National Institute of Standards and Technology - Department of Commerce
Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 (ZA-IV at NIST) level. Specialized experience is defined as: Leading communications strategies for major initiatives or programs, particularly in a high-technology or R&D setting Independently planning and executing stakeholder engagement activities, including high-level meetings and briefings in a research and development context. Developing and implementing engagement policies within complex science organizations, encompassing areas such as public communications, international relations, and inter-agency collaborations. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done. We will credit all qualifying volunteer experience in your application. The qualification requirements in this vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook. If requesting reconsideration of your qualification determination, please refer to the following site: Applicant Reconsideration
This notice is issued under direct-hire authority in response to the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) Act of 2022 for which NIST has a critical hiring need. This announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the date the first 50 applications are received or 11/27/2023, whichever comes first.