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The Federal Aviation Administration is looking for a chief information officer to serve as deputy assistant administrator for information services.

The job pays between $127,900 and $173,700 per year.

From the posting:

The incumbent serves as the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Information Services and Chief Information Officer (CIO) with overall accountability, responsibility, and management of the agency’s information technology (IT) assets and ensures they are aligned effectively and efficiently with FAA’s strategic mission needs.

As such, he/she provides executive direction and leads the agency in a visionary, collaborative, and stakeholder-focused manner to leverage IT resources in order to improve business processes and accomplish program objectives.

The CIO works in collaboration with the FAA’s Shared Services Organizations to enhance operational efficiency, improve accountability via Service Level Agreements, and lead the transformation of the Information Services organization.

He/she serves as the principal advisor to the Assistant Administrator for Finance and Management, FAA leadership, and is principal spokesperson on IT matters before Congress, other agencies and the public.

The CIO directs the development of the agency’s IT strategic planning activities and is responsible for structuring, implementing, and communicating policy on IT initiatives. He/she advocates innovative uses of technology and ensures the implementation of sound capital and investment planning.

The CIO directs the implementation of the agency-wide information security program and facilitates management’s access to needed information resources. He/she facilitates the acquisition of information resources in a way that maximizes their value and manages their risks.

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Department of Transportation, Departments, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)