Program Analyst *RPP Only*

    Department Of The Treasury
    Phoenix, AZ
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    What Does a Program Analyst do? As a Program Analyst, you will be responsible for reviewing, analyzing and assessing LITC grant applicant's or LITC grantee's program plan and budget for compliance with guidelines set forth The Analyst may also work with the Payment Management System, Grant Solutions and other grant oversight and reporting systems to assist with grantee oversight and assistance. The analyst may work alongside other LITC employees and management on studies/projects monitoring LITC grantees.

    As a Program Analyst, you will:
    • Represent the LITC program for which you are responsible for in the performance of a variety of assignments and contacts with representatives of other Government agencies and clinical programs;
    • Serve as a liaison between Local Taxpayer Advocate staff and assigned clinics;
    • Ensure understanding and consideration of the National Taxpayer Advocate policy and views as implemented by the LITC Program Office as well as your assigned clinics perspective in interactions at various levels;
    • Actively assist in the implementation of the LITC Program Office's administrative, management and technical decisions and ensures accomplishment of the desired results;
    • Analyze proposals directed to their assigned program for approval, design or review, and develops recommendations for consideration and action as well as alternate proposals;
    • Perform independently, or provides leadership to ad-hoc groups, in the conduct of special studies, investigations, or projects;
    • Collect, analyze and consolidate data and status reports to determine impact on resources, effectiveness, and compliance with established goals and objectives;
    • Manage the full range of technical, operational, and administrative issues that exist within clinic operations including supervising, guiding, coordinating, planning, developing, and implementing effective resolutions and/or corrective measures;
    • Analyze program areas to discern trends in LITC program delivery, to measure effectiveness in meeting baseline, or the degree to which program goals support strategic initiatives;
    • Review and assess the impact of new regulations relative to their assigned programs or systems on the clinic's processes or systems;
    • Direct on-site visits to clinics to evaluate effectiveness and review compliance with LITC program goals and objectives, applicable regulations and statutes. Identify complex procedural or systemic issues impacting clinical operations;
    • Negotiate the implementation of recommendations or corrective actions to those issues.
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    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 to 5 nights per month

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)

    0343 Management And Program Analysis
  • Requirements
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    • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
    • IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments


    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:GS-14 Level: To be eligible for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal Government. To be qualifying, your experience must include application of a wide range of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, qualitative and quantitative, sufficient to accomplish complex projects or studies broad in scope and impact. You must also have experience applying a full range of Federal laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to the segment(s) of the Service's program affected by the assigned project or study; Experience with on the job application of management principles and processes to perform project management duties and also to effectively coordinate and integrate project objectives and recommendations; Experience collaborating with others and maintaining effective professional relationships with all parties, communicating effectively both orally and in writing.

    In addition to the above qualifications, specialized experience includes working with Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs), accounting or financial analysis or administering federal grants.

    -The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-timework; part-timework is considered on a prorated basis.

    -To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
    In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:
    You must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).


  • Posting ID: 558409482Posted: 2020-05-22