Job Overview


About the Agency

The U.S. Census Bureau is seeking a highly motivated, innovative, and capable individual to serve as the Assistant Director for Information Technology (IT) and Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO). The Assistant Director will assist the Associate Director for IT and CIO in managing the IT Directorate.  The IT Directorate provides information technology solutions to advance the Census Bureau's strategic goals of customer service, high-quality data products, and market-competitive data collection and processing support.  As the Assistant Director you will also participate in and direct the successful implementation of the strategic and tactical plans and other initiatives of the IT Directorate.  This position is a Senior Executive Service (SES) career-reserved position. Positions in the SES are not graded. SES pay is commensurate with qualifications. SES employees are eligible for bonuses and awards based on performance. Veteran's preference is not applicable to SES.


The Assistant Director for IT and Deputy CIO, will provide administrative and policy oversight to all IT Directorate offices, lead major initiatives that span across divisions, and will often represent the Associate Director to the rest of the IT Directorate, the Census Bureau, legislative and policy-making bodies, and to various work groups and committees composed of governmental, public, and industry group stakeholders.

The Assistant Director will work with division chiefs and their subordinates to identify and mitigate risks, monitor progress, set priorities, and resolve issues, and he/she will be responsible for ensuring that the established IT Directorate direction is followed.

He/she will promote a transparent, open and collaborative culture within the IT Directorate, Census Bureau, and externally and establish and maintain effective relationships with customer organizations; coordinate effective delivery of appropriate information technology products; and develop business relationships for the IT Directorate.

The Assistant Director will establish operational plans that reflect IT Directorate organizational priorities and accurately reflect business priorities and goals and manage and monitor progress against those established plans.