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“The incumbent in this position serves as the Director, Division of Information Security and Chief Information Security Officer. This position is responsible for the security and availability of critical technology which supports key healthcare delivery processes. The incumbent in this position reports to the Deputy Director, Office of Information Technology.” 

“Responsibilities 

  • Technical Responsibilities: Develop, implement, and administer the Indian Health Service (IHS) cyber-security program which protects the information resources of the Agency in compliance with legislation, Executive Orders, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) directives, and other mandated requirements. Plan, manage, integrate, and coordinate budget formulation, presentation, and execution with respect to the Division of Information Security (DIS). Prepare staffing forecasts, analyze staffing requirements and utilization, and recommend strategies for changes inhuman capital for DIS. Plan and track tasks across DIS to ensure effective utilization of staff and other resources. Provide advice, briefing, assistance, and counsel to senior management throughout the IHS and prepares detailed organizational planning documents, position papers, action plans, etc. for dissemination within and outside IHS. Provides expert advice regarding Information Technology (IT) Security for Agency program objectives and operations utilizing knowledge of state of the art information systems, computer technologies, databases, telecommunication networks, software application languages, and IT security that supports key healthcare delivery processes. 
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: Manage and provide direction to the supervisors and team lead subordinates. Coordinate the work tasks and activities of DIS staff in connection with technical design and support efforts across the IHS. Serve as a member of the Office of Information Technology (OIT) management team in establishing organization/work unit priorities and develops strategies to achieve multiple short- and long-term goals, including directing and monitoring work. Coordinate and monitor new IT projects with employees across functional boundaries within OIT.” 

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G2X TAKE: Those who support the IHS within the Department of Health and Human Services may want to influence who applies for this role that provides expert advice regarding Information Technology (IT) Security for Agency program objectives and operations utilizing knowledge of state of the art information systems, computer technologies, databases, telecommunication networks, software application languages, and IT security that supports key Healthcare delivery processes. 

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