Regulatory Health Program Coordinator
Regulatory Health Program Coordinator GS-0601-07/09
Job Vacancy link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/572304100
Open/Close Date: 06/30/2020 – 07/07/2020
Salary: $48,670 to $77,396 per year
Only applications submitted via USAJOBS at the link below along with appropriate supporting documentation, including transcripts, will be considered:
Be Part of the FDA Team Combating the Youth Vaping Epidemic!
The Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for implementing the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. This law gives FDA authority over tobacco products by adding a new chapter to the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The Tobacco Control Act gives FDA the authority to regulate tobacco products and manufacturers based on the best available science and CTP is responsible for both assessing and fostering that science-base. CTP's actions have significant public health and consumer protection impact, and are among the most important issues faced by the Agency in its long and distinguished history
This Direct-Hire position is in the Food and Drug Administration, Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), Office of Compliance and Enforcement (OCE) located in Silver Spring, MD.
The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) regulates the manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of tobacco products. Our goal is to reduce the harm from all regulated tobacco products across the entire population, including: reducing the number of people who start to use tobacco products, encouraging more people to stop using these products, and reducing the adverse health impact for those who continue to use these products. CTP's actions have significant public health and consumer protection impact and are among the most important issues faced by the Agency in its long and distinguished history.
- Assist higher graded Regulatory Health Program Coordinators and technical staff in non-routine and progressively responsible health-science related program and project duties.
- Ensure the scientific and regulatory programs and projects accomplish their goals and have proper planning, monitoring, and controlling to ensure efficient and successful initiation, execution, and closing.
- Support Senior Scientists and Regulatory Reviewers by gathering and analyzing requested information for a variety of health and science related program and projects.
- Serves as a member of the review team, reviews, evaluates routine scientific submissions and applications for tobacco products.
- Serves as a point of contact for review team, office management, and applicants both orally and in writing on routine administrative, regulatory, and scientific policies for assigned projects or tobacco products applications
- Prepares draft letters to applications regarding administrative and regulatory issues based on input from the review staff.
In order be eligible for the position of Regulatory Health Program Coordinator, (GS-0601-7/9), you must meet the following requirements...
Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree: 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.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS:
You must possess one year (52-weeks) of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade levelin the Federal service.
Applicants must have at least one year of experience, equivalent to at least the GS-05 level in the Federal service which includes applying and providing basic scientific principles, technical assistance in carrying out assignments and/or projects.
B. Have one year of graduate level education in a field that is directly related to Health Sciences or Allied Science appropriate to the work of this position from an accredited college and/or university.
C. Have a bachelor's degree as described in the Basic Qualification Requirements above and meet Superior Academic Achievement provision (S.A.A.) criteria. S.A.A. is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average, or (3) honor society membership. Class standing -- Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, based on completed courses. Grade-point average (G.P.A.) -- Applicants must have a grade-point average of: 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B" or better) as recorded on their official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum. Grade-point averages are to be rounded to one decimal place. For example, 2.95 will round to 3.0 and 2.94 will round to 2.9. Election to membership in a national scholastic honor society -- Applicants can be considered eligible based on membership in one of the national scholastic honor societies listed below. These honor societies are listed by the Association of College Honor Societies;
D. Have a combination of experience as described in "A" above and education as described in "B" above. When combining education with experience, first determine the applicant's total qualifying education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; then determine the applicant's experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; finally, add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.
A. Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal service which includes applying basic scientific principles to carry out assignments; and providing technical guidance to resolve program problems, questions, and unusual situations in the area of health science.
B. Have a Master's or equivalent graduate degree; or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field that is directly related to Health Sciences or Allied Science appropriate to the work of this position from an accredited college and/or university.
C. Have a combination of experience as described in "A" above and education as described in "B" above. When combining education with experience, first determine the applicant's total qualifying education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; then determine the applicant's experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; finally, add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.
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