Agency: National Science Foundation
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This opportunity is also open to all US citizens under announcement ECCS-2013-0002.If you are intrigued by the idea of working at a unique federal agency that has a tremendous impact on the funding and advancement of science, engineering and education, then the National Science Foundation is the place for you. In addition to funding research in traditional academic areas, NSF also supports innovative ideas, novel collaborations and numerous projects that may seem like science fiction today, but become the reality of tomorrow.
NSF has the advantages of a small agency environment that fosters collaboration, creativity and opportunities to contribute to major agency-wide projects. Consistently ranked by its employees as one of the top federal agencies in managing its workforce, NSF maintains a creative, flexible, and collegial atmosphere and is respected in both the federal and scientific arenas for its work in promoting science, technology, education and management best practices. Join our team at one of the best places to work in the federal government and use your knowledge and imagination to keep NSF at the frontier of discovery!
More about NSF.
This position is located in the Directorate for Engineering (ENG), Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS). ECCS addresses fundamental research issues underlying device and component technologies, power, controls, computation, networking, communications and cyber technologies. ECCS supports the integration and networking of intelligent systems principles at the nano, micro and macro scales for a variety of application domains in healthcare, homeland security, disaster mitigation, energy, telecommunications, environment, transportation, manufacturing, and other systems-related areas. How can you be a critical part of this endeavor? The Operations Specialist (OS) works alongside the Program Support Manager as a member of a Program Support Team for an assigned organization. The OS supports the assigned unit's operational needs, such as budget management, human capital support, resource management, procurement, contracting, logistics, and space management. The OS ensures that the unit's operations are running smoothly on a day-to-day basis, and provides insight into long-term issues and needs. The work of the OS enables the other members of the Program Support Team to focus on providing administrative support to the process of review and funding of scientific research proposals.
- US citizenship.
- Background investigation.
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