Crisis Operations Specialist
U.S. Agency for International Development
About the organization
USAID envisions a world where every person is valued, has fair opportunities and is included and respected in their communities. USAID believes in diversity and equal opportunity for all, as stated in the Equal Employment Opportunity Statement. We value and recognize the contributions of all USAID team members while also working to improve equity and accessibility for underrepresented groups.
Our Mission: We represent the American people and are dedicated to promoting democratic values and building a peaceful and prosperous world. Our work supports U.S. foreign policy by leading international development and disaster assistance efforts. We partner with others to invest in initiatives that save lives, reduce poverty, strengthen democratic governance, and help societies recover from disasters and conflicts.
Conducts professional research and authoritative analysis used to develop strategies, plans, instructions and guidance for application and incorporation into international crisis operations policies, programs and/or operational functions.
Designs and conducts a wide variety of studies and detailed analyses of complex program and/or operational functions and processes that have implications for foreign and national security policy, strategy, programs, planning and budgets.
Designs and conducts a wide variety of comprehensive studies and detailed analyses of complex policies, program and/or operational functions and processes related to crisis operations work.
Identifies and proposes solutions to problems that are of major importance to planning the direction for future international crisis programs and/or operational functions that have implications for foreign and national security policy and planning.
Serves as technical liaison with stakeholders, and others on how best to coordinate their efforts with USAID programs, policies, processes, procedures, and approaches related to the crisis operations area of expertise.
Develops strategies, plans, guidance, and/or disseminates research results for Agency-wide application and incorporation into appropriate crisis operations programs and/or operational functions.
The first step in the evaluation process requires meeting Basic Requirements, Specialized Experience, and Selective Placement Factor stated below. Please refer to the "How You Will Be Evaluated" section for further details. Ensure that all relevant experience is clearly stated in your resume and unofficial transcripts are submitted to verify your education level.
To qualify for this position, you must meet one of the following requirements:
Degree: major or equivalent, or a combination of courses totaling 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 12 semester hours in one of the above disciplines and 12 semester hours in statistics/quantitative methods.
Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major, or a combination of related courses totaling at least 24 semester hours, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
Experience: four 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.
$132,368 - $172,075 per year
Contact email: [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employment
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