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GSA Seeks Executive Director for 18F Digital Services Component

The General Services Administration is slated to begin its search for a new executive director for its 18F digital services agency next week, Nextgov reported Friday. The selected candidate will be based in Washington, D.C. and replace Angela Colter whose term will expire in February 2020.

According to a GSA posting, the 18F executive director will lead efforts to foster an “iterative, human-centered approach” to acquiring software for government operations. 

The position also entails collaborating with partner agencies on efforts to “ improve how they build and buy effective, user-centered software that interfaces between the government and the people and organizations it serves.”

GSA will accept applications from all U.S. citizens and nationals. Current employees and contractors of the agency are not eligible for the role.

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