Job Title: Supv Management and Program Analyst , GS-0343-12 MPJob Announcement Number: DRL-2013-0003
Agency: National Science Foundation
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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 to
Thursday, February 28, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Are you looking for a job where you can make a difference? Interested in working in a dynamic, small-agency environment? At NSF, every member of the team contributes to success! That's just one of the reasons why NSF, conveniently located in the heart of Ballston, is one of the best places to work in the federal government. Due to its relatively small number of employees, NSF has a unique feeling of collegiality. It is not uncommon to hear colleagues discuss a wide variety of subjects from our newest work-life initiatives to the latest scientific, engineering, and education developments.
At NSF, you will use your administrative support expertise in an exciting, challenging, and team-oriented environment. You will have the opportunity to use your current skills to help make NSF's vision of the future become reality. NSF also offers a variety of formal and informal learning and development opportunities that you can use to build new skills and advance your career. If you're seeking variety and challenge in a collegial atmosphere, look no further than NSF!
More about NSF.
This position is located in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), Division of Research on Learning in Formal & Informal Settings (DRL). The mission of EHR is to achieve excellence in U.S. science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education at all levels and in all settings (both formal and informal) in order to support the development of a diverse and well-prepared workforce of scientists, technicians, engineers, mathematicians and educators and a well-informed citizenry that have access to the ideas and tools of science and engineering. DRL invests in projects to improve the effectiveness of STEM learning for people of all ages. Its mission includes promoting innovative research, development, and evaluation of learning and teaching across all STEM disciplines by advancing cutting-edge knowledge and practices in both formal and informal learning settings.
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- Supervisory/managerial probationary period.
DUTIES:Back to top
As the Supv Management and Program Analyst (Administrative Manager), you will serve as the key member of the management team leading the administrative management of the Division by coordinating and integrating all Division administrative components. As the primary administrative advisor, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of administrative functions, including the supervision of a large program support team (approximately 14 staff members), preparation and management of the Division's financial resources, human resource management, oversight of grant and contract administrative functions, and continuous improvements in the Division's management of program operations. The position requires supervisory skills, analytical skills and the ability to work effectively with professional and technical staff throughout the Foundation, outside organizations, and the general public. The Administrative Manager plays a lead role in identifying needs, and ultimately designing, developing, implementing, and reviewing quality improvement processes and mechanisms. In addition you will also:
- Participate in the recruitment and selection processes;
- Coordinate and allocate workload for the program support team;
- Monitor and track successful completion of work products;
- Identify developmental needs and facilitate appropriate training and development opportunities;
- Evaluate the work performance of subordinates as well as evaluate the overall program performance of the team and the business processes
- Identify, project, and allocate financial and other resources required to provide administrative support; and
- Ensure effective communication between Division Directors, Program Directors, and Program Support staff.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
To qualify for this position, you will need to have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level including supervising support staff, considering organizational needs, training/development, and position management in recruiting; eliminating/enhancing administrative systems to meet needs; reviewing and consolidating budget estimates; preparing budget justifications; analyzing and forecasting needs; and preparing space layouts & assessing space utilization.
Education may enhance skills required for this position; however, no substitution of education for specialized experience may be made at this level.
You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date.
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.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Ratings will be assigned based on your responses to the occupational questionnaire. In some cases, additional assessment processes may be used.
Review your resume and responses carefully. Responses that are not fully supported by the information in your application package may result in adjustments to your score. A Human Resources Representative will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official.
Applicants eligible for selection preference under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) must meet the agency definition of "well qualified." At NSF, this means a score of 90.0 or higher.
In the merit promotion selection process, due weight will be given to incentive awards and performance appraisals.
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