Deputy Chief Information Officer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 17, 2021
Closes
Jun 24, 2021
Function
Executive, Chief
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Office of the Chief Information Officer.

The position description number for this position is 330392.

The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

This is a supervisory, non-bargaining unit position.

The incumbent of this position must be able to obtain a TOP SECRET security clearance.

Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

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Responsibilities

As Deputy CIO, the incumbent shares responsibility and delegated authority for the oversight, administration and operations of the Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO). In close collaboration with the CIO, the incumbent is responsible for planning, reviewing, monitoring, and directing overall programmatic and operations consistent with the OCIO mission and goals. The incumbent shares responsibility for the direction and management of large-scale operations to efficiently and effectively achieve specified goals and objectives.

The Deputy CIO and CIO are responsible for the Library's information technology (IT), operations, strategy and alignment with the Library's mission and objectives. The incumbent, in support of the Library's goals and operations, leads overall IT planning. Using current knowledge and future vision of IT and management, the CIO evaluates and proposes enterprise-wide changes to existing IT delivery and services. The incumbent shares responsibility for managing the following major organizational subcomponents: Digital Strategy, IT Governance, IT Financial Management, IT Quality and Performance Management, IT Security, Business Continuity/Disaster Recover, IT Communications, IT Administrative Services, IT Design and Development, IT Partner Engagement, Project Management Office, and IT Service Operations.

The incumbent plans, executes, and evaluates the Library's IT operational, planning and IT­ related activities, including all aspects of the Library's IT systems. Ensures that all such activities and systems are available to support the agency's objectives and missions and that all relevant regulatory standards are met. Monitors and evaluates program effectiveness with a view toward efficient accomplishments of objectives, avoidance of duplication and maximum utilization of funds and staff. Identify, evaluate and disseminate best practices and technologies to meet Library-wide needs.

The Deputy OCIO and CIO establish and enforce unified Library standards for IT resource management policies, programs, and activities for evaluating the quality, effectiveness, and use of all the agency's systems and processes to meet the program and administrative needs of the agency and its stakeholders. The incumbent is responsible for the security and reliability of the Library's IT systems and for ensuring those systems' viability and flexibility in the light of uncertain future demands. The incumbent supports the specialized legal and operational requirements for LOC organizations that have specific IT requirements. Participates in agency­ wide management activities, including planning and budget, as well as providing leadership and guidance to the employees of the staff of the OCIO.

The Deputy CIO develops programs that incorporate IT needs of other service units within the agency, providing the agency and its officers with timely and practical advice and guidance, and seeing that appropriate solutions are implemented. Responsible for assessing the relative benefit of various investments to provide the most cost-effective, complete service to the public and statutory customers. Determines and justifies the best ways to spend scarce resources to achieve strategic goals.

The Deputy CIO and CIO provide direction and executive leadership to the Library's IT staff. Recruits and develops appropriate, competent personnel for the dynamic IT needs of the agency. Regularly solicits and evaluates staff needs in light of agency resources and requirements. Sets performance standards with agreed-upon outputs and conducts performance evaluations to assure that outputs are produced or accomplished and that subordinate managers and supervisors are held accountable for the performance of their organizational units. Provides overall direction for IT staff by fostering a positive work environment where groups or individuals can successfully complete complex tasks and develop and/or champion new initiatives.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • See requirements listed below under Qualifications Required.


Your resume is important to this application process. It will be reviewed to determine whether you possess the qualifications referenced above. All applicants are required to submit a resume that provides specific information (to include accomplishments, work experience and education/training) that clearly describes what you would bring to the position.

The Supervisor leads his/her staff toward meeting the Library's vision, mission, and goals by acting decisively, leveraging diversity and inclusiveness, demonstrating flexibility and resilience, fostering continuous improvement and innovation, and fostering integrity and honesty.

To view the Library's Supervisory Core Competencies click the following link: http://www.loc.gov/hr/employment/uploads/loc_supervisor_core_competencies.pdf .

Qualifications

The competencies below are required for this position. Those marked with a double asterisk (**) are considered the most critical competencies for this position.

A candidate's resume must show a proven record of accomplishment that clearly demonstrates he or she has:

Ability to lead people and manage a workforce**: The successful candidate has recruited, retained, supervised, and managed a highly qualified, well-trained diverse workforce. This included applying "best practices" in human resources capital management.

Ability to provide executive-level direction in planning, implementing and evaluating long-range IT activities to achieve best practice**: The successful candidate has demonstrated ability in the development and execution of a corporate-wide IT Strategic Plan. Supported the agency's strategic business plans and cross-functional business solutions. Led the formulation of an IT strategic vision, architecture and other resource plans.

