HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST (HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT)
Air Force Personnel Center - Department of the Air Force
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-09, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of HR Human Resource Development (HRD) philosophy, concepts, principles, methods, practices, programs, techniques, laws, and Executive Orders sufficient to accomplish a wide range of complex, interrelated activities that are specific to programs and or functional fields in support of Air Force wide Human Resources program administration responsibilities. Knowledge of, and skill in applying, HRD learning theories, principles, and methods sufficient in accordance with DoD, AF, Federal and industry policies, regulations, and organizational structure and mission of Human Resource program administration to support operations and perform difficult and complex work assignments. Knowledge of analytical and evaluative methods to develop, monitor, and analyze applicable statistical data to track and assess the efficiency and effectiveness of programs in order to meet organizational strategic goals and plan improvements. OR EDUCATION: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.M., if related. NOTE: You must submit copies of your transcripts. OR COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: At least 4 years of appropriate experience that demonstrated that the applicant has acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-09 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-11 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Knowledge and skill in applying HR theories, principles, regulations, and concepts in order to administer a comprehensive training program for civilian members. Ability to manage and direct the overall presentation of a course of instruction. (Highly desirable). Ability to research, assemble and write educationally sound instructional materials and instructor guides for use in classroom instruction. General knowledge of and skill in using an automated system to update database and generate reports, and coding automated personnel system to enter data and to correct errors in personnel training actions a prepare periodic reports. Ability to effectively instruct specialty materials in various educational and developmental settings. Knowledge of and ability to apply laws, executive orders, regulations, policies, and concepts pertaining to employee development and training. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and the ability to plan and organize work independently and meet deadlines. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Click on “Learn more about this agency” button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as functional expert, instructor, and developer on personnel processes and human resources programs.