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Procedural
Requirements
NPR 3335.1I
Effective Date: June 20, 2016
Expiration Date: December 20, 2022
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY FOR NASA EMPLOYEES
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Subject: Merit Promotion and Placement

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer


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Chapter 6. Assignments to Agency-Level Functions

6.1 Purpose

6.1.1 This chapter enables organizations with responsibility for Agency-level functions to recruit and select candidates for key positions from highly qualified individuals across the Agency.

6.2 Coverage

6.2.1 This chapter applies to filling technical positions/assignments in organizations with responsibility for Agency-level functions.

6.2.2 Administrative, secretarial, and business support positions/assignments within these organizations are not covered by this chapter.

6.3 Duration of Assignments

6.3.1 Assignment periods are long-term rotational assignments lasting two to five years.

6.3.2 The rotational nature of the assignment will be documented in a memorandum of understanding or other appropriate documentation.

6.3.3 The need for long-term rotational assignments of more than two years will be assessed on an annual basis.

6.4 Temporary Promotions

6.4.1 To attract NASA's best talent to Agency-level positions, temporary promotion opportunities may be offered.

6.4.2 Temporary promotions of GS employees are subject to the requirements in chapter 3 of this directive.

6.5 Eligibility to Apply for Vacancies

6.5.1 Employees on long-term rotational assignments are eligible to apply for any NASA vacancy announcement, regardless of the area of consideration.

6.6 Placement of Returning Employees

6.6.1 If an employee on a long-term rotational assignment chooses to return to their Center, the Center is responsible for placing the returning employee into a position at the same grade level and with the same promotion potential as the position occupied immediately before assignment to the Agency-level function.



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