About NIA

Offices & Divisions

Workforce and Strategic Planning Branch (WSPB)

Chief: Jessica Schwartz

WSPB serves as the primary liaison for NIA with the NIH Office of Management Assessment as well as the NIH Office of Human Resources. WSPB provides management advisory services, develops management and administrative policies and procedures, and coordinates their implementation and evaluation throughout the Institute.  We serve as a staff resource for NIA key officials, providing program management and oversight of the following administrative programs: 

  • Privacy Act
  • Emergency Management
  • Records Management
  • Risk Management
  • Outsourcing of Federal Positions
  • Delegations of Authority  

WSPB also provides program management and oversight of the following human resources programs: 

  • Performance Management
  • Awards and Recognition
  • Compensation
  • Telework
  • Training and Staff Development
  • Leadership Development
  • Recruitment and Retention Strategies
  • Diversity and Inclusion Strategies
  • Employee Orientation
  • Employee Exit Surveys
  • Employee Quality of Work Life
  • and Employee Morale and Views