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    This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration (FDA),  Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Communication and Education (OCE), Division of Health Communication, Strategic Communication Branch in Silver Spring, Maryland.


    This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement FDA-CDRH-15-MP-1569086JG under merit promotion procedures.  Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures. NOTE:  Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

    Announcement updated to amend the closing date.

    Who May Apply: Open to all United States Citizens.

    Additional selections may be made within the same geographical area FDA-wide.

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    If selected for this position, you will:

    Lead strategic communication programs to develop and deliver public health messages about the benefits and risks of medical devices and regulatory policies.  Ensure that health communication activities are based on theory and use accepted principles, methods, and practices.  Develop and manage an approval system for clearing and cross-clearing communications and marketing projects, research, and messages;

    Present health communication briefings or presentations to various groups (i.e., federal, state, and local constituents) to support health communication and information dissemination efforts for assigned programs and reviewing, editing, and clearing communication and marketing materials and presentations by professional staff;

    Serve as a technical resource to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, implement, and evaluate translation and dissemination of scientific information.  Audiences comprise of high-risk groups, policy makers, special-interest groups, and others reached through various print and audiovisual media outlets.  Report the results of research and evaluation activities to appropriate stakeholders, via formal and informal presentations and documents, and obtaining appropriate clearance for research studies and publications;

    Provide consultation and technical assistance to internal and external groups about health communication and marketing program, project, and strategy development and implementation.  Manage project teams and staff, maintain timelines and monitor project quality;

    Provide technical assistance and consultation to internal and external working groups, public health entities and public health communication programs to ensure effective cross-functional collaboration on health communication and marketing, media relations, health policy, and issues management.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/422975200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.