Program Analyst

Department Of Housing And Urban Development Cleveland, OH
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If you do not meet any of the categories listed above, you may wish to apply under announcement 18-HUD-640-P, which is open for any U.S. citizen to apply. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

This position is located in the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH), Housing Choice Vouchers, Quality Assurance Division. PIH's mission is to provide low-income families affordable housing opportunities as they transition to self-sufficiency and homeownership. PIH oversees the administration of HUD's Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Section 8 Rental Assistance, and Native American Programs through a staff of Headquarters and Field employees. The field structure for PIH consists of 29 Hub Offices and 16 Program Centers that provide oversight, direct monitoring, and coordination for approximately 4,200 public housing authorities. The Quality Assurance Division is responsible for implementing all activities related to improving the quality of operation of the assigned voucher programs at the Department and the public housing agencies (PHA).

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Responsibilities

As a Program Analyst, you will:

* Serve as an expert advisor on all aspects of quality assurance for the voucher rental assistance and homeownership progams, including housing agency (HA) performance, cost containment data integrity, and Departmental requirements.

* Analyze data from a variety of systems in making determinations regarding compliance and performance requirements of the HAs in administering voucher rental assistance and homeownership program funds for maximum benefit in their local communities.

* Perform complex review and analysis of a wide variety of performance, leasing, financial and market data to determine the effectiveness of public housing agencies (PHAs) performance and or the programs operations.

* Recommend appropriate solutions to complex operational problems and takes an active role in presenting, implementing, and or overseeing the needed changes.

* Review and analyze statutory, regulatory and administrative policies associated with the programs to identify changes required to foster improved program performance, integrity, accountability at the PHA and national level, cost-effectiveness and greater service to the public.

Travel Required

75% or less - Travel will be 50% or greater

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

13

Who May Apply This job is open to… All Candidates who are:

1.Current or former federal employees qualifying as Status Candidates, VEOA eligibles, CTAP/ICTAP eligibles, eligible for special hiring authorities (e.g., the Schedule A appointment for persons with disabilities, or covered by an Interchange Agreement); OR

2. HUD employees currently serving on a Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA).

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* Job family (Series)

0343 Management And Program Analysis

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* U.S. Citizens and U.S. Nationals

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized Experience: For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

* Performing on-site and remote monitoring reviews and analysis of financial or program policies, procedures, and practices in meeting established goals and objectives; AND

* Utilizing a variety of computer applications to gather and analyze data or project future trends; AND

* Recommending ways to improve the productivity of work operations.

Time-in-Grade:

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:

For the GS-13, you must have been at the GS-12 level for 52 weeks.

Time After Competitive Appointment:

Candidates who are current Federal employees serving on a non-temporary competitive appointment must have served at least three months in that appointment.

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