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- National Program Leader (Healthy Living)
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Department: Department Of Agriculture
Agency: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Job Announcement Number: NIFA-S12N-0012
SALARY RANGE: $89,033.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Friday, August 10, 2012 to Friday, September 07, 2012
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0101-13/14
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy in the following location: Washington DC
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:
All US Citizens. Status Candidates, VEOA eligibles, reinstatement eligibles, and those eligible under noncompetitive or special appointing authorities should apply to Merit Promotion vacancy announcement number NIFA-M12N-0013.
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is the Federal component of a nationwide extramural research, educational, and outreach system which supports the global, science-based agricultural enterprise and accomplishes its missions in partnership with land-grant universities and other academic and scientific organizations. To learn more about NIFA, please visit http://www.nifa.usda.gov.
This position is located in The Institute of Youth, Family, and Community and serves as a National Program Leader responsible for performing critical tasks in five broad areas which include:
- Initiating program development and collaboration;
- Networking and collaborating with partners and stakeholders to identify mission-relevant problems, opportunities and issues requiring Federal attention and support;
- Conceiving, formulating and executing programs and activities to respond to existing or emerging problems, opportunities, priorities and issues for development;
- Developing and applying science-based knowledge by working with university and other partners; and
- Evaluating and assessing the quality, outcomes and impacts of these programs.
All the areas involve work in capacity building, competitively awarded, and targeted programs.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply for this position
- Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
The purpose of this position is to serve as a National Program Leader within the Institute of Youth, Family, and Community with the responsibility and leadership of the following:
- Developing new strategies and initiatives within NIFA and across USDA and other Federal agencies to support 4-H Healthy Living inclusive of the environment and outdoor education and natural resources;
- Developing networks, liaisons, and collaborations between partners and stakeholders both within and outside the Federal government particularly to support stewardship and sustainability in the area of 4-H Healthy Living, environment, outdoor education and natural resources;
- Promoting a shared agenda in the area of responsibility to support and advocate the advancement and use of youth development with Federal agencies and partners;
- Developing plans and policies for strengthening Federal agencies and national programs of scientific and public urgency;
- Representing NIFA on various inter-agency working groups with programs related to the development of human and intellectual capacity and actively seeking collaborations and partnerships within and outside the Federal government;
- Developing programmatic efforts with extension professionals and/or volunteers at the state, regional and national levels and having a strong understanding of non-formal, cooperative extension programming; and
- Providing information and ideas, as well as leadership, to policies, technical standards and guidelines related to assigned areas of responsibility.
HOW TO APPLY:
Your application package must be complete by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Friday, September 07, 2012. You must apply online or by fax (see http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/321579700 for details). Applications sent by mail (including e-mail) or hand-delivered will not be accepted. Certain individuals are entitled to file a late application and must contact the Agency Contact listed below for details and application instructions.
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
800 9th Street SW
To view this posting in its entirety visit http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/321579700
- Posted: 8/21/12
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