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    Summary

    NASA Headquarters' (HQ) Office of Safety and Mission Assurance (OSMA) manages a robust safety culture program to include human factors, oversight, guidance, education, and engagement with employees, supervisors, and senior Agency leadership. OSMA's Senior Safety Culture and Human Factors Psychologist is the Agency's expert in safety culture and human factors.

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    Responsibilities

    The Senior Safety Culture and Human Factors Psychologist:

    - Serves as the Agency's most prominent psychologist.

    - Functions in an advisory capacity to the Chief of OSMA and provides consulting services to top Agency officials to improve NASA safety culture and safety performance.

    - Initiates and maintains contacts with high level officials in NASA, government, contractors, industrial firms, research laboratories, and educational institutions on best practices and pertinent developments in organizational and safety culture effectiveness.

    - Develops, executes, and monitors a comprehensive Agency-wide program for safety culture advocacy, measurement, and improvement.

    - Determines strategies to better manage the organizational, human, and communication challenges in the development and delivery of a multi-faceted, evolving Safety and Mission Assurance (SMA) program with a goal of fostering SMA excellence throughout NASA.

    - Develops and implements new theories and concepts to promote, measure, and improve NASA safety culture in support of safe and successful missions and operations.

    - Develops, executes, and monitors a comprehensive Agency-wide program for human factors advocacy, measurement, and improvement.

    - Determines strategies to better manage the organizational, human, and communication challenges in the development and delivery of a multi-faceted, evolving SMA program with a goal of fostering SMA discipline excellence throughout NASA.

    - Develops and implements new theories and concepts to promote, measure, and improve human factors in support of safe and successful missions and operations.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0180 Psychology

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