Chief Information Officer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
May 17, 2022
Closes
May 21, 2022
Function
Executive, Chief
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) is seeking a Chief Information Officer (CIO). This is a Senior Executive Service (SES) position and serves as the principal executive and advisor on Information Technology (IT) with responsibility for managing, directing, and supervising the following EOUSA staffs in the Office of the Chief Information Officer: Enterprise End-User Technology, Enterprise Voice Services, Cybersecurity Services, Litigation Technology Service Center, Enterprise Application Development, Network Operations and Services, and Records and Information Management.

- Plans work to be accomplished by subordinate Assistant Directors, sets broad goals and milestones, and approves short- and long-range schedules for completion of work.

- Plans multi-year EOUSA and consolidated USAO IT resource requirements, determines the best approach or solution for resolving budget shortages; and plans for long-range staffing needs.

- Develops EOUSA IT goals, programs, and priorities by analyzing available and emerging technology and resource requirements and develops approaches that will best support the IT goals of EOUSA, the Director, and the collective USAOs.

- Effects changes in organizational structure of subordinate EOUSA units, and, with the concurrence of the Director, EOUSA, makes changes in the overall EOUSA and USAO IT organizational structures.

- Analyzes and effects the optimum mix of reduced operating costs while assuring overall IT program effectiveness, including introducing new systems, procedures, hardware, and software, and substantially changed operating methodologies.

- Provides leadership in developing, implementing, evaluating, and improving IT management and architecture to promote overall EOUSA/USAO effectiveness and efficiency.

- Works with Assistant Directors and United States Attorneys in establishing proposed annual IT initiatives and budgets based on the goals and initiatives of the Director and Deputy Directors, EOUSA.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States Citizen or National.
  • Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required.
  • You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
  • One year probationary period required for initial SES appointment.


Qualifications

To meet the minimum qualifications, applicants must possess the following technical and executive core qualifications. These qualifications would typically be gained through progressively responsible management or executive level assignments such as director of a regional office or national program manager. An individual's total experience, education and volunteer work experience must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

MANDATORY EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): All applicants must submit a written narrative response to each of the following ECQs and include your name on each page. Your narrative must address each ECQ separately and demonstrate the underlying competencies in the narrative. Examples should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities; the scope and complexity of the programs, activities, or services you managed; program accomplishments; policy initiatives undertaken; level of contacts; the sensitivity and criticality of the issues you addressed; and the results of your actions. You should use action oriented leadership words to describe your experience and accomplishments and quantify your experience wherever possible to demonstrate your accomplishments (e.g., number of employees supervised; size of budget managed; amount of money saved, etc.). Applicants should use the Challenge, Context, Action and Results (CCAR) model below when responding to each ECQ:
  • Challenge. Describe a specific problem or goal.
  • Context. Describe the individuals and groups you worked with, and/or the environment in which you worked, to address a particular challenge (e.g., clients, co-workers, members of Congress, shrinking budget, low morale, etc).
  • Action. Discuss the specific actions you took to address a challenge.
  • Result. Give specific examples of measures/outcomes that had some impact on the organization. These accomplishments demonstrate the quality and effectiveness of your leadership skills.
Your narrative response should not exceed 10 pages, be typed in 12 point font with one-inch margins. It is recommended that you include 2 recent (not older than 10 years) examples per ECQ and draft your ECQs in a Word document before uploading into the system to ensure these guidelines are met. Information that exceeds these guidelines will not be reviewed. Detailed information on each ECQ, the underlying and fundamental competencies, sample narratives and a tips sheet for writing effective ECQs are available in the "Guide To Senior Executive Service Qualifications" GUIDE (opm.gov) at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/executive-core-qualifications/ .

1. Leading Change: The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. (Underlying Competencies: Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, and Vision)

2. Leading People: The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. (Underlying Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others and Team Building)

3. Results Driven: The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. (Underlying Competencies: Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving and Technical Credibility)

4. Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial and information resources strategically. (Underlying Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management and Technology Management)

5. Building Coalitions: The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, state and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. (Underlying Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy and Influencing/Negotiation)

MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs): All applicants must submit a written narrative response to each of the following MTQs, limit to one page per MTQ, and include your name on each page. Your narrative must address each MTQ separately and demonstrate the underlying competencies in the narrative. Examples should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities; the scope and complexity of the programs, activities, or services you managed; program accomplishments; policy initiatives undertaken; level of contacts; the sensitivity and criticality of the issues you addressed; and the results of your actions. You should use action oriented leadership words to describe your experience and accomplishments and quantify your experience wherever possible to demonstrate your accomplishments (e.g., number of employees supervised; size of budget managed; amount of money saved, etc.).

Mandatory Technical Qualification(s)
MTQ-1. Demonstrated experience in leading and managing a comprehensive Information Technology (IT) program for a Federal agency or large public, private or non-governmental organization. Experience in the development, implementation, and management of IT policies, programs, services, products and resources in accordance with federal policy and procedures, government regulations, and industry best practices.

MTQ-2. Demonstrated experience in leveraging technology solutions to improve business processes, performance, and cost effectiveness of IT activities.

MTQ-3. Demonstrated experience in managing and maintaining comprehensive and effective cyber security and risk management programs to protect classified and unclassified information and IT assets. Experience in developing and administering IT policies and guidance that comply with applicable federal government statutory and policy requirements (e.g., cyber security, emergency preparedness and recovery, privacy, records management, asset management).

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Payment of relocation expenses will not be authorized.
A relocation incentive may be considered as appropriate based on qualifications.

The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.

Veterans' Preference does not apply to SES positions.

Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov .

Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal Agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

EEO Statement: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a parent, genetic information, disability, age, membership or nonmembership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism.