Division Director, Division of Engineering Education and Centers (EEC)

Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 20, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time



National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA


NSF’s Directorate for Engineering announces a nationwide search to fill the position of Division Director, Division of Engineering Education and Centers (EEC). Information about the Division’s activities may be found at http://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=eec

The successful candidate will possess an established record of significant achievement in research administration as well as leadership responsibility in academe, industry or government. In addition to having a strong record of research and education accomplishments within his or her technical communities, the Division Director must be experienced and competent in technical, financial, and administrative management. He/she must work well with people, be an effective communicator, and act as a mentor to continuously develop the diversity of talents and skills of his or her colleagues at all levels.

This position will be filled under provisions of the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA).  Individuals eligible for an IPA assignment with a Federal agency include employees of State and local government agencies or institutions of higher education, Indian tribal governments, and other eligible organizations in instances where such assignments would be of mutual benefit to the organizations involved.  Initial assignments under IPA provisions may be made for a period of up to two years, with a possible extension for up to an additional two-year period.  The individual remains an employee of the home institution and NSF provides funding toward the assignee’s salary and benefits.  Further information regarding IPA positions is available at http://www.nsf.gov/about/career_opps/rotators/ipa.jsp

Qualification requirements and application procedures are described in the job announcement at https://beta.nsf.gov/careers/openings/eng/eec/eec-2020-1917  For more information about salary under IPA provisions, please contact the Division of Human Resource Management at (703) 292-4541. 

NSF is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a highly qualified staff that reflects the diversity of our nation.

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