The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview .
Are you ready for a challenging career opportunity? Are you a forward-thinking individual with a can do' attitude? If so, consider joining the NIH Office of Human Resources. The Client Services Division (CSD), OHR is actively recruiting to fill its Associate Director, CSD position. The Associate Director directs a segment of the CSD which involves the development of major aspects of key human capital operations and policy development and the work has NIH-wide impact by directly facilitating the NIHs accomplishment of its primary public health and biomedical research missions. In addition to the requirements and desired attributes detailed in the announcement, we are looking to attract candidates who are strategic and creative thinkers, who can bring fresh ideas and new approaches to human capital issues, and who understand the importance of connecting the dots and delivering exemplary customer service. Change agents with a breadth of HR experiences from various federal agencies who make a point to stay current with the evolving HR profession through continuous learning, HR credentials/certifications and professional associations/communities of practice would be excellent candidates for this position. For more information about OHR, visit http://hr.od.nih.gov/ .
U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
Position is subject to a background investigation.
Working as a Supervisory Human Resources Specialist with the Client Services Division you will:
Establish goals/milestones and performance expectations for subordinate supervisors, which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system (PMAP).
Provide guidance in planning and activating new programs, and in developing and implementing changes that affect the structure or allocation of resources with the areas supervised.
Use formal project management techniques when serving as project manager for special work groups or teams conducting research projects or studies which address sensitive and critical issues affecting NIHs efforts to provide effective and efficient HR services to its multiple clients.
Provide expert assistance and advice on programmatic, internal/external procedural, technical, and administrative related policies, concepts, procedures, goals as well as impacting regulations, legislation and requirements.
Develop, conceive, plan and manage best practices for broad, emerging, or critical large-scale initiatives.
You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal Government. Examples of qualifying experience include: providing leadership and direction on mission-critical initiatives and programs; establishing and maintaining goals, milestones, and expectations for an organization; developing policies, program strategies, options and proposals pertaining to the accomplishment of mission and program objectives; disseminating information to employees describing existing, changing, or newly emerging types of human capital operations; advising senior management on the development and implementation of programs and services for human capital operations; reviewing and developing new or proposed human capital operation policies, procedures and guidelines for agency-wide use.
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Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
If you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, your application and responses to the online questionnaire will be evaluated under Category Rating and Selection procedures for placement in one of the following categories:
Best Qualified - for those who are superior in the evaluation criteria
Well Qualified - for those who excel in the evaluation criteria
Qualified - for those who only meet the minimum qualification requirements
Candidates determined to be Best Qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category.
If you are a veteran, CTAP or ICTAP eligible, or an individual with a disability, please refer to the following links for additional information and required documents:
Schedule A Appointments for the Disabled
All such documents MUST be received by 11:59pm ET of the closing date, Monday, December 31, 2012 , to be considered.
The federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. For more information, check out New Employee Benefits at NIH and OPM's Employee Benefits Information .
PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps should also apply online to this announcement in order to receive consideration.
We are unable to pay relocation expenses.
This position has
supervisory/managerial responsibilities. A one-year
supervisory/managerial probationary period is required upon
selection/placement. This may be waived if you have successfully
completed the supervisory/managerial probationary period.
A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive service credit for prior work experience or active duty uniformed service that otherwise would not be creditable for the purpose of determining his or her annual leave accrual rate. All creditable service must be directly related to the duties of the position being filled and decisions to allow for such credit must be finalized prior to the selectees entrance on duty. The use of this service credit incentive is at the discretion of the selecting official and service credit is granted only for a position deemed hard-to-fill.
If selected, you will be required to complete Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE Form 450 to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency. This information is required annually.
Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement. The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program ( E-Verify ). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers. The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus .
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