Job Opportunity: Education Development Officer in USAID’s Center for Education
Foreign Service Limited Position Opportunity: Education Development Officer (Budget and Procurement Advisor) - FL-1710-03
Agency: U.S. Agency for International Development
Organization: Center for Education, Bureau for Development, Democracy and Innovation (DDI/EDU)
Location of Position: Washington, DC
Open Period: 07/28/2021 - 08/17/2021
Appointment Type: This is an excepted service, time-limited appointment that is not to exceed five years; may be considered for further extension for a maximum of nine years
Salary: (USD) $94,632 - $138,970 (annually)
Number of Vacancies: One
Description of Organization: The Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI) integrates technical expertise with values-driven, cross-cutting priorities, and modern approaches to the way USAID performs its work. It provides client-centered technical services to USAID’s Missions worldwide, supports programming to innovate, learn, and address emerging issues, and provides technical leadership within the Agency and externally to enhance development impact.
The Center for Education (DDI/EDU) leverages its expertise, partnerships, and global perspective to guide and influence the education sector, advancing U.S. Government development priorities.
Description of Position: The Budget and Procurement Advisor will support the Center’s leadership and staff with budgetary, operational, analytical, and Program Cycle needs. The Advisor will account for DDI/EDU’s Congressional appropriations through budget formulation, justification, and execution, and engage with the Bureau for Resource Management (BRM) in support of budget needs for the education sector broadly. The Advisor will also support the Center with program planning and support, strategic planning, organizational effectiveness/organizational development, and performance reporting. This will include supporting the development of new procurements, financial monitoring of the Center’s portfolio, and engagement with the Office of Acquisition and Assistance (OAA).
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (FL-04) of this position. Examples of specialized experience include:
- Supporting budgeting and financial management for an organization, including historical costs, fiscal budget and human resources requirements, and expenditure control;
- Determining resource requirements—and recommending resource allocations based on priorities and needs;
- Providing analysis and evaluations to management that encompass programmatic milestones, schedules, and budgetary resource planning and execution required for effective planning, management, operations, and decision-making;
- Providing interpretations of financial reports, statements, and data to identify trends and deviations from standards and/or plans—and project data into the future; and
- Supporting the development and management of education programming.
- Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
Interested candidates should submit:
- A cover letter expressing interest and clearly addressing the stated requirements for the position;
- Three References;
- Stated Security clearance level;
- Stated U.S. citizenship (if citizenship is not stated, application will not be considered); and
- DD214 and other veteran status, if applicable.
Please submit your application package to [email protected]. Please use the subject line: “FSL APPLICATION PACKAGE: Announcement Number: 40376; DDI_542, Education Development Officer (Budget and Procurement Advisor) - FL-03, DDI/EDU.” Application submissions are required by 11:59 p.m. ET, August 17, 2021. Packages not submitted by the deadline with the specified subject line—or incomplete packages—will not receive consideration.
Note: All DDI employees are measured on how they foster a climate of respect in interactions with others, value differing perspectives, and treat others in a fair, equitable, and culturally sensitive manner. All employees are expected to adhere to equal employment opportunity (EEO) policies and value diversity and inclusion in performing everyday duties and responsibilities.
This notice may be used to fill additional vacancies, as the workforce needs of the Bureau may change.
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