21457 - Assistant Inspector General for Inspections and Evaluations - SNIS Executive

Fairfax County, Virginia
May 23, 2019
May 30, 2019
Full Time


Position Information
This is an opportunity for:
  • An internal or external candidate to fill a SNIS Executive Tier 1 cadre position.
  • A Federal Government employee to serve on a two-year reimbursable detail assignment in the ODNI. The detail assignment may be extended an additional year if all parties agree.

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Component Mission

The Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (ICIG) was established within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) by the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010. The ICIG has the authority to initiate and conduct independent audits, inspections, investigations, and reviews of programs and activities within the responsibility and authority of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI). The ICIG's principal organizational divisions are Audit, Investigations, Inspections and Evaluations, and Management and Administration. The ICIG also operates a Center for Protected Disclosures.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
  • Responsible for organizing, planning, supervising, and directing highly complex compliance inspections and systemic evaluations to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of programs and activities within the responsibility and authority of the DNI and to assure those programs and activities comply with applicable laws, regulations, policies, directives, and guidelines.
  • Develop inspections and evaluations objectives; review the progress of individual inspections and evaluations; ensure that inspections and evaluations findings are consistent with objectives and comply with ICIG and CIGIE standards for quality and objectivity; review the written products of inspectors and evaluators; finalize inspections and evaluations reports, surveys, and special studies for review by the Inspector General and Principal Deputy Inspector General; and ensure that recommendations identify substantive ways to improve the efficiency and/or effectiveness of agency operations.
  • Advise senior ODNI and IC personnel as well as congressional Members, congressional staff, and other interested stakeholders of identified problems, provide recommendations for corrective action, and monitor implementation of recommendations to ensure resolution of issues and problems identified.
  • Lead, manage, and direct a professional level staff, which includes evaluating performance, collaborating on goal setting, providing feedback and guidance regarding personal and professional development opportunities, communicating the ICIG's strategic plan, mission, and vision, and demonstrating the ICIG's core values.
  • Lead the Inspections and Evaluations Committee of the Intelligence Community Inspectors General Forum. The Forum consists of the twelve statutory and administrative IGs with oversight responsibility for an element of the IC. The Inspector General of the Intelligence Community is the Chair of the Forum. The Forum serves as a mechanism through which members can learn about the work of individual members that may be of common interest, and discuss questions about jurisdiction or access to information and staff. Forum committees, topic-specific working groups, and subject matter experts generate ideas to address shared concerns and mutual challenges for consideration and decision by the Inspectors General. The ICIG's AIG for Inspections and Evaluations leads the Forum's Inspections and Evaluations Committee, which meets quarterly.
  • Represent the ICIG at meetings, conferences, and other public fora.
  • Exercise a high degree of originality and judgment in accomplishing responsibilities that contribute significantly in guiding and shaping the future of the ICIG. - Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment



Mandatory and Educational Requirements
  • Technical Qualifications:
  • Strong analytic, strategic, and critical thinking skills, including the ability to conduct inspections and evaluations, to identify needs and requirements, and to develop process improvement recommendations for implementation within ODNI and across the IC.
  • Extensive knowledge of the intelligence cycle, intelligence collection, analysis, dissemination practices, and IC organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate compliance with laws, policies, and regulations, the effectiveness and efficiency of resource utilization, and whether desired results are achieved.
  • Strong interpersonal, managerial, and leadership capabilities, including the ability to effectively direct assignments, assess and manage performance, and support personal and professional development of all levels of personnel.
  • Advanced experience in leading multidisciplinary teams, leveraging the knowledge and skills of subject matter experts from various disciplines to effectively support inspections.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write clearly and effectively, exert influence to senior leadership, communicate effectively with people at all staff levels (both internal and external to the organization), brief management on reviews and findings, and organize and edit written reports of varying length and complexity.
  • Broad knowledge of the mission, organization, and functions of ODNI, the IC, and Offices of Inspectors General.



Additional information

Who May Apply

Only Senior Service (SNIS, SES, SIS, DISES, DISEL) candidates may apply. Highly qualified GS-15s may apply.

Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.
  • For a cadre assignment:
    • Current ODNI permanent cadre.
    • Current ODNI Staff Reserve Employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)
    • Current Federal Government employees. Only Senior Service (SNIS, SES, SIS, DISES, DISEL) candidates may apply. Highly qualified GS-15s may apply.
    • Candidates outside the Federal Government.
  • For a detailee assignment:
    • Current Federal Government employees. Only Senior Service (SNIS, SES, SIS, DISES, DISEL) candidates may apply. Highly qualified GS-15s may apply.
Salary Determination
  • The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual. A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary.
  • For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience.
  • A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current grade and salary.
The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at DNI_COO_TM_EEOD_RA_WMA@cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI-EEOD_WMA@cia.ic.gov, by telephone at 301-243-0704 or by FAX at 301-243-1200. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION ABOVE .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required

Required Documents


Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration.

To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call 301-243-1318.

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