Supervisory Management and Program Analyst

Gaithersburg, Maryland
Feb 07, 2023
Feb 14, 2023
Full Time

- Responsible for establishing external policies, strategic planning & essential program activities
- Serves as the liaison regarding all legislative & applicable regulation matters & attend meetings with Congressional staff
- Responsible for timeliness of responses to inquires of the division
- Serves as spokesperson of the program & is primary POC for connections with senior NIST personnel, White House, & other senior officials
- Works in coordination & maintains good working relationships with all NIST offices, particularly the NIST Public Affairs Office & NIST Congressional & Legislative Affairs office
- Manages all media communications, including existing or new external internal platforms used for stakeholder communication
- Oversees all program marketing & branding activities, including OU reports, presentations & materials
- Responsible for all aspects concerning the program's statutory Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Advisory Board
- Creates & supports a system & an environment that supports Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility principles & processes


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizenship
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Suitable for Federal employment
  • Merit applicants must meet time-in-grade/band requirements, as applicable
  • Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure, Form OGE-450
  • Bargaining Unit Position: No


This position requires one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level (ZA-IV at NIST). Specialized experience is defined as: experience as a supervisor leading staff to take actions related to advancing a program's fundamental goals and objectives through press, communications, and legislative affairs. Serving as spokesperson of a program and is primary point-of-contact with Senior personnel. Overseeing marketing and branding activities for an organization. Creating and developing policies and procedures within and outside their organization.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done. We will credit all qualifying volunteer experience in your application.

The qualification requirements in this vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook .

Applicant Reconsideration


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

This position is covered under NIST's Alternative Personnel Management System (APMS). The APMS is a pay-for-performance system with excellent HR flexibilities to help NIST recruit and retain top talent. Find out more about the APMS here !

A supervisory probationary period may be required.

This position requires the filing of an OGE-450 Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of onboarding and annually thereafter

We may share your application package with other selecting officials at NIST with opportunities like this one. Additional selections may be made through this vacancy.

NIST strives to build a flexible and encouraging work environment to bring out the best in our employees. To help our employees balance responsibilities at home and at work, NIST offers a variety of work-life flexibilities such as:
  • Telework
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid vacation
  • Sick leave
  • Family-friendly leave
  • Child and elder-care resources
  • On-site childcare center
  • Lactation spaces
  • Wellness programs
  • Fitness center
  • Employee assistance programs

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