Department: Department Of Commerce
Agency: Commerce, International Trade Administration
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The Department of Commerce's mission is to enhance economic opportunity for the American people and to meet the ever-changing demands of the global economy. The International Trade Administration (ITA) is instrumental in DOC's mission by assisting businesses compete in the global economy through strengthening the competitiveness of U.S. industry, promoting trade and investment, and ensuring fair trade and compliance with trade laws and agreements.
The Under Secretary for International Trade, plans, determines, and coordinates policy, directs the programs, and is responsible for all activities of the International Trade Administration (ITA). The Under Secretary coordinates all issues concerning trade promotion, commercial policy, market access, trade agreements, administration of U.S. trade laws, and domestic and international competitiveness. The Under Secretary represents ITA on various trade related White House committees including the National Economic Council and the National Security Council; represents ITA on the interagency Trade Policy Review Group; and oversees the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC) Secretariat.
This position is located in the ITA, Office of the Under Secretary, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary. The Deputy Under Secretary (DUS) for International Trade is the principal assistant to the Under Secretary, performs such duties as the Under Secretary may assign, and performs the functions of the Under Secretary in the latter's absence or disability or in the event of a vacancy in that office. The DUS for International Trade oversees the daily operations of ITA, participates in the development of U.S. trade policy, identifies and resolves market access and compliance issues, promotes American competitiveness and the stregnth of U.S. companies in the global economy, administers U.S. trade laws, and undertakes a range of trade promotion and trade advocacy efforts.
- U. S. Citizenship is required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- Designated and/or random drug testing required.
- Public Financial Disclosure Report (SF-278) within 30 days is required.
- Position may involve some travel. Relocation expenses are not authorized.
- Mobility agreements are required for members of the SES.