Senior Executive Service - Associate Chief Information Officer

Baileys Crossroads, Virginia
Jun 05, 2018
Jun 05, 2018
Executive, Chief
Full Time

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • A background investigation is required
  • Appointment MAY include a requirement for 1 year probationary period
  • Executive Public Financial Disclosure Report is required
  • Registration with Selective Service
  • You must meet all qualification requirements outlined within this vacancy by 11:59 PM (EST) on 06/04/2018 of this announcement.

    We are looking for an individual with a proven track record of working with executive teams, who possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, understanding of CIO key IT priorities, mission and program objectives, and has attracted and retained a highly skilled and diverse workforce.

    Additionally, applicants MUST demonstrate progressively responsible leadership that is indicative of senior executive level managerial capability as outlined under Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-15 grade level in the federal service or its equivalent with state or local governments, the private sector, or non-governmental organizations.

    Unless you are currently serving under a career Senior Executive appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the Senior Executive Service, or have successfully completed a Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and been certified by the OPM, you must submit a narrative statement covering each of the Technical Qualifications listed below. Your examples should be clear and concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope of complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments with results of your actions, policy initiatives and level of contacts.

    The narrative addressing ECQ's must follow the format provided at Narrative statements may not exceed a total of 10 pages for ECQ's; TQ's may not exceed a total of ten (10) pages.

    Technical Qualifications:

    1.Demonstrated ability to lead the identification, implementation and evaluation of transformative technology solutions and IT shared services within Federal government IT laws, regulations and policies.

    2. Demonstrated experience in implementing and overseeing IT budget formulation and execution, IT acquisitions, IT service cost/pricing models and IT project management concepts and techniques.

    3. Ability to oversee and direct geographically dispersed, complex IT operations, and strategically manage IT through its lifecycle from concept to disposition.

    4. Demonstrated experience overseeing an IT security and privacy program, as well as the implementation of the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidelines and best practices.

    5. Demonstrated ability to conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, security risks, and protection needs to ensure the integrity of cyber security systems.

    Executive Core Qualifications:

    ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: You must have demonstrated an 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 & Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision

    ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: You must demonstrate 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, Team Building

    ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification 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, Technical Credibility

    ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This ECQ involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
    Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management

    ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This ECQ 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, Influencing/Negotiating

    FUNDAMENTAL COMPETENCIES: The following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Written Communication, Continual Learning, Public Service Motivation.


    Selective Service: Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

    The applicant selected for this position will be required to file a Public Executive Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-278. This form must be filed within 30 days after appointment to this position.

    The sensitivity level of the position requires completion of a successful background investigation of the selectee.

    Relocation expenses will be paid.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Applicants who meet all the mandatory executive and technical qualifications will be evaluated by a panel of SES members to determine the degree to which they possess each of the listed qualifications. This evaluation will determine which applicants are best qualified. Total background, including experience, education, awards, self-development, and training will be reviewed. This information will be obtained from the application package, including the required narrative statements for the technical and Executive Core Qualifications described above.

    All applicants must submit the following in order to receive consideration for this position:

    1. A resume. You must include the following information:

    - Vacancy announcement number
    - Full name, mailing address, and day and evening telephone numbers
    - Educational information, including the name, city and state of colleges or universities you attended, as well as the type and year of any degrees received
    - Information about your paid and nonpaid work experience related to this position including:
    - Job title (include series and grade if Federal job)
    - Duties and accomplishments
    - Employer's name and address
    - Supervisor's name and phone number
    - Starting and ending dates of employment (month and year)
    - Salary
    - Indicate if we may contact your current supervisor
    - Information about honors, awards, and special accomplishments

    2. A narrative statement addressing each of the Executive and Technical Qualifications - experience (paid and unpaid), education, training, awards, and/or self-development activities as related to each. Each technical qualification and each ECQ must be addressed separately. Narrative statements for the executive core qualifications may NOT exceed a total of (10) pages total and narrative statements for the technical qualifications may not exceed a total of (10) pages total. IF YOU EXCEED THESE LIMITS YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. PLEASE SUBMIT THESE AS A SEPARATE DOCUMENT IN YOUR APPLICATION, DO NOT ATTACH IT TO YOUR RESUME.

    3. Graduates of approved SES Candidate Development Programs must include a copy of the OPM certification of eligibility and a narrative statement addressing only the technical qualifications.

    4. Current or former Career SES members must submit documentation of their SES status and a narrative statement addressing only the technical qualifications. NOTE: Non-Career SES members must address the narratives for BOTH the Executive Core Qualifications and the Technical Qualifications.

    5. If a current federal employee, a copy of a recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, that indicates Federal status, grade, tenure, and type of service.

    6. A copy of your most recent annual performance appraisal (from either the government or private sector).

    7. Candidates are requested to complete the DI-1935, Applicant Background Survey, on a voluntary basis. Information will be used solely to review compliance with Federal law. Failure to complete this form will not affect consideration. The form can be found online at

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