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of Integrative Activities (OIA) supports the efforts and policy
of the Director and the Deputy Director of the National Science Foundation
to promote unity and alignment in support of the Foundation's mission.
In this capacity, OIA:
works across organizational boundaries to promote understanding of,
and support, for the Foundation's traditional mission as well as new
directions stemming from strategic planning undertaken by the NSF leadership;
works in partnership with Directorates, major offices, and other parties
to develop and promote a performance-based approach to NSF's management
of its investment portfolio;
coordinates, on behalf of the Director, implementation of the NSF
response to the Government Performance and Results Act, the NSF response
to the National Performance Review, and NSF-wide program evaluations;
supports the Office of the Director via policy analysis and implementation
of special projects that span organizational boundaries and Foundation
priorities with policy implications;
provides operational and program policy support for the Senior Management
Integration Group and the GPRA Implementation Council;
provides support for NSF involvement in the National Science and Technology
Council, COSEPUP, GUIRR, etc.; and
analyzes external reports to identify and assess issues of importance