Manager of the White Sands Test Facility Job in Las Cruces, New Mexico – National Aeronautics and Space Administration



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Manager of the White Sands Test Facility – Las Cruces, New Mexico
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Job ID: 513954
Start Date: 09/27/2021
End Date: 10/13/2021

Qualification Summary
You must have the skill and ability to perform the duties described above as demonstrated by progressively responsible supervisory/leadership experience, normally obtained over several years by serving in positions at the GS-15 level or equivalent. To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you MUST address each Executive Core Qualification (ECQ) and Mandatory Technical Qualification (MTQ) separately. If you fail to do so, your application will be rated ineligible. We recommend you provide two (2) examples of relevant experience for each ECQ. Responses to ALL ECQs must not exceed ten (10) pages; MTQ responses must not exceed one (1) page per MTQ. Please include your full name on all documents submitted. If you are currently serving under a career SES appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the SES, or have successfully completed a SES Candidate Development Program and been certified by Office of Personnel Management (OPM) you MUST address the MTQs, but do not need to address the ECQs. When preparing your responses to the ECQs and MTQs, you are encouraged to follow the Challenge, Context, Action, and Result model outlined in the OPM’s Guide to Senior Executive Service Qualification and NASA’s Guide to Effectively Preparing Executive Core Qualifications. For a sample template on how to format your ECQ narrative visit NASA’s Executive Leadership Opportunities. EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS: ECQ 1 – Leading Change: The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. ECQ 2 – Leading People: The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization’s vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. ECQ 3 – Results Driven: The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. ECQ 4 – Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. ECQ 5 – Building Coalitions: The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: MTQ 1 – Demonstrated experience in leading and providing technical oversight of engineering test evaluation methodologies for spacecraft propulsion systems, spaceflight hardware and components, and related aerospace fluids and fluid systems, including safety requirements, quality engineering requirements, and hardware and test system design and fabrication techniques related to the systems, components, and materials undergoing such tests. MTQ 2 – Demonstrated experience in managing large scale facilities design, construction, operation and maintenance necessary for providing the infrastructure and test capabilities to support hazardous testing of spacecraft systems, components, and materials.

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