Overview

Summary The IC Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (IC DEI) Office is responsible for the overall strategic management of the IC’s efforts to build a diverse and inclusive workforce and to ensure that equity is a core part of management and policymaking processes. The IC DEI Office reports directly to the Director of National Intelligence offering programmatic and policymaking guidance that impacts the representation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in the IC. Responsibilities *Lead, initiate, cultivate, and maintain productive working relationships with senior policymakers across the IC in order to coordinate strategy development activities and evolving requirements and promote the implementation of mission and enterprise objectives. Lead, plan, and oversee efforts to create a culture of strategic planning across the IC by promoting DEIA best practices in strategy development, execution, and evaluation and communicating priorities, activities, and impact of the strategy to the IC to promote shared vision, values, and goals. Lead and guide senior and expert staff members. Set priorities, goals, and deadlines, and make final determinations on how to plan and accomplish work. Lead in the review and analysis of policies, processes, and guidelines that are contained in United States Government (U.S.) Government and Intelligence Community (IC) Directives, Policy Guidance, Standards, plans, and memoranda to ensure equities are captured and relevant concerns are resolved. Lead in the planning and completion of assessments to evaluate IC DEIA progress towards mission and enterprise objectives and determine how well the IC DEIA is postured for future environments. Lead and in reviewing an extensive volume of written materials and preparing or contributing to written and verbal products including congressional testimony or responses to inquiries, senior-level issue papers or briefings, and letters and memoranda. Lead in communicating policy needs, trends, and developments relative to organizational leadership, senior policymakers, and other senior U.S. Government officials. Conduct assessments to capture IC DEIA progress towards mission and enterprise objectives and assess how well the IC is postured for future environments. Lead in efforts to engage senior IC DEIA leadership on strategic priorities, intelligence needs and gaps, and cross-IC interdependencies in order to link resources to strategy. Lead, plan, develop, and evaluate the related strategic planning documents in support of IC DEIA programs and activities for building a more diverse and inclusive workforce. Lead, plan, develop, and provide substantive intelligence briefings, presentations, reports, and other materials to inform IC DEIA senior leadership and other stakeholders on policy issues. 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. Requirements Conditions of Employment Must be a current permanent ODNI employee. Qualifications Expert knowledge of IC and related U.S. Government policies, directives, and standard operating procedures and demonstrated ability to develop a broad range of IC-wide policies, processes, and guidelines. Expert knowledge of the U.S. Government and its IC components, missions, and interrelationships and experience working either with or in a major U.S. Government or IC organization; extensive understanding of the authorities, roles, and responsibilities of the organizations within the IC community. Expert knowledge of and demonstrated experience in the research, formulation, development, and coordination of national level policies and directives, including extensive knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for policy development and assessment. Expert knowledge of strategy development and planning, and a demonstrated ability to identify emerging trends and strategic issues and incorporate these into organizational strategic plans. Expert knowledge of IC organizations’ missions in order to develop the national-level strategies and policies necessary to support IC DEIA mission and enterprise strategic objectives. Expert understanding of performance management principles and superior ability to advise organizations on the application of evaluation methods. Superior 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. Superior 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. Superior organizational and interpersonal skills to facilitate diverse fora, manage competing priorities, and advocate new ideas/concepts /processes; demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment on time-sensitive issues and work collaboratively across the IC. Superior ability to develop effective professional and interpersonal relationships with peers and colleagues in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the IC, and U.S. Government and to earn their confidence and trust. *Superior ability to exercise independent judgment on time-sensitive issues and work collaboratively across the IC. Desired Requirements: Five to seven years of experience leading strategic planning, managing, and directing the successful efforts of a government or private organization. Education Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience as determined by mission specialty area. Additional Information Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. Reasonable Accommodations: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Reasonable Accommodations Officer by classified email at dnireasonableaccommodationwma@cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNIDRA@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 REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS 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. The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.