National Science Foundation
This position is located in the Division of Human Resource Management, Office of Information and Resource Management, National Science Foundation.
This position is responsible for coordinating audit and internal controls activities involving HRM; developing and managing the social media and job fair outreach strategy; integrating NSF's diversity recruiting activities; providing Front Office guidance on select HR-related IT projects, and other special analytical projects on human capital management and personnel policy.
Participates with the Division Director and Deputy Division Director in the development and implementation of a strategic planning process, including the development of mission statements and goals, strategic plans, long range plans, operating plans, and appropriate evaluative mechanisms to access performance.
Represents the division in meetings concerning human resource initiatives across the government.
Conducts special studies and program evaluations to include collecting and analyzing information, selecting appropriate methods and prepares a report of findings and making recommendations to HRM or OIRM managers that may serve as a basis for policy and/or operational decisions affecting OIRM and agency activities.
Plan and execute activities to meet A-123, financial statement audit, and GAO audit requirements, including managing timelines, developing management responses and corrective action plans, and communicating status and audit findings to senior management.
Lead efforts to redesign NSF.gov/careers web pages and all marketing collateral to better serve NSF's recruiting needs.
Oversee HRM outreach activities (e.g. job fairs and conferences) in coordination with the staffing branches; develop and manage the outreach calendar; collect performance metrics for impact assessment; and identify HRM attendees.
Develop sensitive workforce and policy analyses and position papers at the request of the Division Director and Deputy Division Director.
Manage NSF's relationship with LinkedIn; oversee the posting of key jobs; write an SOP for writing highly effective LinkedIn job postings; create paid campaigns to increase LinkedIn followers among STEM professionals and persons from underrepresented groups.
Who May Apply
This job is open to...
NSF agency employee on OR eligible for permanent competitive service appointments.
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Conditions of Employment
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience
You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date.
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent.
You must answer all job-related questions in the NSF eRecruit questionnaire.
All online applicants must provide a valid email address. If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.
This is a non-bargaining unit position.
To qualify at GS-15
level you must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14-level in the Federal Service. Examples of specialized experience include the following: designing and conducting management studies; preparing long-range and short-range planning guidance in accordance with broad agency program policies and objectives; directing complex studies requiring the application of advanced analytical and statistical methods and techniques.
Individuals who do not have one year of specialized experience, or who do not meet time-in-grade will be considered for a detail only.
Education may enhance skills required for this position; however, no substitution of education for specialized experience may be made at this level.
Relocation expenses will not be paid.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):
ICTAP and CTAP provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP or CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP or CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified you must meet the following: OPM qualification requirements for the position, all selective factors, where applicable; special OPM approved qualifying conditions for the position; is physically qualified with reasonable accommodation, where appropriate, to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry; and receives a rating of at least Very Good on the questionnaire. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP or CTAP eligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form.
Additional information regarding ICTAP or CTAP eligibility is available from
If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. For 5-point veterans' preference, please provide your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions. For 10-point veterans' preference, please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, DD-214, and the required documentation as specified on the SF-15.
For additional information on the NSF eRecruit system, please visit our .
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Ratings will be assigned based on your responses to the occupational questionnaire. In some cases, additional assessment processes may be used.
Review your resume and responses carefully. Responses that are not fully supported by the information in your application package may result in adjustments to your score. A Human Resources Representative will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official.
Applicants eligible for selection preference under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) must meet the agency definition of well qualified. At NSF, this means a score of 90.0 or higher.
In the merit promotion selection process, due weight will be given to incentive awards and performance appraisals.
**INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE CURRENTLY A GS-14 OR GS-15 (OR EQUIVALENT) WILL BE CONSIDERED. CANDIDATES WHO ARE NONCOMPETITIVELY ELIGIBLE, OR DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS, OR DO NOT SCORE IN THE BEST QUALIFIED GROUP, MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR A DETAIL TO THIS POSITION IN LIEU OF A TEMPORARY PROMOTION.**
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Background checks and security clearance
If you are an NSF employee in a permanent, competitive service position or you are an NSF employee who is reinstatement eligible based on prior Federal permanent, competitive service, you need not submit documents to confirm status.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
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 .
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.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. .
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
Your application should be submitted online and must be completed and all required documents successfully faxed (or uploaded) before 11:59 PM Eastern time on the closing date. You must answer all of the job-related questions to ensure full consideration for this position. For more detailed information, please review our .
If you do not have internet access or if you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Representative listed in the vacancy announcement.
WARNING! Applications submitted online must have a valid email address. If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.
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