National Oceanographic Partnership Program (Nopp) Program Officer

Department of the Navy
Arlington, VA
Sep 15, 2020
Sep 20, 2020
Program Manager
Full Time
Overview Open & closing dates Opening and closing dates05/28/2020 to 05/27/2021 Service Competitive Pay scale & grade NP 4 Salary $119,387 to $170,800 per year Appointment type Temporary - Two years, beginning October 2020, with potential for one or two-year extension Work schedule Full-Time Duties SummaryThis is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies. Applications will not be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to Apply" section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer.ResponsibilitiesYou will assist in the organization and hosting of meetings of the Ocean Research Advisory Panel, and the interagency groups, NOPP, Facilities and Infrastructure, Biodiversity and Renewable Ocean Energy, and others if established.With the assistance of Office of Naval Research (ONR) support staff, you will manage partnership projects including developing and providing technical materials for peer reviews and conducting peer review panels.With the assistance of ONR support staff, you will manage partnership projects including overseeing the development of materials for NOPP?s web-presence, interacting with NOPP project leads, and the collection of annual reports.You will develop a draft NOPP annual report to Congress, on the status of all partnership projects and activities of the office.You may be requested to develop short, state of the knowledge reports for use by the committee membership, eg, in support of an upcoming BAA.You will perform significant liaison activities between agencies and give talks to other Federal agencies and outside groups interested in learning more about NOPP.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential None Requirements Conditions of EmploymentMust be a US Citizen.Must be determined suitable for federal employment.You must be employed in a career position with your employer or an accredited US Institution for 90 days or more.You must have approval form your employer to serve on an IPA appointment.Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a favorable pre-employment security investigation. A SECRET CLEARANCE is required for this position. QualificationsMust have a Ph.D. in oceanography or closely related discipline, in addition to six or more years of successful research experience, research administration, and/or substantial managerial experience in academe, industry, or government in oceanographic focused areas, after award of the Ph.D. Applicants will have documented participation and interaction at high levels of government (SES, Senior Researchers) and in extramural grant competitions, preferably as a program officer, proposer, reviewer and/or panelist, as well as technical and/or scientific publications.Knowledge in an oceanographic scientific and technical discipline but considerable breadth of scientific interest, and receptivity to new ideas. Familiarity with the NOPP, its history, objectives and participating agencies will be a strong aspect of any application. Evidence of working with teams across a variety of Federal and state government agencies, legislative bodies, and private sector organizations is highly desired. References, recommendations or demonstration from past performance of a commitment to high scientific standards, a strong sense of fairness, good judgment, and a high degree of personal integrity, ethics and decisiveness is expected.Must have, and retain throughout the contract, a permanent faculty position at a US university or college. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (eg, professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. EducationAdditional informationThis position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Several vacancies may be filled. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. SECURITY CLEARANCE: Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation. Favorable results on a Background Investigation may be a condition of employment or selection to another position. You must be able to obtain and retain a SECRET CLEARANCE. This position is NOT in the collective bargaining unit. This is a temporary appointment not-to-exceed two years from date of agreement and can be extended up to two years. Assignees are detailed to ONR and remain employees of their parent organization for all purposes except that they are subject to certain Federal and DoD regulations. ONR may authorize per diem allocation for an IPA assignee. Assignees continue to be paid by their parent organization, and as such, remains covered under their permanent employer's leave and benefit system. ONR may reimburse the parent organization for the allowable amount of compensation. Assignees to ONR are not eligible to participate in Federal retirement, group life insurance, or health benefits programs. Federal Agencies do not offer permanent positions as a part of IPA assignments. How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. As vacancies occur, the Human Resources Office will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this flyer. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume, along with your supporting documentation. If selected, you may be required to provide additional supporting documentation. If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may be found ineligible/not qualified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. All qualification requirements must be met before being considered for any vacancies. Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Secret Drug test required No This job is open to The public US citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the US Clarification from the agency Individuals eligible for an Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) assignment with a federal agency include employees of state and local governments; private and public colleges and universities; Indian Tribal governments; federally funded research and development centers; and qualified non-profit organizations involved in public management organizations where such assignments would be of mutual benefit to the organizations involved. *This position is not open to Federal Employees.*

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