Director, Office of Counterintelligence
This position is located in the Department of the Treasury, Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI), Office of Intelligence and Analysis (OIA), Office of Counterintelligence (OCI). The OCI Director will oversee a full-spectrum defensive counterintelligence (CI) program, which will provide support to approximately 130,000 Treasury Department employees in the areas of traditional counterintelligence (CI) intelligence, cyber counterintelligence, insider threat, and supply chain risk management. The Director will provide leadership and supervision to CI personnel and direct CI assessments, operations, and investigations. As a counterintelligence expert skilled in engaging at senior levels within the intelligence community and leveraging intelligence community (IC) resources, the Director will liaison with senior officials throughout the IC and serve as the principal CI advisor to the OIA Assistant Secretary.
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To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, candidates must possess specialized experience at a senior level which demonstrates ability to perform the duties described above; including progressively responsible supervisory or managerial experience demonstrating ability to manage people and resources. Candidates are strongly encouraged to address each Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ's) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQ's) separately. Candidates who choose not to address both the ECQ's and MTQ's separately will not be disqualified; but must ensure their resume addresses each sufficient for evaluation. Your responses and/or resume must demonstrate possession of these qualifications; typically acquired through education, experience or training, and reflect progressive development and achievement in managing the business operations of a large organization. Please provide examples that are clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibility, the scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments, policy initiatives undertaken, and level of contacts. All qualified candidates will be evaluated on the relevance of their experience, education, training, self-development, honors, awards, and outside activities.
EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): The ECQs describe the leadership skills needed to succeed in the Senior Executive Service (SES) and are in addition to the specific mandatory technical qualifications listed below. Additional information on the Executive Core Qualifications is available at ECQs. Your response must be limited to two pages for each ECQ.
ECQ 1 - Leading Change - 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 - The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's 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 - 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 - The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management.
ECQ 5 - Building Coalitions - 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.
MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs): The MTQs describe the necessary technical knowledge, skills, and competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of this position. Experience must have been at a sufficiently high level of difficulty to show clearly that the candidate possesses the required professional and technical qualifications and core qualification set forth below. Your response must be limited to two pages for each MTQ.
MTQ 1- Demonstrated executive knowledge of and experience in managing, evaluating, and implementing counterintelligence (CI), innovative insider threat, cyber CI, and supply chain risk management products and services relating to the Intelligence Community.
MTQ 2-Demonstrated experience developing a strategic counterintelligence vision, providing strategic and technical advice as well as guidance to senior agency or department officials on a wide range of CI policies and a full spectrum defensive CI program.
MTQ 3-Demonstrated experience in communicating complex and politically sensitive policy issues orally and in writing at senior interagency forums, to senior agency/departmental staff or other senior government officials and their staffs, and/or at Deputies Executive Committee meetings involving CI and insider threat matters.
MTQ 4- Demonstrated experience serving as the Senior Counterintelligence Officer specializing in analysis of information relevant to agency insider threat mitigation efforts and CI investigations, and experience in analyzing problems that affect the accomplishment of CI program goals and objectives in developing and implementing alternatives and corrective actions.
MTQ 5-Demonstrated executive experience in the development and interpretation of guidelines, policies, legislation, and regulations covering insider threat or CI operations, investigations, analysis, and awareness training, and the organization which administer them.
• You must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-15 level in the Federal service or private sector.