ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT
The FY 1998 level for Administration
and Management of $142 million provides support for staff salaries
and benefits, general operating expenses, headquarters relocation
expenses, and audit and oversight functions of the agency.
The FY 1998 level is sufficient to maintain
current services and provide funds for a reduced ceiling of 1,230
The Administration and Management key
program function includes the following components:
- General Management and Administration
consists of Personnel Compensation and Benefits (PC&B) and
General Operating Expenses (GOE). PC&B is the single largest
component, accounting for approximately two-thirds of total administrative
resources. Personnel Compensation and Benefits costs for FY 1998
increase $2 million over FY 1997 to provide for comparability
and locality pay increases. GOE funds the entire range of operating
expenses necessary for the Foundation to administer its programs.
GOE costs for FY 1998 increase $1 million over FY 1997. This
GOE level maintains the FY 1997 current service levels for the
Foundation's infrastructure, information systems, and administration
and adds funding for NSF's new Child Care Center.
- NSF Headquarters Relocation includes
funds to reimburse the General Services Administration (GSA) for
expenditures incurred during the relocation of the NSF headquarters
from Washington, D.C., to Arlington, Virginia.
- Audit and Oversight include resources
to support the Office of Inspector General.
As the NSF budget more than doubled
over the past eleven years, resources for administration and
management have remained fairly static. The agency has met this
challenge by streamlining internal operations, adopting advanced
information technologies to support operations, and becoming more
efficient. NSF is committed to minimizing administrative costs
and burden, and has successfully integrated new technologies into
mission systems to improve productivity and enhance customer service.
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