DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR INSTITUTIONS, PROGRAMS & BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Greenbelt, Maryland
Posted
Nov 06, 2019
Closes
Nov 14, 2019
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Deputy Director for Institutions, Programs, and Business Management reports to the Director of the Sciences and Exploration Directorate (SED) and serves as the principal operating official for the Directorate in the planning, development, and implementation of institutional matters and new business, technology investments, management processes and business strategies.
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Responsibilities

  • Leads the formulation of Directorate Strategic Business Plans, facilitates the development of the Directorate's new business plans, and Center's core scientific and engineering competencies, and facilitates the execution of associated action plan.
  • Assesses the adequacy of the Directorate's core capabilities and skills and develops and executes implementation strategies for ensuring skills and capabilities are developed and retained in all areas of core competency for future work.
  • Develops overall workforce utilization plans to ensure the right balance of work is defined and pursued to sustain a vital SED workforce. Evaluates, modifies, and implements human resource systems and workforce planning and development tools.
  • Streamlines administrative processes utilized by managers to minimize overhead.
  • Develops and manages an integrated resource management program including all available budget elements, manpower, and physical assets.
  • Assesses, in coordination with the SED senior management team, the progress of SED technology and flight project activities, and assists in identifying and managing risk.
  • Provides executive oversight of internal investments and assessing programs and processes, including trade space, as missions and instruments are designed.
  • Gains new business for Goddard and ensuring that the preliminary plans are executable. This includes developing partnerships for new business and new missions, interfacing with the Air Force and DOD as well as other organizations.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • A financial disclosure statement is required upon appointment into the SES.
  • First time SES appointees are subject to a one-year probationary period.
  • This is a drug-testing designated position
  • Position subject to pre-employment background investigation


Qualifications

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.

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATION QUESTIONS

1. Experience in developing and executing strategic plans, building customer relations, developing and implementing innovative solutions to business management issues, utilizing management systems for project and program evaluation for space-based missions and instruments and experience with science grant monitoring.

2. Experience in full cost accounting and analysis for a large public sector science research and development organization, including developing and executing innovative solutions to new business and institutional goals.

3. Ability to negotiate, establish, and maintain science and engineering collaborations with contractors, field center elements, Headquarters, and other United States agencies.

Education

Candidate must have a degree in physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.

Additional information

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

To receive consideration, you must submit a resume and answer NASA-specific questions. The NASA questions appear after you submit your resume and are transferred to the NASA web site. If you successfully apply, USAJOBS will show your application status as 'Received'. If your status is 'Application Status Not Available', you have not successfully applied. Do not rely on a USAJOBS email to confirm successful application. Only an email from NASA confirms a successful application.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

NASA's application process has been specifically developed to ensure that we only ask you for the information we absolutely need to evaluate your qualifications and eligibility. In order to apply for this position, you need to submit your resume and answer the screening questions and supplemental information. You must also respond to both the Executive Core Qualifications (Managerial Qualifications) and the Technical Qualifications. No additional documentation is accepted at the time of application. In this way we allow you to focus on preparing a resume that best describes your background and abilities. For assistance in preparing your resume, consult the Applicant Guide . Nothing further is required unless we make you an employment offer. At that point, we may ask you to submit documentation to support statements made in your resume. For example, we may ask you to provide academic transcripts or proof of Federal employment status. If you fail to provide the required documents within the stated time period, we may use that as a basis for withdrawing our employment offer.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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