Deputy Division Director, Division of Equity for Excellence in STEM

National Science Foundation

National Science Foundation, Alexandria, VA

NSF’s Directorate for STEM Education (EDU) is seeking a candidate for Deputy Division Director (DDD), Division of Equity for Excellence in STEM (EES). The Directorate provides research-based national leadership in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning and education. Within EDU, EES leads NSF’s efforts to enhance the quality and excellence of STEM education and research through broadening participation by historically underrepresented groups (e.g., racial/ethnic minorities, women and persons with disabilities). Information about EDU and EES may be found via the following website:

The successful candidate will possess an established record of achievement and leadership in academe, government, or not-for-profit research and education endeavors to develop a diverse STEM workforce ready to advance the frontiers of science and engineering for society and a STEM-literate public. The candidate should have experience at the national level and/or at the university level in shaping innovations and transformative strategies that foster basic and applied research regarding broadening participation in STEM. In addition to having a strong record of leadership, research and education accomplishments, the candidate must be experienced and competent in technical, financial, and administrative management. Further, the candidate must work well with people, be an effective communicator, and act as a mentor to continuously develop the diversity of talents and skills of colleagues at all levels.

Appointment to this Senior Executive Service (SES) position may be on a career basis, or on a one- to three-year limited-term basis, with a salary range of $185,335 to $206,950. Alternatively, the incumbent may be assigned under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) provisions. The job opportunity announcements with position requirements and application procedures are located at: – SES, SES Limited Term – IPA

Applicants may also obtain the announcement by contacting the Executive Personnel Staff, 703-292-4541. Hearing impaired individuals may call TDD 703-292-8044. Applications must be received by the closing date.

NSF is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a highly qualified staff that reflects the diversity of our nation.

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