IC CAE Project Coordinator

Bethesda, Maryland
Aug 10, 2022
Aug 11, 2022
Full Time

As an IC Centers for Academic Excellence (IC CAE) project coordinator, plan and develop efforts to assist in promoting best practices in strategy development, execution, and evaluation activities for the IC CAE program to promote shared vision and goals of the IC CAE program.

Assist with all activities related to IC CAE grants monitoring and execution.

Serve as a liaison to IC CAE grant receiving and legacy institutions - to include listening to and understanding the needs of the IC CAE grantees and legacies and assisting, as requested, in developing methods, policies, and procedures to ensure they fully meet the program's objectives.

Review, compose, edit, and distribute incoming and outgoing communication materials ensuring key stakeholder coordination, high quality and timely deliverables, and conformance with regulations and policies.

Plan and prepare briefings, reports, and presentations to IC and IC CAE senior leadership and senior policymakers in a manner that meets their specified requirements and provide expert analysis and recommendations that ensure IC CAE strategic plans and programs align with national intelligence strategic objectives.

Cultivate and maintain productive working relationships with Principal Investigators (PIs), IC CAE Program Ambassadors, IC HC leadership, and ODNI senior leadership to share information of interest, explain the specifics of IC CAE recruitment challenges and successes and, when appropriate, present, justify, defend, negotiate, and/or settle matters involving significant issues.

Plan and conduct formal analyses of the strengths and weaknesses of HC programs that require resolving critical problems or developing new concepts and methodologies for programs that are of major significance to IC leadership and mission success.

Provide input to the IC CAE Program annual report, and assist with key IC CAE events - annual PI Summit, Summer Seminar, Student Internship Cohort, etc.

Managing the collection and reporting of Return on Investment for all program metrics.


Conditions of Employment

Must be a current permanent ODNI employee.


Extensive knowledge of the mission, charter, roles and responsibilities of ODNI and/or individual IC organizations.

Strong knowledge of program management concepts and principles, and basic knowledge of grant regulations and policies.

Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, organize, and draw inferences from incomplete data and present a compelling analysis of findings and issues.

Demonstrated ability to identify, articulate, document, and mitigate knowledge gaps or alternatives approaches.

Experience working with schools and communities.

Experience in process improvement and change management and the capability to manage the success of individual educational programs.

Demonstrated organizational and interpersonal skills to facilitate diverse forums, manage competing priorities and advocate new ideas/concepts/processes; demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment on time-sensitive issues and work collaboratively across the IC.

Enjoy working both independently with little direction and within a team to advance the team's goals, which also results in earning their confidence and trust.

Specialize in mentoring junior colleagues, and utilize strong organizational and interpersonal problem solving skills.

Experience: On average, seven years of progressively responsible experience in the IC with thorough knowledge of IC integration practices and experience leading strategic planning and implementation.

Education: Bachelor's degree or seven years IC-experience demonstrating ability to learn new concepts and apply knowledge to create positive impact.

Desired Requirements

Experience: On average ten years of progressively responsible experience in HC


Bachelor's degree in fields such as Human Resources, Business Administration, Industrial and Organization Psychology, Training and Development, Workforce Analytics, or other related disciplines.

Additional information

Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview.

Reasonable Accommodations:

The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Reasonable Accommodations Officer by classified email at dni_reasonable_accommodation_wma@cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI_DRA@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-275-3900 or by FAX at 703-275-1217. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION ABOVE.

The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.