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The Office of NextGen leads the aviation community to evolve the National Airspace System for the future. NextGen leverages the power of partnerships to set the course and build the future. NextGen engages our stakeholders to realize aviation benefits.Learn more about this agency Responsibilities
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) seeks a recognized global leader and innovator with substantial experience leading a multi-layered organization responsible for fostering innovation and creating solutions for aviation and aerospace. The Deputy Assistant Administrator for NextGen oversees and directs the National Air Space (NAS) Modernization via a team of approximately 800 employees and a $2B budget.
Specifically, the Deputy Assistant Administrator for NextGen:
- Oversees the development of an organizational operations strategy that aligns with the Department of Transportation and FAA Flight Strategic Plan, ensuring the strategy is developed based on data-driven decision making.
- Leads NAS strategic planning including long term planning for the FAA Research, Engineering and Development Portfolio and implements and maintains strategies that maintain and improve the safety of the NAS.
- Champions NAS Modernization progress by establishing plans to monitor and track execution of modernization plans and the evolution of programs in collaboration with executing organizations.
- Influences the development of the National Aviation Research Plan and the support research, engineering and development activities. Ensures activities are well managed and sufficiently address national priorities.
- Oversees William J. Hughes Technical Center services, including, testing, research and laboratory services. Advocates for the development of policies and procedures that ensures the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the Technical Center operations.
- Represents the FAA on NextGen matters to the Congress, senior leaders within the FAA and other stakeholders.
- Actively promotes, supports, and participates in the FAA Equal Opportunity Program and helps identify and resolve EEO issues or complaints.
25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.Supervisory status
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1. A resume
2. An attachment individually addressing the Leadership and Technical Requirements (unless provided in the designated spaces in the application tool)
3. An SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, if asserting noncompetitive eligibility as a current/former FAA Executive, member of the Senior Executive Service or equivalent system
4. A Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program (SESCDP) certificate if you are claiming noncompetitive status based on your completion of an SESCDP program
NOTE: Please do not submit additional materials (e.g., cover letters, DD Form 214, performance evaluations, letters of recommendation). They will not be considered as part of the application package.
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of "Received" by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of "Received" each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.
In addition to submitting a resume, applicants should address each of the leadership and technical requirements individually, describing work accomplishments that relate to each requirement. Leadership requirements reflect the FAA Executive Success Profile, which describes the behaviors and characteristics required of all FAA executives. Refer to the Executive Success Profile for examples of competencies that are associated with each leadership dimension. It is important that you describe actual accomplishments, rather than discussing your philosophy of the leadership dimensions. You are encouraged to use the "Challenge-Context-Action-Result (CCAR)" model to address the requirements.
If you are currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service (SES) or an FAA Executive System (FAES) appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the SES or FAES, or have successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by OPM, you only need to submit a resume and narrative statement covering each of the Technical Requirements listed above. You do not need to submit a narrative on the Leadership Requirements. SES CDP graduates should submit a copy of their CDP program certification with their package.
Amendment Date: 10/15/2021
Amendment Note: This announcement has been extended.
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Once your complete application is received, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 45 days of the closing date of this announcement. You will be notified of the outcome.
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