National Treasury Employees Union

National Treasury Employees Union

Deputy Director of Negotiations

Based in Washington, DC


There are two vacancies available for the position of Deputy Director of Negotiations in the Negotiations Department of the National Treasury Employees Union in Washington, DC. This is a non-bargaining unit position on the NTEU pay scale, which will be filled at the Grade 15 level. Thereafter, the selectee will be eligible for a non-competitive promotion to the Grade 16 level after one year of successful supervisory performance at the GS-15 level.

The Deputy Director reports to the Director of Negotiations and assists in managing the Negotiations Department. The Deputy will work closely with the Director to carry out the strategic objectives of the Department, as determined by NTEU’s elected officials and the Director. The incumbent will negotiate collective bargaining agreements with federal agencies/departments; serve as the chief spokesperson in a variety of forums (e.g., arbitration, mediation, impasse resolution, and factfinding); and assist staff in pursuing NTEU’s goals and objectives of promoting chapter building through the collective bargaining process. In addition, the Deputy will also be responsible for directly supervising professional staff, which will include assigning and supervising work, coaching/mentoring, providing feedback on their performance of work and issuing written performance evaluations.

To qualify for this position, applicants should have experience engaging in and leading teams in all aspects of the Federal sector collective bargaining process, including drafting contract proposals; assembling evidence to support proposals; and devising strategies for producing negotiated agreements that increase rights and benefits and advance Chapter building. Applicants must also have demonstrated experience or the ability to closely monitor and oversee the workload of professional staff, including evaluating performance; timely assessing and evaluating competing priorities of staff; making recommendations for promotion; initiating corrective action for conduct/performance deficiencies; and carrying out a variety of managerial/supervisory duties.

Proven leadership skills, good judgment, successfully performing multiple tasks under tight time constraints, and the ability to effectively supervise several professional staff are essential. Some travel will be required.

Our office places a high value on diversity of experiences and perspectives and encourages applications from all qualified individuals from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, veterans, LGBTQ+ individuals, and persons with disabilities.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a statement of interest and a résumé by May 26, 2023, to:

Kenneth E. Moffett, Jr.
Director of Negotiations
National Treasury Employees Union
800 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

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