25982 - Liaison Officer for Strategy, Outreach and Communication - GS-13
This is an opportunity for:
An internal candidate to fill a GS-13 cadre position.
A Federal Government employee to serve on a two-year reimbursable detail assignment in the ODNI. The detail assignment may be extended an additional year if all parties agree.
Who May Apply:
Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower than the advertised position grade may apply.
Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.
For a cadre assignment:
Current ODNI permanent cadre.
For a detailee assignment:
Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or one grade lower than the advertised position grade may apply. )
The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual. A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary.
A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current grade and salary.
The National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) leads our nation's effort to combat terrorism at home and abroad by analyzing the threat, sharing that information with our partners, and integrating all instruments of national power to ensure unity of effort. The Center serves as the primary organization in the United States Government (USG) for analyzing and integrating all intelligence possessed or acquired by the USG pertaining to terrorism and counterterrorism, and its Director serves as the Counterterrorism Mission Manager. NCTC also serves as the central and shared knowledge bank on known and suspected terrorists and international terrorist groups, as well as their goals, strategies, capabilities, and networks of contacts and support. In addition, NCTC conducts strategic operational planning for counterterrorism activities, coordinating and integrating the efforts of departments and agencies across the Federal Government.
Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs):
As a member of DTI's Strategy, Outreach, and Communication (SOC) Branch, you will be responsible for developing and disseminating weekly, quarterly, and annual reports; leading DTI's outreach with NCTC's Liaison Engagement Office; coordinating conferences and events; as well as assisting with office taskings, records management, and requests for information.
The SOC is responsible for completing assigned staff actions and NCTC internal and external taskings pertaining to interagency forums, special events, and internal issues.
The SOC coordinates DTI outreach efforts, providing briefings, developing drafts of meeting agendas, and monitoring the completion of follow-on actions.
SOC staff is expected to continually expand staff officer skills and subject matter expertise to facilitate intelligence integration and effective coordination between ODNI components, the IC, and other agencies and partners, and in so doing, improve unit performance and staff procedures.
Experience in and thorough 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 partner organizations.
Demonstrated experience producing concise analytic summaries, talking points, and ability to clearly communicate in person to small groups.
Ability to work effectively as part of a team with daily and other regular tasks to meet component needs.
Ability to research and logically analyze, synthesize, and judge information, as well as the ability to review and incorporate multiple sources of information in performing assignments.
Interpersonal, organizational, flexibility, and the ability to work under pressure adapting to rapidly changing work requirements and priorities.
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 offers a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibilities for ODNI cadre. Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp Life Insurance: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp Long-Term Care Insurance: http://www.ltcfeds.com Federal Employees Retirement SYSTEM (FERS) (new employees automatically covered): http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp If you are transferring from another agency and covered by the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), you may continue in that system. Annual and Sick Leave: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp Flexible Spending Accounts for Health Care and Dependent Care: http://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp Paid Federal Holidays Alternative Work Schedules
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.
ODNI Recruitment Team C 703-275-3955 Recruitment_TeamC@dni.gov