[unav_all] EAR seeks new Division Director

NSF Division of Earth Sciences jwade at NSF.GOV
Mon Mar 31 10:52:06 MDT 2014


Please consider applying or encouraging a colleague to apply for this important position.  

NSF’s Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) seeks candidates for the position of Director for the Division of Earth Sciences (EAR). The EAR Division Director serves as a member of the GEO leadership team and as the Directorate’s principal spokesperson in the area of earth sciences research. The incumbent is responsible for the overall planning, management and commitment of budgeted funds for the Division, which includes the Surface Earth Processes and Deep Earth Processes sections. The Division Director has managerial and oversight responsibilities for the effective use of division staff and resources in meeting organizational goals and objectives. This includes directing the activities of EAR, assessing the needs and trends in earth sciences research and education, developing breakthrough opportunities, implementing overall strategic planning, and policy setting. The Division Director supervises and provides leadership and guidance to senior EAR staff (Section Heads), program officers, administrative and support personnel. The responsibilities of the Division Director include the coordination of activities with other relevant organizations within the Foundation, other Federal agencies, community organizations and international partners. Information about the Division’s activities may be found here . Appointment to this Senior Executive Service (SES) position may be on a Career or a one-to-three year SES limited-term appointment, with a salary range of $157,000 to $176,200. Alternatively, the incumbent may be assigned under the provisions of the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA). Announcement EAR-2014-0005, with position requirements and application procedures, is found on the NSF Home Page here. The link listed on the NSF webpage will take the user to the USA Jobs announcement. Individuals have questions about the job opportunity announcement please contact Search Committee Chair Michael Morgan via e-mail at earsearch at nsf.gov. --- --- --- --- This listserv is the means by which NSF's Division of Earth Sciences distributes its newsletter, "EAR to the Ground," as well as other news that is important to the earth science community.
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