*** OPEN UNTIL FILLED: This announcement will be open until the position is filled. Cut off points are scheduled in two-week increments. After each cut-off point, all compliant applications received during the previous two weeks will be reviewed for consideration.***
The mission of the National Counterintelligence & Security Center is to lead and support the counterintelligence and security activities of the US Government, the US Intelligence Community, and US private sector entities who are at risk of intelligence collection, penetration or attack by foreign and other adversaries.
Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
Responsible for providing or obtaining a variety of management services essential to the direction and operation of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), Special Security Directorate (SSD), to include providing knowledge and understanding of contracts management, budget, and oversight of timely delivery of tasks and responses. Leads and oversees SSD task management, information management, and executive support. Serves as the central point of contact, coordination, and control for SSD mission and support activities. As the central coordination point, ensures appropriate officers are included in taskings, correspondence drafting, and policymaking processes through a managed clearance and document control system. Oversees and manages the process for incoming and outgoing correspondence, ensuring high quality, timeliness, and conformance with regulations and policies. Develops and maintains standard operating procedures for tasking, coordination, formats, and document control.
Provides direct staff support to senior-level leadership. Anticipates and keeps senior leaders apprised of high priority issues, requirements, and developments. Receives, researches, and prioritizes work assignments, frames strategic issues, provides guidance, and directs work to appropriate action officers. Coordinates work activities, assignments and projects within and across organizational boundaries to ensure the effective completion of initiatives and requirements.
Leads the planning, management, and coordination of operational and administrative matters. Reviews and investigates issues, and develops solutions and options. Develops innovative business practices to gain process efficiencies and improve quality and timeliness of deliverables. Coordinates with senior staff to build read-ahead materials and briefing books to prepare NCSC and SSD senior management for key meetings regarding SSD mission areas. Reviews read-ahead materials and briefing books for completeness and accuracy, and disseminates final products to the appropriate personnel.
Provides management oversight to one staff executive administrative support assistant, one support contractor, and a team of three contract subject matter experts responsible for the work flow of all incoming and outgoing taskings.
Flexible hours and schedules.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Qualified GS-14 and high performing GS-13 candidates may be considered for this position.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience as determined by the mission specialty area;
A minimum of seven years of relevant work experience;
Knowledge of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and Intelligence Community (IC) mission, organization, roles, and responsibilities;
Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills to communicate effectively with key stakeholders throughout the IC and United States Government;
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, organizational, initiative, and problem-solving skills, including the ability to develop working relationships and networks with internal and external managers and staff;
Demonstrated strong planning, and organization skills, as well as the ability to manage changing and competing priorities under strict timelines while maintaining a high level of attention to detail; and,
Ability to work effectively with ODNI leaders in a highly dynamic and fast-paced organization.
The following qualifications are desired, but not required:
COTR certification at any level;
Project management experience;
Prior staff or Executive Secretariat experience; and/or,
Contract management experience.
Applicants from Federal Agencies outside the IC, please visit www.dni.gov and search the vacancy number for directions on how to apply to this vacancy.
What To Expect Next
The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Due to the large number of applications received, applicants will be contacted ONLY if they have been selected for an interview.
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-EEOD-RA-ACF@exchange.cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI-EEOD@dni.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.
Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, any travel or lodging will be at the applicant's personal expense.
APPLICATION PROCESS: 1. IC employees must apply by the vacancy close date. The IC employee application should include the following... a. A brief (two-page limit) candidate resume or biographical summary. b. A short narrative describing the applicant's qualifications (general and specific) for the joint duty rotational assignment.
2. Consistent with IC Standard 601-1, IC employees must be nominated by their employing (home) element within 10 days of the vacancy close date in order to be considered by the gaining element. Please contact your employing element's Joint Duty Program Office for nomination procedures as some agencies may require written supervisory endorsement at the time of application. IC Element Joint Duty Program Office contact info can be found at: https://jointduty.dni.ic.gov/Contacts.aspx
Any application sent directly by an IC employee to the gaining element will not be considered.
ODNI Recruitment Team A 703-275-3799 Recruitment_TeamA@dni.gov
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