Assistant Director for Information Technology and Deputy Chief Information Officer, ES-2210-00/00

Washington D.C.
Jun 08, 2017
Jul 07, 2017
Executive, Chief, Director
Full Time

About the Agency

The U.S. Census Bureau is seeking a highly-motivated, innovative, and capable individual to serve as the Assistant Director for Information Technology and Deputy Chief Information Officer.

The Assistant Director for IT and Deputy CIO is the primary assistant to the Associate Director for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (ADITCIO) and complements the role of the ADITCIO. The incumbent is given a broad range of assignments and supervisory responsibilities in order to assist the ADITCIO in managing the Information Technology Directorate (IT Directorate).

This position is a Senior Executive Service (SES) career-reserved position. Positions in the SES are not graded. SES pay is commensurate with qualifications. SES employees are eligible for bonuses and awards based on performance. Veteran's preference is not applicable to SES.

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel required to attend meetings and conferences on topics relevant to the Census Bureau's mission.

  • No

  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Background investigation and/or security clearance is required.
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required.
  • One year probationary period may be required.
  • Incumbent may be subject to geographic mobility.
  • Public Financial Disclosure (SF-278 filing within 30 days is required.)
  • Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs):

    ECQ#1 - Leading Change: involves 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.

    Leadership Competencies: Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, and Vision.

    ECQ#2 - Leading People: involves 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.

    Leadership Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, and Team Building.

    ECQ#3 - Results Driven: involves 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.

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

    ECQ#4 - Business Acumen: involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

    Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management.

    ECQ#5 - Building Coalitions: 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.

    Leadership Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, and Influencing/Negotiating.

    Fundamental Competencies: These competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications. Interpersonal Skills, Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Written Communication, Continual Learning, Public Service Motivation

    Professional and Technical Qualifications (PTQs):

    PTQ#1 - Demonstrated ability to manage large, complex IT projects. This includes the ability to supervise, monitor, and evaluate projects, evaluate IT investments, and to provide accountability for the expenditure of IT funding. It also includes experience with the re-engineering of business processes and the resolution of difficult problems encountered in the planning, development, and operation of complex IT systems.

    PTQ#2 - Demonstrated success in using information technology to improve the delivery of program products and services to business unit customers in an efficient way.

    PTQ #3 - Demonstrated technical knowledge of and experience with key aspects and issues of centralized and distributed computing systems, software engineering, networks and telecommunications, systems integration, emerging technologies, IT architectures; decisions associated with and the management of outsourcing of systems development and operations and the provision of related services; requirements for facilities that house and support IT resources; and the means to transition from legacy systems to new forms of computing-networking systems.

    For detailed guidance on ECQs, applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Executive Qualifications at

    Example ECQ statements are available at

    A degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management, or a degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the adaptation of applications, systems or networks OR equivalent IT experience. This experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training.

    To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show that you possess all of the Executive Core Qualifications and Professional/Technical Qualifications listed and the educational requirements. These qualifications would typically be acquired through education, senior level experience, and training which reflect progressive development and achievement in leading and managing a comprehensive program in a complex organization. An individual's total experience must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position. Applicants must meet all of the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Not Applicable

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