Senior Executive Leader - Deputy Inspector General, NSA

The National Security Agency
Fort Meade, MD 20755
Serves in an official position of Defense Senior Executive Level Leader regardless of his/her organizational level. Assures that the Agency achieves its mission by developing its major programs, goals, and plans. Responsible for the overall success or failure of Agency programs and initiatives, and delegates program implementation tasks--the day-to-day or functional work activities--to mid-level managers. Considers Agency goals and performance strategically, by setting the Agency's overall direction via its strategic plans. As a result, often works with people and organizations outside his/her immediate organization--to include the Intelligence Community and the Department of Defense at large--to defend controversial or critical long-range NSA plans. Provides authoritative advice, serves as NSA spokesperson, and is ultimately accountable for effective and efficient Agency operations and its compliance with policy (to include approving out-year budget documents). Exhibits leadership competencies and behaviors for all to follow, as well as offers mentoring opportunities to subordinates to ensure the development of a cadre of future Senior Leaders.

Pursuant to the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, and in accordance with NSA/CSS Policy, the NSA/CSS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) conducts audits, inspections, evaluations, and investigations. The vision of the NSA OIG is to promote positive change through impactful oversight. We carry out our responsibilities consistent with our core values of integrity, independence, and transparency. We embrace a collaborative and inclusive working environment that supports OIG personnel in developing and utilizing their skills and creativity. The OIG's mission is to conduct independent oversight that promotes Agency respect for Constitutional rights, adherence to laws, rules, and regulations, and the wise use of resources. Through investigations and reviews, we detect and deter waste, fraud, abuse, and misconduct, and promote the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of Agency operations. The Deputy Inspector General (D/IG) reports to the IG and is responsible for executive leadership, direction, management, and conduct of the full range of Inspector General functions consistent with our vision, values, and mission. The D/IG supervises a diverse team of over approximately 100 professional, administrative, and technical employees in the OIG.

The D/IG has the following specific duties:

'Partners with the IG in establishing program policies, objectives, and priorities.
'Leads the development of strategic plans to accomplish the mission of the OIG.
'Supervises Assistant Inspectors General, the OIG Counsel, and others as required.
'Oversees critical organization functions involving the full range of OIG functions, including audits, inspections, intelligence oversight and other evaluations, investigations, management and
planning, legal, and legislative programs.
'Reviews and comments on draft OIG reports and provides direction and guidance to teams conducting such work.
'Oversees the provision of input on Congressional inquiries related to OIG matters.
'Interacts with other senior Agency leaders, and acts on the IG's behalf, inside and outside the Agency, when the IG is unavailable and otherwise.
'Works with the OIG senior leadership team to oversees the OIG, including budget preparation, hiring, training, space, security, data analysis, annual and ongoing planning, promotions,
awards, and the OIG follow-up system.
'Directs the development of internal and external communication, semiannual reports to the Congress, and other reports and activities consistent with law, policy, and IG Community practices.
'Works with the Counsel to the IG and others to ensure the appropriate and timely development of OIG policies, standards, processes, and procedures.
'Acts as OIG liaison to Agency and external governmental entities.

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Senior Executive Leader - Deputy Inspector General, NSA

The National Security Agency
Fort Meade, MD 20755

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