Job Overview


About the Agency

The Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management (OASAM) provides the infrastructure and support that enables the Department of Labor to perform its mission. OASAM provides leadership and support for Departmental business operations and procurement; budget and finance; information technology; human resources and civil rights; security and emergency management; and strategic planning.


The incumbent serves as an advisor to top Departmental executives and key agency managers in the area of Information Technology (IT) and information management, and plans, directs, and administers a comprehensive IT program for the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). 

Plans, directs, and facilitates key elements of the Department's IT modernization project which is a major program and multi-year undertaking to consolidate numerous IT infrastructures within the Department. The consolidation will result in shared services that are common among the agencies.

Provides leadership and guidance to agencies' senior information technology executives and the managers of the OCIO organization regarding the planning and execution of the Infrastructure Consolidation project. The incumbent serves as the primary executive with responsibility for negotiating organization and administrative process changes.

The incumbent will serve as the program director for all aspects of the Department's efforts to define and improve IT customer service. The incumbent strategically plans for, and coordinates management of the Department's information technology cost and recovery model for shared services, and serves as the primary executive with responsibility for communication and implementing the shared services model within the Department.

The incumbent will work closely with OCIO directors to coordinate OCIO resources across the offices of IT Administration, IT Governance, Customer Advocacy, Applications and Platform Services, Infrastructure Services and the organizations of the Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer in order to carry out the duties of the Associate Deputy CIO and to facilitate key elements of the Department's IT modernization program.

Assures that all IT investments are effective and efficient in accordance with Federal and Departmental guidance to execute sound capital planning and investment strategies. Provides guidance to DOL Agencies in execution of their IT investments for consistency with Departmental strategic and capital plans, and IT architecture. Enters into contracts that provide for multi-agency acquisitions of IT in accordance with guidance issued by OMB.

Provides leadership, coordination and operational support regarding policies, procedures, techniques, and tools for giving the public electronic access to Departmental information.

Develops and manages IT policies to ensure Departmental compliance with regulations in addition to providing assistance and guidance to agencies in the context of the IT Modernization Initiative.

Works closely with the Chief Information Security Officer to ensure that IT Modernization initiatives are compliant with adequate levels of security for all automated information systems, whether maintained in-house or commercially.   Also, ensures that DOL employees and contractors are adequately trained in security information technology issues.

As appropriate, represents the Department on IT issues with Agency heads, OMB, GSA, Congressional Committees, IG, and private industry.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • May be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No