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This position is located in the New Media and Web Policy Branch (NMWPB), Office of Communications and Government Relations (OCGR), Office of Science Management and Operations (OSMO), Office of the Director (OD), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland.
If selected you will serve as the supervisor of a new media service support team within the New Media Web and Policy Branch (NMWPB), and oversee the subordinate staff in working with NIAID divisions and offices to design, develop, implement, maintain, and evaluate the NIAID Internet and Intranet Web Sites. More specifically, you will perform the following duties and functions:
- Participate in multi-disciplinary Web site teams of NIAID employees and contractors to develop plans for major new Web initiatives. Perform all of the supervisory responsibilities inherent in a first-line supervisor, to include establishing technical and workload objectives.
- Develop overall requirements and schedules to accomplish assigned activities. Further the goals of equal employment opportunity (EEO).
- Demonstrate fairness in making selections; encourage and recognize employee achievements; treat minority group employees fairly; and is sensitive to the development needs of all employees.
- Initiate, develop and implement Web policies and documentation requirements and standards.
- Identify and resolve policy issues on the use and content of the Web sites and recommend appropriate action when there are deviations from Institute or agency policies and guidelines.
- Provide guidance and advice on enhancing and improving the effectiveness of the NIAID Web sites. Interact with technical, scientific, communications and managerial staff at NIAID and NIH, outside researchers and the general public to ensure that content of NIAID Web sites is current, effective and relevant to the sites' audiences.
- Coordinate the development and use of databases to identify audiences, content and authors for proactive communications.
- Develop and disseminate Web site usability guidelines to expand the availability of tools and other resources to assist NIAID information developers in designing useful and accessible pages.