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    The men and women of the Social Security Administration are the stewards of the Federal Retirement, Survivors and Disability Insurance programs, as well as Supplemental Security Income for the aged, blind and disabled. With a workforce of approximately 65,000 employees in 1,300 service locations across the country, our mission is to advance the economic security of the nation's people through compassionate and vigilant leadership in shaping and managing America's Social Security programs.

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    The Executive Director for Privacy and Disclosure provides national oversight, formulation, implementation, and coordination for SSA's privacy and disclosure policy to integrate privacy and disclosure statutes into SSA programs. The incumbent is directly responsible for developing and interpreting SSA policy governing the collection, use, maintenance and disclosure of personally identifiable information under the Privacy Act and requests for information made under the provisions of the Privacy Act and FOIA, and as the agency's recognized privacy subject matter expert, confers technically-sound guidance to the Senior Agency Official for Privacy (SAOP) and other senior leadership.

    The Executive Director for Privacy and Disclosure has overall responsibility for developing national standards relating to the release and exchange of personally identifiable information in SSA databases to Federal, state, and local agencies. The incumbent has agency responsibility to manage SSA's interaction with other agencies in negotiating data releases and exchanges; and negotiates with various Federal, state, and local government entities regarding electronic data sharing, directing terminal access to SSA computer records and use of the social security number.

    The Executive Director is responsible for reviewing Agency projects and initiatives to ensure compliance with the Privacy Act and related laws and regulations and for developing decisions on Privacy Act appeals for the Commissioner. The incumbent develops, implements, and manages policies and controls to sustain compliance with all applicable privacy laws and guidance, including the Privacy Act of 1974, the e-Government Act of 2002, Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) privacy-related controls, and other laws, Executive Orders, court decisions, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance and directives.

    The incumbent develops and implements a strategic privacy program plan, with a consistent overall approach to privacy policies and processes, and identification and mitigation of privacy risks.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - May be expected

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512027700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.