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Want to diversify your professional experiences?  Intrigued by other positions within NSF? Looking for a new way to contribute to NSF's mission? This may be the opportunity for you!

As an NSF employee, you are our most important strength. That's why we've consistently been recognized as one of the best places to work in the federal government!  Leverage your current skills in a new capacity to build bridges across NSF and contribute to cross-cutting projects, while at the same time expanding your own career horizons by increasing your responsibilities and pursuing fresh perspectives.  Take charge of your career and apply today!

At the National Science Foundation, human resources professionals make a difference! As a human capital management consultant, you'll have an opportunity to work directly with agency leadership to achieve mission success. We are committed to outstanding customer service, innovative programs, and results-oriented business practices. If you're looking for a dynamic work environment (conveniently located in the heart of Ballston) in a top-ranked Federal agency, look no further!


SEEKING CUSTOMER-ORIENTED TEAM PLAYER TO HELP DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT INNOVATIVE EXECUTIVE AND ROTATIONAL STAFF HR PROGRAMS. If you are a HR Specialist with experience in recruiting, staffing, classification, workforce planning, and managing complex programs and initiatives, this may be the job for you. If you are interested in a dynamic, fast-paced, and autonomous work environment for a top-ranked federal agency, look no further. The National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Human Resource Management (HRM) serves as a strategic partner with NSF Directorates and Offices, providing seamless support and guidance in all human capital planning and development activities. We are committed to providing outstanding customer service, implementing innovative programs and initiatives, and engaging in results-oriented business practices. Ideal candidates have a commitment to guiding transformation, a strong customer focus, and the ability to work both as a team member and independently. We guarantee you'll never be bored in our high-energy, engaged workplace. The Executive and Visiting Personnel Branch (EVPB) is responsible for developing, implementing and administering agency policies, procedures and programs for Executive personnel activities and for employees serving under the Visiting Scientists, Engineers, and Educators (VSEE) program and under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) program. The incumbent is responsible for carrying out complete staff work associated with personnel activities for Executive and rotational (IPA and VSEE) staff and for advising NSF managers on rules, procedures, options, and processes regarding these matters. The incumbent coordinates the recommending courses of action, advisory responsibilities regarding recruitment options and the development of position descriptions and qualifications standards, panel review process and selection procedures. Additionally, the incumbent prepares reports and options papers, as needed. Specific duties include the following: -Coordinates executive recruitment processes including identifying issues, recommending courses of action, developing recruitment and advertisement materials, recommending proactive search approaches, screening applications, preparing and facilitating panels, and preparing reports. -Provides advice on the full range of staffing and placement actions. Explores alternatives with management and ensures that issues have been identified and addressed. -Provides position management and resource management advice to executives, the ERB, senior management and HRM staff on SES and excepted service senior positions. -Administers the NSF Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Program for executive level positions. -Serves as a resource for indentifying and analyzing issues regarding rotational (IPA and VSEE) staff. -Drafts and updates executive personnel policy and implements and maintains procedures for Executive Level, SES and Excepted Executive positions.