Chief Information Officer, MC-2210-2C

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 15, 2021
Closes
Oct 23, 2021
Function
Executive, Chief
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Although the position is advertised equivalent to SES/SL in pay, MCC uses a pay banded system to compensate employees. This position is pay band MC-2C which is generally equal to SES/SL pay only.

The first cutoff date for referral of applications for this position is 9/10/2021. Applications received after the first cutoff will be referred to the selecting official until the closing date or a selection is made.

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Responsibilities

As a key member of the Office of the Chief Executive Officer (OCEO) management team and MCC senior staff, the CIO serves as an executive advisor and subject matter expert to the DCEO and senior managers on translating information technology (IT) programs, operations, policies and requirements, as well as the Chief Privacy Officer for the corporation. The CIO also:
  • Provides executive-level recommendations, guidance, and support to the DCEO and senior staff with responsibility for the planning, formulation, adoption, and execution of policies, objectives, and goals relating to IT infrastructure and services including cybersecurity.
  • Provides managerial direction for the maintenance, operation and future development of information systems and applications.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable federal laws, such as the Clinger-Cohen Act, e-government initiatives, etc.
  • Oversees and establishes cybersecurity mitigation measures, disaster recovery and business continuity operations policies and processes for headquarters and overseas. Identifies IT vulnerabilities and weaknesses, develops and implements plans to mitigate and recover from potential breach in system security.
  • Establishes a robust crisis communication channel where risks are tracked and reported through regular notifications, updates and communication strategies.
  • Formulates and develops long range IT policies and guidelines. Serves as MCC's IT expert on oversight of national programs with precedent setting issues.
  • Oversees strategies associated with the hiring, training, and professional development of staff in the Office of the CIO (OCIO) to make sure a fit-for-purpose and high-performing team is in place.
  • Fosters a positive work environment where groups and individuals can successfully complete complex tasks, develop and/or champion new ideas.
  • Performs administrative and human resource management functions for staff as assigned; ensures a continuing affirmative application of MCC policies concerning equal opportunity.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required
  • Only one vacancy exists, and a selection will be made from the eligible candidates from one of the announcements.


Qualifications

To qualify for pay band 2C, the successful candidate must also meet the following:

Have at least one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties and comparable to the MCC Pay Band MC-2C (GS-15) or an equivalent level which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, this experience is defined as: serving as an executive advisor and subject matter expert to senior managers on the planning, formulation, adoption, and execution of policies, objectives and goals relating to IT infrastructure and services including cybersecurity; applying IT systems security principles, concepts, and methods to develop long-range plans that anticipate, identify, evaluate, mitigate, and minimize risks associated with IT systems vulnerabilities; directing large inter-governmental information technology projects and managing budget, contract, and procurement activities for an information technology program. Note: This experience MUST be well documented within your resume or application.

Time-in-Grade: Time-in-grade requirements apply. You must have one year of Federal service equivalent to pay band 3A or GS-15 to be eligible for MCC pay band 2C.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to ensure the work history portion thoroughly documents the duties, responsibilities, and accomplishments that are directly related to this position in order to verify specialized experience.

Education

Additional information

  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is operating in a state of maximum telework and most employees are teleworking full-time. Consequently, you will start your work in a temporary telework status and in a virtual environment. Your temporary telework arrangement will remain in effect until the agency informs you that MCC is open and operational for all staff. MCC will provide as much advance notice as possible before you may be required to report to MCC's office space. MCC has and will continue to offer flexible work arrangements.
  • RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION BONUS may be authorized for this position. If you are not a current federal employee this position may authorize a one time Recruitment bonus to be paid over a specified period. Selected individual will be required to a sign service agreement prior to receiving any bonus payments.
  • If you are a current federal employee this position may authorize a one time Relocation bonus to be paid over a specified period. Selected individual will be required to a sign service agreement prior to receiving any bonus payments.
    Selectee may qualify for credit toward annual leave accrual, based on prior work experience.
  • The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. "The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower level, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position."
  • Qualifications by Closing Date: You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.
  • Pay: Your pay will be set within the range specified in this vacancy announcement and will be based on your qualifications, education, experience, training, and availability of funds.
  • The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
  • Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower pay band level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level, nor is the promise of promotion implied.
  • DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE: PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/ application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.
  • Selectee may be required to complete a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form (OGE 450).
  • Probationary/Trial Period: You may be required to serve a one-year probationary/trial period.
  • Government Travel Card - You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government contractor issued travel card to be used for official business.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once you complete and submit your application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire.The HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities related to the position such as
  • Oral Communication
  • Team Building
  • Technology Management
  • Writing


Based on the information you provided in your application package, we will assign you to one of three quality categories - Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Those applicants who are determined to be best qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration.

If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your category can and will be adjusted to more reflect your abilities, and you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

Trust determination process
National security

Required Documents

The following documents must be received by the closing date of this announcement:
  • Applicants MUST utilize resumes created using information included in the USAJOBS-formatted Resume Builder (http://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/account/documents/resume/build/
  • Unofficial college transcripts - if the position has an education requirement or if you are using education to qualify "Unofficial" transcripts are acceptable. If selected for the position, you must provide an official transcript before appointment.
  • Veterans Preference documentation (DD-214 - member 4 copy or other copies that indicate character of discharge or equivalent, SF-15 and VA Letter as appropriate) if applying under VEOA or VRA. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please go to: www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx .
  • Copy of SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action (such as promotion, reassignment, within-grade increase, or new appointment which shows your tenure/status, grade, salary/pay).
  • If you are a displaced Federal employee, you may be entitled to receive special priority consideration under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) or the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP). Eligible ICTAP/CTAP employees within the commuting area must submit proof of eligibility. If applicable, see Other Information.
  • Persons with disabilities and others who are eligible for appointment under special appointing authorities (e.g., service with the Government Accountability Office {GAO}, Peace Corps, etc.) should indicate the type of appointment on your application and provide supporting documentation as provided by that authority.


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

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.

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