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Job Title:Division Director, Division of Administrative Services

Agency:National Science Foundation

Job Announcement Number:DAS-2013-0015

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

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SALARY RANGE:

$155,500.00 to $174,460.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, April 15, 2013 to Tuesday, May 14, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

ES-0342-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-time. - SES Career

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location(s):
Arlington, VA, USView Map
22230View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Applications will be accepted from US Citizens. Due to a recent change in Federal Appropriations Law, only Non-Citizens who are permanent US residents and actively seeking citizenship can be considered. Therefore, you are required to provide documentation that confirms you are actively seeking citizenship at the time you submit your application. Non-citizens who do not provide documentation will not be considered.

JOB SUMMARY:

Please DO NOT USE the APPLY ONLINE BUTTON when applying for this announcement. Your application material should be sent to the email address indicated in the How To Apply section below.

The Senior Executive Service (SES) covers managerial positions above GS-15 in the Federal Service. Persons appointed to the SES are eligible for health benefits, life insurance, social security, Federal retirement and thrift savings plan coverage, and participate in the Federal leave system. Career appointees are eligible for bonuses based on performance in addition to base pay. Competitive status is not required, veterans preference does not apply and there are no grade restrictions. New appointees to the SES are required to serve a one-year probationary period. Final selection of career appointees requires the approval of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). OPM approval will be based on the selectee's background in the following five executive core qualification areas: (1) Leading Change, (2) Leading People, (3) Results Driven Leadership, (4) Business Acumen, and (5) Building Coalitions. These areas are incorporated in the five executive/managerial requirements for the position. Information about the leadership requirements for SES-level positions is available on the OPM website.

KEY REQUIREMENTS


    DUTIES:

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    The Division Director serves as a member of the executive team in the Office of Information and Resource Management (OIRM) and provides leadership and direction to the Division of Administrative Services (DAS).  The incumbent has managerial and oversight responsibilities for the effective use of division staff and resources in meeting organizational goals and objectives.  He/she also supervises and provides leadership and guidance to DAS staff.  DAS is responsible for a wide range of support for the day-to-day administrative functions of the agency.  Key services provided by DAS include facilities management, building services, building security and employee safety, Continuity of Operations (COOP), copier program management, proposal processing, travel services and meeting management, information and visitor services, food and vending services, procurement support services, records and property management, transit subsidy management, and library services.  The division develops and maintains the agency's central web sites (both Internet and intranet) and is responsible for the agency's print and electronic publishing.  DAS consists of four branches: Business Operations Branch, Facilities and Operations Branch, Information Dissemination Branch and the Systems and Services Branch.

    The Division Director, DAS is responsible for planning, organizing, and managing DAS activities and for serving as a key advisor to the Director, OIRM and other agency leadership officials for policy and initiatives related to NSF’s administrative operations. 


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    EXECUTIVE/MANAGERIAL

    Essential

    1. Leading Change. Demonstrated ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Includes the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

    2. Leading People. Demonstrated ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Includes the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

    3. Results-Driven Leadership. Demonstrated ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Includes the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

    4. Business Acumen. Demonstrated ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

    5. Building Coalitions. Demonstrated ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, state and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.


    PROFESSIONAL/TECHNICAL

    Essential

    1. Experience managing varied, complex business processes and administrative operations including: creating, justifying and managing complex budgets, proven experience in successful organizational management, and setting and implementing long range goals and organizational plans; demonstrated leadership ability in developing, promoting, and implementing effective organizational strategies incorporating state-of-the-art technologies into administrative management functions.

    2. Broad knowledge of and experience with Federal administrative policy and regulations which include operations such as policy and practices pertaining to at least three of the following areas: electronic records and records management; property management, building services and lease programs; meetings and events management; physical security and employee safety; information technology in the areas of website design and deployment, business processes, accessibility and security as they pertain to electronic information dissemination; travel management; and procurement practices.

    3. Ability to represent the administrative management policies and objectives to a wide variety of internal and external customers including members of the scientific and engineering community, professional societies, and other interested groups and to foster communication, cooperation, and collaboration in support of those objectives.

