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Attorney Advisor (Privacy)

Company: National Credit Union Administration
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Summary This position is located in the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), National Credit Union Administration. The position serves as the Attorney Advisor (Privacy) and is responsible for supporting the agency in one or more information and cyber law areas including the agency's privacy, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), records management, Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), FISMA, and data governance programs. Responsibilities As an Attorney Advisor (Privacy), you will: Maintain and utilize an expert understanding of all applicable laws, regulations and guidelines in order to independently identify, analyze, and address trends, issues, and changes that affect the Agency's policies and programs. Interpret and apply laws, Executive Orders, regulations, precedents and agency practices relating to relevant privacy laws and regulations, the FOIA, the Federal Records Act, the PRA, and CUI regulations, to provide expert legal advice and guidance to management and staff. Develop and implement policies, processes, and trainings that influence how data is created, collected, used, stored, and destroyed throughout the Agency. Perform privacy-related risk assessments for business activities that involve processing of personal and sensitive data, including Privacy Impact Assessments, NIST SP 800-53 control assessments, and data loss protection efforts. Process and perform first-level review of complex FOIA requests for agency records and, as needed, reviewed Specialists' drafts of FOIA responses. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Specialized Experience Requirement: You must have two full years of post law school legal experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the work at the CU-14 level. At least 18 months of the legal experience must have been equivalent to the CU/GS-13 level in federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors) performing the following work: providing legal advisory services related to Federal privacy laws and requirements, AND the Freedom of Information Act, or records management, or the Paperwork Reduction Act. Ideal Candidate Statement: The ideal candidate, in addition to meeting the specialized experience, will possess: Demonstrated subject matter expertise in at least two of IAL's workstreams: privacy, FOIA, records management, PRA, or CUI, including specific experience (a) writing policies and procedures, (b) developing and administering training, (c) implementing and assessing NIST SP 800-53 controls, and (d) processing FOIA requests. The ideal candidate is organized, they are a skilled communicator with a strong appetite to learn and a demonstrated commitment to professionalism and public service. They take initiative and function independently, but are able to work collaboratively to ensure the success of the entire IAL division and the NCUA's mission. In addition to meeting specialized experience requirements, applicants much also meet basic requirements. - You must have a professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D) of an accredited law school. - You must currently be a member in good standing of the bar of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Transcripts are required at the time of application. If selected, proof of current and active bar membership will be required. You must meet the qualifications for this position by the closing date of this announcement. Please note, all experience statements (i.e., duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire) copied from this announcement and pasted into your resume will not be considered as a demonstration of your qualifications for this position. YOUR RESUME MUST provide specific details as to how your experience meets the specialized experience and support your responses to the online questionnaire as described in the vacancy announcement. When describing your experience in your resume, please be specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Please ensure that your resume includes the grade (if you are a current or previous federal employee), month, and year that you began and ended for each position held or that position may not be credited toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. Full-time employment will be assumed unless otherwise stated on your resume. Part-time employment will be prorated in crediting experience. Failure to provide details will result in an ineligible rating. Your latest resume submitted for this vacancy announcement will be used to determine qualifications and supersedes previous submissions.Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials may result in your removal from consideration. Note: Career Ladder Promotion Statement For positions that are multi-graded, you may be noncompetitively promoted to the next grade level in accordance with OPM regulations and NCUA policies. Education All education must be received by an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with an education requirement) therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees received from schools recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants may verify accreditation at the following website: ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. Foreign Education: Education completed outside of the United States must be deemed equivalent to that gained in accredited U.S. education programs to be acceptable for federal employment. Additional Information Important note regarding Executive Order 14043 (COVID-19 Vaccination): To ensure compliance with an applicable nationwide preliminary injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the NCUA will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees.Please note, while no information regarding your vaccination status is being requested in response to this vacancy announcement, the NCUA may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. Any information regarding vaccination status will be maintained securely and confidentially. Salary: Pay will be set within the advertised pay range to align with the selectee's skills and experience and the requirements of the position.Pay will be set using NCUA's compensation policy. The salary range shown is NCUA's Local Pay Rate (LPR) which includes the locality rate for the Alexandria, Virginia geographical area. Please click here to review all salary ranges based on locality. Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. You may register or check status of your registration by visiting the Selective Service website at: http://www.sss.gov/. This position is not in the bargaining unit. Note: Effective January 1, 2010, OPM must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES (political) employees in the executive branch. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES employee in the executive branch, you must disclose that to the point of contact listed on this vacancy announcement. Applicants may be considered for other positions within the agency that require similar qualifications and are in the same series and at the same grade level of this position. NCUA uses E-Verify, a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities. Illegal drug use by individuals working for or on behalf of the federal government, whether on duty or off duty, is contrary to the efficiency of the service and in direct violation of the Controlled Substance Act and the Drug-Free Workplace Act. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NCUA's current posture will not require employees to perform official travel or work onsite at NCUA offices until further notice. Employees will receive at least 30 days' notice prior to resumption of mandatory performance of official travel or onsite work. If it becomes necessary for NCUA to request on-site work, NCUA may solicit volunteers for the assignment. Management reserves the right to request employees to perform on-site work in exigent circumstances. More than the number of positions listed may be filled through this vacancy announcement.

Keywords: National Credit Union Administration, Alexandria , Attorney Advisor (Privacy), Legal , Alexandria, Virginia

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