Open Until: 09/30/2019
Division of Earth Sciences
National Science Foundation (NSF)
NSF’s Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) seeks candidates for the position of Director for the Division of Earth Sciences (EAR). The EAR Division Director serves as a member of the GEO leadership team and as the Directorate’s principal spokesperson in earth sciences research. In collaboration with administrative personnel and the Section Heads of Disciplinary Programs and Integrative Activities, the incumbent is responsible for the overall planning, management and commitment of budgeted funds for the Division, and overseeing and managing the effective use of division staff and resources in meeting organizational goals and objectives. To this end and together with the leadership and administrative teams, responsibilities include directing the activities of EAR, assessing the needs and trends in earth sciences research and education, developing breakthrough opportunities, implementing overall strategic planning, and policy setting. The Division Director supervises and provides leadership with input and guidance from Section Heads, Program Officers, and administrative and support personnel. Additional responsibilities of the Division Director include the coordination of activities with other relevant programs within the Foundation, other federal agencies, community organizations, and international partners. Information about the Division’s activities may be found here.
Appointment to this position may be on a Senior Executive Service (SES) Career, SES limited-term appointment (1-3 years), or Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) assignment. The salary range is $168,165 to $186,720.
Announcement EAR-2019-004, with position requirements and application procedures, is found on the USAJOB Home Page. The link listed on the NSF webpage will take the user to the USA Jobs announcement https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/539961200
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