Foreign Service Regional English Language Officer Job in Department of State Posts – Overseas and Domestic, United States – Department of State

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Foreign Service Regional English Language Officer – Department of State Posts – Overseas and Domestic, United States
Department of State – Agency Wide, Department of State
Job ID: 579252
Start Date: 03/30/2022
End Date: 04/20/2022

Qualification Summary
Specialized ExperienceQualifying Specialized Experience must have been acquired within the periods specified in this announcement and must demonstrate the potential to perform in progressively more responsible positions. An applicant’s work experience will be evaluated for level of responsibility and length of experience.To qualify as Specialized Experience, 60% or more of the duties in all five of the below areas must be met:Experience in managing academic programs in teaching English as a second or foreign language to teacher trainers, with some experience in an overseas or multicultural setting preferred.Experience in designing, monitoring, managing, evaluating and implementing pre-service and/or in-service teacher training programs.Experience in supervising staff and coordinating programs for teaching English language skills.Experience in the administration of an English language program including needs analysis, student and faculty assessment and evaluation, policy development, curriculum development, materials development, personnel supervision and budgeting responsibilities.Experience in financial management to include negotiating contracts and agreements, approving budgets, monitoring and evaluating program performance and effectiveness.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesThe education, work experience, and other qualifications evaluated for evidence of the following knowledge, skills, abilities and other requirements have been identified as important to successful job performance as a Regional English Language Officer based on extensive job analysis research. Not all of these attributes need to be met by a candidate; the attributes will be used as a set to evaluate candidates.Knowledge of current U.S. theory and practice in the teaching and learning of English, with special emphasis on the training of teachers of English to non-native English speakers, including knowledge of professional organizations in the U.S. and abroad.Ability to assess needs of English teachers and learners at both a national and local level and design appropriate programming to meet those needs.Proven ability in leadership and management, preferably in a multi-cultural setting.Knowledge of and experience with applications of technology to language teaching and learning.Ability to prioritize among competing demands simultaneously, manage multiple projects, deal with short timelines and adapt to changing priorities.Ability to work effectively with embassy and professional colleagues from host country institutions to design, implement, evaluate, and promote English language programs in a cross-cultural environment.Ability to supervise and effectively manage the activities of subordinates involved in English language programming and related public diplomacy activities.Ability and stamina to carry out extensive travel, including long international flights, as well as regular travel in overseas areas of varying climates and conditions.Formal experience studying a foreign language or demonstrated ability using a foreign language is desirable, but not required.Superior oral and written communication skills: Applicants must demonstrate a strong command of the English language to include grammar, spelling and punctuation. FSS must consistently meet a high standard for English, both written (overall structure as well as grammar, spelling and punctuation) and spoken (overall structure as well as delivery, clarity and succinctness).

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