Job Overview


Applications will be accepted from all sources (Federal and Non-Federal). Only U.S. citizens are eligible for employment with the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Dual citizens of the U.S. and another country will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  

The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), United States Department of Justice, is seeking applications for the position of Chief Information Officer.

The Chief Information Officer is responsible for providing executive leadership and oversight responsibility for the management, acquisition, and integration of EOIR's information resources, including mission data systems, data center management, telecommunications, office networks, computer security (including policy, standards, and operations), vulnerability management, configuration management, data management, information sharing, and end-user computing.  Provides overall IT portfolio management, recommends agency-wide IT program improvements, and oversee the formulation and execution of the agency's IT budget.

The primary mission of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is to adjudicate immigration cases by fairly, expeditiously, and uniformly interpreting and administering the Nation's immigration laws. Under delegated authority from the Attorney General, EOIR conducts immigration court proceedings, appellate reviews, and administrative hearings. 

EOIR consists of three adjudicatory components:  The Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, which is responsible for managing the Immigration Courts where Immigration Judges adjudicate individual cases; the Board of Immigration Appeals, which primarily conducts appellate reviews of these Immigration Judge decisions; and the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, which adjudicates immigration-related employment cases.

This is a Career Reserved position in the Senior Executive Service.


The Chief Information Officer formulates the overall EOIR information technology strategic vision to align with and support EOIR programmatic and business goals and direction.  Initiates policy directives to ensure information resources management operations and decisions are integrated with organizational planning, budget, financial management, human resources management, and program decisions.

Establishes goals for improvement of information technology's contributions to program productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness, and methods for measuring progress. Takes an enterprise approach to ensure that EOIR IT strategies and activities support current and long-term business priorities.

Develops, coordinates, and implements EOIR information policies, plans, utilization, security and evaluation for information systems requirements, including the definition and employment of information technologies necessary to support the agency's programs in the most effective and economical manner.

Provides expert advice and guidance to executive and senior leadership on IT matters related to EOIR programmatic and operational decisions.  Represents the agency in interactions with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and other federal agencies on IT matters and participates in the activities of the Federal CIO Council.

Leads forward-thinking and innovative strategic technology planning and operational delivery, providing value to customers through technology services and mission enabling capabilities.  Positions the organization to achieve mission success through delivery of cost effective emerging technologies, and strategic procurement of hardware, software and solutions.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No