Chief Information Officer

Falls Church, Virginia
Mar 13, 2017
Apr 14, 2017
Executive, Chief
Full Time

Applications will be accepted from all sources (Federal and Non-Federal). Only U.S. citizens are eligible for employment with the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Dual citizens of the U.S. and another country will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  

The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), United States Department of Justice, is seeking applications for the position of Chief Information Officer.

The Chief Information Officer is responsible for providing executive leadership and oversight responsibility for the management, acquisition, and integration of EOIR's information resources, including mission data systems, data center management, telecommunications, office networks, computer security (including policy, standards, and operations), vulnerability management, configuration management, data management, information sharing, and end-user computing.  Provides overall IT portfolio management, recommends agency-wide IT program improvements, and oversee the formulation and execution of the agency's IT budget.

The primary mission of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is to adjudicate immigration cases by fairly, expeditiously, and uniformly interpreting and administering the Nation's immigration laws. Under delegated authority from the Attorney General, EOIR conducts immigration court proceedings, appellate reviews, and administrative hearings. 

EOIR consists of three adjudicatory components:  The Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, which is responsible for managing the Immigration Courts where Immigration Judges adjudicate individual cases; the Board of Immigration Appeals, which primarily conducts appellate reviews of these Immigration Judge decisions; and the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, which adjudicates immigration-related employment cases.

This is a Career Reserved position in the Senior Executive Service.

  • Not Required

  • No

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • You must complete a background investigation, credit check, and drug test.
  • Selective Service Registration is required, as applicable.
  • Moving and Relocation Expenses are not authorized.
  • Resume and supporting documents are required. (See How to Apply Section)
  • Financial Disclosure Statement is required.

  • Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs):

    ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE. This core qualification encompasses the ability to develop and implement an organizational vision, which integrates key national and program goals, priorities, values, and other factors. Inherent to it is the ability to balance change and continuity--to continually strive to improve customer service and program performance within the basic Government framework, to create a work environment that encourages creative thinking, and to maintain focus, intensity and persistence, even under adversity.  

    Leadership Competencies: Creativity & Innovation, Continual Learning, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Service Motivation, Strategic Thinking, Vision

    ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE. This core qualification involves the ability to design and implement strategies, which maximize employee potential and foster high ethical standards in meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals.

    Leadership Competencies: Conflict Management, Cultural Awareness, Integrity/Honesty, Team Building

    ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN. This core qualification stresses accountability and continuous improvement. It includes the ability to make timely and effective decisions and produce results through strategic planning and the implementation and evaluation of programs and policies.

    Leadership Competencies: Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, Technical Credibility.  

    ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN. This core qualification involves the ability to acquire and administer human, financial, material, and information resources in a manner which instills public trust and accomplishes the organization's mission, and to use new technology to enhance decision making. 

    Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Technology Management, Human Resources Management

    ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS. This core qualification involves the ability to explain, advocate and express facts and ideas in a convincing manner, and negotiate with individuals and groups internally and externally. It also involves the ability to develop an expansive professional network with other organizations, and to identify the internal and external politics that impact the work of the organization.

    Leadership Competencies: Influencing/Negotiating, Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Partnering, Political Savvy, Written Communication.

    Mandatory Technical Qualification Requirements:

    In addition to the ECQs above, qualified candidates must possess the following technical qualifications.  Possession of these technical qualifications must be clearly documented in your application package and should be addressed separately.

    1. Demonstrated expert knowledge interpreting and applying laws, regulations, executive orders, and other policies governing information technology management systems to achieve the mission.

    2. Skill in planning, development, and oversight of enterprise-wide strategies, strategic and tactical IT plans, service delivery, Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) system and infrastructure modernization programs for large, diverse organizations.

    3.  Experience providing excellent customer service for large, regulatory, diverse and complex organizations; and consultation with various stakeholders and constituencies requiring management of strategic and competing objectives.

    You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.   

    The managerial qualifications of a selectee who is not a current or former career Senior Executive Service (SES) employee must be approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) before appointment.

    In addition, individuals entering the SES career service for the first time are subject to a one-year probationary period. 

    Applicants who have completed the Candidate Development Program (CDP) and have had their ECQs certified by OPM must provide a copy of their certificate as part of their application.

    You must also file a financial disclosure statement in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.

    Veterans' preference does not apply to this position. (5 USC 2108(3)).

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