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Program Specialist Job in TAMPA, FL

Program Specialist Job in TAMPA, FL

Vacancy No. CBAK-10032172-17-LK Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $48,968.00 to $63,654.00 Grade 9 to 9
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/1/2017 Close Date 8/21/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-08-01 to 2017-08-21

  • Salary

    $48,968 to $63,654 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 9

  • Series

    0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

  • Appointment type

    Term - 2 Years

  • Work schedule


  • Job announcement number


  • Control number



1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview


About the Agency

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

Activated in 1972, the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level 1 Facility. JAHVH is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research.

Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care.

JAHVH consists of five Veterans Health Administration facilities located in Tampa, New Port Richey, Zephyrhills, Lakeland and Brooksville, serving four counties in Central Florida. It is a part of the Veterans Integrated System Network (VISN) 8 that also includes facilities in Orlando, Gainesville, Lake City, Bay Pines, West Palm Beach, Miami and Puerto Rico.

Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.


Duties of the Program Specialist assigned to Research and Development Service with extensive knowledge of program management and administration practices, principles, and techniques related to Veteran Health Administration (VHA), Office of Research and Development (ORD), Research Safety and Animal Welfare (RSAW), and other federal and local directives/policies; include but are not limited to:

  • Gathering and analyzing data to present administrative findings and recommendations to Research & Development Administration in accordance with accepted organizational and management principles
  • Planning, developing and evaluating the research administrative programs
  • Conducting surveys of space utilization, manpower and equipment to resolve administrative problems arising in the normal operation of research programs
  • Preparing annual budgets and research projects by coordinating research activities with other VA and non-VA programs, academic institutions, service organizations, the Tampa VA Research and Education Foundation (TVAREF) and other groups and individuals
  • Serving as a liaison for an assigned JAHVH hospital affiliate on the Research & Development Committee and its subcommittees communicating the requirements of the committee and advising investigators on how to comply
  • Assembling, organizing and presenting information for budget development
  • Formulating a budget plan each fiscal year for all research functions
  • Working with principal investigators during the planning and operational phases of their research proposals to ensure that the program's budget is properly developed in accordance with VA Central Office (VACO) guidelines
  • Steering annual equipment inventories are conducted to assure all property is accounted for by the principal investigator
  • Gathering, coordinating data, analyzing, and preparing all JAHVH affiliate worksite research reports for the Administrative Officer and the Associate Chief of Staff for Research & Development
Work schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not available
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description Title/PD#: Program Specialist/ PD#06182-O
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

Supervisory Status


Travel Required

  • 75% or Greater
  • You will be expected to travel for this position to provide program administration to a Tampa VA hospital affiliate worksite.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

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Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements
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How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Lewis King
Phone: (813) 972-2000


James A Haley Veterans Hospital
13000 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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