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    The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) promotes efficiency and effectiveness to deter and prevent fraud, waste and mismanagement in AOC operations and programs. The OIG’s value-added, transparent and independent audits, evaluations and investigations keep the Architect of the Capitol and Congress fully informed and positively affect the AOC and benefit the taxpayer.

    The mission of the AOC is to serve Congress and the Supreme Court, preserve America's Capitol and inspire memorable experiences. Under the leadership of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, the roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an expansive and diverse portfolio. The AOC is responsible for the maintenance, operation, development and preservation of 17.4 million square feet of buildings and more than 553 acres of land throughout Capitol Hill. The AOC provides a welcoming and educational environment for millions of visitors through the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and the U.S. Botanic Garden. The AOC also provides professional expertise on the preservation of architectural and artistic elements entrusted to its care. Learn more at www.aoc.gov.

    The AOC prides itself on our Core Values of Teamwork, Integrity, Pride and Professionalism. The PROFESSIONALISM and INTEGRITY of each AOC employee demonstrates our dedication to providing quality services and our commitments to holding ourselves to the highest standards. We recognize that we do our best work through TEAMWORK, each of us lending our individual strengths and talents to the greater goal of the entire team. We respect each other and rely on each other in our efforts to make the AOC a center of excellence. We take PRIDE in what we do and in the honor of serving Congress, the Supreme Court, and the American people each and every day.

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    We have a unique opportunity for an exceptional leader to become our Deputy Inspector General. The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is responsible for upholding the integrity of the administration of activities that serve Congress and the American public. The OIG’s mission is to promote the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of Architect of the Capitol (AOC) programs, operations and major construction projects.

    This senior level role assists, advises and represents the Inspector General and shares responsibility for conducting, coordinating and supervising audits and investigations of the program operations and major construction projects of the Architect of the Capitol. The incumbent shares fully in the responsibility for providing leadership and coordination in recommending policies designed to promote economy, efficiency and effectiveness in the administration of activities that serve Congress.

    The deputy is also charged with preventing and/or detecting fraud, waste and abuse in AOC programs, operations and major construction projects and to provide a means for keeping the Architect of the Capitol and the Congress fully and currently informed about problems and deficiencies relating to AOC program administration, operations and major construction projects, as well as the necessity for and progress of corrective action.

    In this capacity, the incumbent:

    • Assists and collaborates with the Inspector General with overall responsibility for the audit and investigative functions relevant to activities directed by the AOC.
    • Ensures that the audit and evaluation activities of the agency are performed in accordance with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) accounting standards and applicable laws. Exercises overall review of investigations being undertaken and ensures that they are completed in accordance with OIG office policy and applicable standards.
    • Manages staff, financial and information resources strategically. Develops coalitions internally and externally with other organizations and stakeholders to achieve common goals.
    • Prepares semiannual reports on problems, abuses and deficiencies; makes recommendations for corrective action; and provides updates on pending corrective actions.
    • Maintains liaison and operational relationships with AOC and managers, congressional staff, as well as with the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE), CIGIE committees, the Council of Counsels to the Inspector General (CCIG) and counterparts in other agencies on difficult and diverse matters or issues that affect critical aspects of major AOC-wide programs.
    • Assists the IG to develop a Five-Year Strategic Plan that includes a comprehensive mission statement covering the Office of Inspector General’s major functions and operations, general goals and objectives, including results-driven objectives, specific actions, timeframes and empirical measures of success.
    Candidates must have proven executive leadership experience delivering complex audit and investigative programs. Must possess knowledge of sufficient scope and depth of applicable federal laws, rules and regulations pertaining to human capital management, budget development and procurement functions. Must exhibit outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills to provide responsive and timely service and reports to stakeholders. A demonstrated aspirational leader who can build coalitions internally and externally to achieve strategic goals in a dynamic, operational environment of concurrent and competing priorities is essential. A Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university is also required.

    The incumbent serves at the pleasure of the Architect and must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476142200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.