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Staff Training—NIAID, HSA, and COR SOP

This SOP has internal roles only.

Lock icon: This link will not work for public visitors.Some links will work for NIAID staff only.

This standard operating procedure (SOP) includes the following sections: Purpose, Procedure, Contacts, and Links.

Purpose

To familiarize NIAID extramural professional staff with their roles and responsibilities, NIAID, NIH, the federal government, and various aspects of their jobs.

Procedure

Program officers and scientific review officers (SROs) must take NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) training for health scientist administrators (HSAs), also known as extramural scientist administrators (ESAs). See Lock icon: This link will not work for public visitors.Program Officers or Other Extramural Staff for overviews and requirements.

Contracting officer's representatives (CORs) must take specialized training, as described in Contracting Officer's Representatives and below.

NIAID Extramural Staff Training

NIAID offers Institute-specific classroom training for program officers, CORs, and any extramural staff who wish to attend.

Most classes offer ESA credit or continuous learning points (CLPs), as described in class announcements.

Watch your email for announcements and check Lock icon: This link will not work for public visitors.Classroom Training for upcoming classes and training opportunities.

Find presentations and handouts from previous OKER classes in the Lock icon: This link will not work for public visitors.Classroom Training Materials Archive.

NIH Health Scientist Administrator (HSA) Training

NIH offers core and ongoing training for staff performing HSA responsibilities, including: doctoral-level staff in program and review, grants management and contracts staff at the GS-13 level and above, and management staff working closely with extramural programs.

Mandatory Training for Contracting Officer's Representatives

Contacts

Lock icon: This link will not work for public visitors.Staff Only Contact

Send questions or comments on web-based courses or the NIAID Lock icon: This link will not work for public visitors.Program Officer and Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) Training site to Lock icon: This link will not work for public visitors.Staff Only Contact.

Class registration questions, Lock icon: This link will not work for public visitors.NIAID LMS User Support

If you have knowledge to share or want more information on this topic, email deaweb@niaid.nih.gov with the title of this page or its URL and your question or comment. Thanks for helping us clarify and expand our knowledge base.

Links

Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) SOP

Federal Acquisition Certification for Contracting Officer’s Representatives (FAC-COR) Handbook

Lock icon: This link will not work for public visitors.NIH Program Officials Training

Lock icon: This link will not work for public visitors.NIH Scientific Review Officer Training

Lock icon: This link will not work for public visitors.Staff Training

Last Updated February 10, 2016

Last Reviewed October 24, 2014