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    This is an Excepted Service position under Title 42. Applications will be accepted from all groups of qualified persons, including Public Health Service Commissioned Corps officers. No previous federal experience is required. Current federal employees must be at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level to be considered. This appointment does not confer any entitlement to a position in the competitive service and may provide entitlement to Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) appeal rights.

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    As the Chief Data Officer, the incumbent will:

    • Provide leadership for advancing CDC's public health data and IT modernization initiatives.
    • Position CDC within the larger data science and advanced health science communities, ensuring that public health benefits from and contributes to impactful and ethical use of data for discovery, innovation, application and improvement.
    • Facilitate a data governance and standards structure through the implementation and oversight of an appropriate governance program.
    • Advise the CDC Chief Information Officer and other senior leaders on policy and technology changes and trends influencing public health practice.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0601 General Health Science

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