1. JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    1) Under the supervision of the Deputy Inspector General, sets the strategic direction for the OIG’s information technology and security audit and evaluation activities, provides leadership for the OIG’s annual audit plan, and oversees information technology and security audit and evaluation projects and their specific objectives, scope, and methodologies.
    2) In coordination with the Deputy Inspector General, oversees the OIG’s data analytics program and operations to include identifying initiatives, planning, directing, and authorizing use of OIG resources to support OIG audit and investigations activity.
    3) Under the direction of the Deputy Inspector General, oversees the preparation of the applicable portions of the OIG’s semiannual reports to the Congress, and coordinates and oversees the preparation of congressional testimony. Delivers presentations on the OIG’s audits and attestation activities and specific project results, to include testifying before Congress, as applicable.
    4) In coordination with the Deputy Inspector General, oversees all information and technology audit and evaluation activities in response to allegations from the OIG’s nationwide toll-free Hotline or the Department of Justice. Maintains the confidentiality of complainants and informants and ensures compliance with applicable policies and procedures.
    5) Reviews, approves, and signs reports, as appropriate. Presents the results to the Board, Bureau, or System, as applicable.
    6) Supports the Inspector General’s participation in information-technology related CIGIE committees. Supports the Inspector General’s participation in the Council of Inspectors General for Financial Stability Oversight consistent with the Dodd-Frank Act, to include the OIG’s section in the mandated report.
    7) Coordinates information technology and security audit and evaluation activities with other audit agencies such as the GAO and other OIGs, and the Federal Reserve Bank General Auditors. Serves as the OIG’s primary liaison to the federal audit community on information technology related matters.
    8) Oversees the development and maintenance of policies and procedures, consistent with applicable standards and guidelines. Prepares the OIG information technology and security audits and evaluations program for a successful external peer review during the course of regular audit peer review processes.
    9) Creates and sustains a diverse, dynamic, high-performance culture that fosters employee engagement, integrity, high ethical values and standards, and which is conducive to staff to provide the utmost quality of service.
    10) Leads and manages a team of professionals and fosters the training, growth, and career development of OIG staff through focused coaching, feedback, and development efforts to build leaders and managers capable of meeting current and future challenges in the OIG, and to help ensure effective succession planning.
    11) Other duties as assigned.
  2. DIVISION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
    Under the supervision of the Deputy Inspector General, the Assistant Inspector General for Information Technology is responsible for the direction and oversight of the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG’s) information technology and security audit and evaluation activities and data analytics program, which are designed to independently and objectively evaluate the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of the information technology and information security programs and operations of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) and, consistent with the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank Act), the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau). Within broad policy guidance from the Inspector General, and under the supervision of the Deputy Inspector General, provides leadership for conducting the full range of audits and evaluations to assist the Board and the Bureau in achieving their respective missions, including audits to assess information technology and security program operations and performance, internal controls, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Must be able to work effectively with Board Members, division directors, and other senior Board, Bureau, and System management officials, as well as staff of other agencies and Congress. Ability to exercise independent, sound judgment in establishing objectives for assigned areas of responsibility in order to carry out the OIG’s mission. Must have or be able to obtain a top-secret security clearance.

When the OIG resumes an in-office presence, its interim telework policy will require employees to be physically present in the office a minimum of 4 days per month. Employees may be expected to be physically present in the office more than 4 days per month, as required by business needs. The OIG will revisit its interim policy after a year to determine whether any changes will be made.

