The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview .
If you have experience in
recruitment and placement, position classification, wage administration,
or organizational design, AND you want to play a significant role in a
dynamic organization, then consider joining the NIH Office of Human
Resources (OHR)! As a Human Resources Specialist, you will be
responsible for providing HR advisory and technical services to NIH
managers, supervisors, and employees in the areas of staffing,
recruitment, classification and compensation. This position is located
in the Client Services Division (CSD), which offers Human Resources
professionals career enhancing opportunities through challenging work
assignments, exciting special projects, and exceptional professional
training. For more information, visit http://hr.od.nih.gov .
U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
Position is subject to a background investigation.
As a Human Resources Specialist with CSD your work assignments may include, but are not limited to, the following duties:
recruitment and placement duties for a variety of positions, including
'hard-to-fill' positions and senior level positions; Utilizing
automated staffing systems to generate vacancy announcements, crediting
plans, job analyses, assessments, certificates of eligibles, and to
track and monitor workflow, workload, and metrics; Performing position classification and position management duties; Advising managers,
supervisors, and employees on a full range of recruitment, staffing,
classification and position management issues; Researching, interpreting, and applying human resources management procedures, practices, policies, and guidelines; Analyzing data and metrics on recruitment and staffing activities.
For the GS-9:
You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying
experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal service;
OR have completed a Master's or equivalent
graduate degree in a related field, or 2 full years of related
progressively higher level education leading to such a degree, or an
LL.B. or J.D., if related; OR have a
combination of post-baccalaureate education and specialized experience
that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
Examples of qualifying experience include: under close supervision,
performing recruitment and placement, classification and position
management tasks; applying HR regulations, processes and procedures;
preparing vacancy announcements using HR automated systems; advising on
routine/standard personnel practices and procedures and personnel
actions; assisting higher level HR Specialists in preparing job
analyses, crediting plans and classifications for new positions.
For the GS-11: You must
demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying
experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 level in the Federal service;
OR have completed a Ph.D., LL.M., or equivalent doctoral degree, if related; OR
have a combination of related graduate education and specialized
experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this
position. Examples of qualifying experience include: performing
internal and external recruitment and placement actions; providing
advice and guidance to managers and employees on the recruitment and
placement process; utilizing automated HR staffing systems to perform
recruitment functions such as rating and ranking applications;
performing position classifications and preparing evaluation statements
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If you qualify on the basis of education in lieu of experience, you must submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed, and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package; however, official transcripts will be required prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education .
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
If you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, your application and responses to the online questionnaire will be evaluated under Category Rating and Selection procedures for placement in one of the following categories:
Best Qualified - for those who are superior in the evaluation criteria
Well Qualified - for those who excel in the evaluation criteria
Qualified - for those who only meet the minimum qualification requirements
Candidates determined to be Best Qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category.
If you are a veteran, CTAP or ICTAP eligible, or an individual with a disability, please refer to the following links for additional information and required documents:
Schedule A Appointments for the Disabled
All such documents MUST be received by 11:59pm of the closing date, Tuesday, December 11, 2012 , to be considered.
The federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. For more information, check out New Employee Benefits at NIH and OPM's Employee Benefits Information .
We are unable to pay relocation expenses.
A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/ placement.
selections may be made through this vacancy announcement. The National
Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment
Eligibility Verification Program ( E-Verify ).
E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires
and the validity of their Social Security numbers. The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus .
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