Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Management
The Under Secretary for Management is a position within the United States Department of Homeland Security
United States Department of Homeland Security
The United States Department of Homeland Security is a cabinet department of the United States federal government, created in response to the September 11 attacks, and with the primary responsibilities of protecting the territory of the United States and protectorates from and responding to...

 responsible for all the department's budget, appropriations, expenditure of funds, accounting and finance; procurement; human resources and personnel; information technology systems; facilities, property, equipment, and other material resources. The Under Secretary is also responsible for the identification and tracking of performance measurements.

The Under Secretary is appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate
United States Senate
The United States Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the United States House of Representatives comprises the United States Congress. The composition and powers of the Senate are established in Article One of the U.S. Constitution. Each...

. The Under Secretary is third in the order of succession for the office of Secretary of Homeland Security. The Under Secretary is paid at level III of the Executive Schedule
Executive Schedule
Executive Schedule refers to the highest-ranked appointed positions in the executive branch of the U.S. government. The President of the United States, an elected official, appoints incumbents to these positions, most of them with the advice and consent of the Senate. They include members of the...

, meaning he or she receives a basic annual salary of $152,000 as of 2006. The Under Secretary for Management is assisted by the Chief Administrative Services Officer, the Chief Financial Officer, the Chief Human Capital Officer, the Chief Information Officer, the Chief Procurement Officer, and the Chief Security Officer.
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