ACADEMIC SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 15, 2019
Closes
Feb 23, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Seldom - 15% or less


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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Background or Security Investigation: This is a Special Sensitive position which requires a background investigation. The individual selected for this position is required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security determination to occupy a Special Sensitive position within the agency as a condition of employment.

To qualify for this position, you must:
  • Possess at least an earned Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (or international equivalent).
  • Have the ability to develop and disseminate information resources and recruitment materials for current and prospective students and faculty, such as program websites, access to online instructional materials, program and course catalogues, recruitment letters, and answers to frequently asked questions.
  • Have the ability to plan, organize and conduct the administrative aspects of education and outreach events, such as arranging for facilities, coordinating visits, arranging for travel, and preparing agendas and itineraries.
  • Have the ability to manage databases and electronic and paper files for all student, administration and faculty support, such as applications, admissions, course registration, evaluation records and alumni records.
  • Have the ability to develop cost estimates, prepare budgets, and procure resources for education activities.
  • Have the ability to undertake independent or directed research and to communicate effectively in speech and writing.
  • Have the ability to interact and collaborate professionally and effectively with staff and personnel from academia, the US government, foreign governments, international organizations, or the private sector.
Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills, and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

This is a Title 10 Excepted Service Appointment. Appointment is not to exceed 3 years with the possibility for extension. Applications for this vacancy require a narrative assessment questionnaire to be completed by each applicant and uploaded as a separate document with submission. The required narrative questions are listed in the "How You Will Be Evaluated" section. Responses to the narrative questions must be completed and uploaded with the other specified required documents.

NDU has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security, and thrift savings; health, life, and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. NDU employees enjoy flexible work schedules, transit subsidy, and the opportunity to telecommute.

Initial Probationary Period: You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of 18 months.
Reemployed Annuitants: Department of Defense has the authority to hire annuitants without reduction in pay. For more information, go to: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf
If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

A screening panel will review your resume and narrative answers to the assessment questions to evaluate your qualifications for the position. NDU uses a multi-tier selection process for academic positions. You must attach a separate document with answers to the questions listed below. The following questions will be reviewed by the NDU screening panel.

  • Describe your experience supporting faculty/student recruitment for academic programs. Include your role with disseminating program information and responding to inquiries.
  • Describe your experience coordinating education & outreach events. Include your role with arranging facilities, travel, developing budgets, agenda and program materials.
  • Describe your experience with admissions, course registration, course evaluations and alumni records. Include the databases and automated systems used.
  • Describe your research and presentation experience; include topics addressed and audiences addressed.

Read more Security clearance Top Secret

Drug test required Yes


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