We recommend that your resume emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of the programs managed, and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions.
You will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required of the position and on the extent your application demonstrates that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the Director, Office of Information Policy. Please be sure to give concrete examples of your experience and demonstrate the complexity of the knowledge you possess.
YOU WILL BE EVALUATED ON ALL OF THE FOLLOWING MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQ): Your responses to the MTQs should be embedded/addressed within your resume not to exceed seven pages.
MTQ 1) Demonstrated experience managing and overseeing compliance responsibilities and requirements associated with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for a cabinet level agency in accordance with the FOIA Act and in-depth experience developing and implementing guidelines, policies, and reports in administering the law.
MTQ 2) Demonstrated experience communicating effectively and managing FOIA policy in support of high-level litigation, investigations, and Congressional and public responses/inquiries and maintaining a positive customer-service oriented business relationships with internal stakeholders, managers, employees, vendors, other government agencies and the public.
MTQ 3) Demonstrated experience providing training to agencies and employees, specifically, addressing all aspects of the FOIA and the FOIA substantive and procedural requirements.
IN ADDITION, YOUR RESUME MUST CLEARLY DOCUMENT AND DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs) EVIDENCE WITHIN YOUR RESUME NOT TO EXCEED SEVEN PAGES. PAGES EXCEEDING SEVEN (7) PAGES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED:
Your demonstrated leadership ability and the evidence of the ECQs and MTQs must be clearly shown in your resume. A separate narrative statement will not be accepted.
ECQ1 - LEADING CHANGE. This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
ECQ2 - LEADING PEOPLE. This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
ECQ3 - RESULTS DRIVEN. This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN. This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ5 - BUILDING COALITIONS. This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
Additional information on the Executive Core Qualifications can be found at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp
Please refer to OPM's Guide to the Senior Executive Service Qualifications for more detailed information.
THE EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS(ECQs):
OPM is required by law to review the executive qualifications of each new appointee to the Senior Executive Service (SES) prior to appointmentupon selection, if the selectee who is not a current or former career Senior Executive employee (Title V), the candidate must submit a written statement addressing the five (5) Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed above for approval by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) before appointment. In addition, individuals entering the Senior Executive Service for the first time are subject to a one-year probationary period. Applicants who have completed the Candidate Development Program (CDP) and have had their ECQs certified by OPM must provide a copy of their certificate as part of their application.