Office of the Director of National Intelligence Chief Technology Officer in Bethesda, Maryland
Summary The National Intelligence University (NIU) is the Intelligence Community's sole accredited, federal degree-granting institution. It serves as the intellectual hub for the intelligence profession, preparing today's leaders for tomorrow's challenges. Responsibilities Major Duties and Responsibilities: Provide leadership and/or oversight to complex IT projects or programs that may include ill-defined requirements, ambiguity, parallel tasks, multiple dependencies, high risks, and multiple interfaces; ensure alignment with strategic or corporate objectives; lead the definition and review of customer and stakeholder requirements; ensure plans and schedules are developed and followed throughout the life of the project. Lead and guide multiple IT modernization initiatives. Drive and integrate large-scale projects, including the implementation of a new student information system, learning management system, and accreditation management system. Work across all components of the University to assess technology requirements and opportunities for enhancement. Work with IT professionals across the IC and within the higher education sector to proactively identify platforms and technical solutions that can be implemented within NIU to enhance student and alumni engagement, process management and university workflow, recruitment and admissions, records and data management, and accreditation requirements. Provide expertise and guidance to NIU leadership as well as proposed technology investment and budget plans. Work closely with the ODNI CIO and the University's Education Technology team on all implementation and training components to ensure a seamless transition of systems. Requirements Conditions of Employment Applicants 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. Qualifications Mandatory Requirements: Expert ability to research, analyze, and evaluate current IC and education technology direction and standards and make recommendations at a management level. Project management experience supporting technology implementations Results-oriented, enthusiastic, resourceful, and creative with a can-do attitude Collaborative team player with great networking skills Superior ability to work under pressure, set priorities, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment Expert knowledge and understanding of IT management with operations experience at an institution of higher education or IC training component. Superior ability to listen to, clarify, and convey understanding of others' ideas, comments, and questions as well as to integrate and build upon diverse opinions in a manner that encourages the formation of integrated solutions and positions. Superior ability to balance responsibilities among project activities; ability to manage transitions effectively from task to task, adapting to varying customer needs. Superior ability to develop or implement information systems security plans and procedures. Education Master's Degree Additional Information Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C. area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. Salary Determination: A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at their current grade and salary. Other Information 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 Reasonable Accommodation Office Representative by classified email at DNIDiversityWMA@cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI_DRA@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-275-3900 or by FAX at 703-275-1217 . 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. The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.