Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: All Interested Applicants / All Sources Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation Appointment Type Permanent Appointment Type Details: Indefinite, subject to successful completion of probationary period Marketing Statement:
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply. Summary:
The work schedule for this position is Full Time (40 hours per week)
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end. Supervisory Position: Yes Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No Travel Required:
Occasional Travel The incumbent must be available to travel throughout India and Bhutan
Duties Basic Function of the Position: The Public Engagement Specialist (National Program Coordination) works under the direct supervision of the Public Diplomacy Officer (Public Engagement Deputy) (PDO) or PAO designee and supervises five public engagement coordinators on the National Program Coordination Unit. S/he plans. coordinates, oversees, and evaluates the impact of Public Diplomacy(PD) activities, projects, and initiatives to engage Emerging voices(EV) and Established Opinion Leaders(EOL) audience sectors, promote understanding of the U.S. policy, and dispel inaccurate perceptions. S/he guides a team which coordinates with Embassy India’s four posts. S/he build substantive relationships within India and U.S. civil society and government. The incumbent will also perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Evaluations
This position requires eight years of experience in mass media, education, or project management and experience with audience or market analysis, program management, or monitoring and evaluation is required. In addition one year of supervisory experience is also required.
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Please note: An “S” in the vacancy announcement number denotes Substitution. Substitution of Experience for Education has been permitted for vacancy 035S, which has a greater experience requirement and a lower education requirement; vacancy 035 has the standard requirements for experience and education. Both vacancies refer to the same position; please apply for the vacancy that best matches your background. Please reach out to HR before applying if you have any questions about substitution. Education Requirements:
This position requires completion of Senior Secondary School (Class XII).
Indicate on the qualifications questionnaire all the education details as relevant for the position (Senior Secondary School and/or higher for this vacancy). (Your answer should also let us know if you have completed Class X or XII or any other degree or vocational courses. Also, please specify the name of the Certificate/Degree/Diploma course and the major subjects for each qualification you possess.
Please see the Language requirements listed under Evaluations. Please indicate your proficiency level separately for each of the required languages, using one of the following levels:
Level 1, Basic – Examples: Basic greetings, phrases, numbers and signs.
Level 2, Limited – Examples: Directions, simple questions
Level 3, Good working knowledge – Examples: Conversations about familiar topics, complex documents
Level 4, Fluent – Examples: Infer nuanced meaning from complex documents
Level 5, Translator – Examples: Certified professional translator in this language Evaluations:
Level 4 (Fluent) in English (Speaking, Reading, and Writing). This may be tested.
Level 4(Fluent) in Hindi (Speaking, Reading, and Writing) is required.
(Please indicate on the qualifications questionnaire whether you have these required levels.)
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. Qualifications:
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Benefits: Agency Benefits:
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in New Delhi, India may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
The pay plan is assigned at the time the conditional offer letter is issued by the HR Office. Other Information:
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
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