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Job Title:Program Specialist, GS-301-9/11 MP

Job Announcement Number:NSF-2012-0021

SALARY RANGE:

$51,630.00 to $81,204.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, May 18, 2012 to Monday, June 04, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0301-09/11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-time – Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

FEW vacancy(s) – Arlington, VA, USView Map

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:

Current or former Federal employees with competitive status gained thru permanent Federal competitive service OR individuals with eligibility for noncompetitive special appointing authority OR veterans eligible under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Are you looking for a job where you can make a difference? Interested in working in a dynamic, small-agency environment? At NSF, every member of the team contributes to success! That’s just one of the reasons why NSF, conveniently located in the heart of Ballston, is one of the best places to work in the federal government. Due to its relatively small number of employees, NSF has a unique feeling of collegiality. It is not uncommon to hear colleagues discuss a wide variety of subjects from our newest work-life initiatives to the latest scientific, engineering, and education developments.

 

 

At NSF, you will use your administrative support expertise in an exciting, challenging, and team-oriented environment. You will have the opportunity to use your current skills to help make NSF’s vision of the future become reality. NSF also offers a variety of formal and informal learning and development opportunities that you can use to build new skills and advance your career. If you’re seeking variety and challenge in a collegial atmosphere, look no further than NSF! More about NSF.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Jim Tingwald
Phone: 703-292-5325
Fax: 703-292-7478
TDD: 703-292-5090
Email: jtingwal@nsf.gov
Agency Information:
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
4201 Wilson Blvd.
Room 315
Arlington, VA
22230
US
Fax: 703-292-7478

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

You may check the status of your application at any time on the USAJOBS website.

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Division Director, Division of Earth Sciences, Directorate for Geosciences, ES-1301-00, Closes 12/12/2011

Available Formats:
HTML: http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/302019700

Document Number: ear20120001

This is a NSF Vacancies item.

  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications &
    Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Division Director, Division of
Earth Sciences, Directorate for Geosciences

Agency:National Science
Foundation

// Sub Agency:National Science Foundation

Job Announcement Number:EAR-2012-0001

SALARY RANGE:

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$155,500.00 to
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$165,300.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, October 31, 2011 to Monday, December 12,
2011

SERIES & GRADE:

ES-1301-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-Time. – SES Career, SES Limited-Term Appointment, or
Intergovernmental Personnel Act assignment.

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy(s) – Arlington, VAView Map

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:

Applications will be accepted from all
groups of qualified individuals.Position is announced on a Career
Appointment, a one-to three-year Senior Executive Service (SES) Limited Term
Appointment or on an Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) assignment
basis.

JOB SUMMARY:

Please DO NOT USE the APPLY ONLINE BUTTON
when applying for this announcement. 

Your application material should be sent to the email address indicated in the How To Apply section
below.

Become a part of our mission to maintain and
strengthen the vitality of the US science and engineering enterprise.  For over
50 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.

The Senior Executive Service (SES) covers managerial positions above GS-15 in
the Federal Service.  Persons appointed to the SES are eligible for health
benefits, life insurance, social security, Federal retirement and thrift savings
plan coverage, and participate in the Federal leave system.  Career appointees
are eligible for bonuses based on performance in addition to base pay.
Competitive status is not required, veterans preference does not apply and
there are no grade restrictions.  New appointees to the SES are required to
serve a one-year probationary period.  Final selection of career appointees
requires the approval of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).  OPM
approval will be based on the selectee’s background in the following five
executive core qualification areas: (1) Leading Change, (2) Leading People, (3)
Results Driven Leadership, (4) Business Acumen, and (5) Building Coalitions.
These areas are incorporated in the five executive/managerial requirements for
the position.  Information about the leadership requirements for SES-level
positions is available on the OPM
website
.

This position may also be filled on a one-to-three year
Senior Executive Service (SES) Limited Term Appointment or on an
Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) assignment basis.  Under the provisions of
the IPA, assignees remain on the payroll of his/her home institution and the
institution continues to administer pay and benefits.  The National Science
Foundation (NSF) will reimburse the home institution for NSF’s negotiated share
of the costs.


DUTIES:

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Serves as a member of the Directorate for Geosciences leadership team and as
the Foundation’s principal spokesperson in the area of earth sciences.  Provides
leadership and direction to the NSF Division responsible for funding research
and education in the earth sciences, which includes geology and geobiology and
low-temperature geochemistry, hydrologic sciences, sedimentary geology and
paleobiology, geomorphology and land use dynamics, geophysics, petrology and
geochemistry, tectonics, instrumentation and facilities, continental dynamics
and Earthscope. The incumbent 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
Earth Sciences, assessing the needs and trends in geosciences research and
education, developing breakthrough opportunities, implementing overall strategic
planning, and policy setting.  Supervises and provides leadership and guidance
to senior EAR staff (Deputy Division Director), program officers, administrative
and support personnel.  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.  Fosters partnerships with other
Divisions, Directorates, Federal agencies, scientific organizations and the
academic community.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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EXECUTIVE/MANAGERIAL

Essential

1. Leading Change.
Demonstrated ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside
the organization, to meet organizational goals.  Includes the ability to
establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously
changing environment.

