Job Overview

Summary

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, we serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, we secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and public transit systems, thus protecting our transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce.

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Duties

As the Executive Director, a key OHC leader, you will report to the Assistant Administrator (AA) and Deputy Assistant Administrator (DAA) of OHC, who provides general and broad guidance on overall agency policy and long-range goals and objectives.  You will perform work on behalf of, and in support of, the AA and will be given wide latitude in the exercises of your responsibilities, using a high level of analytical expertise and exercising seasoned judgment when carrying out your duties and responsibilities.  You will provide strategic direction for the development, implementation, performance, and accountability of extremely high-profile, sensitive and highly complex organizational programs and policies including executive resources management, employee relations, collective bargaining and the development of the requirements for HR servicing of the future.  Programs require executive level command and strategic approaches and may be precedent setting for TSA and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a whole.  You will be responsible for leading, administering, coordinating, and overseeing all aspects of the programs within your area of responsibility to include directing and overseeing, tasking, tracking, measuring performance, and reporting on major programs and projects.  You will be responsible for assuring that any programs administered, developed and implemented support TSA's mission, vision, goals, and strategic objectives and are in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, rules, policies, and procedures.  You will provide collaboration and partnership with Program Offices and with the Divisions overseen in order to further improve OHC products and service delivery.  You will ensure that these efforts reflect industry and government-based best practices; the effective and efficient use of business planning strategies; and development of effective performance indicators and program performance management criteria.  The Executive Director will apply expert analysis and seasoned judgment to fully recognize all relevant issues; analyze all applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and precedents; and recommend a sound approach that encompasses the full spectrum of available alternatives and outcomes.  The position has TSA wide impact and influence, with national impact and scope.