Science Education Administrator (Program Director)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Mar 22, 2019
Closes
Mar 22, 2019
Hours
Full Time
RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation MAY be paid contingent upon the availability of funds.


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  • Background investigation.
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.
  • You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.

    All online applicants must provide a valid email address.  If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

    This position is in the bargaining unit.

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

    Candidates must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in an appropriate field, plus after award of the Ph.D., six or more years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience pertinent to the position.

    This position is outside the competitive civil service.

    You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

    Relocation expenses MAY be paid contingent upon the availability of funds

    This announcement is open to (All US Citizens OR current NSF employees) who meet citizenship and eligibility requirements.

    Federal Appropriations Law requires that Non-Citizens meet certain eligibility criteria to be considered. Therefore, Non-Citizens must certify eligibility by signing and attaching this Citizenship Affidavit to their application. Non-citizens who do not provide the affidavit at the time of application will not be considered.

    This announcement may be used to fill like positions in other organizations within the National Science Foundation.

    NSF has determined that all of its positions are eligible for telework. Work suitable for telework depends on job duties; therefore, employees must receive approval from their supervisor for telework and have a telework agreement in place. Entering into a telework agreement is voluntary.

    The Selected Candidate(s) may be subject to a background investigation.

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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.  In some cases, additional assessment processes may also be used.

    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. Demonstrated leadership and contributions to research or evaluation, or to practice in STEM learning in informal settings, including experience in conceptualizing, researching, or implementing innovative approaches.
    2. Knowledge of the broad range of issues, challenges, and opportunities in the informal STEM learning field.
    3. Experience in providing strategic leadership and management of a diverse team to define and achieve programmatic goals, especially considering resource constraints.
    4. Research, analytical, and/or technical writing expertise as evidence by publications, presentations or other documents.
    5. Ability to interact with the scientific and education community and peers, and to advance program policies and plans.
    6. Ability to lead a team in the review of proposals, articles or other documents related to research and development on STEM learning in informal settings.

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    Drug test required No


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