Program Director (Integrated Activities Section)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Nov 10, 2017
Closes
Nov 10, 2017
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes "Relocation MAY be paid contingent on the availability of funds".


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Background investigation.
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  • You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.

    Please preview "Evaluations" section and "Qualifications" for additional requirements and Quality Ranking Factors.

    Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a discipline relevant to Earth Sciences and strong interest in fostering integrated approaches to Earth Science research in addition to six or more years of successful research experience, research administration, and/or substantial managerial experience in academe, industry, or government after award of the Ph.D.

    This position is outside the competitive civil service.

    If you do not have civil service status or reinstatement eligibility, you will not obtain civil service status if selected. If you currently in the competitive civil service, you will be required to waive competitive civil service rights if selected.

    Relocation expenses may be paid subject to funds availability.

    The Program Director position is in the bargaining unit.

    For additional information on the NSF eRecruit system, please visit our NSF eRecruit Frequently Asked Questions.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    You will be evaluated on the extent and quality of your experience, expertise, education, and research activities relevant to the duties of the position. We strongly encourage you to specifically address the Quality Ranking Factors below. This will ensure that you receive full consideration in the evaluation process.

    Quality Ranking Factors:

    1. Broad knowledge and understanding of scientific principles and theories relevant to Earth Sciences as demonstrated by publications, invited talks, and other professional activities and recognition.
    2. Research, analytical, and technical writing skills that demonstrate the ability to perform extensive inquiry into a variety of significant issues, as well as the skills to make recommendations and decisions based on findings.
    3. Ability to organize, implement, and manage an externally-reviewed, proposal-driven grants program, allocating resources to meet a spectrum of program goals.
    4. Strong communication skills and demonstrated ability to interact effectively and productively with peers, co-workers, and management at all levels of NSF; members of the scientific community; related organizations; other federal agencies; and international programs to effectively present, advocate, and advance program policies, plans, and goals.

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