Job Title: Administrative Officer-MP-NIEHSJob Announcement Number: NIH-NIEHS-MP-14-1156055
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
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/ Per Year
Monday, July 7, 2014 to
Friday, July 11, 2014
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Durham, NC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)
Q - Nonsensitive
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.
If you have experience as an Administrative Officer, AND you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Division of Intramural Research (DIR), Administrative Research and Support Branch (ARSB).
- Occasional Travel
- For training
- Time in grade met within 30 days of closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
- Annual Financial Disclosure Required
DUTIES:Back to top
As an Administrative Officer, you will perform administrative functions for the National Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Your duties and responsibilities include the following:
- Serve as advisor to assigned program areas in support of the following administrative services: finance, budget, human resources, procurement, facilities, property, safety, space and contracts management.
- Review and interpret regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of programs.
- Provide information to program areas on administrative matters.
- Assist in developing annual operating budget submissions.
- Develop and prepare program statement, justifications and background documents for use in defending position on such matters as budget, personnel, travel, space, procurement and the IRTA and Visiting Program.
- Advise staff in the preparation of requisitions and justifications for non competitive procurement.
- Analyze foreign and domestic travel, advise laboratories and branches in the preparation of required foreign travel notification memos, sponsored travel, travel orders, meetings and conferences.
- Control and monitor travel ceilings, approve travel authorizations and vouchers.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level. Examples of specialized experience include: participating in the planning, development, formulation, preparation, execution and/or monitoring of organizational budgets; reconciling monthly expenditures against allocated funding; interpreting and advising management on personnel policies and procedures; drafting specifications and statements of work for service contracts and equipment leases, including conducting negotiations with vendors; evaluating and recommending alternative methods of procurement; planning and executing logistics for office moves; developing space management requirements for an organization; OR
Completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.M., if related; OR
A combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level. Examples of specialized experience include: performing a wide range of budgetary duties involving the planning, development, formulation, preparation, execution and/or monitoring of organizational budgets; providing solutions on projected budget shortfalls or unanticipated financial needs; analyzing and evaluating financial information to assess overall financial performance of an organization and making recommendations; developing acquisition plans and cost estimates; monitoring performance and compliance with terms and conditions of purchase orders; planning and coordinating details for projects involving the design, construction and modification of existing and/or new space; verifying accurate distribution of accountable property and resolving property management discrepancies; providing advice on staffing and recruitment issues including recruitment and incentive programs.
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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: