<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />This position is with the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Information Assurance Division, Privacy Branch. The position serves as the Deputy Privacy Officer and shares responsibility with the Privacy Officer for managing the activities of the Privacy Branch.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Supports the Departmental Privacy Officer and Privacy Branch Chief, plans, organizes, and oversees the activities of the DOI Privacy Program.</li> <li>Formulates program goals, plans, strategies, policies, and procedures and work plans dealing with the development and operation of department-wide privacy functions and activities.</li> <li>Plans work for accomplishment by subordinates, sets and adjusts short and/or long-term priorities, and prepares schedules based on consideration of difficulty of requirements and assignments.</li> <li>Participates in providing both technical and administrative direction for Departmental and bureau privacy offices.</li> <li>Provides Privacy Branch and bureau privacy programs with direction and advice regarding policies, procedures, and guidelines.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> None <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>U.S. Citizenship is required.</li> <li>Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation.</li> <li>Direct Deposit of pay is required.</li> <li>Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.</li> <li>Status candidates must meet time-in-grade (see Qualifications).</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />At the GS-14, you must have at least one year of specialized experience that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-13 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is in or directly related to the line of work of this position and has equipped you with the knowledge and competencies to successfully perform the duties of this position. More specifically, this requirement involves experience in: Managing or independently conducting privacy risk assessments of complex information systems, programs, and operations that require analysis of interrelated issues such as technology, law, policy, and regulatory compliance; Developing policy, procedures and guidance for program managers and staff on privacy requirements, methods of compliance during all phases of program and/or system development and operations, and integration of privacy safeguards into technology, business processes, operations, and products; Evaluating and identifying privacy risks associated with inter-agency, inter-governmental, and other types of data sharing arrangements and incorporating safeguards into written agreements, assessments, policies, and procedures; Managing or overseeing privacy program activities including the development and review of Systems of Records Notices, Privacy Impact Assessments, System Privacy Plans, Privacy Act requests, breach response, privacy training, and other privacy compliance activities in accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, E-Government Act of 2002, Office of Management and Budget mandates, and National Institute of Standards and Technology guidance; and Developing and editing written materials to ensure quality and suitability for Executive leaders, internal audiences and public viewing.<br /><br />Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.<br /><br /><strong>TIME-IN-GRAD</strong>E: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b).<br /><br />A written test is not required.<br /><br />Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />This job does not have an education qualification requirement. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><strong>Career Transition Assistance Programs</strong>: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information: http: www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp) .<br /><br /><strong>Appointment Authorities</strong>: For more information on appointment authority eligibility requirements:<br /> Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A <br /> Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans <br /> Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses <br /> Other Special Appointment Authorities <br /> OPM Interchange Agreement and Other Miscellaneous Authorities <br /><br /><strong> Telework Suitability </strong>:<br /> The duties of this position are suitable for occasional telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act. <br /><br /><strong>Stipulations of Employment:</strong> <br /><br />Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.<br /><br />Selection may require completion of a 1-year supervisory or managerial probationary period.<br /><br />This position is subject to a negative drug test prior to entrance on duty, and random drug testing while you occupy the position.<br /><br /><strong>Work Schedule:</strong> <br /><br />This position allows for a flexible work schedule.<br /><br /><strong>Miscellaneous</strong> :<br /><br />DOI uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit http: www.uscis.gov/e-verify .<br /><br />If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Applications: help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information <br /><br />Applicants who applied under vacancy announcement #10350151 must reapply under this announcement. <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. <br /><br />Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):<br /><br /><ul><li>Decision Making</li><li>Leadership</li><li>Oral Communication</li><li>Privacy Laws and Compliance</li><li>Writing</li></ul> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Sensitive Compartmented Information <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br />Position sensitivity and risk <br /> Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk <br /><br />Trust determination process <br /> Suitability/Fitness <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:<br /> 1. Your <strong>Resume</strong> listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment mm/yy and duties performed.<br /> 2. SF-50 or DD-214 <ul> <li><strong>Current/Former Career/Career-Conditional Eligible:</strong> Your most recent <strong>non-award</strong> Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50 or equivalent) showing that you are/were in the competitive service, as well as the highest grade (or promotion potential) held, on a permanent basis</li> </ul> 3. Other supporting documents: <ul> <li>SF-15 Form and VA letter, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty from Veterans for consideration under Veteran hiring authorities</li> <li>Non-competitive appointment authority documentation, if applicable</li> <li>Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal)</li> <li>Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable</li> <li>Cover letter, optional</li> </ul> <strong>Do not submit photographs with your application package.</strong> Documents with photographs may not be seen by hiring officials – you must remove your image from any badges, licenses, etc.<br /><br /><strong>Do not upload Adobe portfolio documents.</strong> Adobe portfolio documents are not viewable by our agency's staffing offices.<br /><br /><strong>It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted prior to the closing date of the announcement.</strong><br /><br />Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information: http: www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp .