Senior Advisor

U.S. Department of State
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Education
  • Experience
    Advanced
  • Apply by
    Jul-26-2022
  • Posted
    Jul 21

Position description

Duties

  • Actively monitor public diplomacy (PD) priorities, political and economic environments and procedural changes that affect PD programs.
  • Craft outcome-oriented engagement efforts designed to generate new ideas around the practice of public diplomacy and identify solutions to challenges faced by PD practitioners.
  • Draft PD strategies that coordinate Department and United State Goverment efforts and resources across the PD family to understand, engage, inform, and persuade foreign public audiences in support of U.S. foreign policy objectives.
  • Conduct special projects or studies and perform additional representational assignments as directed.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Incumbent will be subject to random drug testing.
  • 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/
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

Qualifications

Applicants must meet all the qualification requirements described below by the closing date of this announcement. If you are qualifying based on education OR if there are mandatory education requirements listed below, you MUST submit a copy of your college transcript with your application.

Applicants must have the required experience or education as described below and meet any selective factors, when specified. BASIC REQUIREMENTS: 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.) Note: If you are qualifying based on education, you MUST submit transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you WILL lose consideration for this position.

IN ADDITION to the basic requirements, this position requires one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 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 managing large-scale, public events with multiple heads of state or equivalent level of participation.

Experience managing high-profile, agency-wide public diplomacy strategies to respond to evacuations, natural disasters, cyber
intrusions or compromises, terrorist /mass-casualty events, weapon mass destruction, and civil unrest.

Experience managing engagement on contentious topics with executive-level leadership of media organizations, non-profits, and
private sector.

Experience designing and facilitating tabletop and crisis preparedness exercises that educate and improve the ability of public
diplomacy or strategic communications practitioners.

Note: If you are qualifying based on education, you MUST submit transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you WILL lose consideration for this position.

Education

 

See the qualifications section of this vacancy announcement for education requirements.

 

 

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