Special Assistant

Social Solutions International, Inc

About the organization

Social Solutions International, Inc. (Social Solutions) is a Hispanic and woman-owned business emphasizing quality research and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and institutional support services. We are a mission-driven organization that believes that superior science can improve the world. Social Solutions is dedicated to the creation of social and health solutions to improve the welfare of underserved populations worldwide.


The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted Social Solutions to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:

Title: Special Assistant

Location: Washington, DC

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Salary Range: GS-11 equivalent

This position is in the Office of the Assistant Administrator (AA/GH), or "Front Office," which serves as the principal advisor to the Agency and the Administrator on broad technical and operational matters relating to the Bureau's mandate. The AA/GH directs and supervises the Bureau, approving projects and programs and allocating resources among the Offices. The Front Office has ultimate responsibility for the quality of the Bureau's plans and its workforce capacity. It includes the Assistant Administrator, three Deputy Assistant Administrators, special advisors, and Program Assistants

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Qualification at the GS-11 equivalent Special Assistant level requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Alternatively, an individual may qualify at the GS-11 equivalent Special Assistant level with a master’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

Applicants selected will be subject to a background investigation and must obtain and maintain a favorable adjudication as applicable to their position/duties

In order to fully evaluate your eligibility, your resume must include relevant paid and non-paid experience showing dates held with month, year and hours worked per week for each position.


GS-11 equivalent

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