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    Victoria Hunter

    The Division of Laboratory Policy & Practice in the Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Division Director.

    Using advanced laboratory science and innovative techniques, laboratory scientists at CDC have helped advance public health. By preventing disease from exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment; responding to terrorism and public health emergencies; and improving laboratory methods to diagnose and prevent disease, the laboratory science has been at the vanguard of improving the health of people across the nation and around the world. Our researchers collaborate with U.S. government agencies, state and local health departments, academic institutions, community organizations, philanthropic foundations, and international organizations. The Division Director is responsible for planning, managing, and evaluating the programs of the Division. As a senior member of the management team, participates in developing program policy and objectives, short and long-term goals, program strategies, and operating policies. Advises the LSPPPO Director, CDC Director, Directors of the various Centers, Institute and Offices (CIOs), and other governmental and non-governmental agencies and departments about policy, research, and programmatic directions of the agency as they relate to national public health training programs. Provides leadership and overall direction for the Division. Utilizes subordinate supervisors and team leaders to direct, coordinate, or oversee work. Exercising significant responsibilities in dealing with officials of other units or organizations, or in advising management officials of higher rank. Assures reasonable equity (among units, groups, teams, projects, etc.) of performance standards and rating techniques developed by subordinates or assuring comparable equity in the assessment by subordinates of the adequacy of contractor capabilities or of contractor completed work. Directs a program or major program segment with significant resources (e.g., one at a multimillion dollar level of annual resources). Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinate supervisors, team leaders, or similar personnel, or by contractors. Evaluates subordinate supervisors or leaders and serves as the reviewing official on evaluations of nonsupervisory employees rated by subordinate supervisors. Makes or approves selections for subordinate nonsupervisory positions. Plans, coordinates, manages, and evaluates all Division activities. Promotes and develops new training-related initiatives. Determines allocation of human and financial resources for the Division and assures compliance with related legal requirements. The incumbent supervises and has line authority over the Deputy Director, team leaders and branch chiefs, and other professional and support staff.

    To apply, visit and search for announcement number(s) HHS-CDC-D1-2010-0378 or HHS-CDC-T1-2010-0637. Apply before midnight EST on 8/31/2010.

    Learn more about CDC at Questions may be directed to [email protected].

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