Office of the Director of National Intelligence Seal

18330 - Partnership & Liaison Officer - GS-13

Virginia-Northern Virginia

Component Mission:

The mission of the Office of the Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Partner Engagement (ADNI/PE) is to "Advance partnerships and responsible intelligence and information sharing to enhance decision-making" while we lead and effectively manage a diverse and highly skilled workforce; strengthen partnerships to enable integration, promote mutual understanding, and support accountability; promote interoperable capabilities to drive intelligence and information sharing while protecting privacy, civil liberties, and civil rights; optimize intelligence and information sharing to identify and address threats and opportunities; and develop and implement repeatable business practices to support PE decision making and achieve mission performance.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

• This position provides significant opportunity for a high performing mid-level government employee with good understanding of intra-government, interagency, and foreign mission partners and strong interest in directly supporting VIP visits with, and trips for, the DNI and Principal Deputy DNI. The applicant will have exciting and demanding opportunities to lead and support priority events as this applicant works with a small team to support hundreds of critical, high visibility annual visits and trips for the ODNI's senior leadership.

• The Partner Engagement work environment is fast paced, with a broad span of responsibilities; often demanding schedule; rapidly changing visit and trip requirements; and relatively unstructured as each visit and trip requires a tailored approach. This opportunity provides the applicant with a rare direct interaction support role with the IC's most important mission partners. Specifically, the applicant will:

o Receive, research, summarize and coordinate foreign liaison meeting requests with Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Office of Partner Engagement, National Intelligence Managers (NIM), National Intelligence Council and other relevant offices to determine appropriate ODNI host and response.

o Research, write and submit formal scheduling requests to ODNI Senior Leadership for meetings with foreign liaison; monitor response progress, coordination, and collaboration; track progress and respond to requestor in timely manner.

o Research, write and distribute tasking memoranda to Intelligence Community (IC) elements to request talking points, background material and other briefing materials in support of ODNI Senior Leadership meetings with foreign liaison in Washington and while on travel.

o Research, manage, summarize and maintain records of all relevant details and related action taskings associated with meetings between ODNI Senior Leadership and foreign liaison; provide project status and reporting in databases and management tracking.

o Receive, coordinate, organize and file essential talking points, background information and briefing material documents in support of ODNI Senior Leadership meetings with foreign liaison in Washington and while on travel.

o Coordinate and/or invite meeting participants (internally and externally) for meetings between ODNI Senior Leadership and foreign liaison; coordinate all aspects of foreign liaison visitor access to ODNI or other government buildings where meetings may be held.

o Receive, review and prepare responses to email, telephone calls, cable messages, correspondence, action items, and taskings; monitor response progress, coordination, and collaboration; track progress against actions from internal and external sources.

o Support supervisor with coordination of ODNI Senior Leadership international travel coordination, communication with the field, taskings, and briefing book preparation.

Mandatory Requirements

• Familiarity with protocol and scheduling procedures for VIP foreign visitors, and the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in coordinating visits from and greeting foreign and U.S. officials.

• Familiarity working with ODNI partners including foreign, military, federal, state, local, tribal entities, and/or private sector partners.

• Ability to anticipate requirements, demonstrate initiative, and seek/follow guidance and perspective.

• Familiarity with the ODNI and IC (e.g. intelligence policy, IC missions, and interagency coordination) and ability to build and sustain effective working relationships and promote the sharing of information with partner organizations.

• Ability to manage sensitive matters and/or complex problems, make key contributions to group efforts, and exercise appropriate leadership and initiative.

• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and in a team or collaborative environment.

• Ability to listen to, clarify, and communicate complex information clearly, concisely, and in a manner that is targeted to and meets the needs of diverse audiences with different perspectives and objectives.

Applicants from Federal Agencies outside the IC, please visit www.dni.gov and search the vacancy number for directions on how to apply to this vacancy.
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.

Other Information

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 703-874-8360, by TTY at 703-874-8554, or by FAX at 703-874-8651. 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.

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 B

Mission Management
McLean, VA