Director of Advanced Air Vehicles Program Office

6 days left

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Oct 19, 2018
Closes
Oct 27, 2018
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation expenses may be paid consistent with NASA's policy.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
Help
  • First time SES appointees are subject to a one-year probationary period.
  • Incumbent must be able to obtain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance.
  • A financial disclosure statement is required upon appointment into the SES.
  • Position subject to pre-employment background investigation.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • To qualify, candidates must have the skill and ability to perform the duties described above as demonstrated by progressively responsible supervisory/managerial experience, normally with several years at the GS-15 level or equivalent, which demonstrates clearly the ability to manage people and resources. Candidates must also demonstrate qualifications in the managerial and technical areas noted below. See the SES Handbook and NASA's Guide to Effectively Preparing Executive Core Qualifications for more information. IMPORTANT: CANDIDATES MUST FULLY ADDRESS ALL ITEMS UNDER EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS AS WELL AS ALL ITEMS UNDER TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU COMPLETE YOUR ANSWERS OFF-LINE IN ADVANCE OF BEGINNING THE APPLICATION PROCESS, SO THAT YOU CAN INSERT THEM INTO THE ELECTRONIC FORM. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT SAVED. EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS:1. Leading Change - Involves the ability to bring about strategic change, within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. 2. Leading People - Involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organizations vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. 3. Results Driven - Involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. 4. Business Acumen - Involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. 5. Building Coalitions - Involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

    SES Technical Qualification Questions:

    1. Broad knowledge of the underlying scientific principles across the range of disciplines and interdisciplinary efforts required to advance the state-of-the-art in the research and development of advanced technologies related to subsonic (fixed and rotary-wing), supersonic and hypersonic air vehicles. This knowledge should include, but not necessarily be limited to, core disciplines required to support advances in aerodynamics, materials and structures, and air-breathing propulsion.

    2. Knowledge of all phases of program and project management, including planning, implementation, and evaluation, applicable to major research and advanced technology development efforts spanning multiple organizations.

    3. Demonstrated ability to work with technical experts from a variety of disciplines to identify research and technology requirements, to facilitate resolution of opposing or contradictory perspectives, to translate technical requirements into integrated programmatic elements as part of an overall research program, and to coordinate collaborative government, industry and university efforts to achieve desired goals.

    Candidates must possess an engineering degree, preferably an advanced degree from an accredited engineering curriculum at an accredited college or university in a closely related engineering discipline

    Any applicant tentatively selected for this position may be required to undergo a pre-employment background investigation. This announcement is for a career appointment to a position in the NASA Senior Executive Service (SES). Persons entering the SES for the first time are subject to a one-year probationary period. A financial disclosure statement is required upon appointment into the SES. This statement will be used to avoid conflicting situations in employment through advice and counseling. Your USAJOBS account asks you to assign a name to each of your resumes. When you apply to a NASA position, we will show you the text of the resume you have submitted, but we do not maintain the name you have assigned to that resume. If you wish to keep track of that information, we recommend you make note of it at the time you apply.


    Fair Employment Opportunities for Applicants
    NASA Credit for National Service

    Relocation expenses may be paid consistent with NASA's policy.

    Read more

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

    Applicants will be evaluated by an Executive Resources Panel based on the managerial and technical qualification requirements stated in this announcement. Eligible candidates will be placed in qualified and highly-qualified categories. Interviews, and qualification and suitability inquiries may be requested. The highly-qualified will be referred to the appropriate official who will recommend selection.

    Read more Security clearance Top Secret/SCI

    Drug test required Yes


    Similar jobs