The Organization

The Office of Science Policy, Engagement, Education and Communications (OSPEEC) provides comprehensive, integrated, and technology-driven communications leadership and support for all matters relating to outreach-oriented programs and activities directed toward the Institute's vision and mission.

OSPEEC serves as the Institute’s focal point for establishing and implementing information and education programs; develops short- and long-term communication policies and strategies in support of the mission and priorities of the NHLBI; addresses emerging and evolving communications, science planning and policy issues in consultation with internal and external stakeholders; provides a comprehensive and integrated information dissemination and education capability to ensure rapid, accurate, and consistent communications to the constituencies served by NHLBI; sets and provides oversight of policies and processes governing public-facing information channels including, but not limited to, NHLBI’s digital platforms; promotes the evolving NHLBI identity, coordinates NHLBI’s legislative, interagency and science policy activities.

The Role

This position serves as the Branch Chief of the Health Education and Digital Information Dissemination Branch (HEDID), Office of Science Policy, Engagement, Education and Communications (OSPEEC), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).

  • Provides leadership in developing a strategically aligned proactive health education plan and evaluates the effectiveness of NHLBI digital and other dissemination activities.
  • Supervises and provides guidance to technical program staff who translate highly technical, scientific information into language that is appropriate and understandable to varying audiences.
  • Establishes priorities and provides oversight and supervision to the planning, budgeting, development, implementation, and reviews projects and initiatives.
  • Serves as authoritative resource and expert advisor in the development of strategies for planning, developing, and ?implementing health education and digital outreach activities.

About You

If you have experience initiating, developing, and implementing a communications strategy AND you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining.