The Department of Health and Human Services has launched its search for a candidate who will serve as both chief information officer and deputy assistant secretary for information technology.
HHS said in a Feb. 5 notice on USAJobs the selected candidate will craft and implement a five-year strategic plan that seeks to enhance the acquisition and use of enterprise information technology systems across the department.
The CIO role is a Senior Executive Service position to be based in Washington and will serve as adviser to the HHS secretary, deputy secretary and assistant secretary for administration on IT issues.
The selected candidate will also oversee the implementation of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act of 2014, serve as HHS’ representative to the Federal CIO Council, develop annual investment plans for IT systems and serve as co-chair of each of the three IT steering panels within the department.
HHS will accept applications for the position through March 5.