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    The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), at the National Institutes of Health, is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Associate Director for Administration. This is a career federal position in the Senior Executive Service. See "Responsibilities" section for a list of the major responsibilities for this position.

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    • Serves as a key member of the NICHD leadership team and is the primary advisor to the Director and senior managers on key legislative, regulatory, and policy developments that directly affect its business management and administrative operations
    • The Associate Director for Administration coordinates activities and works to ensure that all divisions, labs, offices and branches within the Institute function seamlessly.
    • Provides guidance to senior program and scientific staff on human and financial resource utilization, administrative management, infrastructure and human capital issues to support and advance the achievement of the Institute?s mission.
    • Builds organizational capability through the development and implementation of effective hiring and development strategies and continuously strives to incorporate new ideas and information into NICHD?s policies and procedures.
    • He/she is skilled at presenting ideas and innovative solutions, taking into account input and opinions from key stakeholders.
    • The Associate Director for Administration serves as a role model for the institute, demonstrating integrity and fairness, and adhering in work and behavior to the highest ethical and business practice standards.
    • The NICHD employs approximately 1,300 FTE and non-FTE scientists, other professionals, support staff, and contractors and has a FY 2019 budget in excess of $1.5 billion.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0341 Administrative Officer

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/520571800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.