Foreign Affairs Officer at U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
Rosslyn, VA 22209, USA
$126.000 - $165.000
15 Sep → 15 Oct
This position is located in the Program Office of the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), Diplomatic Security Service (DSS), Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS).
You will serve as the Programs and Partnerships Coordinator responsible for the long and short term planning and coordination of a broad range of networking and information-exchange activities that ensure the dissemination of timely, relevant, and reliable security advice and guidance to U.S. private sector interests overseas.
- Plans, develops, organizes, and manages the office's networking and information-exchange activities which provides timely and relevant security advice and guidance to U.S. private sector interests overseas.
- Oversees the effectiveness of information exchange programs by ensuring adequate event planning and the effective and efficient operation of networks broadly sharing security information.
- Provides advice and guidance to senior-level Bureau and Department officials on a broad range of complex and sensitive policy and operational issues.
- Leads a team of Program Managers engaged in a wide range of activities designed to promote the security information services provided to the private sector.
- Plans and coordinates all domestically-based program office networking events involving all levels of Government and private sector participants.
Requirements / Qualifications
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Incumbent will be subject to random drug testing.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
Obtain/maintain eligibility to access Sensitive Compartmented Information
Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit: www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/
Have a bachelor's or graduate degree from an accredited college or university in international law, international relations, political science, economics, history, sociology, geography, social or cultural anthropology, law, statistics, or in the humanities;
OR Have a bachelor's or graduate degree from an accredited college or university that included a combination of courses, with at least 24 semester hours in international law and international relations, political science, economics, history, sociology, geography, social or cultural anthropology, law, statistics, or in the humanities;
OR Have 12 semester hours in one of the above disciplines and 12 semester hours in statistics / quantitative methods.
OR Have a combination of education and experience where your coursework was equivalent to a major, or a combination of related courses totaling at least 24 semester hours, (as shown above), PLUS appropriate relevant experience OR additional education.
OR Have completed at least 4 years of appropriate experience in one OR more of the fields listed above in work associated with international organizations, problems, or other aspects of foreign affairs. (NOTE: qualifying work experience may have been gained through residence, study, teaching, business or commercial activities, military service, newspaper work, military or civil government activities, missionary or international relief work, or other experience in foreign countries.)
IN ADDITION to the basic requirements, this position requires one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal service which provided the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position. Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
Experience in applying international relations and foreign affairs principles and methods sufficient to manage the dissemination of security-related information.
Experience researching and drafting analytical products or data on current global security trends and developments that may impact U.S. interest abroad.
Experience developing and implementing short- and long-term planning of outreach and information-exchange activities.
Experience providing technical advice and/or counsel to senior-level members on a broad range of policy and operations related to international relations and foreign affairs.
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