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    Summary

    This is an opportunity under the Internship Program under Pathways. The Internship Program provides students enrolled in high schools, colleges, trade schools and other qualifying educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while completing their education. Veteran's Preference will be applied in filling positions under the Pathways Programs. These student positions will be filled within Directorates and Offices throughout the Foundation.

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    Responsibilities

    NSF Student Program Specialists play a key role in applying analytical and evaluative techniques to identify business process problems with a focus on supporting program and division budget activities.  Specifically, they:  Perform a variety of duties associated with proposal processing including redacting panel reviews/summaries (non-scientific), identifying conflicts of interest (COI), and responding to correspondence and telephone calls regarding proposal policies and systems.  Program Specialists also gather data for analysis and information sharing and conduct qualitative analyses; troubleshoot systems and provide system support for basic applications; and provide budget support to include creating and monitoring the budget spreadsheets and conducting financial analysis.

    NSF Student Program Analysts perform a variety of analytical assignments in support of special or on-going projects that involve administrative program reviews and organizational studies. Specifically they, assist senior staff in research to support policy development; gather, extract and consolidate data to prepare reports; and review and analyze budget/financial activities. Program Analysts also perform project management functions, such as planning, developing and implementing project plans.

    Both Analysts and Specialists are responsible for performing a variety of administrative support functions to ensure successful office operations. These include, screening visitors/calls, receiving and tracking correspondence, scheduling meetings and other events.        

    Competencies:

    1. Computer/IT Skills
    2. Customer Service
    3. Analytical Skills
    4. Communication
    5. Teamwork/Collaboration

    **This announcement may be used to hire Student Trainee (Program Analyst) or Student Trainee (Program Specialist) employees**

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    09

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/581786700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.