*** 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)
This position in the National Counterintelligence and Security Center's Mission Integration Directorate (NCSC/MID) strategically develops talent of the US Government's CI and security practitioners through assessing the needs of the workforce, highlighting trends, and identifying solutions to human capital (HC) issues. The CI and Security workforce of the US Government (USG) uses a wide variety of skills across a large number of mission sets - from technical surveillance and countermeasures to offensive operations. As lead advocate for the CI and Security mission throughout the USG, NCSC must be prepared to understand and articulate concerns facing its diverse constituency. Working collaboratively with partners in the IC and across the Federal Government, the incumbent will be required to apply their human capital expertise and leverage professional network to lead studies, address queries posed by policymakers and senior leaders, and identify pragmatic solutions to HC challenges facing the CI and security workforce. The incumbent will be expected to:
Lead efforts to establish an integrated approach to understanding HC issues within the CI and security workforce.
Conduct in-depth analyses focused on HC challenges faced by the CI and security workforce.
Identify and advocate for best HC practices used by the CI and security community to manage its workforce.
Support ongoing NCSC talent development initiatives, including the development of National CI and Security Collaboration Courses, the Nation CI and Security Awards Program.
Plan and conduct formal analyses of the strengths and weaknesses of HC programs that require resolving critical problems or developing new concepts and methodologies for programs that are of major significance to IC leadership and mission success.
Develop strategic and tactical plans to support HC program initiatives; plan, develop, implement, and evaluate HC programs in response to IC directives and/or mission requirements.
Cultivate and maintain productive working relationships with IC HC leadership, colleagues, HR experts, and ODNI senior leadership to share information of interest, explain the specifics of HC programs and, when appropriate, present, justify, defend, negotiate, and/or settle matters involving significant issues.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Demonstrated program management, analytic, and critical thinking skills, including the ability to conduct program assessments, identify needs and requirements, and develop process improvement recommendations for the successful implementation HC programs. Demonstrated ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, information in a clear, concise manner that is targeted to and meets the needs of diverse audiences with different perspectives and objectives. Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and in a team or collaborative environment, mentor junior colleagues, and utilize strong organizational and interpersonal problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to establish regular contact with high-level internal and external resources and customers, supplying or seeking information on HC programs and issues; demonstrated use of tact when expressing ideas or opinions to leaders, customers, contractors, and other stakeholders. Demonstrated ability to develop and effectively manage HC projects, assess customer requirements, identify dependencies, and manage and mitigate risks. Demonstrated ability to listen to, clarify, and convey an understanding of others' ideas, comments, and questions, and integrate and build upon diverse opinions in a manner that encourages the formation of integrated solutions and positions. Demonstrated qualitative and quantitative analytical skills necessary to collect data, analyze it, and develop substantive reports
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Previous substantive experience conducting workforce analysis within the IC related to CI and security occupations.
Experience working with OPM and on non-IC HC issues.
Knowledge of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and the larger Intelligence Community (IC) mission, operations, tradecraft, and capabilities.
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.
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.
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.
ODNI Recruitment Team A 703-275-3799 Recruitment_TeamA@dni.gov
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