Supervisory International Visitor Exchange Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 12, 2022
Closes
Jan 15, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Carries out such duties and responsibilities typical of a second level supervisor such as overseeing the work of supervisory staff and dealing with high level officials of other agencies and organizations.
  • Coordinates the formulation of the International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) strategic business and budget plans, and ensures integration of the budget with its strategic program plans and IT enhancement projects.
  • Develops resource requirements and other input for work plans and budgeting, as well as strategies for the implementation of long range plans to maintain and enhance current activities, as well as to conceptualize and implement new program plans.
  • Exercises delegated responsibility for planning, conducting, and coordinating all individual, group, regional, and multi regional international visitor exchange and grant programs providing facilitative services to non sponsored visitors to the U.S.
  • Contributes to prioritizing goals and objectives, overseeing office administration and management, and exercises delegated supervisory and managerial authority within Office of International Visitors (OIV).
  • Advises Departmental and public diplomacy policymakers and officials on all matters pertaining to international visitor programs. Represents the office at meetings and workshops concerning planning and execution of international visitor programs.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • New supervisors must successfully complete a 1 year probationary period.
  • Incumbent will be subject to random drug testing.
  • Statement of Employment & Financial Interest required prior to appointment.
  • This is a supervisory position.
  • One year probationary period, unless excepted by regulation.


Qualifications

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.)

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 coordinating the formulation of the IVLP's strategic business and budget plans, and ensuring integration of the budget with its strategic program plans and IT enhancement projects.
  • Experience providing authoritative advice and guidance on all aspects of international visitors, educational, and related cultural, leadership and cooperation programs.
  • Experience developing resource requirements for work plans and budgeting.
  • Experience advising Departmental and public diplomacy policymakers and officials on matters pertaining to international visitor programs.
  • Experience representing an office at meetings and workshops concerning planning and execution of international visitor programs.

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; and
  • Capacity to "see the job through."

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, if applicable.

Additional information

For reasonable accommodation at the U.S. Department of State, please contact the Office of Accessibility and Accommodations at (202) 663-3474 or ReasonableAccommodations@state.gov .

If eligible, telework and remote work agreements may be permitted with supervisory approval. Please note that any approved remote work arrangement is subject to the locality pay area of the alternative telework worksite.

If eligible, applicants to this announcement may be referred to other positions in other Bureaus/Offices in the Department that may require a higher security clearance.

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination for Federal Employees: As required by Executive Order 14043 , Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021, or before appointment or onboarding with the Department of State, if after November 22. The Department of State will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.

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