Ability to initiate and lead change**: The successful candidate has led tasks and people effectively and inspired change in developing and implementing an organizational vision that integrated key goals, priorities, values, etc. This included promoting ideas with enthusiasm, conviction, and assertiveness; solicited and considered others' opinions; gained support and commitment from others; motivated and inspired others; and embraced and championed change.

Ability to identify and analyze operational problems and develop solutions to improve business performance: The successful candidate has anticipated, analyzed, developed, and planned the strategies necessary to coordinate and solve operational issues and problems. This included the ability to seek, logically examine, analyze, interpret, and synthesize information from different sources; generate and evaluate reasonable alternative solutions and the implications, consequences, and benefits of choosing each alternative; select the most promising alternative course of action; and commit to action, even in uncertain situations. Developed solutions to improve business performance.

Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing: The successful candidate has the ability to effectively express ideas and recommendations other than in writing in various settings to peers, staff, managers, supervisors, and external audiences to both provide and seek information. This includes actively listening to or understanding communicated information and answering questions thoughtfully and completely.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

All initial appointments, permanent or indefinite, to the Library of Congress require completion of a one-year probationary period. In addition, all newly appointed Senior Level executives, from outside the Library as well as from within, must serve a one year probationary period in accordance with the Library of Congress Regulations (LCRs) 2017.2-1, Senior Level Executive System.

The Library of Congress is an equal opportunity employer. All who meet the eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must submit a complete application package that is received by the closing date of this announcement.

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please email ADA@loc.gov. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants with disabilities may be considered under special hiring procedures and must submit an appropriate certificate of eligibility when applying for this position. The proof or disability/certification may be issued by the State Vocational Rehabilitation Office, Disability Services or Career Services office of the applicant's college or university, or the Department of Veterans Affairs. The letter must verify that the applicant has a severe disability and must be dated within three years of the date of the application. Certification from health care providers are not accepted. For more information contact the Library's Office of EEO/Diversity Programs at 202-707-6024 or email spp@loc.gov. FAILURE TO SUBMIT YOUR CERTIFICATION WILL CAUSE YOUR APPLICATION TO NOT BE CONSIDERED UNDER THE SELECTIVE PLACEMENT PROGRAM.

The Library of Congress is the national library of the United States and is part of the Legislative Branch of the Federal government. As such, all positions are in the excepted service. Appointment/retention is subject to a favorable evaluation of an appropriate personnel security/suitability investigation.

The Library of Congress may offer repayment for all or part of federally insured student loans. However, not all service units within the Library of Congress participates in the repayment of federally insured student loans. Therefore, determination to repay a federally insured student loan is subject to approval by the appropriate service unit.

The selected applicant will be required to file a financial disclosure statement with the House of Representatives, U.S. Congress, in accordance with the provisions of Public Law 95-521, the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.

Are you a veteran? Please indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming in your application materials and/or applicant profile and provide the appropriate supporting documentation to validate your claim. Those applying for 5-point preference must submit Member Copy 4 of your DD 214. Those applying for 10-point preference must fill out an SF-15 (click here for the form) and provide the required documentation listed on the back of the form. If required supporting documentation is not attached, Veterans' Preference will not be considered in the application process.

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please see the Library of Congress Merit Selection Plan, Section X.D, at: http://www.loc.gov/hr/employment/msp010909.pdf .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

The Library of Congress will evaluate applicants using the information provided in your resume. Reviews are intended to explore applicants' experience, knowledge, and training directly related to the job in order to identify the best qualified applicants for selection. For Senior Level positions, applicants do not need to respond to specific competency questions but will be requested to answer one question related to how they became aware of this job opportunity.
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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

Current or former federal employees must submit their most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50 or equivalent).

Applicants with disabilities may be considered under special hiring procedures and must submit an appropriate certificate of eligibility when applying for this position. The proof or disability/certification may be issued by the State Vocational Rehabilitation Office, Disability Services or Career Services office of the applicant's college or university, or the Department of Veterans Affairs. The letter must verify that the applicant has a severe disability and must be dated within three years of the date of the application. The program does not accept certification from health care providers. For more information contact the Library's Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Programs at 202-707-6024 or email spp@loc.gov. FAILURE TO SUBMIT YOUR CERTIFICATION WILL CAUSE YOUR APPLICATION TO NOT BE CONSIDERED UNDER THE SELECTIVE PLACEMENT PROGRAM.

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