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    Summary

    Become a part of our mission to maintain and strengthen the vitality of the US science and engineering enterprise.  For over 70 years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has remained the premier Federal agency supporting basic research at the frontiers of discovery across all fields, as well as science and engineering education at all levels.

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    Responsibilities

    Serves as a member of the leadership team of the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering and as the Foundation’s principal spokesperson for information and intelligent systems. The Division of Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS) studies the inter-related roles of people, computers, and information. IIS administers research and education activities that 1) develop new knowledge about the role of people in the design and use of information technology; 2) increase our capability to create, manage, and understand data and information in circumstances ranging from personal computers to globally distributed systems; and 3) advance our understanding of how computational systems can exhibit the hallmark of intelligence.

    The Division Director has managerial and oversight responsibilities for the effective use of division staff and resources in meeting organizational goals and objectives. This includes directing the activities of the Division of Information and Intelligent Systems, assessing the needs and trends, developing breakthrough opportunities, implementing overall strategic planning, and steering policy. The Division Director supervises and provides leadership and guidance to senior IIS staff, program officers, and administrative and support personnel. The Division Director determines funding requirements, prepares and justifies budget estimates, balances program needs, allocates resources, oversees the evaluation of proposals and recommendations for awards and declinations, and represents NSF to relevant external groups. The Division Director fosters partnerships with other NSF divisions and directorates, Federal agencies, scientific organizations, the academic community, and other sectors.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None - Limited Term Appointment Only.

  • Job family (Series)

    1550 Computer Science

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