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Vacancy Announcement: Program Specialists Position in the Program Development Division within Student Financial Assistance. (a Performance Based Organization)

Publication Date: December 5, 2000

Author: PDD | Policy Development Division/PTAS

Summary: Vacancy Announcement: Program Specialists Position in the Program Development Division within Student Financial Assistance. (a Performance Based Organization)

Posted on December 5, 2000


The U. S. Department of Education invites qualified individuals to apply for multiple Program Specialist positions in the Program Development Division within Student Financial Assistance (a Performance Based Organization).

Position Duties
Program Specialists serve as experts in Title IV program areas providing authoritative advice and consultation to ED officials and customers (schools, state agencies, lenders, servicers, professional associations, etc.). Duties entail interpretation, creation, and review of program guidance, and the development and refinement of governing regulations. Program Specialists must possess strong written and oral communication skills, the ability to adapt to changing priorities, and strong problem-solving skills.

Application Information
The Department expects to make multiple appointments at both the GS-12 Grade (Annual Salary Range: $51,204 to $66,564) and GS-13 Grade (Annual Salary Range: $60, 890 to $79,155). The application period for these positions end on January 12, 2001. If you are interested in applying for these jobs you should go to the "USAJOBS" websites at the addresses listed below. If you would like more information about SFA's Program Development Division or these vacancies, email a message to Jeff_Baker@ed.gov, Dan_Klock@ed.gov, or Anthony_Jones@ed.gov.

USAJOBS Website (GS-12) - A complete copy of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) vacancy announcement (number WA-MC-1-0119) for the GS-12 positions, which includes additional information and application submission procedures, can be found at: http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/

USAJOBS Website (GS-13) - A complete copy of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) vacancy announcement (number WA-MC-1-0121) for the GS-13 positions, which includes additional information and application submission procedures, can be found at: http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/

The U.S. Department of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Last Modified: 12/04/2000