Job Overview


About the Agency

At NSF, you will use your administrative support expertise in an exciting, challenging, and team-oriented environment. You will have the opportunity to use your current skills to help make NSF's vision of the future become reality. NSF also offers a variety of formal and informal learning and development opportunities that you can use to build new skills and advance your career. If you're seeking variety and challenge in a collegial atmosphere, look no further than NSF! More about NSF. This announcement is for Program Assistant positions throughout the agency. You must apply on-line and answer all questions. Refer to the "How Do I Apply?" section for instructions and details.


 As a Program Assistant, you will: play a key role in the processes involved in all grants and cooperative agreements including soliciting and evaluating proposals, awarding funds, monitoring the status of grants and cooperative agreements; tracking budgets, and preparing a variety of reports; working with a variety of automated systems to enter information about grant proposals, to forwarding information to reviewers electronically, and to facilitating panel review meetings; coordinate the logistics for meetings and conferences of scientific panelists; provide administrative support to staff including handling travel arrangements; help process grants that are keeping the United States at the leading edge of scientific discovery! Program Assistants work on the front-line supporting the National Science Foundation's efforts to promote and fund the best possible awards through grants, cooperative agreements, and other mechanisms. If you are customer oriented, enjoy working on a variety of automated systems, are organized, and have great communication skills, working as a Program Assistant is the right job for you! The National Science Foundation anticipates multiple openings for these positions.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No