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    The Section Head for Integrative Activities serves as a member of the leadership team in the Office of Integrative Activities (OIA). OIA works across disciplinary boundaries to lead and coordinate strategic programs and opportunities that: advance research excellence and innovation; develop human and infrastructure capacity critical to the U.S. science and engineering enterprise; and promote global engagement of scientists and engineers at all career stages.

    The Section Head provides leadership in managing the development of budget proposals and justifications for consideration in future-year budgets; providing critical oversight and management of program reviews, advisory committee activities and actions for consideration and approval by the National Science Board; and ensuring that procedures are followed to increase the participation of underrepresented groups on advisory committees, review of panels and other mechanisms by which the scientific/engineering community provides assistance to the National Science Foundation (NSF).  The incumbent has managerial and oversight responsibilities for the effective use of staff and resources in meeting organizational goals and objectives; supervises and provides leadership and guidance to staff members in the Integrative Activities Section’s programs and activities; and fosters partnerships with other NSF organizations and Federal agencies, scientific organizations and the academic community at large. The Section Head for Integrative Activities participates with the Office Head, OIA in the planning, implementation, and coordination of OIA programs and operations and with other senior managers.    

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/540154600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.