Acting Deputy Division Director

Division: Integrative Organismal Systems (BIO/IOS)
Directorate: Biological Sciences (BIO)
Job Type:
Senior Executive/Leadership
This job is open to NSF employees only

Application timeline

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Position Summary

The Directorate for Biological Sciences is offering a detail opportunity to serve as the Acting Deputy Division Director, Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS).  This detail is open to all qualified NSF employees and IPAs currently working at NSF and will not exceed one year in increments of 120 days.  For purposes of pay and benefits, the selectee will continue to encumber the position from which detailed.  The individual selected will be required to file an “Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure Report” (SF-278) in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 at the beginning and completion of the detail assignment.  The expected start date for this detail will be on or about March 19, 2022.

Position Description

The Acting Deputy Division Director will assist the Division Director in overseeing and carrying out the day-to-day operations and management of the division.  The incumbent will work as part of the management team providing strong advocacy for program activities within the context of BIO long range plans and NSF’s strategic plan.  In addition, the incumbent will manage resources to effectively nurture new and emerging science opportunities as well as ongoing efforts. 

Professional and Technical Qualifications: Education strongly preferred at the Ph.D. level or a combination of education and equivalent experience in at least one of the major disciplinary fields managed by the Directorate for Biological Sciences.


Evaluation:  Your application will be evaluated on the extent and quality of your experience relevant to the duties of the position. We encourage you to specifically address the Quality Ranking Factors below:


  • Leading Change
  • Leading People
  • Results Driven
  • Business Acumen
  • Building Coalitions

Interested applicants should submit a resume or CV and are encouraged to include a narrative or bulleted statement addressing their background in terms of the qualification requirements and the quality ranking factors above.  Applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm on the closing date. Applications may be submitted electronically to


Contact Information:  Shanae Mauney (703) 292-8608 or

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