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    The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is seeking a customer-focused executive as the Director of the National Declassification Center. The Director works with senior level representatives of other government agencies to implement the declassification provisions of Executive Order 13526 as amended. Coordinates a multi-agency effort to develop more efficient and transparent policies, procedures, priorities, and work plans for declassification of historically valuable records.

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    As the Director, National Declassification Center, ES-0301-00, your responsibilities include the following:

    Implements policies and plans, and interaction with the Administration and public interest groups on the statutes and progress of the program.

    Develops policies and procedures for declassification in cooperation with inter-agency policy planning group. Ensures that the policies and procedures conform not only to national security requirements, but are archivally sound.

    Coordinates development of the National Declassification Center's (NDC) work plan; determines priorities and implements declassification program. Negotiates with agencies for assignment of personnel to carry out the work plan.

    Negotiates with agencies for assignment of resources to declassification programs. The NDC will not be staffed solely by NARA personnel. In order for the NDC to succeed, other participating agencies must assign personnel and other resources commensurate with the workload.

    Establishes a quality assurance program using principles of risk management to ensure protection of still sensitive information while providing for maximum release of historically valuable information.

    Works with agency training staffs to develop standard training for declassification personnel in order to reduce instances of missed and/or misidentified equity.

    Negotiates with agencies to develop common guidance on declassification of information common to more than one agency to ensure consistent treatment.

    Directs efforts to use technology for more efficient declassification, particularly with regard to electronic and special media records.

    Maintains a program providing appropriate security for protection of highly classified records.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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