Program Analyst

Location: Silver Spring, MD
Date Posted: 05-18-2018
Program Analyst
Place of Performance: Silver Spring, MD
Dept of Commerce Line Office: NOAA NOS IOOS
Salary is based on experience.
Contract Duration: 1-3 years
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree plus six (6) years of relevant experience; graduate education may qualify for experience.
Program Analyst: Perform administrative or program work relating to implementation of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observations System Act of 2009. Supports the IOOS program by:
  • Coordinating the implementation of U.S. IOOS activities in collaboration with federal and non-federal partners
  • Supporting the administration of cooperative agreements
  • Support the IOOS certification process
  • Supporting the staff with stakeholder engagement and regional coordination activities
  • Support the IOOS leadership with budget planning and coordination of data calls
Qualifications: Experience in business process implementation and project management, supporting inter- and intra-agency collaborations and fostering relationships with non-federal partners.
Minimum Experience:
  • Experience with NOAA’s planning processes and organizational structure
  • Ability to be self-directed in setting project timeline and fulfilling tasks based on guidance from IOOS leadership
  • Broad analytical abilities to synthesize information and provide written and verbal analysis that supports the IOOS Director, Deputy, and Division Chiefs in decision-making
  • Familiarity with U.S. IOOS and the ability to communicate the IOOS mission to partners
  • Experience coordinating across programs and within teams
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; excellent collaboration and team building skills; enthusiasm and drive to engage and bring together stakeholders from diverse ocean observing communities
Examples of Duties:
  • Reviewing and commenting on progress reports, statements of work, and environmental compliance documents
  • Supporting IOOS leadership participation in meetings, such as Regional Association Annual Meetings and the U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee Meeting
  • Implementing IOOS certification tasks, e.g. annual audits and application reviews
  • Providing customer service to grant recipients
  • Preparing presentation materials and responding to requests for information from DOC, NOAA, and IOOS partners
Must be willing to submit to background investigation
Please submit your résumé in MS Word format when responding
EEO and drug-free workplace

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status
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