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    ** ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED WITH A NEW CLOSING DATE OF 16 MAY 2019**

    The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Director over the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.

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    Responsibilities

    As the Director, you will be responsible for planning, directing, and evaluating the Air Force basic research science and technology program. You will provide executive direction requiring unusual managerial competence and technical expertise in the planning, conduct and coordination of broad, frequently large-scale and critical research activities to advance the nation's technological base. The Director formulates and provides broad policy guidance in the management of scientific research programs, internal and external resources utilization, implementation of program changes, and relationships with other organizations and echelons. Reviews all critical actions and research efforts to ensure effective and coordinated action, adherence to policy, and adequacy of expression, coverage and interpretation. Through effective and economical management planning and evaluation, you will determine major programs and projects that should be initiated, curtailed or dropped; and advises higher official of the impact of changes. Defines and publishes justification for major expenditures for directorate equipment, facilities, etc. You will also develop methods to streamline and reduce program and operating costs to ensure effective management and to enhance execution of the mission.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    00

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