Job Title: Program Specialist - NICHD- DEJob Announcement Number: NIH-NICHD-DE-13-837165
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
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/ Per Year
Monday, February 18, 2013 to
Friday, February 22, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Montgomery County, MD United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview
This position is located in the Office of the Scientific Director, Division of Intramural Research (DIR), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). The NICHD provides leadership and formulates research goals and long-range plans to ensure that every person is born healthy and wanted, that women suffer no harmful effects from reproductive processes, and that all children have the chance to achieve their full potential for healthy and productive lives, free from disease or disability. For more information, visit http://www.nichd.nih.gov.
- U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
DUTIES:Back to top
If selected for this job, you will be responsible for:
- Creating, planning, organizing, and managing a comprehensive intramural research training program in support of the direction and operation of the Division, in consultation with the Deputy Director, Liaison & Training, for the DIR, who provides oversight to the Associate Director, Office of Education.
- Playing a leadership role in the development and coordination of an imaginative and comprehensive training program/experience for students at all levels, to include high schools, colleges, medical/dental schools, other professional schools, or equivalent; postdoctoral and other fellows; and special volunteers.
- Conducting regular and special evaluations of the effectiveness of the training and educational programs within the intramural program.
- Responsible for the coordination of short and long-term training opportunities for scientists/faculty participating in such programs as the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) or the National Research Science Award (NRSA) fellowship, in addition to other similar programs targeted at building or expanding upon the availability of qualified scientists.
- Developing and managing individualized masters and doctorial-level joint programs with area universities and international institutions of higher education. Playing an active role in developing, researching, and coordinating novel training programs aimed at exploring nontraditional educational approaches, or combinations thereof, involving basic and clinical research.
- Planning and maintaining a database that records and tracking all current and past persons affiliated with the research and training programs, intramurally.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
TO QUALIFY FOR THIS POSITION, you must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal Government. Examples of qualifying experience include: Evaluating programs in areas such as grant review, program support management, financial management, procurement, quality assurance, management analysis or administrative program management; formulating and executing action plans to respond to business and management problems or initiatives; providing organizational support for program planning and analysis activities; evaluating the impact of new program policies; and determining measures of effectiveness in setting organizational goals and objectives. View Assessment Questions
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
If you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, your application and responses to the online questionnaire will be evaluated under Category Rating and Selection procedures for placement in one of the following categories:
- Best Qualified for those who are superior in the evaluation criteria
- Well Qualified for those who excel in the evaluation criteria
- Qualified for those who only meet the minimum qualification requirements
Candidates determined to be Best Qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category.
Click here to view vacancy questions: View Assessment Questions
If you are a veteran, CTAP or ICTAP eligible, or an individual with a disability, please refer to the following links for additional information and required documents:
All such documents MUST be received by 11:59pm ET of the closing date, Friday, February 22, 2013, to be considered.