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NASA CIO update… the CIO job is posted, but there is no official word yet

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We’ve been tracking what’s up with NASA CIO Jonathan Pettus. We still don’t have any official word, but we continue to hear that Pettus will step down, but that he hasn’t yet.

Apparently he has been re-established as a employee at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. I’m hearing that he is going to be working from Marshall with occasional trips to Washington. While the position has been posted as a coming opening, a new CIO has not been identified as of yet.

Again, no official word from NASA.

The NASA Watch blog also reports that there is another opening — Information Technology Specialist in the Architecture and Infrastructure Division of the Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at NASA HQ. NASA Watch seems to think it is a quick turn around:

The open period extends from 14-28 November 2008 – i.e. only two weeks. This seems to be a little odd: picking such a position in the midst of a presidential administration transition – with the Thanksgiving Day holiday in the middle of the open period.

Continue reading NASA Watch’s post here.

Written by cdorobek

November 21, 2008 at 5:34 PM

Posted in CIOs, Whose In and Whose Out

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