Overview

<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />The incumbent serves as the Director, Facilities and Real Estate Division, and reports to the Assistant Administrator for Strategic Infrastructure. In partnership with Mission Directorates and Centers, he/she provides NASA-wide real estate and facilities engineering functional leadership and insight into agency facilities engineering activities and infrastructure performance.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Serves as the Director of Facilities and Real Estate Division, plans, develops, and leads the Agency's total real estate and facilities engineering operations.</li> <li>Develops policies, principles, and criteria for ensuring effective asset utilization, reports on maintenance, and modification of the Agency's physical plant, including research and test facilities.</li> <li>Presents facility activities and programs to higher level NASA management and external groups.</li> <li>Plans, designs, and constructs facilities projects and the maintenance and operations of NASA's physical infrastructure.</li> <li>Provides support and technical assistance to program offices and NASA senior management in facility matters, including recommendations on facility projects, programs and maintenance as part of budget formulation and execution.</li> <li>Prepares and reviews plans and programs for NASA facility requirements.</li> <li>Leads management of Construction of Facilities financial resources, including availability, obligations, and outlays, and executing delegated approval authority as appropriate.</li> <li>Assesses overall facilities engineering activities and infrastructure performance.</li> <li>Fills the vital role of supervising in a manner to empower our diverse workforce to achieve goals with a combination of technical competence, individual energy, and the ability to connect with and motivate others.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties<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> <li>A financial disclosure statement is required upon appointment into the SES.</li> <li>First time SES appointees are subject to a one-year probationary period.</li> <li>Position subject to pre-employment background investigation</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />To qualify, candidates must have the skill and ability to perform the duties described above as demonstrated by progressively responsible supervisory/managerial experience, normally with several years at the GS-15 level or equivalent, which demonstrates clearly the ability to manage people and resources. <br /><br />Candidates must also demonstrate qualifications in the managerial and technical areas noted below. See the SES Handbook and NASA's Guide to Effectively Preparing Executive Core Qualifications for more information. <br /><br />IMPORTANT: CANDIDATES MUST FULLY ADDRESS ALL ITEMS UNDER EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS AS WELL AS ALL ITEMS UNDER TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU COMPLETE YOUR ANSWERS OFF-LINE IN ADVANCE OF BEGINNING THE APPLICATION PROCESS, SO THAT YOU CAN INSERT THEM INTO THE ELECTRONIC FORM. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT SAVED. <br /><br />EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS:<br /><br />1. Leading Change – Involves the ability to bring about strategic change, within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. <br /><br />2. Leading People – Involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organizations vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this 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. Results Driven – Involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. <br /><br />4. Business Acumen – Involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. <br /><br />5. Building Coalitions – Involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.<br /><br />TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:<br /><br />1. Describe your experience in planning, developing, implementing and managing corporate/agency level policy and strategic plans for design and construction of complex facilities and structures necessary to support the technical and business missions of a company/agency (e.g. wind tunnels, research facilities and office spaces). <br /><br />2. Describe your experience in planning, developing, implementing and managing real estate agreements in accordance with corporate/agency level policy. <br /><br />3. Describe your leadership experience in resolving facilities and real estate issues relevant to corporate/agency missions and rendering advice to senior officials, including advocacy for budgets. <br /><br />4. Describe your experience in collaborating and maintaining close working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders and federal entities regarding issues with facilities and/or real estate (e.g. the General Services Administration, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and other Executive Branch offices). <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />Basic Education Requirement: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major study in engineering, physical science, mathematics, life sciences, computer science, or other field of science.<br /><br />Degrees in engineering technology are not considered to be qualifying for this position. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />Any applicant tentatively selected for this position may be required to undergo a pre-employment background investigation. This announcement is for a career appointment to a position in the NASA Senior Executive Service (SES). Persons entering the SES for the first time are subject to a one-year probationary period. A financial disclosure statement is required upon appointment into the SES. This statement will be used to avoid conflicting situations in employment through advice and counseling. Your USAJOBS account asks you to assign a name to each of your resumes. When you apply to a NASA position, we will show you the text of the resume you have submitted, but we do not maintain the name you have assigned to that resume. If you wish to keep track of that information, we recommend you make note of it at the time you apply.<br /><br />Fair Employment Opportunities for Applicants <br /> NASA Credit for National Service <br /><br />To receive consideration, you must submit a resume and answer NASA-specific questions. The NASA questions appear after you submit your resume and are transferred to the NASA web site. If you successfully apply, USAJOBS will show your application status as 'Received'. If your status is 'Application Status Not Available', you have not successfully applied. Do not rely on a USAJOBS email to confirm successful application. Only an email from NASA confirms a successful application.<br /><br />Relocation expenses may be paid consistent with NASA's policy. <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 Executive Resources Panel based on the managerial and technical qualification requirements stated in this announcement. Eligible candidates will be placed in qualified and highly-qualified categories. Interviews, and qualification and suitability inquiries may be requested. The highly-qualified will be referred to the appropriate official who will recommend selection. <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Not Required <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />NASA's application process has been specifically developed to ensure that we only ask you for the information we absolutely need to evaluate your qualifications and eligibility. In order to apply for this position, you need to submit your resume and answer the screening questions and supplemental information. You must also respond to both the Executive Core Qualifications (Managerial Qualifications) and the Technical Qualifications. No additional documentation is accepted at the time of application. In this way we allow you to focus on preparing a resume that best describes your background and abilities. For assistance in preparing your resume, consult the Applicant Guide . Nothing further is required unless we make you an employment offer. At that point, we may ask you to submit documentation to support statements made in your resume. For example, we may ask you to provide academic transcripts or proof of Federal employment status. If you fail to provide the required documents within the stated time period, we may use that as a basis for withdrawing our employment offer. <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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