Office of the Director of National Intelligence Seal

17269 - Partnership & Liaison Officer - GS-14

Virginia-Northern Virginia

*** 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.***

PARTNER ENGAGEMENT COMPONENT MISSION The mission of the Office of the Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Partner Engagement (ADNI/PE) is to "Advance partnerships and responsible intelligence and information sharing to enhance decision-making" while we lead and effectively manage a diverse and highly skilled workforce; strengthen partnerships to enable integration, promote mutual understanding, and support accountability; promote interoperable capabilities to drive intelligence and information sharing while protecting privacy, civil liberties, and civil rights; optimize intelligence and information sharing to identify and address threats and opportunities; and develop and implement repeatable business practices to support PE decision making and achieve mission performance.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

• Serve as Partnership Officer in the Federal Partnerships group of the Federal, State, Local and Tribal Partnerships (FSLTP) Division.
• Plan and participate in partnerships with non-Title 50 departments and agencies; plan and participate in collaborative activities with these partners in accordance with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence's (ODNI) intelligence integration strategy; represent ODNI in interagency working groups to recognize, value, build, and leverage collaborative working relationships and networks with these organizations.
• Plan, develop, and communicate policies, guidelines, and procedures that support information sharing with federal partners and provide a framework for managing the relationships between federal partners, the ODNI, and Intelligence Community (IC) elements.
• Manage and organize IC and ODNI working groups, meetings, boards, and other fora to facilitate dialogue between the ODNI and intelligence leaders of federal partner agencies to exchange information, develop recommendations, resolve issues, and implement specific ODNI policies regarding partner relations issues.
• Plan, develop, and present briefing papers, meeting guidance, and other related information on partner information sharing issues, partner relationships, and policies for senior leaders.
• Plan and manage all aspects of federal partner visits with ODNI leadership, to include advance coordination with partners at the Headquarters level and in the field, developing meeting agendas, preparing ODNI leadership for meetings, , and monitoring the completion of follow-on actions.
• Prioritize and complete staff actions and ODNI internal and external taskings pertaining to federal partner relationships in a timely manner; plan and participate in partner meetings, interagency fora, and special events, and address ODNI leadership questions concerning partner relations.
• Develop and continually expand staff officer skills and subject matter expertise to facilitate intelligence integration and effective coordination between ODNI components, the IC, US Government agencies, and federal partners and in so doing improve senior leadership support, strengthen relationships, and establish staff procedures.

Mandatory and Educational Requirements

• Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the ODNI and IC (e.g. intelligence policy, IC missions, and interagency coordination) to build and sustain effective working relationships and promote the sharing of information with domestic partner organizations.
• Extensive knowledge and proven ability in consistently demonstrating key attributes of effective staff officers, to include anticipating requirements, displaying initiative, and seeking and following additional guidance and perspective.
• Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team or collaborative environment; proven ability to lead and support cooperative relationships within the IC and with FSLT partners.
• Strong oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to communicate complex information clearly, concisely, and in a manner that is targeted to and meets the needs of diverse audiences with different perspectives and objectives.
• Demonstrated ability to develop collaborative solutions for issues of common concern with partner organizations; demonstrated ability to manage sensitive matters and/or complex problems, make key contributions to group efforts, and exercise appropriate leadership and initiative.
• Demonstrated ability to listen to, clarify, and convey understanding of others' ideas, comments, and questions as well as demonstrated ability to integrate and build upon diverse opinions in a manner that encourages the development of integrated solutions and way-ahead strategies.
• Demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience in working with ODNI partners including federal, state, local, or tribal entities.
• Strong ability to work effectively in an interagency environment on complex issues requiring negotiation and consensus-building.

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.
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.

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

Mission Management

McLean, VA