2. Leading People.  Demonstrated ability to
lead people toward meeting the organization’s vision, mission, and goals.
Includes the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the
development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports
constructive resolution of conflicts.

3. Results-Driven
Leadership
.  Demonstrated ability to meet organizational goals and customer
expectations.  Includes the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality
results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating
risks.

4. Business Acumen.  Demonstrated ability to manage human,
financial, and information resources strategically.

5. Building
Coalitions
.  Demonstrated ability to build coalitions internally and with
other Federal agencies, State and local governments, non-profit or private
sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to
achieve common
goals.

PROFESSIONAL/TECHNICAL

Essential

1. Ph.D. or
equivalent professional experience, or a combination of education and equivalent
experience in the solid and surface earth sciences (e.g., geologic, geochemical
or geophysical earth sciences; or a closely related field)

2.
Demonstrated broad knowledge of the field of earth sciences and its relationship
to allied disciplines with ability to build on the expertise and knowledge of
researchers in several disciplines to develop solutions to important
cross-cutting research and education problems.

3. Substantial research
contributions and strong evidence of scholarship in the earth sciences or a
closely related field as evidenced in publications, professional awards, and/or
innovative leadership in research administration.

4. Broad
understanding of universities and other institutions where research and
education in earth sciences.  Knowledge of grant and contract administration,
fiscal management, and budget preparation with experience in scientific research
support in the earth sciences.

Applicants currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service
(SES)appointment, eligible for reinstatement into SES, or have successfully
completed a SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by OPM are not
required to address the Executive/Managerial Qualifications (ECQs/EMs); but a
narrative statement for each of the Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs)
is recommended.

For detailed guidance on ECQs, applicants are strongly
encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management’s Guide to Executive
Qualifications at http://www.opm/gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Applicants will be screened for basic eligibility according to the
qualification requirements.  Eligible applicants will be reviewed by an
Evaluation Panel according to the criteria based on the qualification
requirements.  The best qualified candidates will be referred to the appropriate
official who will recommend selection.  All applicants will be considered
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political
affiliation, marital status, physical disability, age, membership in an employee
organization, or other non-merit reason.
To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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A GREAT LOCATION!  The National Science Foundation is conveniently located
one block from the Ballston Metro Station, a few blocks from Routes 66 and 50,
and about three miles from downtown Washington.  Employees may rent parking
spaces in the building garage.  There are many shops and restaurants within easy
walking distance.  Employees receive the Federal benefits
package and NSF offers:

Pre-tax parking
Public transportation
subsidy
Child Development Center on site
Child care
subsidy
Flexible working hours
Telecommuting
Physical
Fitness Facility on site
NSF Federal Credit Union on site
Health
Services Unit on site
Employee Assistance Program

OTHER INFORMATION:

You must submit all required information by the closing date.  If materials
are not received, your application will be evaluated solely on the information
available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered
eligible.

A senior executive whose rate of basic pay is higher than
$165,500 will continue to receive his or her current SES rate of pay: there will
not be a reduction in pay as a result of transferring to NSF.

The
individual selected will be required to file an “Executive Branch Personnel
Public Financial Disclosure Report” (SF-278) in accordance with the Ethics in
Government Act of 1978
.

New appointees to the SES are required to
serve a one-year probationary period.


HOW TO APPLY:

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You must submit your application so that it will be received by the closing
date of the announcement.

Ensure that your application includes the
documents listed below and reflects your background in terms of the
qualification requirements for the position.

1. Resume or other
application format of your choice
.  Your application should contain the
following information: Announcement number and your country of citizenship
(If you are not a U.S. citizen, please indicate whether or not you are a
permanent U.S. resident, and whether or not you are actively seeking U.S.
citizenship
); Information about your education, your major, and type and
year of degree(s); and Information about all your work experience, including job
titles, duties, and accomplishments, employer’s name and phone number, number of
hours worked per week, starting and ending dates (month and year), and salary.
If you have held various positions with the same employer, describe each
separately.

2. Narrative statement addressing your background in terms
of (a)the executive/managerial, and (b)the professional/technical
requirements
.

