c) The DNI will have a very detailed . Diversity is seen as a mission imperative and will be part of nearly every initiative.
d) have been established at the big intelligence agencies to ensure sufficient support for families while one of the parents is deployed. Many of their actions are similar to what is already offered by each Military Department.
e) The DNI has also developed a number of
. Most do not impact DOD employees but one will if adopted and enacted into law. This is the proposal to permit employees to make lump sum payments to the Thrift Savings Plan from funds received from performance awards. It will be especially important once we convert to an NSPS-like “pay for performance” system.
f) A review of hiring procedures is underway to try to lower the average time between issuance of a referral list for civilian positions and selection to 45 days.
g) A will
soon be held to focus on speeding the processing of clearances for applicants with close family members living overseas. If successful, this initiative will increase the number of employees with foreign language abilities and foreign area knowledge.
h) The OPM is leading the .
DOD is following OPM’s direction. The DNI is ensuring that agencies like CIA, which do not usually work with OPM, have also completed sufficient planning.
i) The DNI has initiated a to better utilize the existing OPM PMF program. The ODNI adds to the existing program rotational assignments within the IC as well as a few workyear spaces.
j) For many years, the previous Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) had a group of honorary awards open to all IC members. The ODNI is now converting that DCI program into a . Additional awards are also expected to be proposed next year.
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B. . The USD(I) established a new office in November of 2005, the Directorate of Professional Development and Readiness, to oversee and coordinate Human Capital issues and initiatives for the IC within DOD. This Office:
2) , with the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Civilian Personnel Policy), a ) that the Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2 sits on.