Director, Public Engagement and Multimedia
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation expenses may be paid consistent with NASA's policy.
SES Technical Qualification Questions
1. Experience in leading the design and delivery of comprehensive communication initiatives, including
complex and politically sensitive aerospace, technology and science policy issues orally and in writing.
Significant experience in advising senior organization executives on possible public and media reactions to
proposed policy statements or agency activities, decisions, strategies, etc., in order to achieve desired results.
2. Executive-level leadership in the planning, design, conduct or oversee, and evaluate integrated, multiplatform
(print, broadcast, web, social media, events, etc.) national and regional communication strategies to
increase understanding and awareness of organizational topics, and engagement by internal and external
3. Expertise in all facets of journalism, including demonstrable sound news judgment and ability to assess
the merit and effectiveness of presented material with expertise in effectively editing news and other internal
and external information for publication or broadcast.
4. Executive-level experience in the development and execution of press conferences, media briefings,
media availabilities, interviews and other news events, and facilitate media interviews with agency senior
officials and provide guidance to interview subjects on advisable conduct during news media contacts.
5. Supervision and leadership experience in the creation of employee work plans, monitor assignments,
development and supervision of performance standards, and complete staff evaluations.
There are no education requirements for this position.
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.
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 Drug test required Yes