*** 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.
The National Counterintelligence and Security Center's (NCSC) National Intelligence Manager - Counterintelligence Directorate (NIM-CI) supports the Director of NCSC in his role as the National Counterintelligence Executive (NCIX) for the Federal Government. Our primary mission is to deepen the U.S. Government's understanding of foreign intelligence entities' plans, intentions, capabilities, tradecraft, and operations targeting U.S. national interests and sensitive information and assets. We lead the IC's mission to identify and counter foreign intelligence threats by incorporating CI into national-level decision making and leading integrated analysis, collection, and CI initiatives to address priority intelligence gaps and CI mission needs. Our Directorate is growing to address the expanding CI threat. We are looking for qualified personnel to:
Lead the identification of foreign intelligence threats, priorities, and gaps
Lead and guide IC analysis, collection, and CI initiatives to address priority intelligence gaps and counter foreign intelligence threats
Lead the IC in assessing progress against CI priorities and gaps Lead the development of solutions to address CI capability needs
Integrate CI into national decision making
Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
Lead and oversee CI community mission integration by developing CI strategies, implementation plans, the Unifying Intelligence Strategy for CI, and a State of the CI mission presentation.
Engage IC leadership on strategic priorities, opportunities, gaps, and interdependencies to link strategy to resources and capabilities
Plan and communicate emerging strategic issues and trends, evaluate them in context of U.S. Government plans, and make recommendations for improvements
Plan and prepare briefings, reports, and presentations to organizational leadership and senior stakeholders in a manner that meets their specified requirements and provide analysis and recommendations that ensure IC strategic plans and programs align with strategic objectives
Lead, initiate, cultivate, and maintain productive working relationships with colleagues, experts, IC members, policy committees, and law enforcement agencies as appropriate and use these relationships to share information of interest; attend internal and external training, seminars, or conferences on broad or more strategic subject areas.
Manage a professional staff to achieve NCSC mission objectives.
Recognize, value, build, and leverage diverse collaborative networks with the ODNI and across the IC.
Support briefings to senior IC officials and other major stakeholders on collaboration progress, issues and challenges.
Develop and continually expand personal knowledge in counterintelligence and achieve a government-wide reputation as a force for integration.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Expert knowledge of strategy development, planning and with the intelligence cycle
Understanding of IC organizations' missions in order to provide input to national-level strategies and plans and support U.S. national security and foreign policy interests
Previous experience in leading/supervising a team in a fast paced environment
Excellent written, oral communication, and critical thinking skills, as demonstrated by the ability to articulate complex issues to a wide audience and develop products for the senior USG officials;
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills; ability to build and leverage professional networks; and, ability to work effectively both independently and in a team/collaborative environment.
Expert ability to direct taskings, assess and manage performance, collaborate on goal setting, and support personal and professional development of all levels of personnel
Ability to handle multiple taskings, assess and manage performance, and collaborate on goal setting
Demonstrated ability to develop effective professional and interpersonal relationships with peers and colleagues in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the IC, and U.S. Government and to earn their confidence and trust.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in mission specialty area.
Experience and demonstrated success developing and coordinating IC strategies and plans
Previous Counterintelligence 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