REEEC Opportunities

REEEC Opportunities

  • Position Notice: Associate Director, European Union Center, University of Illinois
    3/18/2019

    Associate Director, European Union Center

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

     

    The Associate Director will execute the programmatic activities, manage staff, oversee the graduate program, manage budgets, and provide strategic guidance for developing core areas of the European Union Center (EUC) in a professionally efficient and effective manner.

    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provide administrative management of the European Union Center office including representing Director in his/her absence
    • Supervise and manage staff of the Center (hiring, training, delegating, and annual review of staff).
    • Oversee and lead center staff execution of extensive outreach programs to K-12 educators and students, business, media, and other constituents. Including, setting a vision and strategy for EUC outreach and how it fits with the rest of the Center’s vision and academic programs; determining in consultation with the Director the types of grants the EUC will pursue including grants that fund outreach initiatives; and, building institutional partnerships to deliver outreach programs.
    • Develop and strengthen relations with other European Centers in the U.S., and internationally.
    • Represent the Center in interactions with individual and institutional partners both within the UI and external to the University.
    • Manage grant execution to comply with University and funding agency guidelines, deadlines, and regulations.
    • Identify and evaluate potential external funding opportunities and prepare grant proposals in collaboration with Director.
    • Manage the Center’s grant budgets and accounts in collaboration with the Director, ensuring sound financial management in compliance with University, State, and funding agency guidelines.
    • Develop strong partnerships with affiliate faculty in order to ensure successful grant execution and reporting. [Works closely with faculty to ensure that funding is spent according to the grant stipulations, meets with faculty to learn about their current work and ways for them to partner with the EUC on grants and outreach programs.]
    • Direct the M.A. in European Union Studies (MAEUS) program, the Graduate Minor, and the 5-year BALAS/MAEUS track, including supervising personnel involved in the administration of the degree, marketing and admission, in-program advising, placement, and alumni relations.
    • Makes strategic decisions about the direction and content of the academic programs, including development and /or redesign of courses offered by the center.
    • Serve as Director of Graduate Programs and conduct annual student progress reviews.
    • Be a point of escalation for students and handle difficult and challenging student situations and issues.
    • Collaborate with the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS) and the Graduate College on all academic matters.
    • Teach and provide instruction for courses that support the MAEUS and the EUC’s academic mission, if needed.
    • Develop seminars, workshops, and conferences that support scholarly research on the European Union and transatlantic relations.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Required:

    • Master’s degree in an area relevant to international studies and programs;
    • International experience;
    • Management experience in a combination of the following: administration, fiscal, personnel, and general organizational responsibilities within a complex organization with a time-sensitive workload;
    • Project coordination;
    • Proven organizational talents
    • Ability to work harmoniously with faculty, staff, and students from a wide variety of disciplines, and with representatives from national and international institutions;
    • Sensitivity to the functioning of an interdisciplinary program within the context of a complex university;
    • Ability to work with faculty and government agencies, both in the United States and overseas;
    • Ability to assume responsibility and to work independently with minimum guidance;
    • Initiative and creativity in program development;
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
    • Strong computing skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and desktop publishing software, or similar

    Preferred:

    • PhD in an area relevant to international studies and programs;
    • International experience in Europe;
    • Grant writing and management skills;
    • Working knowledge of one or more European languages other than English.

     

    SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION

    This is a full-time position. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

     

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION

    To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter and resume by April 11, 2019. Online application will require names and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

    For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Kim Rice at kimrice@illinois.edu.

  • Foreign Affairs Officer - Mid/Experienced Level, Fort Meade, MD
    3/15/2019

    Foreign Affairs Officer - Mid/Experienced Level
    Fort Meade, MD
    Opening:1118248 (Posted: 2018-10-25 - Closing: 2019-04-30)

    Responsibilities
    NSA Overview

    The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense, on the other hand, provides cybersecurity solutions to support dependable National Security Mission execution in the face of capable and persistent cyber adversaries.

