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)
Plan, develop and evaluate the related strategic planning documents in support of United States (U.S.) national security and foreign policy interests and programs.
Plan and complete assessments of the IC's progress towards mission and enterprise strategic objectives and determine how well the IC is postured for future environments.
Engage senior IC leadership on strategic priorities, opportunities, gaps, and interdependencies to link resources to strategy; plan and communicate emerging strategic issues and trends, evaluate them in context of U.S. Government plans, and make recommendations for improvements.
Plan and develop efforts to create a culture of strategic planning across the IC by promoting best practices in strategy development, execution, and evaluation and by communicating to IC agencies priorities, activities, and impact in order to promote shared vision, values, and goals.
Initiate, cultivate, and maintain productive working relationships with peers and senior leaders across the IC in order to coordinate strategy development activities and evolving requirements and promote the implementation of mission and enterprise objectives.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Extensive knowledge of strategy development and planning and a demonstrated ability to identify emerging trends and strategic issues and incorporate these into organizational strategic plans.
Extensive knowledge of IC organizations' missions in order to develop the national-level strategies and policies necessary to support U.S. national security and foreign policy interests.
Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, organize, and draw inferences from incomplete data and present a compelling analysis of findings and issues; demonstrated ability to identify, articulate, document, and mitigate knowledge gaps or alternatives approaches.
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in written reports, and to logically analyze, synthesize, and evaluate multiple sources of information for their inclusion in briefings and written documents.
Ability to effectively promote and communicate strategic plans and leverage appropriate tools and technologies.
Key Requirements and How To Apply
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_A_WMA@dni.ic.gov (classified email system) or Recruitment_TeamA@dni.gov (unclassified email system). Applicants submitting via JWICS are requested to submit their materials to both firstname.lastname@example.org (Vincent L.) and email@example.com (Karren B.) 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 703-275-3799.
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.
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.
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 A 703-275-3799 Recruitment_TeamA@dni.gov