Call for Federal Data Strategy Working Members
The Office of Management and Budget is seeking team members from across the federal government to participate in the Federal Data Strategy (FDS), which is part of the President’s Management Agenda Cross-Agency Priority Goal on Leveraging Data as a Strategic Asset. The FDS lays out a comprehensive, long-term approach to leveraging data to improve the ability of federal agencies to deliver mission outcomes, provide excellent service, and effectively steward taxpayer dollars on behalf of the American people.
Agency input and participation is critical for a viable and sustainable data strategy. Participation from various agencies offers the diverse perspectives needed for an actionable FDS. In FY2020, team members will have an opportunity to work with other agencies on the implementation of 2019-2020 FDS Action Plan (Year-1 Action Plan), the development of 2020-2021 FDS Action Plan (Year-2 Action Plan), to provide support to the Chief Data Officer (CDO) Council established in OMB, and to engage in stakeholder outreach and communications.
We are seeking team members who can demonstrate the following qualifications:
- Be a career or career-conditional Federal employee in grades 13 through 15, SL or SES, or equivalent
- Receive supervisory approval
- Prioritize 25 hours per pay period on average beginning October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020
Submit a resume, statement of interest and letter of recommendation from your supervisor to: MBX.OMB.LeveragingData@OMB.eop.gov by July 31, 2019.
Work may include:
Support the Year-1 and Year-2 Action Plans:
a. Establish a process for soliciting agency feedback on the Year-1 Action Plan implementation and issues with Action Steps
b. Coordinate the implementation of the agency feedback process
c. Integrate and collect data on metrics associated with action steps
d. Develop a summary of agency feedback suitable for FDS team discussion and decision making
e. Make recommendations for agency-specific action steps for the Year-2 Action Plan
f. Coordinate, draft, and obtain leadership approval for Year-2 Action Plan
g. Review public input on the draft agency-specific Action Steps and make recommendations for the final text for Year-2 Action Plan
h. Develop case studies (referred to as Proof Points) communicating how agencies are leveraging data within their organizations
Support the CDO Council planning efforts in the transition year:
a. Facilitate the Year-2 Action Plan
b. Develop resources to support Action Plan implementation
Support FDS communications and outreach efforts:
a. Present and lead discussions for federal agencies or agency working groups.
b. Present information, serve on panels, and engage stakeholders, including attending conferences and meeting with non-governmental organizations such as trade groups.
Other duties as assigned.
- Application submission: July 1 – July 31, 2019; Applicants notified by August 31, 2019
- Orientation for team members by October 1, 2019