Job Title: Public Health Analyst - NIAID - MPJob Announcement Number: NIH-NIAID-MP-13-877914
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
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/ Per Year
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 to
Monday, April 29, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Montgomery County, MD United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)
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 Legislative Affairs and Correspondence Management Branch (LACMB), Office of Communications and Government Relations (OCGR), Office of Science Management and Operations (OSMO), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH). The LACMB staff monitors and analyzes Congressional activities, tracks legislation relevant to the NIAID mission, and serves as the principal NIAID point-of-contact for legislative liaison. The staff also prepares testimony and briefing materials for the Director's use in Congressional hearings, and prepares reports, briefings, and special presentations.
- Time in grade met within 30 days of closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
DUTIES:Back to top
If you are selected you will perform the following duties:
- Perform analytical and coordinative work to ensure proper integration of Congressional and legislative activities with other Institute plans, programs, and communications.
- Attend Congressional hearings, briefings, mark-up sessions, and floor debates on legislation and issues of interest to NIAID.
- Monitor Congressional activities and track legislation of direct or potential relevance to NIAID programs.
- Prepare analyses and summaries of legislation of interest to NIAID, including identification of issues and background description of the legislation's history and its impact on policies and programs.
- Collect and organize up-to-date information for the preparation of testimony and briefing materials to be used by the Director and other officials at Congressional hearings.
- Prepare analytical reports of hearings; draft formal implementation plans for new legislation; draft or review and edit comments on proposed legislation; and prepare briefing materials on NIAID's biomedical research programs.
- Advise staff on legislative issues and Congressional activities.
If you are selected at the GS-11 or GS-12 level, you will essentially perform the same duties as the full performance level described above, however duties are less complex and will be performed under closer supervision with more detailed guidance.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
GS-11: You must demonstrate in your resume at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: analyzing and coordinating information regarding Congressional and legislative activities; interpreting public health-related subjects; analyzing inquiries; preparing draft responses to inquiries; assessing legislative authorities to meet program needs; preparing draft recommendations and summaries regarding legislation or Congressional activities for approval by higher level analysts.
A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or a LL.M, if related. Degree was in public health or another field of study with coursework directly related to the work of the position to be filled.
A combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
GS-12: You must demonstrate in your resume at least one 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: monitoring and analyzing Congressional or legislative activities; developing reports synopsizing Congressional or legislative activities regarding public health programs; drafting implementation plans for new legislation for approval by higher level analysts; and identifying legislative authorities.
GS-13: You must demonstrate in your resume at least one 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: monitoring and analyzing Congressional or legislative activities; interpreting information on public health-related subjects; developing final reports which integrate Congressional or legislative activities with public health programs; developing implementation plans for new legislation; and assessing legislative authorities.
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If you qualify on the basis of education in lieu of experience, you must submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed, and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package; however, official transcripts will be required prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education.
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: