To be considered eligible as a Recent Graduate you must have completed, within the previous two years: · A qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree, or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.
· Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply.
Note: Students who have not completed their educational degree requirements may apply and be considered for a Recent Graduate job in the weeks/months prior to the job being filled.
These individuals must, however, must meet the above eligibility requirements before they can be appointed as a Recent Graduate under the Pathways Program.
Minimum Requirements:In order to qualify for this Program Analyst position at the GS-07 grade level, you must possess ONE of the following:A.
Have a bachelor's degree AND meet Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) based on ONE of the following: (1) class standing (upper third standing in graduating class); -OR- (2) grade-point average (2.95 or higher overall or over the last two years of bachelor's degree or- 3.45 in my major field or over the last two years in my major); -OR-(3) election to membership in a national scholastic honor society.
For more specific details on SAA, click the following link: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/SEC-II/s2-e5.asp#e4f - OR B. Have one full year of graduate level study, or possess a master's or higher degree, e.g., LL.B., J.D., LL.M., Ph.D, in a field that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.
Such fields include business administration, industrial management, industrial engineering, industrial psychology, public administration, political science, or government.
GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study.
Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis.
If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement.
- OR C. Have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 grade level in the Federal Service, with experience assisting with: formulating policy and guidance for record-keeping; analyzing a records management program, activities, and operations; and evaluating in any medium, e.g. printed documents, correspondence, reports, vouchers, maps, sound recordings, still or motion pictures, magnetic media, electronic records, etc., to determine their continuing informational values and recommending their ultimate disposition, i.e., destruction or permanent retention.- OR D. Have less than the full amount of graduate education described in "B" and less than the amount of experience described in "C," but have a combination of the type of education described in "B" and the type of experience described in "C." COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: If you do not qualify based on education or experience alone, you can combine your education and experience by converting each to a percentage and then adding the percentages.(If your education is currently described in quarter hours, convert the quarter hours into semester hours by multiplying the quarter hours by the fraction 2/3.) For GS-7: To calculate your percentage of graduate education divide the number of graduate semester hours by 18.
Refer to the qualification requirements above for a description of the type of experience that is considered qualifying.
To determine your percentage of qualifying experience, you must divide your total number of months of qualifying experience by the required number of months of experience.
GS-07: Requires 12 months of specialized experience as described in "C" above.
Now add your percentages of education and experience.
The two percentages must total at least 100% for your to qualify under the combination of education and experience.