Program Analyst

Job Summary

This position is at the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) in the Office of Credit Union Resources and Expansion. This position serves as a Program Analyst (Credit Union Development) and will aid the Credit Union Development Program Manager with the implementation and administration of minority depository institution programs and partnerships.

Key Responsbilities

As a Program Analyst (Credit Union Development), you will:

  • Support a wide range of program support functions including program evaluation, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and assist with the development of strategy, policy, and process recommendations.
  • Support with general program outreach activities and must be able to effectively communicate (written and oral) with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support a broad range of program administrative functions and must be able to plan and complete tasks independently as well as work effectively with program teams to accomplish objectives.

Conditions of employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Suitable adjudication of background/security investigation is required.
  • A probationary/trial period may be required.
  • Must complete initial online questionnaire.
  • Applicants must complete an assessment battery (i.e., Assessment Questionnaire and USA Hire Assessment) via the USA Hire platform if notified to do so.
  • A financial disclosure is required


  • Specialized experience is the experience that has equipped you with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.
  • All applicants applying for the CU-13 grade level must have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-12 grade level obtained in the private or public sector.
  • Specialized experience for this position is defined as experience: Working in community development, providing outreach and assistance to financial institutions that serve Minority and Underserved/Underbanked communities OR experience performing analysis of data from financial statements and reports of financial statements that serve Minority and Underserved/Underbanked communities.
  • You must meet the qualifications for this position by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Please note, all experience statements (i.e., duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire) copied from this announcement and pasted into your resume will not be considered as a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.
  • YOUR RESUME MUST provide specific details as to how your experience meets the specialized experience and support your responses to the online questionnaire as described in the vacancy announcement. When describing your experience in your resume, please be specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Please ensure that your resume includes the grade (if you are a current or previous federal employee), month, and year that you began and ended for each position held or that position may not be credited toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. Full-time employment will be assumed unless otherwise stated on your resume. Part-time employment will be prorated in crediting experience. Failure to provide details will result in an ineligible rating.
  • Your resume must also support your responses to the online questionnaire. Failure to provide support may result in a lower rating and/or you may be excluded from consideration. Your latest resume submitted for this vacancy announcement will be used to determine qualifications and supersedes previous submissions

Education & Other Requitements

Education may not be used in lieu of experience for this opportunity.

  • SALARY: Pay will be set within the advertised pay range to align with the selectee’s skills and experience and the requirements of the position in accordance with NCUA’s compensation policy. The salary range shown is NCUA’s National Pay Rate (NPR) which includes a locality rate of 16.32% for the Rest of the U.S. (RUS) geographical area. Actual salary will be determined upon the location of the selectee and the applicable locality pay, per the NCUA’s CU pay table, will be applied. The locality rates, by location, can be found on the NCUA Careers webpage under the Salary Information section.
  • SELECTIVE SERVICE: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. You may register or check the status of your registration by visiting the Selective Service website at position is in the bargaining unit.
  • Effective January 1, 2010, OPM must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES (political) employees in the executive branch. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES employee in the executive branch, you must disclose that to the point of contact listed on this vacancy announcement.
  • The Fair Chance Act: In accordance with the Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act of 2019 (Fair Chance Act), 5 U.S.C. Sec. 9202, and 5 C.F.R. Part 920, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) may not request, in oral or written form, that an applicant for employment disclose criminal history record information before the NCUA makes a tentative offer of employment, absent an exception. Complaints that the NCUA violated the Fair Chance Act must be submitted to [email protected] or to the Office of Human Resources, Employee Relations, National Credit Union Administration, 1775 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 within 30 days from the agency’s alleged non-compliance with the Fair Chance Act.
  • Illegal drug use by individuals working for or on behalf of the federal government, whether on duty or off duty, is contrary to the efficiency of the service and in direct violation of the Controlled Substance Act and the Drug-Free Workplace Act.

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