Marine Corps Seeks Exchange Services CIO

The U.S. Marine Corps is looking for a chief information officer for its Semper Fit and Exchange Services Division that provides management in support of Marine Corps Community Services enterprise solutions.

The position pays between $140,000 and $155,000 per year and is open for applications until April 17.

From the posting:

Develops standards, implements policy, and ensures compliance with established rules and regulations for the management of MCCS IT programs.  Assesses policy needs and develops policies to govern organizational IT activities.  Provides policy guidance to IT management and staff.  Conducts audits of IT programs and projects.  Ensures application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of planning and management services.  Corrects failing strategies.

Implements board policy and procedures as they apply to technology.  Works collaboratively with constituent groups in setting priorities for the deployment of information technology that supports the MCCS mission to include: identification, recommendation, implementation, and evaluation of systems and services that would enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of organizational processes and program delivery.

Provides leadership in the selection, design, implementation, integration, and ongoing support of all information systems throughout the organization, to include, access to and security for all networked resources and information systems.  Directs the development of and monitors the use of organizational wide IT standards, policies and service agreements.

Prepares annual operational and capital budget requirements. Coordinates necessary contracting requirements with the Procurement Branch for technology procurements, to include, but not limited to hardware, software, training, communications, maintenance, software customization, and consulting services as necessary.

Develops and maintains a strategic technology plan in collaboration with the Enterprise Architecture Branch to ensure alignment of the technology plan with the organizational mission and objectives.  Provides regular status reports to Deputy Director of Support, MR Director, MCCS Directors, and other MCCS operational components regarding projects and policies.

Represents Marine Corps Semper Fit and Exchange Services Division, (MR) in Department of Defense, military components, and vendor forums.

Keeps abreast of information technology developments/trends, standards, and compliance regulations that may impact or benefit the organization.

Serves as the Designated Approving Authority (DAA) for MCCS and direct advisor to senior leaders in the organization for the assigned organizational division.  Plans, organizes work, and manages internal procedures and resources to ensure maximum productivity and economies.  Pursues action to ensure follow through on maximizing productivity and economies.  Oversees preparation and approves internal office financial plans and related records and reports, and exercises authority on approved overall budget.  Analyzes programs on a regular basis, and prompts initiation of corrective action to ensure support of operating programs of MCCS.  Oversees management of new property resources and may provide direction on facility renovations and improvements.  Develops long range plans in conjunction with internal operating directives, and exercises internal personnel management authorities as delegated.

Directly or indirectly through subordinate supervisors supervises employees.  Counsels and trains employees, schedules and directs work, appraises work performance.  Approves or disapproves leave, and personnel actions.  Must be alert to substance abuse and take appropriate action.  Effectively supports the Marine Corps Equal Employment Opportunity and Sexual Harassment policies, and ensures compliance with fire, safety, and other environmental issues and programs.  Oversees maintenance and enforcement of the security of resources and develops procedures to minimize the potential for fraud, waste and abuse.

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