Director, Naval Science & Technology Cooperation Program (Interdisciplinary)
Office of Naval Research
1 vacancy in the following location:
Work Schedule is Full Time - Temporary NTE 1 Year
Opened Thursday 1/12/2017
Closes Thursday 1/26/2017
Salary Range $103,672.00 to $134,776.00 / Per Year
Series & GradeGS-0401, 0801, 1301, 1515, 1520, 1550-15/15
Supervisory Status Yes
Who May Apply Employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment with Department of Navy Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation Activities (RDT&E) Selectees may serve on a temporary reassignment, or temporary promotion depending on their qualifications.
Control Number 461783000
Job Announcement Number NE7XXXX-15-18873494H574304
About the Agency
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is the Navy's Science
& Technology (S&T) organization with a mission to discover, develop and
deliver Naval capabilities through promising scientific research and innovative
technology. The Office of Naval Research Global (ONR-Global) is the
international arm of ONR. ONR-Global supports the ONR mission by identifying
emerging S&T from outside the US, and by facilitating mutually beneficial
collaboration and partnerships on S&T. There is a need
to fill 1 ONG-Global Director, Naval Science & Technology Program (NSTCP) position for a tour of 1 year, extendable to a total of 3 years and remain on roles of home activity.
The Director, ONR Global's International Naval Science and Technology Cooperation Program (NSTCP)contributes to the development of international cooperation engagement
strategies and strategy documents, encourages ONR international partnership
building, and helps ONR stay abreast of global technology trends and
advances. The Director, NSTCP, may
perform on-site leadership duties as assigned by the ONR Global Leadership over
other ONR Global civil servants and/or other ONR Global detailed employees
(including the International Program Officers).
The Director, NSTCP, will assist and advise the Chief of
Naval Research, the Executive Director of ONR, ONR and ONR Global leadership in
the identification of cooperative technology opportunities to address future warfighting
capabilities. You will facilitate
discussions between ONR leadership and foreign defense organizations to
identify collaborative projects. As the
Director, you must have a specific understanding of the current DoN S&T
planning and experimentation process to focus on cooperative S&T development
of technology. As the Director, you should have a specific understanding of the
current DoD & DoN international security cooperation process, with an
emphasis on cooperative technology development. If the selectee's home activity participates in a Personnel Demonstration
Project, the selectee would remain under their activity's Personnel
Demonstration Project. Selectees may serve on a temporary reassignment or
temporary promotion depending on their qualifications.
A command endorsement letter is required to be considered for the Director, Naval S&T Cooperation Program position. Letters should be addressed to Mr. Chris Bassler to include the following statements: why the applicant should be considered; short summary of what the candidate will bring to the job; and a statement agreeing that upon successful completion of the assignment, the selectee will be returned to a position of equivalent or greater responsibility as the one he/she left. The command endorsement letter MUST be signed by a TD/CO to be considered for this position.
For a sample endorsement letter, please contact Christine Guzman: Christine.firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-696-5044
Letters are due to ONRG no later than January 26, 2017.
Letters should be mailed to:
ONRG, One Liberty Place
875 N. Randolph St, Suite 1424
Arlington, VA 22303-11995
Attn: OLC Room 1424
Letters can be e-mailed to: Christine.email@example.com
The primary duties of the Director, Naval S&T Cooperation Program
Coordinate activities associated with international S&T partnerships for
the Chief of Naval Research (CNR), the Vice Chief of Naval Research
(VCNR), and the Executive Director (ED) of ONR. For international engagements, the Director
will draft point papers/read-aheads, facilitate meetings and coordinate
follow-up actions. The Director may
be required to travel with ONR leadership to partner nations to attend
meetings (expected travel 5-8 weeks per year).
- Lead and direct International Program Officers
(IPO) at ONR Global, and other on-site personnel, as required
- Advise ONR program officers on the process of
establishing or utilizing international cooperation agreements (e.g.,
projects, information exchanges).
- Liaise with Navy International Programs Office
(NIPO), the Navy's Senior National Representative office (OPNAV N94-SNR)
and other Navy entities to ensure coordination of international
cooperation agreements (e.g., projects, information exchanges).
- Based on guidance of ONR leadership, coordinate
the development of international
cooperation engagement strategies, strategy documents, and program plans
intended to encourage stronger international collaboration between the US
Navy and foreign partners.
- Assist with the planning, coordination and
execution of various ONR and ONR Global outreach and communication efforts
which help promote successes in international collaboration to internal
and external audiences.
- Engage with foreign government personnel,
attachés and counselors at foreign embassies, and scientists and engineers
at foreign research organizations to facilitate international S&T
- Build a strong and consistent liaison with ONR
Technical Codes, ONR Global Science Directors and Science Advisors, the
Naval Research Laboratory, the wider Naval Research and Development
Establishment, NIPO, as well as Air Force, Army, Office of the Secretary
of Defense, US Department of State, a range of foreign embassies, and
others in order to build coalitions and/or leverage activities.
- Occasional Travel
- Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funds
How to Apply