This position is in the Senior Executive Service, a small elite group of top government leaders. SES members possess a diverse portfolio of experiences including strong skills to lead across organizations. As an executive, you will influence the direction of innovation and transformation of the federal government and lead the next generation of public servants.
You will serve as the Superintendent, Materials Science and Technology Division in the Materials Science and Component Technology Directorate of the Naval Research Laboratory.
You will be responsible for the conception, planning and formulation of the Division program in support of the military defense of the United States, particularly, the Naval Services. The mission of the Division is to conduct a broad program of basic research, applied research, development and innovation leading to advanced technologies and capabilities for the Navy, Marine Corps, DoD and other government agencies.
You will conceive, plan and formulate research efforts for new and advanced concepts and technology in materials science and technology in support of the military defense of the United States.
You will serve as a scientific and engineering consultant to the Department of the Navy, other departments of the Government, allied foreign governments and various other interested groups in matters which are under your purview.
You will be a recognized authority in materials science and technology, serve on various policy and planning boards, and you will contribute to the overall improvement of the integrated research process.
You will plan, guide and encourage the Division research efforts, including oversight of personnel, facilities, finances, safety, security, priorities, assignments, morale, discipline, etc.
You will oversee all budgetary matters for the Division using the working capital fund model.
You must apply through the USAJOBS website at the link provided below and you must submit all required documents at the time of application, including transcripts (unofficial are acceptable to submit with the application) and narrative responses to the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs).
Additional Salary Information: Actual salary may vary depending on the scope and the complexity of the qualifications and current compensation of the selectee.
About Naval Research Laboratory
The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory provides the advanced scientific capabilities required to bolster our country’s position of global naval leadership. Here, in an environment where the nation’s best scientists and engineers are inspired to pursue their passion, everyone is focused on research that yields immediate and long-range applications in the defense of the United States.
NRL is a campus-like complex of diverse scientific facilities, with a staff of more than 2,500 researchers, engineers, technicians and support personnel. Overall Laboratory management is under the direction of a Navy officer and civilian research director. The internal organization is organized into five directorates, four of which conduct scientific research, and the Naval Center for Space Technology.