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    The Office of the Director, NIH Ethics Office (NEO) is looking for someone to join their team as a Supervisory Ethics Specialist. The broad mission of the NEO is to oversee and provide strategic direction of NIH activities relating to ethics policy, oversight, and operational activities of the 27 Institutes and Centers. For more information, please visit http://ethics.od.nih.gov/

    NEO's activities include the development and administration of NIH policies for implementing government wide and departmental supplemental standards of ethical conduct, conflict of interest and financial disclosure statutes and regulations; oversight of a rigorous program of quality control and risk management; assessments of the effectiveness of conflict of interest operations and the application of delegated authority to the 27 Institutes and Centers (ICs) and the Office of the Director of NIH; oversight of a comprehensive and continuous training program on ethics for all NIH employees and staff; and to develop and maintain an effective enterprise information technology system to identify and manage real and potential conflicts of interests of NIH employees.

    This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of the Director (OD), NIH Ethics Office (NEO).

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    • Provides supervisory leadership and direction to a subordinate staff of Ethics Specialists with the full authority to oversee the daily activities of these employees from both personnel and programmatic direction perspective.
    • Reviews and identifies unclear or undefined policies and meets with appropriate individuals to discuss and formulate proposed policy.
    • Serves as technical expert and authoritative resource to NEO employees, senior staff, and designated ethics contacts on matters related to Official Duty and Outside Activities by providing guidance in accordance with NIH policies.
    • Provides advice and counsel to managers, supervisors, and individual employees on the statutes and regulations governing conflicts of interest, representational activities; salary supplementation, political activity, and related ethics issues.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496819300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.