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    These positions are located within NIFA, Headquarters, Program Staff, Institute of Food Production and Sustainability, Division of Plant Systems-Production; and NIFA, Headquarters, Program Staff, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, Division of Food Safety, and Division of Nutrition.

    If selected, you will work with the National Program Leader(s) to establish and coordinate, program objectives, policies, and schedules. This involves being familiar with related research, education, and extension activities (both government and private endeavors); evaluating the model on which a project is based; and assessing the value of the project's objectives.

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    Major Duties may include, but are not limited to:

    • Participating in the development of Requests for Applications.
    • Participating in the monitoring of grantee performance.
    • Developing review processes for monitoring awards.
    • Organizing and making presentations at grantsmanship workshops.
    • Developing systems through the use of databases to track and monitor the type of awards made through the program and keeping databases updated.
    • Maintaining continuous contacts with research, education, and extension personnel and administrative officials of universities, colleges, USDA research agencies, other Federal agencies, State officials, private agencies, and interested individuals to promote cooperative and harmonious relationships in the effective planning and coordination of the program.
    • Providing guidance to potential applicants.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/447188700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.