    Description of the Position

    As a Foreign Affairs Officer you will:

    Manage partnerships and interactions between NSA and foreign entities by maintaining cognizance of all areas of exchange of information and agreements made by NSA or the U.S. Government in accordance with legal authorities and restrictions; Possess an understanding of partner countries, e.g. legal, policy, compliance, politics and culture; Manage/coordinate corporate bodies that discuss or impact foreign partner issues, plan for future visits and meetings, and ensure proper funding for program execution; Convey NSA and foreign partners' views, issues, and requirements to NSA management to resolve issues and ensure alignment of the solutions with the strategy and goals for both NSA and that partner; Represent NSA in international meetings; Contribute to Intelligence Community studies, and brief governmental representatives on the nature and status of existing relationships; Prepare senior NSA management for discussions with foreign government counterparts.

    Skills
    The ideal candidate is someone with a desire for continual learning and who possesses strong communication (oral and written), problem-solving, analytic, interpersonal skills, and is:

    - customer service & results oriented
    - politically savvy
    - accountable
    - adaptable
    - detail-oriented
    - able to negotiate with and influence others
    - able to work effectively (independently and/or within teams) across functional areas in a collaborative environment
    - able to manage multiple tasks with competing timelines and deliverables
    - able to clearly and succinctly communicate complex initiatives

    Position Summary
    Do you have relevant work experience that includes research, analyses, writing/editing, business/administrative work or managing people of projects? NSA has numerous positions such as Staff Officers, Enabling Support Specialists and Program/Project Directors.

    Mandatory Qualification Reqs
    Salary Range: $68,036 - $106,012 (Full Performance)

    *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.

    Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience or a Doctoral degree plus 1 year of relevant experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 8 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.

    Degree in a liberal arts field (e.g., English, History, Communications, Languages and Cultures, International Relations, and Political Science) is preferred, but a degree in any field is acceptable.

    Relevant experience must be in the Cryptologic field. Experience leveraging, collaborating, or establishing strategic partnerships (foreign or domestic) is preferred.


    Salary Range: $96,970 - $148,967 (Senior)

    *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.

    Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience or a Doctoral degree plus 1 year of relevant experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 8 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.

    Degree in a liberal arts field (e.g., English, History, Communications, Languages and Cultures, International Relations, and Political Science) is preferred, but a degree in any field is acceptable.

    Relevant experience must be in the Cryptologic field. Experience leveraging, collaborating, or establishing strategic partnerships (foreign or domestic) is preferred.

    How To Apply - External
    To apply for this position, please visit this page. After completing the application for the first time, or reviewing previously entered information, and clicking the 'Submit' button, you will receive a confirmation email. Please ensure your spam filters are configured to accept emails from noreply@intelligencecareers.gov.

    ***PLEASE NOTE: U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph.

    This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.

    Please note that you may be asked a series of questions depending on the position you apply for. Your responses will be used as part of the screening process of your application and will assist in determining your eligibility for the position. Be sure to elaborate on experiences in your resume. Failure to provide the required information or providing inaccurate information will result in your application not being considered for this position. Only those applicants who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted to begin employment processing.

    Please Note: Job Posting could close earlier than the closing date due to sufficient number of applicants or position no longer available. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

    DCIPS Disclaimer
    The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.

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  • Foreign Service Consular Fellow, Various Languages, U.S. Department of State
    3/15/2019

    Foreign Service Consular Fellow- Various Languages

    U.S. Department of State

    Overseas and Domestic, United States

    Consular Fellows serve their country by facilitating critical bilateral trade, commerce, tourism, and cultural exchanges, while at the same time strengthening U.S. border security Living and working in a foreign country may involve an uncommon level of hardship, but serving as America’s “face” to literally thousands of foreign nationals will yield incredible rewards.

  • Intelligence Analyst, Entry-Level, Salient CRGT, Tysons Corner, Virginia
    3/15/2019

    Intelligence Analyst- Entry-Level

    Salient CRGT

    Tysons Corner, Virginia

    As an Entry-Level All Source Analyst, you will be responsible for supporting executive level officials with drafting reports, editing high-level reports, and writing short and succinct papers in support of the customer.  Other duties will include: working alongside intelligence community (IC) and military experts, assisting team members with formatting and publishing daily publications, and combing through multiple sets of traffic on a daily basis and extracting pertinent information.

  • Intelligence Analyst, Mid/Experienced Level, National Security Agency, Multiple Locations
    3/15/2019

    Intelligence Analyst - Mid/Experienced Level

    National Security Agency

    Multiple Locations

    Intelligence Analysts have the power to influence world affairs. They provide the most complete possible foreign signals intelligence picture to U.S. policy makers and military commanders, and seek creative solutions to answer analytical questions.