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Workforce Development SME

  • Category: Human Resources
  • Location: Reston, Virginia
  • Work Arrangement: Remote
  • Type: Part-time

Government Contractor seeking virtual Workforce Development SME.

Hours/Schedule:  20-30 hours/week up to full-time if candidate prefers 40 hours/week


Job Type: Contract to Hire


Location Requirements: All work is remote but candidate must reside in the DC Metro area.

Rate: $70/hour

Job Description: Workforce Planner will support National Institute of Standards and Technology. NIST's role under the CHIPS Act is as financial stewards of the CHIPS Incentives Program and as scientific leaders for the CHIPS R&D Program. In executing these programs, the CHIPS program is required to meet aggressive deadlines to issue funding announcements, set application deadlines, and issue decisions on awards, with varying timelines associated with various programs. NIST requires an integrated approach for program administration across the grants and projects lifecycle, including consistent processes, program management and on-going support.


  • Reviewing pre-applications and applications for completeness, quality, and credibility using a merit review guidebook provided by CBO
  • Providing subject matter expertise on workforce development
  • Helping to determine credibility of workforce partnerships indicated by applicants.
  • Evaluating incentive requests based on sources and uses of funds submitted in applications.
  • Providing written feedback that will be compiled with feedback from other reviewers.
  • Providing input on workforce development milestones tied to budget requests.
  • Providing input on workforce development terms for awards



  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • A minimum of ten (10) years experience in the workforce development field
  • Experience with grants, funding, and application process required
  • Experience with Federal and/or state government a plus



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