The Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (IC IG) was established within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) by the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010. The IC IG's organizational divisions include Audit, Investigations, Inspections and Evaluations, Mission Support Division, the Center for Protected Disclosures, and Counsel to the Inspector General.
The Center for Protected Disclosures (the Center) receives and processes whistleblower reports and supports whistleblower protections. The Center includes the IC IG's Hotline Program, which receives and processes allegations of waste, fraud, and abuse in the programs and activities subject to the IC IG's jurisdiction. The Hotline Program also processes allegations of "Urgent Concerns" filed pursuant to the Intelligence Community Whistleblower Protection Act. The Center administers requests by employees and contractors in the Intelligence Community for the IC IG to review their allegations of reprisal under Presidential Policy Directive 19, Protecting Whistleblowers with Access to Classified Information (PPD-19).
Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
-Support the goals and mission of the Center for Protected Disclosures (CPD) including outreach, training, reprisal investigations, congressional disclosures, and external reviews under applicable whistleblower protection laws and regulations (e.g.: ICWPA, PPD-19, ICD 120, 50 U.S.C. §§ 3234, 3341, and 3236.).
-Lead inter-IC IG component resources in planning and implementing initiatives to advise and identify recommendations to the Director, CPD for promoting IC whistleblowing and source protection.
-Assist the Director, CPD in the development and implementation of strategies for promoting lawful whistleblowing, gathering and analyzing information and/or evidence of investigative and review failure and misconduct, to include interviewing key individuals, administering oaths, or affirmations, collecting and analyzing high volumes of information, and drafting reports on appeals presented.
-Analyze and review requests for IG External Review under PPD-19, Section C and 50 U.S.C. § 3236, to include reviewing completed reports of investigation (ROIs), reviews, and pending ERP requests; all information provided by the requestor and the local agency Inspector General; and, analysis of the framing allegation(s), determining elements of proof, and identifying level of investigative sufficiency.
-Manage the External Review Panel (ERP) request queue; prepare and present written documents including: reports of investigative completeness; memoranda to management; requests for additional information; brief IC senior leaders on the status of review requests and final ERP determination; track and report ERP metrics on a quarterly basis.
-Track and summarize metrics of corrective action - including remedy and disciplinary action - taken by IC elements found to have reprised against IC employees and contractors. Develop presentations and brief the IG, Principal Deputy IG, the Director, CPD, and Front Office leadership to fully inform them of the ERP program's health and effectiveness.
-Serve as an outreach consultant to the Director, CPD and, based on assignment, provide substantive advice and counsel on the development of the means to reach potential disclosers.
-Execute, with the Director, CPD, an annual comprehensive IC whistleblowing outreach plan focused on IC areas chosen by the Director, CPD to effectively communicate the IC IG's mission, vision, and goals to a specific set of assigned stakeholders; plan should include, but not be limited to, goals and objectives, situational analysis, key messages, target audiences, and planned communications events, programs, and activities.
-Provide subject-matter expertise to the Director, CPD for the training of IC personnel tasked with executing whistleblowing protections under applicable laws and regulations (e.g.: PPD-19 and ICD-120).
-Performs other duties assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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