Monday, July 11, 2011

Associate Director for Management--National Institutes of Health

Associate Director for Management, NIDDK
National Institutes of Health - Bethesda, MD (Washington D.C. Metro Area)
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Job Description

The Associate Director for Management (ADM) serves as the principal advisor to the Institute Director and senior staff on all phases of administrative management involved in operating the Institute in support of biomedical research. As a critical member of the senior leadership of NIDDK, participates in planning; developing; formulating and administering the policies, procedures, rules and regulations governing the activities of the Institute’s programs. The ADM advises the Director, NIDDK, and senior staff on key legislative, regulatory, and policy developments that directly affect the business and administrative operations of the Institute. The ADM has been delegated responsibility by the Director and has full authority to make or influence critical decisions in the day-to-day operation of NIDDK programs that have both national and international prominence.

The incumbent is responsible for directing and supervising the Administrative Management Branches; Computer Technology Branch; Office of Ethics; Office of Financial Management; Office of Technology Transfer, Office of Management and Program Analysis; and the Office of Workforce Development and Planning. She/he is also responsible for human resource activities of the Institute, as well as ensuring that the Institute maintains effective internal control systems and equal employment opportunity practices. The NIDDK employs approximately 1,100 staff including 654 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs) and has a FY 2011 budget in excess of $1.96 billion (includes Type-1 Diabetes funding).

As part of the SES at NIH, you will be among a group of highly skilled executives, contributing to one of the most important missions in the Federal government: improving the health of the Nation and saving lives.
Desired Skills & Experience

The NIH seeks candidates who have a commitment to excellence and the energy, enthusiasm, and innovative thinking necessary to lead dynamic and diverse organizations. Applicants must meet the requirements for the GS-341series, as defined by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standards Manual for Administrative and Management Positions.

To qualify, candidates must have had senior level experience (GS-14/15 or equivalent) that meets the following mandatory qualification requirements. The experience must have been at a sufficiently high level of difficulty to clearly show that you possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of this position.
Company Description

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the premiere biomedical research center for the Nation and the world. Leading the way toward important medical discoveries that improve people's health and save lives, NIH scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and even cures for common and rare diseases. Composed of 27 Institutes and Centers, the NIH provides leadership and financial support to researchers in every state and throughout the world. The NIH headquarters is located in Bethesda, Maryland.

The NIH has more than 18,000 employees on the main campus and at satellite sites across the country. With the support of the American people, the NIH annually invests over $28 billion in medical research. More than 83% of the NIH's funding is awarded through almost 50,000 competitive grants to more than 325,000 researchers at over 3,000 universities, medical schools, and other research institutions in every state and around the world. About 10% of the NIH's budget supports projects conducted by nearly 6,000 scientists in its own laboratories, most of which are on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland.
Additional Information

Posted: June 30, 2011
Type: Full-time
Experience: Director
Functions: Management
Industries: Government Administration, Executive Office
Compensation: $119,554 to $179,700
Employer Job ID: NIH-11-03SES
Job ID: 1732255

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