Chief Information Officer
Occasional travel - Occasional travel.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
This position has been designated as a Testing Designated Position in accordance with the Commission's Drug-Free Workplace Plan. If selected for the position, you will be subject to drug testing prior to employment and periodic random testing after entering on duty.
Applicants must provide detailed evidence of possession of each of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Mandatory Technical Competencies listed below to assist reviewing officials in determining the best qualified candidates to be referred to the selecting official. FAILURE TO MEET OR ADDRESS ANY ONE OF THE EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS or MANDATORY TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES WILL ELIMINATE A CANDIDATE FROM FURTHER CONSIDERATION.
The following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the ECQs listed below: Interpersonal Skills; Oral Communication; Integrity/Honesty; Written Communication; Continual Learning; and Public Service Motivation. These fundamental Competencies are cross-cutting and should be addressed over the course of your ECQ narratives. See HOW TO APPLY below (concerning narrative requirements) For more information on ECQs, refer to the OPM Guide to Senior Executive Service (SES) Executive Core Qualifications available on-line at: OPM SES ECQ Guide. Leadership Competencies associated with ECQ should be addressed in the narrative associated with the ECQ.
ECQ 1 - Leading Change: 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.
ECQ 2 - Leading People: 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.
ECQ 3 - Results Driven: 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.
ECQ 4 - Business Acumen: Ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 5 - Building Coalitions/Communication: 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.
NOTE: Those applicants currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service appointment, who are eligible for reinstatement into the Senior Executive Service, or who have successfully completed a Senior Executive Service Candidate development Program approved by OPM, need not submit a narrative statement covering each of the Executive Core Qualifications. However, those applicants must address the following Mandatory Technical Competencies.
MANDATORY TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: All candidates must submit a narrative statement (as reflected in your answers to the Vacancy Questions or upload as a separate document) addressing each of the following Technical Competencies.
1. Demonstrated expertise and comprehensive knowledge of multiple technologies and platforms in order to plan, direct and execute major information technology programs; develop and implement information technology systems methodology for integration with strategic planning, and ongoing evaluation of agency systems and data requirements.
2. Demonstrated experience in successfully managing an organization’s risk and vulnerabilities assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerability, security risks and protections needs to secure the integrity of cybersecurity operations and information technology systems and compliance programs.
3. Demonstrated leadership and experience in successfully managing agency and/or corporate level information technology (IT) and information management functions in areas such as IT policy and governance, information technology architecture, cybersecurity, IT planning and investment control, network service, data management, systems administration, program management, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes, Agile thinking methodologies, acquisitions planning, and customer support.
4. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic plans, policies, standards, and programs in conformance with legislative and other regulatory requirements to improve the management and utilization of information and information technology resources and promote IT system solutions and lead organizational changes that take best advantage of state-of-the-art advances in information technology.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. A panel may be convened to determine "best qualified" candidates. The rating and ranking will be based upon consideration of the degree to which you meet the Executive Core Qualifications and Mandatory Technical Competencies. Interviews and qualifications inquiries may be required.
Please note that Veterans' Preference does not apply to SES positions.
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