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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as Director, J6/Chief Information Officer (CIO) responsible for development and coordination of USSOCOM CIO long-range strategies for effective interaction with Congress, Congressional Staff, and the Department of Defense CIO on IT issues of significance to USSOCOM and DoD.
Serves as Director, J6/Chief Information Officer (CIO) responsible for development and coordination of USSOCOM CIO long-range strategies for effective interaction with Congress, Congressional Staff, and the Department of Defense CIO on IT issues of significance to USSOCOM and DoD. Responsible for implementing the Information Technology Management Reform Act of 1996 (ITMRA), also known as the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996. Plans, directs and supervises the work assigned to six Divisions, including Cyber Security, C4 Operations, User Support, Strategy and Integration, CIO, Special Communications and Special Staff. Acts as principal executive advisor for all IT and telecommunications to the Commander, Deputy Commander, Vice Commander, Chief of Staff, and other USSOCOM Directors on matters relating to communications and information systems, communications and information systems operation and management, IT engineering and architectures. Represents the command and the DoD in technical matters relating to information systems policy, plans and objectives. The incumbent is responsible for the development and coordination of the USSOCOM CIO long-range Command, Control Computer Communication and Information (C4I) strategies for effective interaction with Service 6s, Joint Staff J6, and the DoD Chief Information Officer. (DoD/CIO) on IT issues of significance to USSOCOM and DoD. Collaborates with elements of the Joint Staff (JS), Office of the Secretary of Defense, Global Combatant Commands and others, to obtain understanding and acceptance of DoD C4I policies and requirements and mutual concerns. Ensures that key material, DoD goals, priorities, and values guide the planning process that forecasts information technology advances that are fully assessed and integrated into strategic plans. Facilitate the development and promulgation of C4I policies and programs to implement and achieve long-range strategies for the DoD. Consult with appropriate DoD agencies, services and CIOs as appropriate. Establishes short and mid-term objectives to achieve administrative goals and to implement guidance from DoD CIO and the Joint Staff to develop quantitative and qualitative means of assessing compliance with C4I policy and effectiveness of programs. Continually monitors implementation of assigned missions and reviews evaluations of DoD C4I programs. Proposes changes in policies and programs as needed to better achieve DoD goals and objectives.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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