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<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br /><strong>This announcement has been amended to reflect a change of salary and to extend the closing date to June 21, 2019.</strong><br /><br />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.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />Serves as a member of the leadership team for the CISE directorate and as the Foundation's principal spokesperson for research and education in the area of computer and network systems.<br /><br />The CISE Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS) supports research and education activities that invent new computing and network technologies and that explore new ways to make use of existing technologies. CNS seeks to develop a better understanding of the fundamental properties of computer and network systems and to create better abstractions and tools for designing, building, analyzing, and measuring future systems. CNS also supports the computing infrastructure that is required for experimental computer science, and it coordinates cross-divisional activities that foster the integration of research, education, and workforce development.<br /><br />The Division Director has managerial and oversight responsibilities for the effective use of division staff and resources in meeting organization goals and objectives. This includes directing the activities of the division, assessing the needs and trends of the field, developing breakthrough opportunities, implementing overall strategic planning, and policy steering. The Division Director provides leadership and guidance to the division, including to senior CNS staff, program officers, and administrative and support personnel. The Division Director also determines funding requirements, prepares and justifies budget estimates, balances program needs, allocates resources, and oversees the evaluation of proposals and recommendations for awards and declinations. Finally, the Division Director represents CNS, CISE, and NSF to relevant external groups and fosters partnerships with other divisions, directorates, Federal agencies, scientific organizations, and the academic community.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 00 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> </ul> <br /> <ul> <li>Requires an "Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure Report" (OGE-278).</li> <li>Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Security Clearance.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>EXECUTIVE/MANAGERIAL (E/Ms): </strong>Unless you are currently under a career SES appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into SES, or have successfully completed a SES Candidate Development Program approved by OPM, you must submit written statements (narrative format) describing accomplishments that would satisfy the E/Ms. If you fail to do so, you will be rated as "ineligible."<br /><br /><strong> Essential </strong> <br /><br />1. <strong>Leading Change</strong>. This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent in this E/M is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.<br /><br />2. <strong>Leading People</strong>. This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent in this E/M is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.<br /><br />3. <strong>Results-Driven Leadership</strong>. This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent in this E/M is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.<br /><br />4. <strong>Business Acumen</strong>. This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.<br /><br />5. <strong>Building Coalitions</strong>. This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, non-profit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.<br /><br /><strong>PROFESSIONAL/TECHNICAL (P/Ts): </strong>All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) of accomplishments that would satisfy the technical qualifications. You must address each technical qualification separately. <br /><br /><strong> Essential </strong><br /><br />1. Ph.D. or equivalent professional experience or a combination of education and equivalent experience in computer and information science and engineering. <br /><br />2. Familiarity with Federal, academic and industrial research and education initiatives focused on state-of-the-art computer and information science and engineering.<br /><br />3. Substantial research and education contributions and strong evidence of scholarship focusing on computer and information science and engineering, including publication of research, and recognized effective, innovative leadership in research administration.<br /><br />4. Skill in recognizing, developing, and implementing approaches and programs, that build on the expertise and knowledge of researchers and educators in multiple disciplines to develop solutions to important cross-cutting research and education problems.<br /><br />5. Demonstrated knowledge of relevant academic community and recognized professional standing in the computer and information science and engineering community as evidenced by publications and/or professional leadership and awards.<br /><br />When responding to the P/T and E/M qualifications, you must clearly show that you possess the experience, knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties of this position by submitting narrative responses in which you detail your experience in each of the E/Ms and P/Ts.<br /><br />Your examples should be clear and emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope, and complexity of the programs managed and program accomplishments with results of your actions, policy initiatives and level of contacts.<br /><br />Applicants who do not provide narrative statements addressing both the E/M and P/T qualifications will only be considered for an IPA assignment, if applicable.<br /><br /><strong>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.</strong><br /><br />To view additional information on the proper preparation of Executive Core Qualification (ECQs) statements, applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Executive Qualifications .<br /><br />( http: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/executive-core-qualifications/ )<br /><br /><strong>Security Clearance: </strong>Public Trust<strong><br /></strong><br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />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. Competitive status is not required, veteran's preference does not apply and there are no grade restrictions.<br /><br />The position may be filled on a one to three year Senior Executive Service (SES) Limited Term Appointment or 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.<br /><br />This job originated on www.usajobs.gov . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered. <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />Applicants will be evaluated by an Evaluation Panel of senior officials. The panel will rate and rank applicants on the basis of the quality and extent of total accomplishments, experience and education. The panel will determine the degree to which candidates possess the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the professional/technical qualifications of the position and the executive/managerial qualifications to determine the best qualified candidates. 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. <br /><br /><strong>There are no questions to preview in the link below.</strong><br /><br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />1. <strong>Resume</strong>: In addition to your written statements addressing the Essential Executive/Managerial (E/M) Core qualifications, the Essential Professional/Technical (P/T) qualifications, and other qualifications as applicable, submit a resume or any other written format you choose to describe your qualifications. Applicants typically provide the following information:<br /><br />Full name, mailing address, and day email address and evening telephone numbers.<br /><br />Educational information, including the name, city and state of your colleges or universities you attended, as well as the type and year of any degrees received.<br /><br />Information about your paid and non paid work experience related to this position including:<br /> <ul> <li>Job title (include series and grade, if Federal job)</li> <li>Duties and accomplishments</li> <li>Employer's name and address</li> <li>Supervisor's name and phone number (indicate if we may contact your current supervisor)</li> <li>Starting and ending dates of employment (month/year)</li> <li>Information about honors, awards, and special accomplishments</li> </ul> <br />2. <strong>P/T Statement</strong>: A narrative statement specifically addressing the professional/technical qualifications. Applicants who do not provide a narrative statement addressing each P/T qualification will only be considered for an IPA assignment, as applicable.<br /><br />3. <strong>E/M Statement</strong>: A narrative statement specifically addressing each individual E/M. In lieu of the narrative statement, current career SES members, reinstatement eligible, and SES Candidate Development Program graduates must provide the documentation in item #4. Applicants who do not provide a narrative statement addressing each E/M qualification will only be considered for an IPA assignment, as applicable.<br /><br />4. All current and former career SES members must provide an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action documenting their status or reinstatement eligibility. Candidates who have successfully completed an Office of Personnel Management approved SES Candidate Development Program must submit a copy of their Qualification Review Board (QRB) certificate.<br /><br />5. <strong>Citizenship Affidavit</strong>: Non-Citizens must certify eligibility by signing and attaching this <strong>Citizenship Affidavit</strong> to their application.<br /><br />Please review your application packet to ensure that you have submitted all documentation that you want considered.<br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.


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