Assistant Director, Information Technology

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Jun 23, 2022
Closes
Jun 30, 2022
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The incumbent of this position serves as the Assistant Director for Information Technology with full technical responsibility for managing, administering, and executing the development, implementation, and operation of programs, policies, and procedures pertaining to the United States Marshals Service (USMS) Information Technology program; including complex information systems, networks, automated data processing technology, and applications; the engineering, design, acquisition, installation, maintenance, and operation of the telecommunications systems. The Information Technology Program includes support of the USMS Headquarters, 94 Districts, and sub-offices nationwide in Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Mexico, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • ?U.S. Citizenship required.
  • ?Must Complete a Public Financial Disclosure Report before entering on duty.
  • ?This is a Designated Random Drug Testing position.
  • ?Initial appointments to the SES require a one year probationary period.
  • ?Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.


Qualifications

As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, applicants must provide evidence of progressively responsible executive leadership and supervisory experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications listed below. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-14/15 grade level in the federal service or its equivalent in the private sector. As such, your resume should demonstrate that you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully fulfill responsibilities inherent in most SES positions such as:

Directing the work of an organizational unit; Ensuring the success of one or more specific major programs or projects; Monitoring progress toward strategic organizational goals, evaluating organizational performance and taking action to improve performance; and Supervising the work of employees; and exercising important policy-making, policy determining, or other executive functions. Failure to meet the basic qualification requirement and address all Executive Core Qualification and Technical Qualification factors will result in your application being disqualified.

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): The ECQs were designed to assess executive experience and potential not technical expertise. They measure whether an individual has the broad executive skills needed to succeed in a variety of SES positions. All applicants must submit a written narrative to address the ECQs. Your narrative must address each ECQ separately and should contain at least two examples per ECQ describing your experiences and accomplishments/results. The narrative should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments, policy Initiatives undertaken and the results of your actions. Applicants should not enter "Refer to Resume" to explain your answer. The narrative must not exceed 10 pages.
NOTE: Current career SES members, former career SES members with reinstatement eligibility, and SES Candidate Development Program graduates, who have been certified by OPM do NOT need to address the ECQs.

ECQ 1 - Leading Change: This core qualification involves 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. (Competencies: creativity and innovation, external awareness, flexibility, resilience, strategic thinking, vision)
ECQ 2 - Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organizations 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. (Competencies: conflict management, leveraging diversity, developing others, team building)
ECQ - 3. Results Driven: This core qualification involves 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. (Competencies: accountability, customer service, decisiveness, entrepreneurship, problem solving, technical credibility)
ECQ 4 - Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. (Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management)
ECQ 5 - Building Coalitions: This core qualification involves 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. (Competencies: partnering, political savvy, influencing/negotiating)
Fundamental Competencies: These competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications; Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Continual Learning, Written Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Public Service Motivation. The Fundamental Competencies are crosscutting; and should be addressed over the course of each ECQ narratives. It is not necessary for you to address the Fundamental Competencies directly as long as the narrative, in its totality, shows mastery of these competencies on the whole.

Applicants are encouraged to follow the Challenge, Context, Action and Result (C-C-A-R) model outlined in the guide to SES qualifications.
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).
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.
Additional information about the SES and Executive Core Qualifications can be found on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) SES Website. You are strongly encouraged to review OPMs Guide to SES Qualifications for specific examples and guidance on writing effective ECQ narrative statements. https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/reference-materials/guidetosesquals_2012.pdf

MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs) - Please include information on the scope and complexity of your experience in the following Technical Qualifications. Each MTQ is limited to two pages.

MTQ1 - Demonstrated experience in identifying, developing, and applying best practices in information technology (IT), design, acquisition, policies, procedures, practices, and principles necessary to ensure delivery of IT investments.

MTQ2 - Demonstrated experience in managing IT programs, which includes skill in forecasting for all resources, including budget, as well as; a background in agile software development and delivering positive experiences for internal and external customers through IT.

MTQ3 - Demonstrated experience in designing, implementing, and evaluating information systems in complex organizations supporting mission operations and maintaining security of system performance.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Special Note to Preference Eligible Veterans: Veteran's preference does not apply to positions in the Senior Executive Service.
General Employment Information :
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  • DOJ EEO STATEMENT: The U.S. Department of Justice fosters an inclusive and diverse workforce, find our EEO statement online at: https://www.justice.gov/jmd/page/file/1394116/download
  • SELECTIVE SERVICE: If you were born male, on or 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. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov .
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