General Engineer, AD-0801-04 (Program Director)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Aug 31, 2018
Closes
Aug 31, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation expenses may be paid, contingent upon availability of funds.


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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.

    Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent training in a field of engineering plus after award of the Ph.D., six or more years of successful independent research or research administration. The position requires a broad knowledge of the relevant disciplinary areas of the Division of Chemical, Biological, Environmental and Transport Systems and knowledge of the general scientific community. Experience working within a team environment and some administrative skills (budget, people) are needed. Appointees are expected to function effectively both within their specific program and as a member of crosscutting and interactive teams. Skills in multidisciplinary research are highly desirable.

    This position is outside the competitive civil service.

    Relocation expenses may be paid, contingent upon availability of funds.

    If you do not have civil service status or reinstatement eligibility, you will not obtain civil service status if selected. If you are currently in the competitive civil service, you will be required to waive competitive civil service rights if selected. This Associate Program Director position is in the bargaining unit.
     
    For additional information on the NSF eRecruit system, please visit our NSF eRecruit Applicant Guide.

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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. Ability to communicate effectively and work productively with the scientific community, peers, and co-workers at all levels to advocate program policies and plans and to fulfill NSF’s mission.

    2. Ability to organize, implement and manage a proposal-driven grant program, allocating resources to meet a spectrum of goals, including insuring integrity and consistency in the grant award/declination management process.

    3. Knowledge of management and organizational concepts, principles, practices and techniques with expertise in large project management and/or research administration.

    4. Proven expertise in managing research-related projects and/or programs, including strategic planning, development of budgets and schedules, resource management, identification and mitigation of risk, and program evaluation.

    5. Demonstrated research, analytical, and technical writing skills that evidence the ability to perform extensive inquiry into a wide range of significant issues related to research programs and facilities and make recommendations based on findings.
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    Drug test required No


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