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CHCO Council Bulletin for Week Ending 3/16/2012

Friday, March 16, 2012
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Kathryn M. Medina, Executive Director, Chief Human Capital Officer Council
CHCO Council Bulletin for Week Ending 3/16/2012

CALENDAR OF EVENTS – All Calendar Items can be found on


Next Deputy Council Meeting

March 22nd (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Pendleton Room, 5th Floor, OPM


Next Full Council Meeting

April 10th (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Executive Conference Room, 5th Floor, OPM


Next Academy Session

April 12th (11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Pendleton Room, 5th Floor, OPM


For the full 2012 CHCO Council Calendar Click here





HR University Receives HCMD Award!


Congratulations to HR University on receiving

“The Deloitte Public Sector Innovation Award For The 21st Century,”

at the 6th Annual HCMD Awards!

Click here for more information about the awards and the conference




Pathways Programs—Posting Jobs for Students and Recent Graduates on USAJOBS Webcast

Sponsored by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Employee Services, Recruiting Policy and Outreach


This will be an on-line webcast that reviews guidance on posting Internship and Recent Graduate positions on USAJOBS for Pathways programs. During the course of the webcast we will cover options for posting Student and Recent Graduate positions. The presentation is intended to help you advertise your Student and Recent Graduate positions on USAJOBS using existing functionality. Click here for the guidance.

The intended audience is Federal human resources staff that have responsibility for posting jobs for student positions.

The guidance will cover:

•           Position types to select to maximize job seeker search results

•           Posting a Job Opportunity Announcement

•           Posting a USAJOBS ad that directs job seekers to apply outside of the USAJOBS environment

•           USAJOBS search demonstration


Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 1:30 P.M. ET


The webcast will be recorded and posted so that it can be accessed by all staff.


Click here for more information and to register for this Event.




Thought Leadership Conference for Executives on Diversity & Inclusion, Civility & Bias

The Council of Federal EEO & Civil Rights Executives is hosting this executive Level Think Tank Training & Roundtable Exchange Sessions.

Speakers include John Berry, Director of OPM and Pat M. Tamburrino, Jr, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Civilian Personnel Policy)


Date: March 26-28, 2012


Location: Sheraton Towers in Midtown, New York City, New York.


Click here for more information.




Talent Strategies D.C. 2012 Conference

The first conference of its kind to assemble leaders from government agencies, the military and leading Fortune 500 companies. Public and private human capital management professionals can discuss and share the issues, solutions and practices they deal with. Join speakers from dozens of government agencies and senior leaders from companies at targeted content tracks on workforce development, talent management and diversity and equal opportunity, and keynote addresses from business and human capital super stars, including:

•         New York Times’ bestselling author and executive coach Marshall Goldsmith

•         Fast Company columnist Dan Heath, author of Made to Stick and Switch

•         USC professor and author John Boudreau, one of the world’s pre-eminent thinkers in human capital

•         Ann Rhoades, visionary founding executive vice president of people at JetBlue Airways


Date: Monday, May 21, 2012


Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center


Click here for more information



IN CASE YOU MISSED IT….(OPM Memos can be found here)


Memo - Final Position Classification Flysheet for Government Information Series, 0306





Agencies can send Job Announcements for HR/SES Positions – Send to


Detail Opportunity

THE CHCO COUNCIL is seeking a detailee to run the 2012 Feds Feed Families Campaign.

A detail with the Council offers a unique developmental opportunity to support the members as they work together toward common government-wide goal. The ideal candidate is outgoing and self-motivated, and must be able to handle competing priorities and deadlines in a responsible and efficient manner.  We are seeking someone at the GS-15 level since this is a Program Manager position with significant management responsibilities including coordinating staff activities across multiple Federal agencies.

CHCOs and Deputies are asked to nominate candidates for a 6 month detail opportunity at OPM starting in April.

Interested candidates should submit a copy of their resume and letter of interest to with “Feds Feed Families” in the subject line.  Interviews will start the week of March 19th so submit your resume today!


Detail Opportunity

OMB is looking for an EEO Attorney for a six month reimbursable detail.

For questions, additional information, or to send a resume,

please email Lauren Wright at


Employment Opportunity

With the Department Of Transportation, Maritime Administration

Superintendent, United States Merchant Marine Academy

Location: Kings Point, NY

Click here for more information



CHCO Council, HR University and Feds Feed Families

are now on Facebook and Twitter!

“Like” CHCO Council, HR University and Feds Feed Families on

Follow @CHCOCouncil, @GovHRU, and @FedFoodDrive on



The CHCO bulletin is the primary means of disseminating pertinent and timely information to CHCOs on a wide range of Human Capital issues. The consolidated nature of this bulletin is meant to reduce the e-mail flow and streamline key communications.

Each agency should ensure they are getting all information contained in the weekly bulletin.

If you have any comments, suggestions or questions on the bulletin or its contents, please feel free to contact me directly at