III. KNOWLEDGE/SKILL/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
1) Bachelor’s degree in information technology, business administration, finance, or equivalent experience.
2) Ten or more years of experience in the fields of information technology, accounting, auditing, financial analysis, management analysis, public administration, or related field of study.
3) Previous management experience required.
4) Knowledge of and experience in Government Auditing Standards, CIGIE Quality Standards for Federal Offices of Inspector General, Quality Standards for Inspections, Quality Standards for Investigations, and the Federal Information Security Modernization Act, as well as expert knowledge of auditing principles, techniques, methods, and procedures.
5) Knowledge of and experience in information technology and security auditing principles, techniques, and procedures and data analytics uses and application.
6) Strategic thinker with demonstrated strong project execution and project management capabilities, analytical skills, political savvy, and conflict mediation skills.
7) Demonstrated experience and commitment to fostering collaboration and employee engagement.
8) Ability to lead and manage staff and projects effectively, set priorities, assess performance, guide staff development and make budgetary recommendations.
9) Ability to balance competing interests among a variety of clients and readily readjust priorities to respond to pressing and changing client demands. Must be able to anticipate and meet the clients’ needs while maintaining high-quality end products.
10) Exceptional organization savvy and agility as demonstrated by ability to manage across organizational boundaries, building high performing teams, diminishing organizational silos, strengthening teams, and facilitating effective group and team dynamics.
11) Requires the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all levels of staff and management.

  1. OFFICER SPECIFIC POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
    1) Acts as responsible steward to the function(s), Division, and Board by demonstrating proficiency in the Board’s espoused competencies.
    2) Balances and mitigates key organizational and functional risks where appropriate, and develops and executes sustainable risk mitigation strategies.
    3) Fosters a continuous learning culture.
    4) Exercises appropriate judgment and decision-making in complex situations.
    5) Demonstrates innovation and thought leadership relevant to future-state organizational and functional people strategies.
    6) Demonstrates strong leadership and management skills aligned to the Board’s espoused values.
    7) Keeps skills and knowledge current and aligned to best practices relative to key rules, regulations, and policies, as well as economic, political, and social trends that affect the organization. Understands near-term and long-term needs for the organization and determines how operations should be positioned to meet such needs.
    8) Demonstrates proficiency in political savvy, organizational savvy, and interpersonal communication skills.
  2. BOARD COMPETENCIES:
    1) Decision Quality: Makes timely, thoughtful, strategic decisions
    2) Learning Agility: Takes responsibility for building organizational agility
    3) Drive for Excellence: Delivers results by developing shared vision and direction for the organization
    4) Perspective and Strategic Agility: Leads and acts with the future in mind
    5) Collaborative Relationships: Sets the tone for collaborative organization
    6) Effective Communication: Effectively speaks and acts on behalf of the Board
  3. PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS:
    1) Has regular contact with all staff in the function(s) to stay connected to the pulse of the division, provide leadership, and act as a role model.
    2) Has frequent contact with senior staff and other professionals in the division, elsewhere at the Board, and the Reserve Banks regarding matters pertaining to area(s) of responsibility.
    3) Has frequent contact with members of the Board, both in discussions and through memoranda, regarding matters pertaining to area(s) of responsibility.
    4) Has frequent contact with individuals from other federal agencies, international organizations, and in the private sector regarding the subject matters in area(s) of responsibilities.

VII. INTERNAL MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES:
1) Provides guidance, coaching, and feedback to, and conducts performance reviews for managers and other direct reports, and ensures same is provided to all function staff.
2) Responsible for accomplishing approved program objectives for area(s) of responsibility within the financial and personnel resources allocated by the Board and the division’s senior management.
3) Participates in the development of the division’s strategic plan, goals, and budget. Recommends program objectives and their priorities for area(s) of responsibility.
4) Recommends personnel actions involving promotions, reclassifications, merit increases, and reassignments or separations in area(s) of responsibility.

VIII. POSITION DEMANDS:
1) Ability to exercise independent and sound judgment in establishing objectives for assigned area(s) of responsibility that provide support and services for the divisions and Board’s missions.
2) Ability to translate customer service and organizational development theories and best practices into effective strategies for adoption in area(s) of responsibility to achieve and maintain high levels of customer service.
3) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to the Board and individual members thereof, senior Board staff, other Board and Reserve Bank staff: and staff at other government agencies and in the private sector on complex and technical matters.
4) Ability to be an effective spokesperson and advocate for the Board and the division in outside contacts, which may involve significant business dealings.
5) Ability to operate under pressure to meet deadlines accurately and in a timely manner.

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