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Procedural
Requirements
NPR 3319.1B
Effective Date: December 19, 2014
Expiration Date: September 19, 2020
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 2. Responsibilities

2.1 Administrator

2.1.1 The Administrator, or designee, shall be responsible for the overall management of the ST and SL resources at NASA. Authorities include but are not limited to the following:

a. New appointments.

b. Presidential Rank Award (PRA) nominations and Incentive Awards.

c. Performance awards (bonuses).

d. Establishment, modification, or abolishment of ST and SL positions.

e. Allocation of ceilings for ST and SL positions.

f. Set and adjust pay.

g. Administrative decreases in pay.

h. Establish management controls to ensure all actions conform to applicable laws, regulations, and Agency policies and procedures.

i. Adverse actions.

j. Reassignments.

k. Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives.

l. Details, Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) assignments, or developmental assignments exceeding 120 days.

m. Recommendations to OPM for waivers of reduction in pay for civil service annuitants.

n. Critical Position Pay.

2.2 Executive Resources Board

2.2.1 According to 5 U.S.C. 3393, the ERB is required to conduct the merit staffing process for SES. The NASA ERB also functions as an advisory board to the Administrator for the planning, utilization, and executive development of all executive resources to include STs and SLs. The Administrator, or designee, shall appoint members and the chairperson.

2.3 Performance Review Board

2.3.1 According to 5 U.S.C. 4314(c), the PRB is required to make recommendations to the Administrator on the performance of NASA executives. The PRB also performs this function for ST and SL employees. The Administrator, or designee, shall appoint members and the chairperson.

2.4 Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (OCHCO)

2.4.1 The OCHCO shall assist the Administrator in the overall management of ST and SL resources, including:

a. Chairing the ERB.

b. Serving on the PRB.

c. Directing activities that provide policy advice and management support to the Administrator.

d. Overseeing and coordinating ST and SL processes dealing with recruitment, appointment, position allocation and management, and compensation.

2.5 Director, Workforce Culture Division, OCHCO

2.5.1 The Director, Workforce Culture Division, OCHCO, shall serve as the Executive Secretary and provide direct staff support to the ERB and PRB.



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