Office of the Director of National Intelligence Seal

19009 - Chief of Staff-NCTC/DSOP - GS-15

Virginia-Northern Virginia

Component Mission:

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):

• This position is for the Chief of Staff in NCTC's Directorate of Strategic Operational Planning (DSOP).

• The incumbent plans, manages, and implements resources and activities in support of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Senior Managers.

• Serves as a member of the DSOP Leadership Team, and is often called upon to represent DSOP in various ODNI and NCTC fora.

• Responsibilities include strategic budget, human resources, and facilities planning; tactical execution of resources, and management of operational activities impacting the function and mission of the directorate.

• Manages a small front office workforce.

• Position provides an exceptional broadening experience for line officers or growth opportunities for any occupation.

Mandatory and Educational Requirements:

• Superior organizational, managerial, and leadership skills, including ability to effectively manage the professional development of staff employees.

• Superior strategic and tactical planning, critical thinking, and analytical skills in order to propose innovative solutions and implement change with resourcefulness and creativity.

• Superior ability to coordinate, network, and communicate across the ODNI, IC and U.S. Government agencies.

• Superior ability to work effectively with teams, build and sustain professional relationships, exert influence effectively at all levels across the IC.

• Superior ability to plan, organize, schedule, and prioritize the organizational staff work load.

• Superior ability to establish goals, manage workflow, and identify professional development needs for employees.

• Superior leadership skills and training consistent with organizational direction to develop and value a workforce representing a wide spectrum of diverse backgrounds.

Desired Requirements:

• Expert knowledge of the IC and ODNI budgetary process, personnel regulations, contract regulations, and resource allocation policies and procedures.

• Expert knowledge and experience with resource planning, budget forecasting, and execution.

• Superior oral and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly convey complex information to audiences of all levels.

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.
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.

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.

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