Director - National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Posted: Monday, December 23, 2019

The CDC is recruiting for a director for the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, RF-601/602-00. This position will be filled via the Title 42 hiring authority. The director will:

  • Serve as senior advisor for birth defects and developmental disabilities, planning and coordination methods, and application projects,
  • Determine the overall policies and approaches to be followed to achieve the mission,
  • Direct and manage the operations of the center with primary responsibility for providing leadership and guidance to staff,
  • Promote and support opportunities for collaborating between public health organizations, as well as integration with other CDC organizational units, DHHS offices and other Federal agencies as appropriate,
  • Participate in developing program, policy and objectives, short and long-term goals, program strategies, and operating policies, and
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of program operations in relation to objectives and to legislature, as well as budgetary and program planning.


Interested candidates should apply by January 21, 2020 at:

RF-602 (MDs):

RF-601 (PhD and equivalent):