Attorney Advisor (Privacy)

US Government, Other Agencies and Independent Organizations

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.


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Job Grade: 14
Total Openings: 1


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.


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.

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