Applications now open for NASA Goddard CIO

NASA's LADEE ready for launch this September. Photo: NASA flickr NASA’s LADEE ready for launch this September. (Photo: NASA Flickr)

Calling all NASA nerds: The NASA Goddard Flight Center is looking to hire a chief information officer.

NASA Goddard on Thursday posted the job opening to


“If you are interested in leading dynamic organizations responsible for fulfilling or supporting exciting scientific and aeronautic missions, there may be a place for you on the team,” the posting said. “Seize this opportunity to use your current skills, build new ones and make significant contributions to our nation’s future.”

The new CIO would replace Adrian Gardner, who announced his departure from NASA Goddard in September. Gardner will be replacing Jeanne Etzel as CIO at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and is leaving after more than three years at Goddard.

In addition to having proven technical expertise, applicants must have executive core qualifications for the position including “leading change, leading people, results driven, business acumen and the ability to build coalitions.”

The application period for the position closes at the end of November.

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