23148 - Deputy Chief, Presidential Support and Production Group, NCTC/DI - GS-15
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)
The Presidential Support and Production Group (PSPG) within NCTC is a high-impact group of editors, production officers, graphic designers, cartographers, multimedia specialists, and disclosure officers responsible for the review, publication, and dissemination of all DI finished intelligence. To help lead this diverse group of multi-disciplined officers, PSPG is looking for a motivated and proactive manager with a focus on officer development, product excellence, and customer service; and a willingness to propose innovative solutions to address challenges and meet strategic goals. Determine strategic direction and provide leadership and management oversight for the continuity of daily group operations and the development of future plans for production/media personnel, resources, and programs to meet current and future customer and mission needs. Lead, direct, and foster coordination and collaboration with key customers, stakeholders, and senior personnel to ensure the staff is capable of delivering the highest quality finished intelligence products and services. Anticipate the impact of changes across the ODNI on the group's ability to support mission needs and proactively plan and implement strategies to leverage change to the customer's advantage. Develop and lead the group's branch chiefs and assess performance, collaborate on and oversee goal setting, and provide feedback on personal and professional development.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Superior leadership, management, and organizational skills, and ability to skillfully apply corporate, customer, and production/media knowledge, skills, and abilities to direct plans and management for production, personnel, and resources. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Superior interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, with sound judgment and the ability to work effectively both independently and in a team or collaborative environment. Expert knowledge of customer organizations in order to ensure the group is capable of providing exceptional products and customer service. Initiative and ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively. Expert ability to direct taskings, assess and manage performance, collaborate on goal setting, and support personal and professional development of all levels of personnel.
Knowledge of corporate policy and guidelines for finished intelligence production; knowledge of formats, standards, and production resources for print and electronic publishing and/or video and multimedia processes and services. Previous experience in production management. Experience with managing a contract workforce; COTR training.
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.
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.
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
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