3. NSF Form 1232, Applicant Survey.  We also ask
that you complete and submit the Applicant Survey
Form
.  This will help NSF to ensure that our recruiting efforts are
attracting a diverse candidate pool; it will be used for statistical purposes
only.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION:  Applications must be received by
the closing date on this announcement.  Applications may be transmitted
electronically to execsrch@nsf.gov or
mailed or delivered to the following address:
National Science
Foundation
Division of Human Resource Management
Executive Personnel,
Room 315
ATTN: EAR-2012-0001
4201 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA
22230

Inquiries or questions should be directed to: Executive Personnel
Staff at (703) 292-8267; hearing impaired individuals should call TDD (703)
292-5090 for assistance.

Additional information on the NSF mission,
structure, programs, and operations may be accessed through our website.  The NSF provides
reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case
basis.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of this application
and hiring process, please notify the point of contact on this job opportunity
announcement.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR SOCIAL
SECURITY NUMBER OR DATE OF BIRTH ON YOUR APPLICATION DOCUMENTS.

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Please review your application packet to ensure that you have submitted all
documentation that you want considered.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Meredith Berwick//
Phone: 703-292-8267

//
Fax: 703-292-9185

//
TDD: 703-292-5090

//
Email: mberwick@nsf.gov

Agency Information:
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson
Blvd
Room 315
Arlington, VA
22230
US//
Fax: 703-292-9185

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

The Evaluation Panel will rate and rank each eligible applicant based on the
qualification requirements and refer the top candidates to the selecting
official.

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Program Specialist GS-0301-07/09 MP, Closes 07/07/2011 National Science Foundation via email..

Job Title: Program Specialist, GS-0301-07/09 MP

Agency: National Science Foundation

Sub Agency: National Science Foundation

Job Announcement Number: NSF-2011-0027

SALARY RANGE:

$42,209.00 – $67,114.00 /year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, June 07, 2011 to Thursday, July 07, 2011

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0301-07/09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-time Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

09

DUTY LOCATIONS:

few vacancies – Arlington, VA

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:

Current & former Federal employees with competitive status gained through permanent Federal competitive service OR individuals with eligibility for noncompetitive special appointing authorityOR veterans eligible under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Are you looking for a job where you can make a difference?
Interested in working in a dynamic, small-agency environment? At
NSF, every member of the team contributes to success! That’s just
one of the reasons why NSF, conveniently located in the heart of
Ballston, is one of the best places to work in the federal
government. Due to its relatively small number of employees, NSF has
a unique feeling of collegiality. It is not uncommon to hear
colleagues discuss a wide variety of subjects from our newest work- life initiatives to the latest scientific, engineering, and
education developments.

At NSF, you will use your administrative support expertise in an
exciting, challenging, and team-oriented environment. You will have
the opportunity to use your current skills to help make NSF’s vision
of the future become reality. NSF also offers a variety of formal
and informal learning and development opportunities that you can use
to build new skills and advance your career. If you’re seeking
variety and challenge in a collegial atmosphere, look no further
than NSF!
More about
NSF
.

This announcement is for Program Specialist positions throughout the
agency. You must apply on-line and answer all questions. Refer to the “How Do I Apply?” section for instructions and details.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

Duties

Additional Duty Location Info:

 

few vacancies – Arlington, VA

 

As a Program Specialist, you will 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, you will:

  • 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.
  • Gather data for analysis and information sharing; and conduct
    moderately complex qualitative analyses.
  • Troubleshoot systems and provide system support for basic
    proposal processing systems and applications.
  • Provide budget support to include creating and monitoring the
    budget spreadsheets and conducting financial analysis.

Qualifications and Evaluations

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To qualify at GS-7, you need to have one of the following:

At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5
level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience
include: collecting data and evaluating information, reviewing
budget data to monitor expenditures, and assisting with database
queries.

OR

Superior Academic Achievement: Achievement of Baccalaureate and in
the upper one-third of your graduating class; OR a GPA of 3.0 or
higher out of 4.0 as recorded on your official transcript, or based
on courses completed during your final 2 years.

OR

At least one full year of graduate level education.

OR

A combination of post high school education and experience that
together meet the qualification requirements for this position.

To qualify at GS-9, you need to have one of the following:

At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7
level in the Federal service.  Examples of specialized experience
include engaging in ongoing analysis of business processes to
continually identify and recommend solutions to problems, using
quantitative and qualitative analytical techniques, developing and
presenting factual evidence both in writing and before an audience
to support enhancements in the methods of performing work, reviewing
data for trends related to business processes, interpreting those
trends, and determining causes and possible courses of action.

OR

A master`s or equivalent graduate degree.

OR

2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education
leading to such a degree.

OR

A combination of post high school education and experience that
together meet the qualification requirements for this position.
Education may be substituted for experience as described
in “Qualifications.”
You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements within 30
days of the closing date.

