Deputy Chief Information Officer
This position is located in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). The Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) supports the ClO in managing operations to ensure that information technology (IT) is acquired and information resources are managed for the Department in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Information Technology Management Reform Act of 1996 and Chapter 35 of Title 44 U.S.C. In this capacity, the incumbent serves as an advisor to top Department executives and key Agency officials in the area of IT and information management, and assists in the planning, direction and administration of a comprehensive IT program for the Department.
Persons selected for initial appointment to the Career Senior Executive Service must have their Executive Core Qualifications certified by an Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Review Board prior to appointment and will be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
Note: This announcement has been amended to update the security clearance level; applicants will not need to reapply to be considered.
- Occasional Travel
- Position may require some travel (25% or less).
EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): Unless you are currently under a career SES appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into SES, or have successfully completed a SES Candidate Development Program approved by OPM, you must submit written statements (narrative format) describing accomplishments that would satisfy the ECQs. If you fail to do so, you will be rated as 'ineligible.' You must limit your narrative to two (2) pages per ECQ. When uploading your ECQs, choose the Supporting Document Type called ECQ.
ECQ 1 - Leading Change: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent in this ECQ is ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
ECQ 2 - Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent in 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.
ECQ 3 - Results Driven: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent in this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ 4 - Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 5 - Building Coalitions: This core qualification involves 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.
To view additional information on the proper preparation of Executive Core Qualification statements available on the Office of Personnel Management's website please click here.
MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs): All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) of accomplishments that would satisfy the technical qualification. You must address each technical qualification separately. You must limit your narratives to two (2) pages per technical qualification. When uploading your MTQs, choose the supporting Document Type called MTQ.
MTQ 1: Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing IT and strategic planning and performance measurement to attain the goals and objectives of the organization. This experience would involve the use of investment management, cost benefit analysis, business process improvement, capital planning and technology to improve service delivery and evaluating program technology needs.
MTQ 2: Demonstrated experience in successfully managing a range of agency or corporate level IT and information management functions such as systems acquisition and implementation, software development, operations, IT architectures, IT strategic plans, IT performance measurement, telecommunications and computer security.
MTQ3:Demonstrated experience in implementing budget-linked performance-based management of IT systems. This experience would involve the selection of information technology investment made at an agency or corporate level, and the management and evaluation of the results of such investment.
When responding to the MTQs and ECQs, you must clearly show that you possess the experience, knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties of this position by submitting narrative responses in which you detail your experience in each of the ECQs and MTQs.
Your examples should be clear and emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope, and complexity of the programs managed and program accomplishments with results of your actions, policy initiatives and level of contacts.
Applicants who use "see resume" as a response WILL NOT receive consideration for the position.