    Applicants currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service (SES) appointment, eligible for reinstatement into SES, or have successfully completed a SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by OPM are not required to address the Executive/Managerial Qualifications (ECQs/Ems); but a narrative statement for each of the Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs) is recommended.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    Applicants will be screened for basic eligibility according to the qualification requirements. Eligible applicants will be reviewed by an Evaluation Panel according to the criteria based on the qualification requirements. The best qualified candidates will be referred to the appropriate official who will recommend selection. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, physical disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit reason.

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    BENEFITS:

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    A GREAT LOCATION! The National Science Foundation is conveniently located one block from the Ballston Metro Station, a few blocks from Routes 66 and 50, and about three miles from downtown Washington. Employees may rent parking spaces in the building garage. There are many shops and restaurants within easy walking distance. Employees receive the Federal benefits package and NSF offers:

    •     Pre-tax parking
    •     Public transportation subsidy
    •     Child Development Center on site
    •     Child care subsidy
    •     Flexible working hours
    •     Telecommuting
    •     Physical Fitness Facility on site
    •     NSF Federal Credit Union on site
    •     Health Services Unit on site
    •     Employee Assistance Program


    OTHER INFORMATION:

    You must submit all required information by the closing date.  If materials are not received, your application will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible.

    The individual selected will be required to file an "Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure Report" (SF-278) in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.

    HOW TO APPLY:

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    You must submit your application so that it will be received by 11:59 PM Eastern time on the closing date of the announcement.

    Ensure that your application includes the documents listed below and reflects your background in terms of the qualification requirements for the position.

    1. Resume or other application format of your choice.  Your application should contain the following information: Announcement number and your country of citizenship (If you are not a U.S. citizen, please indicate whether or not you are a permanent U.S. resident, and whether or not you are actively seeking U.S. citizenship. Therefore, you are required to provide documentation that confirms you are actively seeking citizenship at the time you submit your application.  Non-citizens who do not provide documentation will not be considered); Information about your education, your major, and type and year of degree(s); and Information about all your work experience, including job titles, duties, and accomplishments, employer's name and phone number, number of hours worked per week, starting and ending dates (month and year), and salary.  If you have held various positions with the same employer, describe each separately.

    2. Narrative statement addressing your background in terms of (a) the executive/managerial, and (b) the professional/technical requirements.

    3. NSF Form 1232, Applicant Survey.  We also ask that you complete and submit the Applicant Survey Form.  This will help NSF to ensure that our recruiting efforts are attracting a diverse candidate pool; it will be used for statistical purposes only.


    APPLICATION SUBMISSION:  Applications must be received by the closing date on this announcement.  Applications may be transmitted electronically to execsrch@nsf.gov or mailed or delivered to the following address:
    National Science Foundation.
    Division of Human Resource Management.
    Executive Personnel, Room 315.
    ATTN: DAS-2013-0015

    4201 Wilson Blvd.
    Arlington, VA 22230

    Inquiries or questions should be directed to: Executive Personnel Staff at (703) 292-8267; hearing impaired individuals should call TDD (703) 292-5090 for assistance.

    Additional information on the NSF mission, structure, programs, and operations may be accessed through our website.  The NSF provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of this application and hiring process, please notify the point of contact on this job opportunity announcement.

    IMPORTANT NOTE:  PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OR DATE OF BIRTH ON YOUR APPLICATION DOCUMENTS.



    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    Please review your application packet to ensure that you have submitted all documentation that you want considered.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Sacreia Osborne
    Phone: 703-292-8267
    Fax: 703-292-9279
    TDD: 703-292-5090
    Email: sosborne@nsf.gov
    Agency Information:
    NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
    4201 Wilson Blvd
    Room 315
    Arlington, VA
    22230
    US
    Fax: 703-292-9279

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    The Evaluation Panel will rate and rank each eligible applicant based on the qualification requirements and refer the top candidate to the selecting official.

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    Job Announcement Number:

    DAS-2013-0015

    Control Number:

    341797000