Job Overview


About the Agency

NSF has the advantages of a small agency environment that fosters collaboration, creativity and opportunities to contribute to major agency-wide projects. Consistently ranked by its employees as one of the top federal agencies in managing its workforce, NSF maintains a creative, flexible, and collegial atmosphere and is respected in both the public and private sectors for its management best practices and stewardship of federal funds. Join our team at one of the best places to work in the federal government and use your knowledge and imagination to keep NSF at the frontier of discovery! More about NSF.

As a management consultant and program manager working in the area of strategic human capital planning, you'll collaborate with agency leadership to develop strategies and action plans to achieve mission success. We are committed to innovative programs, results oriented business practices, and data driven decision making, and we’re looking to expand our high performing team of accomplished professionals. If you’re looking for a high visibility position and a dynamic work environment in a unique federal agency, look no further!


Are you a successful human capital management professional with innovative ideas and a passion for improving human capital programs in the Federal Government? Do you enjoy sharing your ideas with a team and working collaboratively to develop solutions that satisfy myriad drivers and stakeholders? Can you think critically and apply your enthusiasm and human capital management expertise to develop strategies and action plans to align human capital initiatives with agency performance goals and mission? If so, you may be an ideal candidate to join our team. Team members support the Chief Human Capitol Officer (CHCO) and the Director of Human Resource Management by representing NSF in interactions with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), and other external stakeholders. Team members also participate on inter- and intra-agency strategic human capital management working groups and provide advice and guidance to management around the Foundation. As part of your strategic human capital management portfolio, you will lead initiatives related to employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, human capital planning and accountability, organizational development, workforce planning, succession planning and resource allocation.

As an NSF Human Capital Planning Strategist you will:
* Advise NSF leadership on the development, implementation and administration of long-range human capital management plans, goals and objectives;
* Conduct analyses regarding new laws, regulations and initiatives from the Executive Office of the President (EOP), OPM and OMB to determine human capital management effects on the agency;
* Serve as a  project manager to evaluate, assess and implement human capital programs and policies;
* Facilitate teams and working groups comprised of managers, non-managers, Federal staff and contractors;
* Develop  organizational assessments to evaluate effectiveness using surveys, focus groups, use of objective performance indicators or other measurement strategies;
* Identify and direct the creation and validation of NSF-specific survey indices for FEVS, workforce indicators and core human capital metrics;
* Advise on the integration of human capital data analytics and improve evaluation metrics;
* Identify areas for enhanced data analysis to improve planning and implementation;
* Develop data visualization and distribution tools and technologies.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No