Wednesday , April 17 2024

State Department Employment – Supervisory Foreign Affairs Officer

Website U.S. Department of State

Job Description:

This position is located in the Office of American Spaces, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Academic Programs, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA/A/M). American Spaces provide an American experience abroad, promoting U.S. foreign policy goals, serving important platforms to advance post priorities. The incumbent serves as Deputy Director and supports the overall work of the office, with an emphasis on administrative and managerial responsibilities to meet the Office’s mission.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and prepares formal responses to Bureau, Departmental, Congressional and White House requests for programmatic and funding information, and coordinates responses to request from Ambassadors, Public Affairs Officers, and senior officials.
  • Participates in the decision-making process for resource allocations (financial, human and infrastructure-related) to American Spaces to reflect policy priorities, and executes and communicates management decisions to field.
  • Works with the Office Director to manage Civil Servants, Foreign Service Generalists, Regional Public Engagement Specialists (REPS) and contractors; and Locally Employed Staff in satellite offices.
  • Serves as an authoritative source representing the Bureau and specific programs in formal and informal setting with other federal agencies involved in American Spaces programs, as well as with Congress, NGOs, and foreign governments.
  • Provides policy guidance and operational direction to the global network of over 600 American Spaces, promoting adherence to Department and Bureau policy objectives.
  • Participates with the Office Director in providing technical, program policy and program planning expertise and input to the ECA Bureau, regional Bureaus, Management, Diplomatic Security and other elements and officials in the Department.

Job Requirements:

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

Qualification & Experience:

  • 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.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of State

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Sacramento, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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