Supervisory Foreign Affairs Officer

Employer
Department of State - Agency Wide
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Feb 21, 2021
Closes
Feb 24, 2021
Ref
1749859183
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
SummaryThis position is located in theOffice of Foreign Missions,Accreditation, Services, and Benefits Division (OFM/OPS/ASB). This position serves as a Supervisory Foreign Affairs Officer and the Director of OFM/OPS/ASB. Additionally, the incumbentserves as one of the Departments primary authorities on a broad and comprehensive range of subjects related to the privileges and immunities available to foreign diplomatic and consular missions in the United States.ResponsibilitiesRequirementsConditions of EmploymentnullQualificationsApplicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education, and any selective placement factors 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.NOTE: Applicants must meet time-in-grade and time after competitive appointment requirements, by the closing date of this announcement.Time-In-Grade Requirements: Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions, per 5CFR 300, Subpart F.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-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 advising senior officials on policies related to privileges and immunities available to foreign diplomatic and consular missions.Experience overseeing programs thatensure compliance with treaties and agreements governing relations between the USG and the foreign mission community. In addition, applicant's experience must also demonstrate that the candidate possesses the following qualities: Ability to assign, review, and supervise the work of others;Objectivity and fairness in judging people on their ability, and situations on the facts and circumstances;Ability to adjust to change, work pressures, or difficult situations without undue stress;Willingness to consider new ideas or divergent points of view; andCapacity to "see the job through."EducationnullAdditional Informationnull

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