The Institute is seeking an exceptional candidate to serve as Director of the new Office of Communications. The Director of the Office of Communications will provide executive leadership to a dynamic and complex communications program for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). The individual selected for this leadership position is a person with vision who works in partnership with the scientists and leadership of NHLBI to provide comprehensive, integrated and technology supported communications. The NHLBI’s communications program is highly visible nationally and internationally and has an extensive impact on a broad range of constituencies in the public and private sector, serving as both a resource and model by the many components of the public and private sectors that influence the funding, conduct, and utilization of the Institute’s research. The Director of the Office of Communications will provide authoritative analysis and advice to the NHLBI Director and other senior staff on the formulation of communication strategies and on sensitive and complicated communications issues that will be conveyed nationally and abroad and may be of concern to the National Institutes of Health Director, Office of the Secretary, the Legislative Branch, or the Executive Office of the President. Salary is commensurate with experience and a full package of Civil Service benefits is available including retirement, health and life insurance, leave and savings plan (401K equivalent). This vacancy is open to all U.S. citizens.
Please apply online at USAJOBS.
Look for Jobs Announcement No. NHLBI -08-228537-DE or NHLBI -08-228537-MP. Your application package must be received by February 1, 2008.