Student Veterans of America Jobs

Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

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Federal Communications Commission Administrative Assistant (Pathways Recent Graduate) in District of Columbia, District Of Columbia

Summary This is a Recent Graduates position in the Pathways Program which is located in the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB) in Washington, DC. THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL ADDITIONAL POSITIONS WITHIN 90 DAYS. Relocation expenses will not be paid. Responsibilities The incumbent is responsible for carrying out assigned administrative and clerical functions necessary to assist the organization in the performance of its responsibilities. The incumbent maintains the organizational reference books and materials, updating and annotating as necessary to reflect changes in policies or procedures. Alerts supervisor regarding policies and procedures which are unclear or are creating problems, and recommends changes to effect efficient operation of the organization. The incumbent prepares administrative reports for use by the organizations director and/or staff members, performing any required research and coordinating input from sources in and outside of the office. Handles a wide variety of administrative duties which may include but are not limited to: arranging for office space and equipment, arranging conferences and meetings assuring all background material is provided, handling travel related paperwork, developing and using tracking and accountability procedures to document budgetary and procurement matters creating and maintaining an up-to-date and efficient filing system, handling personnel related matters as assigned, and monitoring time and attendance records. Receives visitors and answers in-person or telephone inquiries regarding the organization's mission, exercising a high level of discretion and tact. Controls and prepares correspondence using office automation equipment and appropriate software. Composes routine correspondence in own or supervisor's name. Reviews outgoing correspondence for completeness, grammar, spelling, and conformance with office procedure and instructions. Assures that Congressional and other sensitive correspondence is handled appropriately. Provides advice and guidance to lower grade clerical staff. Requirements Conditions of Employment Education-Transcripts Required US Citizenship. Suitable for employment as determined by a background investigation. Serve a probationary period of one year, if applicable. Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service. Non-Veterans must have received qualifying degree within 2 years Veterans must have received qualifying degree within 6 years Financial disclosure statement may be required upon assuming the position. Recent Graduates who obtained a qualifying associate, bachelors, master's, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution, within the previous 2 years. (In support of Veterans Recruitment efforts, some exceptions to the 2-year window apply to veterans whose military service obligation precluded application during any portion of the 2-year application window.) In order to be considered for this position, applicants must within the previous 2 years, have completed a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. Preference eligible veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation begin their 2-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty. Eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed 6 years from the date on which they completed their degree or certification. College Transcripts (For Positive Education Required positions and if qualifying based on education and or experience and education.), if applicable. Please note your resume must thoroughly support your qualifications for this position. Your resume is an integral part of the process for determining if you meet the basic qualifications of the position and determining if you are to be among the best qualified. Preference eligible veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree due to military service obligation may apply up to six years after degree or certification. This is a Recent Graduates position in the Pathways Program. This program provides an entry-level developmental experience with the potential to lead to a career in the Federal Government after successfully completing the Program. Upon completion of the developmental program, Recent Graduate appointees may be non-competitively converted to a term or permanent position without further competition. ALL CURRENT/FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES AND CURRENT FCC EMPLOYEES MUST provide a legible Personnel Action, SF-50, that verifies your status and highest permanently held grade. If an SF-50 is not submitted, the application will be rated as ineligible. CURRENT FCC EMPLOYEES-To request a copy of your SF-50 please send an email to More information about the Recent Graduates Program can be found here: Qualifications Applicants must meet eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. GS-7 In order to be deemed as qualified, candidates must meet the Pathways Recent Graduate requirements and in addition must have one year of specialized experience which is equivalent to at least the GS-6 grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience is defined as follows: 1. EXPERIENCE PREPARING ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS. 2. EXPERIENCE ARRANGING CONFERENCES AND MEETINGS. 3. EXPERIENCE HANDLING MULTI-STEP ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESSES LIKE TRAVEL. 4. EXPERIENCE REVIEWING OUTGOING CORRESPONDENCE FOR COMPLETION, GRAMMAR, SPELLING AND CONFORMANCE WITH OFFICE PROCEDURES AND INSTRUCTIONS. 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. EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION-UNOFFICIAL OR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SUBMITTED. CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT SUBMIT THEIR TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE DEEMED AS INELIGIBLE. FOREIGN EDUCATION: To receive credit for education outside the U.S., you must show proof that the education has been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs. Education If you are qualifying based on positive education, please provide a copy of your college transcript. The transcript may be unofficial or photocopy at time of application, but MUST provide the original if selected. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order to receive credit towards qualifications. Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. Students who have graduated from an accredited college must submit unofficial or official transcripts at the time of application. The transcript must demonstrate the date that the degree was conferred. Additional Information Pathways Program - U.S. CITIZEN OR NON-U.S.CITIZEN EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: There is no U. S. citizenship requirement to participate in the Pathways Programs. HOWEVER, U. S. citizenship is a requirement for conversion to the competitive service via a term or permanent appointment. **Non-U.S. citizens may apply to the Pathways Internship Program as current students or recent graduates and be employed; however, the student must have been lawfully admitted into the United States as a permanent resident or otherwise authorized to be employed in the Pathways Internship Program. NOTE: A non-citizen student may not be converted to career-conditional employment in the competitive service unless they are U.S. citizens at the time of conversion. Additionally, applicants must be a U.S. citizen for positions that require security clearances. EEO Policy Statement Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement Veterans Information Legal and Regulatory Guidance Other: - Before hiring, an agency will ask you to complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. The agency will also ask you to sign and certify the accuracy of all the information in your application. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be fined or jailed. If you are a male over age 18 who was born after December 31, 1959, you must have registered with the Selective Service System (or have an exemption) to be eligible for a Federal job. - If applicable, you will be required to serve a trial period of one year. - In order for you to be employed at the FCC, there are certain Commission and Federal laws governing the financial interests of you and members of your immediate family. If selected for the position, you must submit a financial disclosure statement upon assuming the position.