You must answer all job-related questions in the NSF eRecruit
questionnaire.

This position is in the bargaining unit.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

 

Ratings will be assigned based on your responses to the occupational
questionnaire.  In some cases, additional assessment processes may
be used.  Qualified candidates will be assigned a score between 70
and 100, not including points which may be assigned (when
appropriate) for veterans’ preference.

Review your resume and responses carefully.  Responses that are not
fully supported by the information in your application package may
result in adjustments to your score.  Be sure that your responses to
all long answer (essay) questions specifically address the question
being asked.  Rather than copy directly from your position
description or resume, take this opportunity to describe how your
experience relates directly to the requirements of the job.  A Human
Resources Representative will validate the qualifications of those
candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official.

Applicants eligible for selection preference under the Interagency
Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) must meet the agency
definition of “well qualified.” At NSF, this means a score of 90.0
or higher.

In the merit promotion selection process, due weight will be given
to incentive awards and performance appraisals.
To preview questions please click here.

Benefits and Other Info

 

BENEFITS:

A GREAT LOCATION! The National Science Foundation is conveniently
located one block from the Ballston Metro Station, a few blocks from
Routes 66 and 50, and about three miles from downtown Washington.
Employees may rent parking spaces in the building garage. There are
many shops and restaurants within easy walking distance. Employees
receive the Federal benefits package and NSF offers:

Pre-tax parking
Public transportation subsidy
Child Development Center on site
Child care subsidy
Flexible working hours
Telecommuting
Physical Fitness Facility on site
NSF Federal Credit Union on site
Health Services Unit on site
Employee Assistance Program

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

Relocation expenses will not be paid.

For additional information on the NSF eRecruit system, please visit
our NSF eRecruit Applicant Guide.

This announcement may be used to fill like positions in other organizations within the National Science Foundation.

How To Apply

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Your application should be submitted online and must be completed
and all required documents successfully faxed before 11:59 PM
Eastern time on the closing date. Since referrals may occur prior
to the closing date, we urge you to fax all required documents as
soon as possible; you cannot be referred until you have filed a
complete application which includes the required faxed documents.
You must answer all of the job-related questions to ensure full
consideration for this position. For more detailed information,
please review our NSF eRecruit Applicant Guide.

If you do not have internet access or if you have questions, please
contact the Human Resource Representative listed in the vacancy
announcement.

WARNING! Applications submitted online must have a valid email
address. If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is
full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that
could affect your consideration for this position.

Applicant referrals will commence on or after June 21, 2011.

Applications received by the closing date of this announcement will
continue to be considered for up to 90 days after the closing date.

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

If you are a NSF employee in a permanent, competitive service
position or you are a NSF employee who is reinstatement eligible
based on prior Federal permanent, competitive service, you need not
submit documents to confirm status.

If you are not a NSF employee as described above, but you are
eligible under merit promotion, under a noncompetitive special appointing
authority
, under an interchange agreement, or
similar authority, you will be
required to submit supporting documentation.

At the time of application, you will be directed to a web page which
lists the available fax coversheets for any documents we require.
(Veterans note: documents related to veteran’s preference are
requested only when you first register in NSF’s eRecruit system.)
Please print out the appropriate fax coversheet(s) and follow the
instructions carefully. All faxing must be completed before 11:59
PM Eastern time on the vacancy closing date. You will receive an
email confirmation of receipt of your faxed document(s).

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Carolyn St.Hill
Phone: 703-292-8251
Fax: 703-292-9347
TDD: 703-292-5090
Email: csthill@nsf.gov
Agency Information:
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd.
Room 315
Arlington, VA 22230
Fax: 703-292-9347

 

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

You may check the status of your application at any time on the USAJOBS
website
.

 

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Just received email..

PROGRAM ASSISTANT (OA), GS-0303-5/6/7 MP, Closes 06/062011

 Available Formats: 

HTMLhttp://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?OPMControl=2259282 

Document Number: nsf20110023

Job Title: PROGRAM ASSISTANT (OA), GS-0303-5/6/7 MP

Sub Agency: National Science Foundation

Job Announcement Number: NSF-2011-0023


SALARY RANGE:

$34,075.00 – $54,875.00 /year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, May 05, 2011 to Monday, June 06, 2011

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0303-05/07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-time Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

few vacancies – Arlington, VA

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:

Current & former Federal employees with competitive status gained through permanent Federal competitive service OR individuals with eligibility for noncompetitive special appointing authorityOR veterans eligible under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.

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National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd.
Room 315
Arlington, VA 22230
Fax: 703-292-9347
Questions about this job:
Carolyn St. Hill
Phone: 703-292-8251
Fax: 703-292-9347
TDD: 703-292-5090
Email: csthill@nsf.gov
Job Announcement Number:
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