Deputy Chief Information Officer

Department of Labor
Washington, DC
Mar 14, 2019
Mar 21, 2019
Executive, Chief
Full Time
family-of-overseas-employeesfederal-employees-competitivefederal-employees-exceptedfederal-employees-transitionindividuals-with-disabilitiesCreated with Sketch.internal-to-an-agencyCreated with with Sketch.military-spousesCreated with Sketch.national-guardCreated with Sketch.native-americansCreated with Sketch.peace-corpspublicsesse-otherstudentsgraduatesveteransspeical authoritiesland-mgmt Applicants who previously applied to announcement number DOL-SES-OASAM-19-02 need not reapply to be considered. The Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management (OASAM) provides the infrastructure and support that enables the Department of Labor to perform its mission. OASAM provides leadership and support for Departmental business operations, and procurement, budget and finance, information technology, human resources, civil rights, security, emergency management, and strategic planning. As Deputy Chief Information Officer for the Department of Labor (DOL), the incumbent, along with the Chief Information Officer, serves as the principal advisor to top Department executives, including the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, and key agency managers in the areas of information technology (IT) and information management. The incumbent will plan, direct, and administer a comprehensive IT program for the Department of Labor. Incumbent will perform a key leadership role in the Department's IT modernization project, a major multi-year undertaking to consolidate IT infrastructures within the Department. The consolidation will result in shared services that are common among the agencies and will also integrate agency IT infrastructure components into a centralized OCIO organization. Manages a large, complex, geographically dispersed IT operation. This includes managing federal and contractor staff, providing leadership in acquisition management, personnel administration, change management, customer service, and internal organizational performance and morale. Plans and oversees the IT governance structure for the Department; staffs DOL's representative IT oversight committee; participates in all agency annual budget formulation; and oversees an IT investment management process for selecting, controlling, and evaluating all DOL IT investments. Assures that all DOL IT investments are effective and efficient in accordance with Federal and Departmental guidance on sound capital planning and investment strategies, including guidance to agencies on their investment strategies. Ensures that an adequate level of security exists for all automated information, whether maintained in-house or commercially, and provides leadership and coordination for giving the public electronic access to Departmental information including the Internet. Promotes information exchange/accessibility via the internet and intranet to enhance the effectiveness of Departmental programs. Provides executive direction in program areas relating to procurement and contracting support services, alternative strategies, internal and quality controls, audit findings closure and/or prevention, integrated IT services delivery, and IT portfolio management. In partnership with the Chief Information Officer, represents the Department on all information management and IT issues, with OMB, GSA, GAO, Congressional Committees, the OIG, and private industry. You must have one year of specialized experience at a level close to the work of this job that has given you the particular subject-matter knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform. Typically, we would find this experience in work within the field or a field that is closely related. You must demonstrate possession of specialized experience in the described duties. Qualifications To qualify for this position, all applicants must write a narrative in the spaces provided detailing accomplishments that would satisfy each of the ECQs and MTQs. You must address each ECQ and MTQ separately. If you fail to do so, your application will be rated ineligible. In writing your responses to the ECQs, your narrative must address each ECQ separately in the spaces provided. Each ECQ should contain at least two examples describing your experiences and accomplishments/results. Responses to ECQ's must not exceed 10 pages. It is recommended that applicants draft their ECQs in a Word document first, then cut and paste into the spaces provided following each ECQ to ensure length requirements. For additional guidance, applicants may visit the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Senior Executive Qualifications. Applicants are encouraged to follow the Challenge, Context, Action, and Result model outlined in the guide. MANDATORY EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs):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 to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. 2. Leading People: This core qualification 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. 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. 4. Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. 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. MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQs): In writing your narrative responses to the MTQs, please give examples and explain how often you used your skills, the complexity of the knowledge possessed, the level of people you interacted with, the sensitivity of the issues you handled, etc. APPLICANTS SHOULD LIMIT THEIR RESPONSES TO ONE (1) SINGLE SPACED PAGE PER EACH MTQ WITH THE FONT SIZE NO SMALLER THAN POINT 12. It is recommended that applicants draft their MTQs in a Word document first, then cut and paste into the spaces provided following each MTQ to ensure length requirements. 1. Demonstrated knowledge of change management and customer service techniques and requirements needed to prepare all affected entities and customers as IT plans are implemented. Experience in understanding the business needs and direction of an organization, creating an IT strategic vision and operational plan to support those business needs and direction. 2. Experience in a leadership role in a complex IT program that requires collaboration, partnership, and negotiations across a large, geographically dispersed organization or group of organizations, to achieve a common objective and/or service that results in a streamlined or quality operation for stakeholders and customers. You will be evaluated based on your experience and your responses to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs). It is essential that your resume provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses in the self-assessment vacancy questions. If your responses are not adequately substantiated by your resume, your application will be rated ineligible. Current/Former Career SES or SES Candidate Development graduates who have been certified by OPM must provide a narrative response to address each of the MTQ's, but need not address the ECQs. In order to successfully complete the online application process you must input the term, "noncompetitive eligible" in the text boxes for each of the ECQs. You must submit a Standard Form 50 that documents your SES Career appointment or a copy of your OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program certificate. To preview questions please click here. 1. SF-50 documentation of career SES appointment or other Federal appointment (if applicable) 2. Certificate of completion of OPM certified SES candidate program (if applicable) 3. Copy of most recent performance appraisal (optional). Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. A career with the US Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. Follow the 6 steps below to apply. Your application and ALL required supplemental documents specified in the "Required Documents" section of this vacancy must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Time (ET) on the vacancy closing date to be considered or your application WILL BE INCOMPLETE AND WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Paper applications and supplemental documents submitted in any other manner without prior approval from the vacancy contact will not be considered. For more details, click How To Apply Detailed Instructions. For help, refer to the Vacancy Contact in the "Questions about this job" section. You must SAVE your information before the 30 MINUTE TIMEOUT! STEP 1 - Create USAJOBS Account, including Resume and Saved DocumentsYour resume must provide sufficient information to substantiate your responses in the self-assessment vacancy questions. If not, your application will be rated ineligible. STEP 2 - Apply OnlineClick the Apply Online button, which is available when you search for a job on, and select the resume you wish to submit with your application. You will then be redirected to DOL's DOORS website to complete the application process. STEP 3 - Answer Vacancy QuestionsAnswer all the online questions including writing your narrative answer to the ECQs and MTQs in the space provided following each ECQ and MTQ. STEP 4 - Submit Supplemental DocumentsSubmit the required documents (only if applicable to you) specified in the "Required Documents" section of this vacancy by the close date. For details: click How to Submit Supplemental Documentation. Warning: If you submit a document using the same document title, the 2nd submission will OVERWRITE the 1st submission. To avoid this, submit documents (ex. undergraduate and graduate degree transcripts) as one document. STEP 5 - Review Application and click Finish . Click here to submit an updated resume after initial application. 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