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NPR 3319.1B
Effective Date: December 19, 2014
Expiration Date: December 19, 2021
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY FOR NASA EMPLOYEES
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Subject: Management of Scientific or Professional (ST) and other Senior Level (SL) Positions

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer


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Chapter 1. Overview

1.1. Coverage

1.1.1 ST and SL positions provide a senior-level resource to be used by the Administrator in support of the Agency's mission. The ST and SL resources system and authority to effect personnel actions emanate from the Administrator.

1.2 Objectives

1.2.1 To attract and retain highly competent senior-level personnel and provide for their systematic development.

1.2.2 To hold them accountable for their performance and to reward high performers and remove poor performers.

1.3 Characteristics of an ST Position

1.3.1 A position classified above the General Schedule (GS) 15, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3104, to carry out research and development functions in the physical, biological, medical, or engineering sciences, or a closely related field, that requires the services of specially qualified personnel and is not covered by any other pay system.

1.4 Characteristics of an SL Position

1.4.1 A position classified above GS-15, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 5108, that is not covered by another pay system (e.g., the SES, ST, and GS systems).



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