Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Chief Information Officer)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 13, 2022
Closes
Jan 21, 2022
Function
Executive, Chief
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee's report date to the official duty station (Washington, DC) may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is determined by state and Federal officials that employees are allowed to report to the workplace (Washington, DC) where this position is located, on a regular basis.

As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of vaccination by November 22, 2021, or before your entry on duty date with IMLS, if after November 22 2021. IMLS will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of IMLS a legally required exception from this requirement.

If selected for the Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Chief Information Officer) position, the incumbent will serve as the Chief Information Officer with primary responsibility for managing the OCIO and IT security to ensure the integrity, reliability, accessibility, and confidentiality of information systems and assets. OCIO is responsible for advancing the infrastructure modernization as IMLS assesses having geographically dispersed personnel and a hybrid work environment. OCIO develops the Institute's Information Technology (IT) strategic plan and is responsible for applications engineering of all IMLS IT requirements. Typical assignments will include but are not limited to:
  • Providing IT helpdesk services and support for all supported IMLS IT environments, software, hardware, mobile communications, printers, and the wired and WIFI network; providing operational support of cloud-based production and test environments; and for the configuration, installation, and operation of IT products.
  • Managing OCIO security to ensure the integrity, reliability, accessibility, and confidentiality of information systems and assets.
  • Managing the agency's enterprise-wide IT operations, information lifecycle functions, public facing technology and website, intranet, and customer care services; and for implementing all necessary policies, procedures, and practices to ensure the agency's compliance with all regulatory requirements and alignment with generally accepted IT business standards and performance.
  • Advances the infrastructure modernization as IMLS assesses having geographically dispersed personnel and a hybrid work environment.
  • Develops the Institute's Information Technology (IT) strategic plan and is responsible for applications engineering of all IMLS automated requirements including the Internet, Intranet, and Database administration.
  • Formulates policies and procedures and provides technical expertise regarding all aspects of information management throughout the agency.
  • Develop goals and objectives for technology and information initiatives based on organizational needs.
  • Ensures the protection of IT assets and the integrity, security, and privacy of information entrusted to or maintained by IMLS.
  • Provides advice and counsel concerning IT issues and industry trends to agency leadership.
  • Serves as the Chief Information Officer, management advisor, and senior consultant regarding corporate enterprise architecture, IT standards and information systems for the agency.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.
  • Documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System.
  • Relocation expenses will not be authorized.
  • Resume and supporting documents (See Required Documents).
  • Status candidates must meet all qualification requirements, to include time-in-grade and time after competitive appointment, and specialized experience by the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.


Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
Basic Experience: Applicants must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. Applicants resume must demonstrate expert proficiency related to each competency below: Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. In addition to the Basic Experience requirements above, applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience (equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level or pay band in the Federal service). Specialized experience is defined as: (1) expertise in effectively guiding the translation of mission, goals, and strategies into programs, projects, and processes within broad organizational (e.g., federal, state, private industry, etc.) context; (2) expert level of analytical skills and abilities to assess the effects of legislative, regulatory, and compliance programs on agency strategies, policies, and operations; (3) experience developing comprehensive programs to improve productivity, cost effectiveness, and efficiency of organization activities; (4) expert experience in providing oversight and direction for the delivery of IT services and coordinating a wide range of technical and service-oriented IT duties in support of agency operations and program-wide IT projects and other initiatives.

NOTES :
  • Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.
  • Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
  • Your resume and application materials should demonstrate that you possess the following competencies referenced in the vacancy announcement. Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application or resume how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified in the specialized experience definition. Cite specific examples of experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write, "See resume" in your application.
  • Your resume must include detailed information as it relates to the responsibilities and specialized experience for this position. Evidence of copying and pasting directly from the vacancy announcement without clearly documenting supplemental information to describe your experience will result in an ineligible rating. This will prevent you from receiving further consideration.


  • Education

    Education is not a substitute for specialized experience at this grade level.

    Additional information

    Status candidates must meet all qualification requirements, to include time-in-grade and time after competitive appointment, and specialized experience by the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.

    Career Transition Assistance Programs :
    These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp .

    Selective Service Registration:
    Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

    Veterans Preference :
    If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans' preference visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Veterans .

    HIRING INCENTIVES:
    • Eligible for Student Loan Repayment Program
    • Eligible for Tuition Assistance Program
    • This position is telework eligible. For details on agency's Telework policy, contact the Office of Human Resources at recruiting@imls.gov
    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
    Your application will be evaluated and rated under IMLSs Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job.

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