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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Deputy, U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator in Washington, District Of Columbia

Summary As a global leader in public health & health promotion, CDC is the agency Americans trust with their lives. In addition to our everyday work, each CDC employee has a role in supporting public health emergency management, whether through temporary assignments to emergency responses or sustaining other CDC programs and activities while colleagues respond. Join our team to use your talent, training, & passion to help CDC continue as the world's premier public health organization. Visit www.cdc.gov Responsibilities The incumbent will: Work in coordination with the U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator on strategy development, objective setting, and identifying and addressing emergent priorities in close collaboration with the USAID and CDC Agency Leads and Deputies. Conduct annual review and provide approval of country malaria operational plans to ensure programs are technically sound and provides technical and programmatic guidance for country malaria operational plans as a key leader in the PMI senior management team. Monitor the performance of PMI activities and use reports to assess measurable outcomes and evaluate overall impact of PMI, including the performance of country specific programs for the effective delivery of malaria interventions and associated trends in malaria morbidity and mortality. Meet with senior government officials in PMI partner countries and at international venues when requested by the U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator to obtain first-hand knowledge of their concerns and needs to inform PMI priorities, and to reinforce efforts to accomplish PMI objectives. Provide advice on problems that require in-depth knowledge and experience in the scientific, epidemiological, and public health aspects of malaria. Requirements Conditions of Employment Background and/or Security Investigation required. In accordance with Executive Order 12564 of September 15, 1986, The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is A Drug-Free Federal Workplace. This position may require a Drug Test and be subject to Random Drug Testing. The position may require the submission of a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and be subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug testing upon hiring. If required to submit to urinalysis, the appointment to the position will be contingent upon a negative test result. Qualifications Current federal employees must be at or equivalent to the GS-14 or higher grade level to be considered for this position. Basic Qualifications for RF-0601: Applicants must possess a degree with a major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position. This degree must be from an educational program from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (external link) at the time the degree was obtained. In addition to the basic qualifications requirement, a Ph.D. in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position is required. Candidates must show clear evidence of specialized experience. Specialized experience is that which is directly related to the position and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position, such as senior public health leadership as it relates to epidemiologic research, public health surveillance, and laboratory science, including program design, execution, and evaluation. Typically, experience of this nature is gained at or above the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or nongovernmental organizations. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education This position has a positive education requirement. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit transcripts or a list of applicable courses with their application package. This also applies to status applicants who are applying to a position in a different occupational series than they are currently or were previously appointed. Applicants who do not submit their transcripts (or list of applicable course work) will be evaluated based on the information provided in their application package (and/or resume) along with their responses to a self-certification question asking if they meet the basic qualifications listed in the vacancy announcement. Those deemed tentatively qualified will be referred for consideration. If selected, applicants will be required to provide an official transcript prior to the final job offer. If the official transcript does not support the educational requirements of the position, the applicant will be considered ineligible for the position. Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that: the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program, or that full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications. Additional Information Positions may be available in multiple locations across the United States, or eligible for telework and remote work opportunities, based on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Workplace Flexibilities Policy. The executive level compensation package is commensurate with qualifications and experience and may result in a higher salary than reflected above. This position is located in the National Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases, within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in Washington, DC. This position is also being announced under vacancy announcement number HHS-CDC-RF-24-12470360. Applicants must apply to both vacancy announcements to receive consideration for both occupational series. Please carefully read the qualifications requirements in both vacancy announcements. STANDARDS OF CONDUCT/FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE CDC Financial Disclosure: HHS fosters a work environment committed to government ethics. Through its ethics program, HHS seeks to prevent conflicts of interest on the part of executive branch employees. A conflict-free HHS allows its public servants to make impartial decisions based on the interests of the public when carrying out governmental responsibilities, to serve as good stewards of public resources, and to loyally adhere to the Constitution and laws of the United States. As an executive branch employee, you will be subject to the Standards of Ethical Conduct and the criminal conflict of interest statutes. An introduction to federal ethics will be available during orientation. You must complete the remainder of your initial ethics training during your first three months at HHS. Further details on this will be provided during orientation. You might be required to a file a public or confidential financial disclosure report within 30 days of your appointment. You will receive formal notification if a disclosure report is required. This can require information such as recent sources of income, financial interests you hold, and outside activities you participate in, as well as similar information from a spouse or any dependent children. If you have questions, please contact the Deputy Ethics Counselor or Ethics Coordinator for your office, which you can find here: https://www.hhs.gov/about/agencies/ogc/contact-ogc/agency-deputy-ethics-counselors-and-ethics-coordinators/index.html

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