National Infrastructure Manager

Authority, Responsibilities and Qualifications
 

Authority

The National Web Infrastructure Manager reports to the Chief Information Officer (CIO)/ Assistant Administrator for the Office of Environmental Information and consults with the Associate Administrator for the Office of External Affairs and Environmental Education.

Responsibilities

The National Infrastructure Manager:

  • Champions enterprise-wide systems and solutions, including the design and maintenance of the information architecture and technology infrastructure for Web site and metadata..
  • Defines, promotes and oversees Agency-wide technical standards to ensure that epa.gov is secure and reliable and that there is data integrity.
  • Coordinates Web management and oversight to support Web site development. Assists EPA offices in understanding audiences and Web site usage. Provides access to OEI expert consultative services on a variety of platforms and software systems.
  • Identifies and develops Web policies and ensures compliance with these policies.
  • Coordinates and consults with other federal agencies, and articulates federal policies to the EPA.
  • Coordinates closely with the National Content Manager.
  • Serves with the National Content Manager as co-chair of the Web Council.
  • Develops an annual Web development work plan with Web Council input for OEI/OPA AAs. The plan sets forth priorities in the areas of technical infrastructure and public access needs, and includes funding implications.
  • Encourages partnerships and promotes ‘One Agency, One Voice.’ Works with OEI technical and policy staff to organize and create Agency-wide Web resources.
  • Coordinates between Web governing team and OEI staff who develop Web enhancement services and processes (e.g., Web publication processes).

Qualifications

The National Infrastructure Manager shall:

  • The ability to communicate with technical and policy staff experts, internal and external stakeholders,and all levels of within an organization.
  • Collaboration and negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge of Web information architecture and technical infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of public access goals and policy objectives.
  • The ability to translate goals into policies.
  • The ability to identify Web service/process needs and how to pursue solutions.
  • The ability to forecast emerging trends and needs for technical infrastructure and public access.
  • Knowledge of OEI organizational functions, and where to find expertise on Web infrastructure, tools, processes.