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    This position may be filled in any of the occupational series advertised.  There is only one vacancy.  This position can be located in Ann Arbor, Indianapolis, or Minneapolis-St. Paul. The selectee is expected to report to an office location listed in the announcement.

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    The Regional Director-Midcontinent Region reports to the USGS Deputy Director and manages the science and science support activities of the Region through immediate staff and the senior management-level science center directors. The Region encompasses Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Responsibilities include:

    • Provides executive leadership and advocacy for the technical and administrative implementation of program activities carried out by professional and technical personnel including experts in geography, biology, geology, hydrology, and related scientific fields; involve multi-million-dollar annual expenditures; and are performed in cooperation with State, local, and Federal agencies, academia, Tribes, and the private sector.
    • Represents the USGS on Departmental, interagency, international, Tribal, and bureau committees, as requested, and coordinates interagency activities of the USGS in the Region.
    • Provides strategic leadership and actively participates in strategic planning and science program planning of integrated science activities within the Region, as well as across regional boundaries to advance USGS science priorities as established in Mission Area science requirements.
    • Serves as a member of the USGS Executive Leadership Team and is directly involved in the planning, development, management, and implementation of the Bureau’s natural science and information programs to ensure that regional and science center perspectives are considered.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - -

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/545667400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.