This position is located at the National Zoological Park (NZP), Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI). The employee designs, develops, conducts and analyzes the results from projects independently after initial review and approval of the Steering Committee of the Cryo-Initiative.
Assists with administrative and programmatic duties that the support the fulfillment of the Cryo-Initiative goals.
Develops action plans, workshops, funding proposals, and timeline's.
Acts as liaison between units; serves as principal resource person to the Steering Committee, partners, and other Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian management regarding program.
Manages schedules for meetings, via teleconference, video, or in person. Ensures that appropriate agendas are developed that result in effective meetings and completion of tasks.
Who May Apply
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This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals
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Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position Specialized experience is defined as independently coordinating, managing, and dealing with a project related to frozen biomaterial collections; identifying the issues, suggesting mitigating solutions, and implementing programmatic and financial sustainability approaches.
Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.
Or Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
Or a Combination: Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications. For a full explanation of this option please see the Qualification Standards. Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.
Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.
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