Dear Colleague Letter: Detail Opportunity for Acting Deputy Division Director, Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL), Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) (Closes: 3/4/2019)
February 21, 2019
The Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) is offering a detail opportunity to serve as the Acting Deputy Division Director, Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL). This detail is open to all qualified NSF employees and IPAs currently working at NSF and will not exceed 240 days in 120-day increments. For purposes of pay and benefits, the selectee will continue to encumber the position from which detailed. The individual selected will be required to file an "Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure Report" (OGE-278) in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 at the beginning and completion of the detail assignment.
DUTIESThe Division of Research on Learning (DRL) is located in the Directorate of Education and Human Resources (EHR). The mission of EHR is to provide the research foundation to develop a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-literate public and workforce ready to advance the frontiers of science and engineering for society.
The Acting Deputy Division Director (DDD) participates with the Division Director in the management of division activities and in providing broad scientific expertise across DRL programs. Responsibilities include: assistance in program planning and direction; participation in budget presentation and rationale; provision of scientific expertise across the range of division activities; representations of division's programs and interest to senior officials in the government, academia and industrial sectors; coordination of EHR with other NSF organizations; assisting the Division Director and Assistant Director on both policy and technical level issues, initiatives, and other matters pertaining to STEM learning.
QUALIFICATIONSProfessional/Technical Requirements: Ph.D. in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or STEM education, or equivalent professional experience, or a combination of education and equivalent experience in STEM education research or research on learning in formal or informal environments.
Your application will be evaluated on the extent and quality of your experience relevant to the duties of the position. We strongly encourage you to specially address the Quality Ranking Factors below:
- Leading Change
- Leading People
- Results Driven
- Business Acumen
- Building Coalition
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants must submit a resume and a narrative statement addressing his/her background in terms of the qualification requirements. Applications must be received by 11:59 P.M. on the closing date. Applications may be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or delivered to: Division of Human Resource Management, Executive Services Branch, suite W15200.
Telephone: (703) 292-2584
NSF IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO EMPLOYING A HIGHLY QUALIFIED STAFF THAT REFLECTS THE DIVERSITY OF OUR NATION.