Office of the Director of National Intelligence Seal

20746 - Information Sharing and Safeguarding Officer - GS-14

Virginia-Northern Virginia

Component Mission

The Office of the Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Policy and Strategy (OADNI/P&S) is responsible for developing and coordinating Intelligence Community (IC)-wide policy; setting IC strategy; overseeing and promoting responsible information sharing and safeguarding; managing the execution of the DNI's controlled access program responsibilities; and advising the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) on initiatives. P&S' overriding aim is to build a more integrated, collaborative, and secure community.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

• Monitor implementation of information sharing efforts that support an improved capacity to warn of and disrupt threats to the United States.

• Plan, identify, and develop effective solutions to intelligence access issues experienced by departments throughout the IC and U.S. Government.

• Plan, develop, and oversee the implementation of interagency information sharing activities and programs by coordinating and integrating the competing requirements and priorities of multiple stakeholders, to include planning and participating in interagency meetings.

• Support the senior intelligence officer assigned to the presidentially directed Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell (HRFC), on behalf of the ODNI.

• Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the IC's current work related to hostage-related issues and, as appropriate, additional areas of expertise that may be relevant to future cases.

• Serve as an IC representative and intelligence expert in HRFC briefings with hostage families; represent the IC during engagements with liaison partners and non-government entities.

• Articulate complex policy and legal analysis for the IC ISSE.

• Identify and anticipate strategic information sharing and safeguarding issues mitigate obstacles to appropriate information sharing, and take steps to enable more accurate, timely, and insightful analysis to inform decision making by senior leadership.

• Provide subject matter expertise to IC stakeholders and external partners to achieve integrated implementation of national strategy, executive, and IC policy.

Mandatory and Educational Requirements

• Demonstrated ability to develop effective professional and interpersonal relationships with peers and colleagues in ODNI, the IC, and U.S. Government, and to earn their confidence and trust.

• Demonstrated ability to identify emerging information sharing trends and issues, as well as the demonstrated ability to assess the influence of these trends and issues on the effectiveness of U.S. Government programs.

• Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, orally and in written reports and documents, policies, plans, and programs related to improving information sharing across the U.S. Government.

• Demonstrated ability to logically analyze, synthesize, and judge information, as well as the demonstrated ability to review and incorporate multiple sources of information in performing assignments.

• Extensive interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including a demonstrated ability to work effectively at a senior level within an interagency environment on complex issues requiring negotiation and consensus-building.

• Extensive knowledge of the mission, charter, roles, and responsibilities of the ODNI, IC, and U.S. Government agencies, and how these organizations can effectively cooperate in implementing information sharing plans and programs.

• Demonstrated ability to objectively evaluate U.S. Government and interagency information sharing policies and plans, taking into account a diverse and complex range of considerations in performing the evaluations.

• Demonstrated ability to balance responsibilities among assigned activities; including the demonstrated ability to manage transitions effectively from task to task, and demonstrated adaptability to varying customer needs.

• Demonstrated ability to identify emerging information sharing trends and issues, as well as the demonstrated ability to assess the influence of these trends and issues on the effectiveness of U.S. Government programs.

• Extensive experience supporting the exchange of intelligence information between collectors, analysts, and end users in order to improve national and homeland security.

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.

Other Information

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 B

Mission Management
McLean, VA