JOB FILLED - ODSP Deputy Director

Job Description: 

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) is a national leader in protecting and promoting public health. CFSAN is responsible for promoting and protecting the public's health by ensuring that the nation's food supply is safe, sanitary, wholesome, and honestly labeled, and that cosmetic products are safe and properly labeled. To learn more about CFSAN and the work we do, please click on the link:

Office: CFSAN, Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (ODSP). The ODSP serves as the Center lead for policy development and strategic management of the dietary supplement program, which includes guidelines, regulations, safety assessments, and compliance strategy. This work enforces the supplement provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure the safe marketing, quality production, and truthful labeling of dietary supplements. ODSP also consults on chemistry and toxicology research in dietary supplements; reviews, evaluates, and supports enforcement actions based on current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and labeling/claims violations; and reviews dietary supplement adverse event reports.

Position/Series/Grade: Deputy Director, ODSP. RF-0401, 0403, 0405, 0415, 1320.

This is an Excepted Service position under Title 42. Applications will be accepted from all groups of qualified persons, including Public Health Service Commissioned Corps officers. No previous federal experience is required. This appointment does not confer any entitlement to a position in the competitive service and may provide entitlement to Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) appeal rights.

Salary: Starting at $180,000, commensurate with experience

Travel Requirements: 25% of the Time

Open Period: July 8, 2022, to August 8, 2022

Duty Location: College Park, Maryland

Area of Consideration: All qualified candidates

Relocation Expenses: Travel expenses will not be paid.

Application Procedures and Deadline: Qualified candidates should submit a Curriculum Vitae or resume narrative addressing the qualification requirements, cover letter, and transcripts (unofficial copies are sufficient for the application process) electronically to: with the subject line, “ODSP Deputy Director application.” Applications must be received by 11:59 PM (EST) on August 8, 2022.

Starting at $180,000, commensurate with experience
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Friday, July 8, 2022 - 10:15am
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