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NPR 3300.1C
Effective Date: November 01, 2015
Expiration Date: December 01, 2023
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Subject: Employment, Appointment Authorities, and Details

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer

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P.1 Purpose

This directive establishes Agency direction for certain employment programs, appointment authorities, and details. It also includes guidelines for the Agency's Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program (FEORP) and is to be used in conjunction with referenced statutory and regulatory requirements. Center Human Resources (HR) personnel should be consulted for further guidance.

P.2 Applicability

a. This directive is applicable to NASA Headquarters and NASA Centers, including Component Facilities and Technical and Service Support Centers.

b. In this directive, all mandatory actions (i.e., requirements) are denoted by statements containing the term "shall." The terms: "may" or "can" denote discretionary privilege or permission, "should" denotes a good practice and is recommended, but not required, "will" denotes expected outcome, and "are/is" denotes descriptive material.

c. Any reference to Center Director(s) or Centers includes the Executive Director of Headquarters Operations and the Executive Director of the NASA Shared Services Center.

d. This directive does not apply to the Office of the Inspector General.

e. In this directive, all citations are assumed to be the latest version unless otherwise noted.

P.3 Authority

a. Employment of Experts and Consultants; Temporary or Intermittent, 5 U.S.C. 3109.

b. Details; within Executive or Military Departments, 5 U.S.C. 3341.

c. Details; to International Organizations, 5 U.S.C. 3343.

d. Antidiscrimination Policy; Minority Recruitment Program, 5 U.S.C. 7201.

e. Term Appointments, 5 U.S.C. 9806.

f. Assignments of Intergovernmental Personnel, 5 U.S.C. 9808.

g. Distinguished Scholar Appointment Authority, 5 U.S.C. 9810.

h. National Aeronautics and Space Act, 51 U.S.C. 20113.

P.4 Applicable Documents and Forms

a. Definitions and Exclusions, 5 U.S.C. ยง 3132(a).

b. Travel and Transportation Expenses of New Appointees and Student Trainees, 5 U.S.C. 5723.

c. Expert and Consultant Appointments, 5 CFR part 304.

d. Temporary and Term Employment, 5 CFR 316, subpart C.

e. Temporary Assignments under the IPA, 5 CFR part 334.

f. FEORP, 5 CFR 720, subpart B.

g. NPD 1371.1, Waivers of the Residence Abroad Requirement for Employees of NASA Contractors and Grantees.

h. NPD 3000.1, Human Capital Management.

i. NPR 1371.1, Requests For Waivers Of The Residence Abroad Requirements For Exchange Visitors Sponsored By NASA Contractors And Grantees.

j. NPR 1900.3, Ethics Program Management.

k. NPR 3792.1, NASA's Plan for a Drug-Free Workplace.

l. NPR 9700.1, Travel.

m. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards.

P.5 Measurement/Verification

a. Office of Chief Human Capital Officer (OCHCO) shall conduct periodic program reviews to ensure program compliance.

b. HR Directors shall conduct periodic internal reviews to ensure program compliance with applicable statutory, regulatory, and Agency policies and guidance.

P.6 Cancellation

NPR 3300.1, Appointment of Personnel To/From NASA, dated May 8, 2009.

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