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Deputy Administrator Crop Production and Protection with US Department of Agriculture in Beltsville, MD

Type of position Deputy Administrator
Employer US Department of Agriculture
Location Beltsville, MD
Salary $168,311 to $178,957 per year
Closing date of competition 08/24/2018
Date position available 07/24/2018
Description of duties

The USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Office of National Programs (ONP) in Beltsville, MD, is seeking a Deputy Administrator, Crop Production and Protection (CPP).  The candidate will serve as the principal leader in ARS’ ONP for planning and managing ARS’ National Research Programs for Crop Production and Protection.  The Deputy Administrator, CPP, is accountable to the Associate Administrator, National Programs.

 

The Deputy Administrator, CPP, is responsible for and provides overall leadership and direction to the ONP, CPP program area in: national planning and coordination; determination of National Program content; establishment of research priorities; National Program implementation; National Program review and evaluation; international research activities in crop production and protection; and providing staff support to the ARS Administrator.

 

The Office of National Programs provides national scientific and technical leadership for program planning, coordination, review, and evaluation for ARS research programs.  ONP activities ensure the proper interaction, balance, and distribution of research within ARS by providing primary leadership for the National Programs.  The ONP operates as a single staff headed by the Associate Administrator, National Programs, and is subdivided into four major program areas, each led by a Deputy Administrator.  The program areas are Nutrition, Food Safety and Quality; Natural Resources and Sustainable Agricultural Systems; Animal Production and Protection; and Crop Production and Protection.  The Deputy Administrators serve as a part of the ONP leadership team and help to develop the vision for the Agency’s research portfolio.  

 

Candidates must be U.S. Citizens. Application must address specific education and experience requirements. Salary range is $168,311 to $178,957 per year. For a copy of the vacancy go to https://www.usajobs.gov/“>https://www.usajobs.gov and search for job announcement number AG-03-2018-0053. Applications can be submitted on-line or sent via postal mail to the Agency contact post marked prior to the closing date of 08/24/2018. The Agency contact is Britnie Tucker and can be reached on 202-260-8315 or by e-mail britnie.tucker@dm.usda.gov.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Qualifications sought

The USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Office of National Programs (ONP) in Beltsville, MD, is seeking a Deputy Administrator, Crop Production and Protection (CPP).  The candidate will serve as the principal leader in ARS’ ONP for planning and managing ARS’ National Research Programs for Crop Production and Protection.  The Deputy Administrator, CPP, is accountable to the Associate Administrator, National Programs.

Contact for additional information Britnie Tucker and can be reached on 202-260-8315 or by e-mail britnie.tucker@dm.usda.gov
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