17681 - Human Capital PM-Human Language Technology - GS-15
The Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) supports the Office of the Director of National Intelligence by establishing and overseeing the implementation of the full range of Human Capital programs, processes, and policies. The CHCO has established the Strategic Human Capital Plan for the Intelligence Community (IC) that deals directly with talent, performance, and leadership to attract, engage, and unify an innovative and results-focused workforce in support of the National Intelligence Strategy-and ultimately the security of our nation. Following the IC Strategic HC Plan, the Office of the CHCO develops and implements policies, practices, and processes that leverage commonality across the IC and maximizes the strengths of individual agencies.
Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
Lead the efforts of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) FLPO in the area of human language technology (HLT).
Provide oversight and guidance to HLT development and integration within the IC.
Support the DNI's language strategy and implementation plan and lead a team of federally funded research development center employees to evaluate and assist IC elements to integrate HLT into their intelligence missions.
Ensure that HLT reaches operational applications, instructional technology, and research in the mission of exploiting information in foreign languages across the IC.
Provide expert advice to the IC Senior Language Officer, ODNI staff, and senior leaders on advancements in language technology programs.
Lead the IC-wide reporting of HLT tools and capabilities and integrate the information in CHCO/FLPO products.
Oversee the development of National Intelligence University (NIU) courses in HLT applications, and ensure HLT tools have agency training programs to educate and train IC personnel.
Serve as liaison to IC, DoD, industry, and academia on matters of HLT; serve as an ODNI representative to FLEXCOM Technology Expert Group and primary representative to ODNI Acquisitions, Technology, and Facilities Office and coordinate the Technical Expert Group and Operations Expert Group initiatives.
Areas of HC Subject Matter Expertise include (in alpha order): Academic/Professional Disciplines, Compensation, Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity, HC Information Management, HC Strategy & Policy, Learning & Development, Organizational Design, Performance and Effectiveness, Talent Acquisition, Workforce Analysis & Planning, Workforce Engagement & Relations, and Work/Life Strategies & Benefits.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Extensive foreign language technology expertise including knowledge of the role technology plays in accomplishing the foreign language mission of the IC.
Superior government, academic or industry experience in the research, development, and implementation of human language technologies.
Superior communication skill including the ability to prepare communications (to include papers, briefings, and testimony) suitable for presentation at the highest levels of government; expert ability to analyze data, determine relevant issues, identify achievable solutions, and prepare clear, meaningful communications capable of achieving the desired outcome.
Expert knowledge of IC and DoD, activities, missions, and requirements and a superior ability to interact with community members; superior ability to demonstrate awareness of agency issues and concerns will be crucial to success.
Experience: On average fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in HC. Extensive experience in transitioning technology projects into operational environments.
Education: Bachelor's degree in fields such as Human Resources, Business Administration, Industrial and Organization Psychology, Training and Development, Workforce Analytics, or other related disciplines. PhD in computational linguistics or related field of human language technology.
Certifications/Licenses: COTR Certification as applicable.
Current Federal Employees Applying for a Detail Assignment:
Applicants from federal agencies within the Intelligence Community (IC) may be considered for this position as a reimbursable detailee, if endorsed by the employing agency. Applicants must have current TS/SCI clearances with polygraph or have the ability to obtain one. The ODNI does not conduct polygraphs or provide security clearances for detailees. Applicants from within the IC must submit an application through the classified IC Joint Duty Program website.
Applicants from federal agencies outside the IC must provide:
a. WRITTEN ENDORSEMENT from the employing agency concurring with the detail.
b. RESUME: Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.
c. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.
d. VACANCY NUMBER: Reference the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and on each document submitted.
e. CURRENT SF-50: Federal Government employees must provide an SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" to verify current federal status, position, title, grade, and organization of record.
f. COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed.
WHERE TO SUBMIT: Applications should be sent to either DNI-MSD-HR-RR-Team_B_WMA@dni.ic.gov (classified email system) or Recruitment_TeamB@dni.gov (unclassified email system). Applicants submitting via JWICS are requested to submit their materials to both email@example.com (Daniel J.) , firstname.lastname@example.org (Stephanie M.) and email@example.com in lieu of the group address above. All attachments should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.
Applications submitted through the classified email system should NOT contain classified information above the TS//SI/TK//NOFORN level.
APPLICATION PACKAGES MUST CONTAIN ALL ITEMS LISTED ABOVE. AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration.
To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call 301-243-0730
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.
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 B 301-243-0730 Recruitment_TeamB@dni.gov
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