Serves as Deputy Division Director of the Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) and as a member of the leadership team of the Directorate for Education and Human Resources. The Division contributes to NSF’s mission by supporting programs that provide a comprehensive approach to strengthening science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) undergraduate education at two- and four-year colleges and universities; by attracting students to and retaining them in STEM fields; and enhancing their education and workforce preparation by improving curricula, instruction, laboratories, assessment, and the diversity of students.
The Deputy Division Director partners with the Division Director in providing leadership and direction to the Division. Assists the Division Director in carrying out Division-wide responsibilities such as strategic planning and management, performance appraisals, budget preparation for submission to congress, staff recruitment and supervision, and oversees the competitive review of proposals for awards and declinations. Represents NSF to relevant external groups and fosters partnerships with other Divisions, Directorates, Federal agencies, scientific organizations and the academic community at large. The Deputy Division Director assumes the Division Director role in the absence of the Division Director.