Division of Senior and Scientific Executive Management (DSSEM)

Division Director: Kha Nguyen

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Delivers lifecycle human resources management to the NIH executive population to include Politically Appointed Leaders, members of the Senior Executive Service, and Senior Leaders and Scientists serving as Institute/Center Directors, Deputy Directors, and Executive Officers and all Senior Leaders within the Office of the Director,
  • Provides executive sourcing, recruitment, classification, and selection services,
  • Advises the NIH Director, Principal Deputy Director, and search committee members on current law and policy,
  • Offers relocation liaison services and executive onboarding, and
  • Manages the executive performance and awards program including pay increases.