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Foreign Affairs Officer • Department of State • March 11, 2022
Short notice on this one, but your research might be directly applicable:
This position is located in the Office of Global Women’s Issues (GWI), Office of the Secretary of State (S), U.S. Department of State. The incumbent will be responsible for leading the office's multilateral affairs portfolio and promoting the rights and empowerment of women and girls through U.S. foreign policy as a policy advisor on multilateral affairs.
And you’ll need the following specialized experience:
-Experience providing analytical and advisory support in the planning, development, and execution of foreign policies and programs.
-Experience implementing U.S. gender equality and gender-based violence policies.
-Experience developing written intelligence related reports.
It’s bold so you can embolden women and girls, I guess. The last one is gonna be tricky, but maybe you’ve got it. Here are the questions.
Exhibits Manager • National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian) • March 15, 2022
The duties for this position are, I imagine, what you’d expect. If you’re competitive for it, you should know what they are, since the qualification they want is . . .
Experience using Native knowledge as a primary resource to manage, plan, and develop museum exhibitions from the conceptual phase through design, production, and installation, ensuring that projects are brought to completion within scope, schedule, and budget.
The KSAs are mostly about museum work, though one is about tribal experience. Here are the questions.
Social Science Analyst • Government Accountability Office • March 16, 2022
The Center for Design, Methods, and Analysis is seeking an experienced professional to serve as a Senior Social Science Analyst; responsible for providing consultative services to engagement teams and assisting in the selection and implementation of appropriate methodologies for engagements in accordance with GAO and professional standards. Duties involve, but are not limited to, the following:
Participating in design, researchable question development, data collection and analysis, message development, and report writing; and ensuring the quality and value of the final product;
Providing advice on data collection methods for engagements. Selects, refines, organizes and presents factual information and analysis in support of engagement objectives. Collaborates with engagement team members on the scope, form, content, and depth of analysis;
Contributing to primary data collection. In conjunction with team members and other specialists, develops and pretests questionnaires, structured interviews, and other data collection instruments used to collect primary data to meet the goals of the engagement. Evaluates and analyzes data to determine relevance and reliability;
In conjunction with team members, develops findings and recommendations and prepares products that provide factual and analytical information in a clear, balanced manner that meets the needs of congressional clients;
Ensuring products meet GAO standards for quality and are in conformance with policy and requirements.
The qualifications are a degree in social science - which really means that you need experience with the above responsibilities, doesn’t it? Here's the questionnaire. There are narrative responses as well as multiple choice questions. You should look at them while prepping your application.
Supervisory International Relations Officer • Bureau of International Labor Affairs • March 18, 2022
You’ll have to be making a quasi-lateral move, I think:
The selectee will serve as the Director of the Office of International Relations and Economic Research with primary responsibility for coordinating U.S. Government (USG) participation in the International Labor Organization and the labor components of other international organizations; providing technical and policy expertise on global labor and employment issues; overseeing research on global economic, employment and labor issues; and coordinating labor-related diplomacy.
The specialized experience is as follows:
Specialized experience is defined as experience 1) demonstrating expert knowledge of international labor issues and U.S. positions in order to develop and/or advocate policy recommendations; 2) drafting and/or coordinating the development of reports, position papers, analytical papers, talking points, and briefing materials; 3) representing positions and negotiating outcomes; 4) working with international organizations that deal with labor, employment, and worker rights issues; AND 5) experience supervising work of subordinates.
So, you may have relevant research expertise! The questionnaire is also helpful for determining eligibility.
Foreign Law Specialist • Library of Congress • March 31, 2022
Truly, LOC job ads are the worst. This is a position for someone with expertise in Central American Law.
The Foreign Law Specialist is responsible for providing research, advice and assistance on foreign legal issues, questions, or situations to the United States Congress, Executive Branch Agencies, the Judiciary, and foreign law reference services to other constituencies, including the general public. In that capacity, the Specialist conducts legal research and analysis and prepares or contributes to legal opinions, briefs, reports, memoranda, and comparative analyses related to the laws and legal systems of assigned jurisdictions in Central America. The incumbent will respond to inquiries related to legal developments in assigned jurisdictions and international organizations where countries of assigned jurisdictions in Central America are members. In addition, the Specialist assists in the development of the Law Library’s online products and recommends acquisitions to the Law Library's collections related to the assigned jurisdictions.
As usual, the qualifications are . . .qualitative (this newsletter is free).
Ability to conduct legal or legislative research.**
Ability to communicate in writing.**
Ability to convey legal analysis and information orally through briefings, consultations, and other presentations.
Ability to interact collaboratively with others.
Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate in a high pressure environment.
Ability to verify accuracy of detailed information.
Assistant/Associate Professor of Communicative Arts • U.S. Army War College • April 4, 2022
Are you a comms person who can obtain a Secret security clearance?
Here is a job for you.