The Executive Office (EO) is the focal point for leadership and oversight of the Institute’s administrative infrastructure and functions, including administrative management, information technology, ethics, financial management, management and policy analysis, workforce development and planning, and technology advancement. The office develops and implements Institute policies and procedures for all administrative activities and serves as a strategic partner and advisor to the Institute’s Director and senior leadership.
The Executive Office strives to build bridges and partner with the scientists, and to be a high-functioning, problem solving team in order to help facilitate and support the mission of the NIDDK. The office is headed by the Institute’s Associate Director for Management/Executive Officer, Ms. Camille Hoover and the Deputy Executive Officer, Jeffrey Weiner. The EO is comprised of the following offices:
Administrative Management Branches
Extramural Administrative Management Branch (EAMB)
The Extramural Administrative Management Branch (EAMB) coordinates general administrative and management policies and procedures that impact the Institute’s Division of Extramural Activities (DEA) and Office of the Director (OD). The administrative staff provides overall administrative support services in the areas of travel, procurement, personnel, budget, timekeeping, property, space, I.D. badges, parking and general administration to its assigned areas efficiently and effectively contributing to the mission of the NIDDK.
Intramural Administrative Management Branch (IAMB)
The Intramural Administrative Management Branch (IAMB) coordinates general administrative and management policies and procedures that impact the Institute’s Division of Intramural Research (DIR) and Office of the Director (OD). Administrative staff provides overall administrative support services in the areas of travel, procurement, personnel, budget, timekeeping, property, space, I.D. badges, parking and general administration to its assigned areas and individual laboratories efficiently and effectively contributing to the mission of the NIDDK.
Computer Technology Branch (CTB)
The Computer Technology Branch (CTB) provides information technology (IT) leadership and solutions and handles a wide range of IT support activities such as help desk, network connectivity, database management, web development, user training, and network security. Through the use of a myriad of technological advances, CTB serves to insure that computing at NIDDK is efficient, secure, and is a useful tool towards the accomplishment of the Institute’s Mission.
The Ethics Office provides services to assist NIDDK staff in preventing actual conflicts of interest and even the appearance of conflicts of interest. This office provides advice and counseling on a variety of standards and conduct rules meant to protect the integrity of the Federal Government; provides education and training, and ensures that staff maintain compliance with ethics statutes and regulations. The Ethics Office manages a comprehensive program that includes conflicts identification and resolution; administering public and confidential financial disclosure reporting systems; activities with outside organizations, gifts, political activities, sponsored travel, impartiality, seeking other employment, and other program issues. For more information, please see: http://ethics.od.nih.gov/
Office of Financial Management and Analysis (OFMA)
The Office of Financial Management and Analysis (OFMA) plans, presents, justifies, and executes all of the financial management activities at the NIDDK. These activities include Grants, Research and Development (R&D) Contracts, Research Management and Support (RMS), Gift Funds, Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA), and royalties. OFMA optimizes the use of funds according to the Institute’s priorities within existing DHHS and NIH restrictions and advises the Office of the Director and other senior staff on all aspects of the management of Institute financial resources. OFMA establishes a system of effective controls for funds used through the various Institute programs and maintains data systems to provide required government reporting on accounting practices.
Office of Management and Policy Analysis (OMPA)
The Office of Management and Policy Analysis (OMPA) is responsible for NIDDK-wide implementation of trans-NIH standards and oversight in the areas of Risk Management, Emergency Management, and Records Management. OMPA also provides its customers with effective business data, information, and solutions on various other management/administrative initiatives (i.e., wireless communications, competitive sourcing, policy development, process mapping, etc.) that help NIDDK achieve its biomedical research mission. OMPA advises the Institute’s senior leadership on implementation and management of Federal, Departmental and NIH administrative management requirements by conducting broad-based management assessment of program areas and recommending solutions. OMPA performs multi-faceted organizational and functional analysis to enhance business performance at the NIDDK.
Office of Workforce Development & Planning (OWDP)
The Office of Workforce Development and Planning (OWDP) provides human resources and advisory services to NIDDK managers, supervisors, and employees in the areas of recruitment and retention of staff, training, employee relations, performance management, awards, equal opportunity and diversity management, quality of work life, telework and onboarding. OWDP strives to ensure that NIDDK has the depth and breadth of talented and skilled employees in support of the Institute’s mission.
Technology Advancement Office (TAO)
The Technology Advancement Office works to accelerate and facilitate the translation of technological innovations into new diagnostics, devices, and therapeutics for the benefit of public health in support of the mission of the NIDDK. The TAO provides support in review, drafting, and negotiation of all types of technology-related agreements including commercialization licenses, legislative affairs, clinical trial administration, industry research and development (R&D), intellectual property law advisement, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent examination and prosecution, and private sector business development.