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    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 federal and scientific arenas for its work in promoting science, technology, education and management best practices. 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.

    The position is located in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), Division of Human Resources Development (HRD). The core mission of HRD is to broaden participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by enhancing the competitiveness and excellence of STEM education and research for individuals from groups historically underrepresented in STEM (racial and ethnic minorities, women, and persons with disabilities). All HRD programs are designed to create a diverse, highly competent STEM workforce that can lead innovation and sustain U.S. competitiveness in the science and engineering enterprise.

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    Data collection, analyses, and management

    • Conduct meetings with divisional leadership and program staff to assess their requirements for data collection and analyses;

    • Perform independent research, synthesize accumulated data on broadening participation efforts in STEM for use in the management and direction of HRD programs, as well as contribute to EHR’s need for data on broadening participation in STEM;

    • Analyze management information requirements to develop program or administrative reporting systems including the systems specifications, data gathering and analytical techniques, and systems evaluation methodology;

    • Apply various analytical techniques and information management skills to capture, assemble, analyze, interpret, manage, and disseminate data for assigned projects;

    • Collect pertinent statistical data and narrative information from a variety of sources within and outside NSF;

    • Coordinate efforts on portfolio analyses and work collaboratively with program analysts, program specialist and other team members across the Directorate and Foundation on the collection of data and information for the various program portfolios in order to generate program-specific reports.

    • Analyze program requirements and make recommendations about the appropriate approach to meet program requirements;

    • Perform complex analysis of program monitoring data and portfolios;

    • Develop databases for program specific needs;

    • Perform independent research on new policies on data collection and searches to ensure that HRD follows the appropriate procedures for data collection;

    Strategic communication, reporting, and training

    • Develop tracking and reporting systems to monitor program activities to ensure activities meet established guidelines and schedules;

    • Develop training materials and conduct training for the storage, extraction and analysis of HRD program data;

    • Provide written reports on data collected and analyzed to division management and program officers for use in the management and direction of programs.

    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Any US Citizen.

    This opportunity is also open to status candidates, veterans eligible under VEOA, and individuals eligible for a non-competitive appointment under a special appointing authority. Individuals who fall into one or more of these categories can apply under Announcement HRD-2015-0006.

    Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/411293200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.