Director of the Ocean, Atmosphere and Space Research Division

Arlington, Virginia
Salary will commensurate with experience for an SES level position.
July 16 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is seeking an outstanding individual to serve as Director of the Ocean, Atmosphere and Space Research Division in the Ocean Battlespace Sensing Science and Technology (S&T) Department. The Director is a Civil Service position in the Senior Executive Service (SES). The Director is responsible for identifying critical program goals and objectives in the fields of oceanography, acoustics, remote sensing, coastal sciences, marine meteorology, among others, and developing an S&T program to address these objectives. The Director sets budget priorities, manages and directs execution of vertically-integrated research programs, and transitions the resulting technologies to the Navy and Marine Corps.  The Division Director serves as the senior focal point within ONR for all science and technology issues relating to ocean sciences, and also serves as expert consultant and advisor in areas of ocean S&T to the Chief of Naval Research and other personnel in the Department of the Navy, the Department of Defense, other government agencies, and industry and academia.

For information regarding this vacancy and specific instructions on how to apply, go to, log in and enter the following announcement number: DE-10249907-18-JS 

Please carefully read the announcement and follow instructions when applying.  The announcement closes on August 15, 2018.  Please contact Jennifer Schiller at for more information.

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