Selective Service Act: If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency. Veteran's Preference: If you are claiming 5-point or 10-point veteran's preference, you must submit documentation described below in "Required Documents." Special Employment Consideration: Persons with disabilities, disabled veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more, certain other veterans, spouses of certain members of the Armed Forces, VISTA volunteers, some Peace Corps employees and returning Peace Corps volunteers are examples of individuals who are potentially eligible for noncompetitive appointment. If you are eligible and would like to be considered for one of these noncompetitive appointments, applicable documentation that supports your eligibility must be submitted with your application package. Ethics Requirement: Our Agency is committed to the highest ethical standards and, as an employee you will be covered by the criminal conflict of interest statutes (18 U.S.C. 201-209) and the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (5 C.F.R. part 2635). Additionally, you may be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) or Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278e) within 30 days of your appointment date and on an annual basis thereafter.