Obama's ConnectED program 'not reliable' – school tech chief
June 29, 2015
ConnectED, an Obama administration initiative to provide nearly all schools with high-speed broadband, offers free connectivity and technology for limited time
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
The Department of Labor's Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management is looking for a deputy chief information officer. The job pays between $119,554 and $179,700 per year and is open for applications until August 3.
As Deputy Chief Information Officer for DOL, incumbent serves as the principal advisor to top Department executives, including the Secretary and Deputy Secretary, and to key agency managers in the area of information technology ( IT).
Incumbent will perform a key leadership role in the Department’s IT modernization project, a major multi-year undertaking to consolidate IT infrastructures within the Department. The consolidation will result in shared services that are common among the agencies and will also integrate agency IT infrastructure components into a centralized OCIO organization.
Manages a large and complex, geographically dispersed IT operation already serving over half of the Department’s staff. This includes managing federal and contractor staff; providing leadership in acquisition management, personnel administration, change management, customer service and internal organizational performance and morale.
Plans and oversees the IT and IT governance structure at the Department of Labor, staffs DOL’s representative IT oversight committee, participates in all agency annual budget formulation and oversees an IT investment management process for selecting, controlling and evaluating all DOL IT investments.
Assures that all DOL IT investments are effective and efficient in accordance with Federal and Department guidance on sound capital planning and investment strategies, including guidance to agencies on their investment strategies.
Ensures that an adequate level of security exists for all automated information, and provides leadership and coordination for giving public electronic assess to Departmental information including the Internet. Promotes information exchange/accessibility via the Internet and Intranet to enhance the effectiveness of Departmental programs.
Provides executive direction in program areas relating to procurement and contracting support services, alternative strategies, internal and quality controls and audit findings closure and/or prevention, integrated IT services delivery, and IT portfolio management.
Represents the Department on all information management and IT issues, with OMB, GSA, GAO, Congressional Committees, the OIG and private industry.