The National Archives and Records Administration is recruiting a Chief Information Officer. Salary range: $119,554-$165,300.
Serves as Chief Information Officer and Assistant Archivist for Information Services. Directs staff activities involving agency-wide policy analysis, strategic planning, business process engineering, customer satisfaction, information resources management, agency-wide issuances, and internal records management.
– Establishes goals and objectives for the organization; organizes the work, allocates resources, and establishes priorities for its completion. Monitors progress of assigned projects and adjusts priorities and resources as necessary.
– Develops and manages a strategic IT plan which is fully integrated with NARA's Strategic Plan and enables NARA to fulfill its mission of providing ready access to essential evidence.
– Formulates and carries out agency-wide policies, programs, and research with an emphasis on the implications of new technologies for archives and records management. Advises the Archivist and other senior NARA officials on policies crucial to the effective performance of agency programs, particularly in the areas of archival and information management. Proposals focus on implementing Presidential initiatives to streamline operations, reduce regulatory burdens, and improve customer service.
– Directs the assessment and evaluation of agency-wide, inter-office, and office programs. Ascertains the effectiveness of current program approaches and techniques; evaluates the cost effectiveness of current work flow and operating procedures; and recommends the most effective method for applying sound archival and information management concepts. Assessments and evaluations focus on the extent to which NARA's mission is accomplished and the level of service provided to NARA's customers. Consults with technical staffs to develop and refine specific operating and policy proposals and resolve areas of conflict and disagreement to achieve consensus. Identifies resources needed to effect actions and establishes specific implementation plans. Identifies priorities for executive/legislative action.
– Provides executive-level consultation on existing and potential problems by conducting one-time or recurring studies of major programs and issues. Studies are highly complex, require a multi-disciplinary approach to solutions, and broad experience in archival management to define the issues and conduct the studies. Identifies existing or potential problems and determines feasible alternatives to correct deficiencies. Reports contain clearly defined, archivally sound, and practical methods of improvement.
– Analyzes and refines studies by internal work groups, legislative oversight committees, constituent groups, etc., recommending fundamental changes in the organization and operation of the agency, its resources, legal and regulatory bases, relationships with external organizations, and other factors which determine how the agency defines and carries out its mission. Directs additional studies by agency staff and external resources to validate findings and recommendations and ensure a sound basis for action.
– Represents the Archivist in contacts to solicit the continuing support of external constituencies for agency reinvention/restructuring actions. Makes formal presentations to the Archivist, senior management officials, employee organizations, OMB/Congressional staffs, and external organizations. Explains benefits of planned changes, analyzes comments and recommendations, resolves differences, and maintains positive contact during implementation and follow-up stages.
– Develops, mentors and leads a staff of IT professionals to effectively integrate their talents and capabilities to meet the current and future IT needs of NARA and its customers.