Information Management Officer

McLean, Virginia
Aug 11, 2022
Aug 19, 2022
Full Time

The Information Management Office (IMO) provides guidance to ensure consistent information management (IM) practices across the IC, while managing mandatory IM programs for the ODNI. IMO's focus includes the disciplines of records management, classification and declassification management (including prepublication), and information review and release. The Information Review & Release Group (IRRG) within IMO is responsible for processing all Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Privacy Act (PA), and Executive Order (E.O.) 13526, Classified National Security Information, Mandatory Declassification Review (EOMDR) requests and appeals, as well as providing critical support on litigation cases.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Implement programs, policies, and procedures that result in the effective sharing of information across the Government while protecting Intelligence and Law Enforcement sources and methods, operational equities, and U.S. persons' privacy.

Process FOIA, PA, and EOMDR cases, making initial release determinations and develop appropriate responses to requesters.

Apply analytic skills to reviewing ODNI records for potential release, and redacting still sensitive information in accordance with the appropriate FOIA, PA, or EO.

Ensure proper case management, including the recording and tracking of FOIA/PA/EOMDR requests to the ODNI.

Support the Team Lead(s) and IRRG Chief to in the development and improvement of processes.

Effectively engage with other IC and Government agencies to ensure information is coordinated appropriately.

Continually expand personal expertise with regard to the development and implementation of information sharing tools, technology, plans, and policies to facilitate the cooperation and effective coordination of the ODNI, the IC, and other U.S. Government agencies.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen residing in the United States
  • Appointment is be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance based on an SBI with eligibility for sensitive compartmented information (SCI)
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • A two-year trial period is required for all new permanent appointments to the ODNI.


Knowledge of information sharing theory, policies, procedures, and technologies.

Knowledge the FOIA, PA, and EO 13526, including at least three one years of direct experience processing FOIA/PA/EOMDR requests from cradle to grave.

Knowledge of the mission, charter, roles, and responsibilities of the ODNI, IC, and U.S. Government agencies, and how these organizations can effectively cooperate in implementing information sharing plans and programs.

Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, in a manner that is targeted to and meets the needs of diverse audiences, including to senior-level officials.

Ability to logically analyze, and judge information for potential release to the public, as well as the ability to identify information that is derived from other government agencies.

Ability to develop effective professional relationships with peers and colleagues in ODNI, the IC, and U.S. Government.

Ability to balance multiple priorities among assigned activities; including the ability to manage transitions effectively from task to task.

Desired Requirements

Expertise in case management and processing of FOIA/PA/EOMDR requests and litigation preparation within the IC.

Significant experience interpreting statutory requirements for agency compliance.


Bachelors, Master's, or Juris Doctorate degree.

Additional information

If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.

Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, any travel or lodging will be at the applicant's personal expense.

Salary Determination:
- The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual. A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary.
- For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience.

Relocation Expenses: For new ODNI employees, reimbursement for relocation is discretionary based on availability of funds.

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, by unclassified email at, 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 EEOD 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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To ensure compliance with an applicable nationwide preliminary 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. Therefore, to the extent a federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. 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.

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