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3 Apr 2024

Full-Time Associate Director for Core Science Systems

bseeexecres@bsee.gov – Posted by bseeexecres@bsee.gov Reston, Virginia, United States

Job Description

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) within the Department of the Interior is currently seeking qualified candidates for the Senior Executive Service (SES) position of Associate Director for Core Science Systems located in Reston, VA. The incumbent would be responsible for the following:

  1. Oversees the broad program of natural science investigations and research to provide scientific information, maps, data and tools as part of the Nation’s Spatial Data Infrastructure for emergency responders, resource managers, policy makers, and the public, in promoting conservation, recreation and the safety, security and economic well-being of the Nation.
  2. Provides executive direction and oversight to establish priorities and ensure effective and efficient program planning, management, and execution of the National Geospatial, Science Synthesis Analysis and Research, National Cooperative Geologic Mapping, National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation, and National Land Imaging programs as well as the Executive Secretariat for the interagency Federal Geographic Data Committee.
  3. Directs the planning and development of long-term national and international programs to accomplish the Bureau’s mission providing for the capture, maintenance and delivery of world-wide satellite data, and the characterization of the Earth’s surface and subsurface through topographic and geologic mapping.
  4. Strategizes the development and advancement of long-term national and international programs for the Core Science Systems Mission Area that are executed by approximately 1,500 personnel, 10 regionally managed science centers, and dozens of external partners, including state geological surveys, private industry geospatial firms, international partners, universities, and other Federal agencies.
  5. Serves as member of the Executive Leadership Team and shares in the planning, direction, and management of the integrated science programs of the USGS including oversight and evaluation of broad natural science programs to ensure the human and fiscal resources, interdisciplinary direction, and bureau-wide coordination.
  6. Provides executive-level representation for the USGS with Federal, State, and local governments, the scientific community in the private sector and academic institutions, and to customers and constituent groups.
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How to Apply

If you are interested in the position and wish to apply, please visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/784494700

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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