Job Title: Directorate Administrative Coordinator, GS-0301-14 MPJob Announcement Number: EHR-2013-0004
Agency: National Science Foundation
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Monday, March 04, 2013 to
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Arlington, VA, USView Map
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 Office of the Assistant Director (OAD), Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR). The Directorate serves as the focal point for NSF as the lead federal agency providing funding for research and development in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education. EHR is composed of the Division of Graduate Education, the Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, the Division of Undergraduate Education, and the Division of Human Resource Development.
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DUTIES:Back to top
The Office of the Assistant Director (OAD), Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) is seeking a Directorate Administrative Coordinator. Specific duties include the following: Participates with the Directorate Operations Officer and senior EHR officials to ensure that Directorate human resources, budget execution, strategic operations planning, and resource short and long-term strategies are developed, implemented, and monitored for multiple categories of operations management; analyze and project EHR human capital utilization; monitor the EHR workforce Full Time Equivalents (FTEs); and provide consultation and analysis to all EHR Divisions regarding resource needs, utilization, and projections. The Directorate Administrative Coordinator will participate in the development and implementation of operating policies and procedures related to resource allocation and usage including space, acquisitions, travel, execution of the EHR operating budget, and staffing plans; coordinate Directorate human resource performance management activities; develop analytical, financial, human capital and other related studies on crosscutting issues which affect the entire directorate or require independent assessment in the judgment of senior management; and serve as subject matter expert on Federal travel regulations and procedures. The Directorate Administrative Coordinator will identify and provide guidance on operating processes and administrative systems, establish target dates, develop supporting materials, and assist in the resolution of complex operating issues.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
To qualify at GS-14 level, you must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal Service. Examples include: knowledge of agency level programs & guidelines in order to work with principal staff responsible for establishing policy, procedures & practices; skill in planning, developing & implementing strategic plans; mastery of qualitative/quantitative analysis of input from reports or committees; skill in oral & written communication.
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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