Thursday , May 23 2024

Peace Corps Employment – Supervisory Training Specialist (ICDEI)

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Job Description:

This position leads the Intercultural Competence, Diversity Equity and Inclusion (ICDEI) Division within the Office for Overseas Programming and Training Support (OPATS). The purpose of OPATS is to catalyze learning and performance for programming, training and evaluation staff at overseas posts to best position Volunteers for successful service. The incumbent will lead a strategic effort to provide training, technical assistance and organizational development services to staff and volunteers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • ICDEI Technical Assistance Leader: Works collaboratively and proactively with other programming and training teams in OPATS to ensure the integration of ICDEI concepts and approaches in all OPATS-produced guidance, resources and tools as well as training delivery. As a key contributor to the Volunteer Competency Model, develops and iterates as necessary the ICDEI competencies and associated training session plans and resources for staff and Volunteers, and leads the curation of resources to support staff learning in those competencies. Serves as the primary OPATS resource person and advisor on ICDEI accountability measures.
  • Learning Program Development, Consultation, and Analyses: Independently plans and carries out projects through to their conclusion. Recognized as an authoritative consultant planning and developing programs and support for posts by working closely with Peace Corps three regions. Coordinates and ensures the sustainability of a field-focused ICDEI Community of Practice or other modes to build and sustain capacity development of ICDEI subject matter experts in the field.
  • Supervisory and/or Managerial Responsibilities: Supervises a group of employees or expert consultants performing work at the FP-3 level. Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit. Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members, which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system. Observes workers’ performance; demonstrates and conducts work performance critiques. Provides informal feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Resolves informal complaints and grievances. Develops work improvement plans, recommending personnel actions as necessary. Provides advice and counsel to workers related to work and administrative matters. Effects disciplinary measures as appropriate to the authority delegated in this area. Reviews and approves or disapproves leave requests. Assures that subordinates are trained and fully comply with the provisions of the safety regulations.

Job Requirements:

  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
  • Applicants must successfully complete a background security investigation with favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet this requirement will be grounds for employment termination.
  • All Federal employees are required to have federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • A one year trial period is required.
  • This is not a bargaining unit position.
  • This position requires a Public Trust background investigation

Qualification & Experience:

Specialized Experience:

You must meet the specialized experience at the grade level(s) in which you choose to be considered by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 02/28/2022 (the closing date of the announcement). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. To ensure full credit for your experience, please indicate dates of employment by month, day, and year and the number of hours worked per week in your resume.

This vacancy is being announced at one grade level:


Qualifying experience for the FP-3 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the FP-4 or GS-12 level which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience includes: Experience supervising employees and performing the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised; Experience developing and applying new program methods, approaches, and technology including strategic use of e-learning to complement in person training to the field.


Basic Requirements:

  1. Degree: that included or was supplemented by major study in education or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position.or
  2. Combination of education and experience — courses equivalent to a major in education, or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position, plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in A above.

Job Details:

Company: Peace Corps

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location:  Washington, DC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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