Supervisory Staff Associate for Operations, NF

US Government Other Agencies and Independent Organizations
Alexandria, VA
Jul 23, 2021
Jul 26, 2021
Full Time
DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryThis position is located in the National Science Foundation, Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC). This office supports the acquisition, development, and operation of state-of-the-art cyberinfrastructure resources, providing cyberinfrastructure services that promote otherwise unrealizable advances in 21st-century science and engineering research and education.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesAs a senior staff member, the incumbent provides a variety of managerial, budgetary and administrative services in support of OAC.Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited, to the following:BUDGETARY SUPPORT (20%)Has oversight of all aspects of the OAC budget and fiscal operations, including budget formulation, coordination, and execution. Also, the SOA is responsible for providing management, planning, and analytical guidance to all elements of the OAC budget, for example, the integration of current year operating plans with longer range budgets and plans to meet the OAC goals and the coordination of these activities with those of other parts of the Foundation and other agencies as required. Manages fiscal resources for the office, ensuring that programs and support contracts operate within budgetary milestones and overall budget constraints. The SOA develops accurate and most cost-effective budget plans to support current and future operations and assesses the long- and short-term impact of various budgetary configurations and develops contingency strategies that serve as an important office resource if the primary budget estimates are increased or decreased by NSF Director, OMB, or Congress.The incumbent uses experience and understanding of the Federal budget process as well as NSF financial management and accounting systems to work closely with the OAC Office Director, Deputy Office Director and other program staff to develop and coordinate the OAC budget, financial accounts, results reporting and other program activities.MANAGERIAL SUPPORT (15%)Serves as a member of the OAC leadership team, participating in strategic planning for the OAC organization, building broad organizational consensus, and effectively communicating OAC policies and plans. The employee focuses on the alignment of Office operations (eg, financial, human resources, contracting, program support, management analysis) with program objectives. Develops strategies for forecasting, acquiring, and allocating resources based on OAC needs and partners with senior management to make decisions and implement new business processes based on new policies and procedures. The employee advises the Office Director and the Deputy Office Director on issues related to the management and control of resources or funds.The incumbent applies advanced analytical techniques and information management skills to capture, assemble and disseminate data for a variety of projects.Serves as a member of the CISE/OAC leadership team, participating in strategic planning for the OAC organization, building broad organizational consensus and effectively communicating OAC policies and plans.BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT (20%)Identifies requirements and develops and implements effective, efficient business processes including policies, workflow, and standard operating procedures for assigned projects. Provides leadership and guidance on new developments in NSF's state-of-the-art business systems to ensure programmatic needs are effectively implemented and used effectively within the context of the organization's culture and work environment.Identifies requirements and makes recommendations to OAC on the development and implementation of effective, efficient business processes including policies, work flow, and standard operating procedures for assigned projects.Provides leadership and guidance on new developments in NSF's state-of-the-art business systems to ensure programmatic needs are effectively implemented and used effectively within context of the organization's culture and work environment.HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (20%)Coordinates and administers OAC's human resource program and establishes and implements internal oversight and evaluation policies. Performs strategic planning for human resource needs and develops OAC's annual workforce plans. Oversees human resource strategic planning activities for OAC and ensures the most effective use of human capital management.Advises OAC leadership team on rules and regulations regarding human resources administration and proposes creative solutions to current and projected human resources concerns and issues when necessary.Participates in human resources strategic planning activities for OAC and makes recommendations for the most effective use of human capital management.SUPERVISIORY WORK (25%)Supervises and manages a workforce of 6-7 administrative team members ranging in grade GS-5 to GS-12 and serves as the first-level supervisor of the team, overseeing individual performance, providing coaching, mentoring, and training, determining staff development needs, handling employee and labor relations issues, and conducting recruitment and staffing actions. The employee approves leave, recommends awards, petenciesFinancial and Budgetary PlanningManagerial SupportHuman Resource SupportSupervisionTeamwork/CollaborationCustomer ServiceTravel RequiredNot requiredSupervisory statusYesPromotion Potential14Job family (Series)0301 Miscellaneous Administration And ProgramSimilar jobsDirectors, Employee DevelopmentEmployee Development DirectorsRequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of EmploymentBackground investigation.Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.US citizenship.Supervisory probationary period.It is NSF policy that NSF personnel employed at or IPAs detailed to NSF are not permitted to participate in foreign government talent recruitment programs. Failure to comply with this NSF policy could result in disciplinary action up to and including removal from Federal Service or termination of an IPA assignment and referral to the Office of Inspector General. Foreign Talent DefinitionsExperience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (eg, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experienceYou must meet eligibility and qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date.Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent.You must answer all job-related questions in the NSF eRecruit questionnaire.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 is a non-bargaining unit position.QualificationsTo qualify at the GS-14 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include: overseeing the development & implementation of administrative procedures & business policies; independently developing & formulating operational & program budgets; performing staffing planning and analysis; experience serving as a COR; and analyzing & developing solutions to organizational issues.EducationEducation may enhance skills required for this position; however, no substitution of education for specialized experience may be made at this level.