Chief Learning Officer and Assistant Director

Washington, D.C
Jun 30, 2022
Jul 07, 2022
Executive, Chief
Full Time

As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.

This position is located in the Office of Learning and Workforce Development (OLWD), Human Resources Staff, Deputy Assistant Attorney General HRA, Justice Management Division (JMD), Department of Justice (DOJ) and is responsible for developing Department-wide learning/development programs as well as advising all levels of DOJ leadership regarding learning, development, and workforce planning in support of attracting and retaining a knowledgeable workforce. This position is also responsible for assisting DOJ leadership on improving organizational and individual performance.

More specifically, as the Chief Learning Officer and Assistant Director, you will:
  • Serve as the Assistant Director for the Office of Learning and Workforce Development within the Human Resources Staff, JMD, DOJ.
  • Oversee the strategic direction of DOJ's learning and development efforts.
  • Provide guidelines and direction for the evaluation of the effectiveness of learning programs.
  • Develop and implement corporate level policies and guidelines for training and development activities within the Department.
  • Work with DOJ's Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) and the Deputy CHCO to provide advice and guidance on strategic human capital efforts in support of strengthening the workforce through learning.
  • Work with other Federal government agency officials to discuss and deliberate on pressing human resources problems/issues as they relate to learning and development.
  • Lead the review and evaluation of research on sustainable enterprise-wide learning programs and strategies within DOJ.
  • Lead and coordinates Department-wide analyses efforts to assist other stakeholders in policymaking, funds reprogramming, and/or other related activities in support of the training and development of the Department.
  • Lead the development and implementation of executive and leadership training programs.

  • Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Conditions of Employment:
  • You must be a United States Citizen or National.
  • You will be required to complete a pre-employment security investigation and background check for the security level designated for this position.
  • You will be required to undergo a drug screening and obtain favorable results prior to being appointed.
  • Selective Service registration is required for males born on, or after, December 31st, 1959. Those not registered should have an approved exemption on file.
  • Financial Disclosure: If selected, you may be required to disclose financial information in accordance with DOJ and Federal ethics guidelines.
  • You may be required to complete a one-year probationary period or two year trial period.
  • You must meet all eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement and continue to meet these requirements throughout the hiring process. Offers can be rescinded if requirements are not met.
  • Note regarding COVID-19: To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.


    To qualify for the position of Chief Learning Officer and Assistant Director, you must meet the mandatory technical qualifications (MTQ) listed below. Your responses to the MTQs should be addressed separately (separate document), not to exceed 2 pages per MTQ.

    MTQ 1: Experience in evaluating the effectiveness of training and development programs in a large-scale organization (e.g., 1,500+ employees) to include evaluating new and existing enterprise technology platforms for training delivery.

    MTQ 2: Experience in developing and implementing corporate level strategic programs or plans in the areas of training and development for a large-scale organization (e.g., 1,500+ employees) to include the development of executive or leadership development programs.

    MTQ 3: Experience in developing corporate policy, performance measures, and/or benchmarks as it relates to training programs and professional development activities.

    If you are a current or former government employee on a permanent appointment in the competitive service, you will need to submit an applicable SF50 (please refer to the "required documents" section for additional information).

    **Only experience obtained by the closing date (07/11/2022) of this announcement will be considered!


    There is no educational requirements for this position.

    Additional information

    The bullets below outline the various groups of applicants that fall under the term "status candidates". This vacancy is open to applicants from any of the groups listed below: When you apply, you'll have the chance to claim an eligibility pathway, be sure you fully read each statement and any links provided to make sure you know which eligibility you qualify for.See a full list and learn more at USAJOBS, see: What does Status Candidate mean? or Which Jobs am I Eligible to Apply for?
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  • 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: .