OPM Seeks to Hire a Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer

Original Job Opening Posted on USAJobs.gov: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/791845900

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is searching for a Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer (CAIO), according to a job posting on USAJobs.gov.

The CAIO will be a key leader in the development of the enterprise vision for the use, adoption, and safeguarding of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for both customer-facing, government-wide usage and within the OPM. They will also have an enterprise coordination and alignment role to ensure the safe, secure, trustworthy development and use of AI across the OPM and in externally facing applications. OPM’s CAIO will be part of the Human Capital Data Management and Modernization Directorate.

According to the posting, duties for the Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer include:

  • Providing advice to the OPM Director, Deputy Director, and other senior agency officials on the safe, effective, trustworthy development and use of AI.
  • In coordination with relevant agency officials, instituting the requisite governance and oversight processes to achieve compliance with relevant statues, regulations, and guidance and to enable responsible use of AI in the agency.
  • Developing, as appropriate, AI-enabling enterprise infrastructure, workforce development measures, policy, and other resources to promote AI innovation, in a safe, effective, and responsible manner.
  • Engaging with agency senior officials and Programs to understand organizational perspectives and recommend how AI can help execute key agency organizational objectives with greater efficiency, effectiveness and with improved user experience.
  • Maintaining awareness of all agency AI activities, including use cases, while providing guidance and input on these AI activities and AI use cases to OPM senior leaders to ensure that the agency is effectively and responsibly using AI to advance OPM priorities.
  • Advising and coordinating with program offices-on how AI could and should be used to advance major human capital management functions across the Federal workforce. Ensuring federal-wide human capital activities involving AI are well-coordinated, and adhering to relevant statutes, regulation, and guidance.
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Job Opening Details

Job Opening Date: 05/17/2024
Job Closing Date: 06/04/2024
Salary Range: $147,649 - $204,000 per year
Pay Scale/Grade: SL 00
Telework Eligible: Not applicable, this is a remote position.
Applications Open To: The Public - U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals