The incumbent reports to the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary/COO for the Smithsonian Institution. Within broad policy guidelines and objectives, the incumbent is expected to exercise a maximum degree of technical and managerial responsibility for accomplishing program objectives. The incumbent keeps the Secretary and Deputy Secretary/COO informed concerning issues and decisions, and particularly about critical matters affecting financial management programs and activities. Work performed is appraised primarily in terms of overall effectiveness in achieving program goals and objectives.
This position has been reviewed to determine the level of POSITION SENSITIVITY. Based on the nature of the work, the position has been determined to be Public Trust/HIGH RISK. This designation will require 1) a pre-employment Security Agency Check (SAC) for the prospective incumbent; and 2) a subsequent comprehensive background investigation and favorable adjudication in order to continue in the position.
The Smithsonian Institution does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization or other non-merit factors.
The Smithsonian provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the contact person listed in this announcement. The decision on granting a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Relocation expenses will not be paid.