Senior Management Advisor

ANY CITY/TBD, DC
08/03/2022
ANY CITY/TBD, DC
82.00 
82.00 
Senior Management Advisor
ID:ARS-ONP-008Location:ANY CITY/TBDProgram:ARS
Wage/Hr:$82.00Hours/Week:24Minimum Age:55

NEW Solutions is proud to connect professionals, age 55+, with part-time and full-time opportunities throughout the country by providing skilled and experienced workers to government agencies. NOTE: This position has the option to work remote.

Qualifications:

Minimum of 20 year(s) of experience in in biological or microbiological sciences, environmental and biological consulting, and/or transfer of scientific discoveries to the public. OR PhD Degree in Microbiology, soil science, soil biology or related

  • Having served as National Program Leader for natural resources in programs such as NP 212: Soil and
  • Air and NP 216: Sustainable Agricultural Systems.
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point
Duties:

Responsible for providing advice and guidance for assigned Office of Scientific Quality Review NP212 and NP216 Project Plans of projects that involve soil biology and soil processes research, environmental and climate change adaptation and mitigation. Provide advice and guidance on the future redirection, termination and creation of Project Plans with input from associated Office of National Programs, National Program Leaders, and Area and Center Director?s Offices. The enrollee shall not sign federal documents, authorize the use of federal funds, nor initiate or conduct federally funded research projects. The enrollee shall not author articles for publication as a federal employee, nor coordinate scientific research between the Government and private industry. The enrollee shall not present themselves as a Government employee or Government representative at meetings both foreign and domestic or when coordinating federal agencies? areas of research. The enrollee shall not make decisions on federally-based research on behalf of Government policy makers, and the enrollee shall not supervise any Government employees. NEW Solutions is proud to connect professionals, age 55+, with part-time and full-time opportunities throughout the country by providing skilled and experienced workers to government agencies. NOTE: This position has the option to work remote.

  • Advise and provide guidance on program planning and priority setting of NP 212 (Soil and Air) and NP 216 (Sustainably Agricultural Systems) projects as well as in conferences with stakeholders. Advise and provide guidance antimicrobial resistance, environmental fate and transport in agricultural systems, soil carbon storage and other environmental concerns related to soils, soil health and agricultural production systems.   25%
  • Advise and provide guidance on NP 212 or other Program Review and Evaluation. As requested, participate in project reviews and conference via Zoom with the scientists on their existing and future project plans. As needed, negotiate on these plans with Area Directors and/or Center Directors. Advise and provide guidance on the research review of the US Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative. Advise and provide guidance on NP 301 and NP 303 Technology Transfer.    25%
  • Advise and provide guidance on Program Coordination and Communication within the USDA and among other federal agencies.   20%
  • Advise, provide guidance and engage in teamwork with Office of National Programs, National Program Leaders on research planning, coordination and collaboration. As requested, serve on research scientist candidate reviews, and collaborate with NGOs, also with the USDA office of the Secretary.   20%
  • Advise and provide guidance to top administrative personnel in the various USDA and other agencies on important research questions concerning soils, soil biology, climate, greenhouse gas, and soil/environmental interactions.   10%

Other:
  • Training provided as needed.
  • Remote work arrangements are available for this position.

NEW Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NEW Solutions' policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.