The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) primary mission is to adjudicate immigration cases in a careful and timely manner, while ensuring the standards of due process and fair treatment for all parties involved.
As a Component within the Department of Justice, EOIR is headed by a Director, who is appointed by the Attorney General, reports directly to the Deputy Attorney General. The Director is responsible for the supervision of the Deputy Director, the Chairman of the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Chief Immigration Judge, the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, and all agency personnel in the execution of their duties in accordance with 8 CFR Part 3. The Director exercises the authority delegated to him/her by the Attorney General, and may re-delegate any such authority to the Chairman of the Board of Immigration Appeals or the Chief Immigration Judge.
As Director, Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), the incumbent has the full-delegated authority of the Attorney General to manage all aspects of EOIR operations. The Director is supported by a Deputy Director, to whom the Director may delegate authority. The direction, supervision, and final action in all matters relating to budget formulation and control, administration, personnel, operation and management of the functions of the Executive Office for Immigration Review rests with the Director.
The Director represents the position and policies of the Executive Office to the Attorney General, the Associate Attorney General, members of Congress and other governmental bodies, the press, the Bar, and private non-profit groups interested in immigration matters. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for providing policy liaison and support between the Attorney General, the Deputy Attorney General and the Associate Attorney General, and the Board and the Immigration Judges. The Director serves as principal staff officer to the Associate Attorney General with respect to the Board and Immigration Judge matters, including the processing of all recommendations for appointments; and sets policies and goals for the Executive Office for Immigration Review, including the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge.
We recommend that your resume emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of the programs managed, and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions. You will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required of the position and on the extent your application demonstrates that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the Director (EOIR). Please be sure to give concrete examples of your experience and demonstrate the complexity of the knowledge you possess.
YOU WILL BE EVALUATED ON ALL OF THE FOLLOWING MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQ): Your responses to the MTQs should be addressed within your resume not to exceed seven pages.
MTQ 1. Demonstrated executive experience and knowledge in the general field of law, both domestic and foreign.
MTQ 2. Comprehensive knowledge of immigration law and procedure, with particular expertise in administrative and judicial case law and regulations and cases.
MTQ 3. Demonstrated decision-making, problem-solving, legal writing skills and experience working with senior officials, heads of agencies and members of Congress in this capacity.
IN ADDITION, YOUR RESUME MUST CLEARLY DOCUMENT AND DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQ) EVIDENCE WITHIN YOUR RESUME NOT TO EXCEED SEVEN PAGES:
Your demonstrated leadership ability and the ECQs and MTQs must be clearly shown in your resume. A separate narrative statement will not be accepted.
ECQ1-LEADING CHANGE. This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
ECQ2-LEADING PEOPLE. This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
ECQ3-RESULTS DRIVEN. This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ 4-BUSINESS ACUMEN. This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ5-BUILDING COALITIONS. This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
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- Resume only (Applicant must address Executive Core Qualifications and Mandatory Technical Qualifications within the resume not to exceed 7 pages by the vacancy announcement closing date).
- Please do not submit separate narrative statements addressing the Mandatory Technical Qualifications or Executive Core Qualifications.
Your application must be submitted by mail, fax, email ( email@example.com) or hand-delivery. You must ensure that your application is received in JMD/HR at the address specified in the announcement no later than 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
Please note that sending your application other than by fax or email may result in a delay in your package being received in JMD/HR prior to the deadline; therefore, you would not receive consideration. Please note that application materials mailed in franked government envelopes will not be considered for this position.