Посольство США, отдел культуры
U.S. Mission Russia
Vacancy Announcement Number: 16-0092
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates / All Sources
The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position. The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.
POSITION: Cultural Affairs Specialist, 1101173, FSN-10, FP-5
OPENING DATE: December 30, 2016
CLOSING DATE: January 18, 2017
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-10 (basic salary RUB 1,556,522 + meal allowance RUB 29,952 + bonus 1/12 of the basic salary) – starting salary per year before tax.
Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP-5*
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. The U.S. Embassy does not sponsor work permits.
All applications and résumés must be in English. Application received in any other language will not be considered.
The U.S. Mission in Moscow is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Cultural Affairs Specialist in the Public Affairs Section.
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Using expertise in the fields of politics, economics, culture, civil society, environment and trade – and in coordination with the Cultural Affairs Officer and Assistant Cultural Affairs Officers – the incumbent plans and administers broad-ranging and multi-faceted initiatives intended to strengthen ties and deepen contacts between U.S. and Russian think tanks, research institutions, and civil society organizations, as well as to ensure that the resulting intellectual discourse is appropriately varied and vigorous.
Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
- EDUCATION: A university degree in political science, international relations, history, economics, linguistics, philology, sociology, history, cultural studies, art history, or philosophy is
- EXPERIENCE: Five years of progressively responsible experience in a think tank, cultural institution, education, research, government, public relations, or media is
- LANGUAGE: Fluent written and spoken English at Level IV and fluent written and spoken Russian at Level IV are This will be tested.
- SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to develop and maintain useful contacts in government, cultural, and educational Ability to initiate, arrange, and execute complex programs on a countrywide basis is required. Ability to interpret and translate is required.
- JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of Russia’s political, economic, social, and educational systems; of government and private institutions; of political and cultural institutions; of historical development; and of key figures in the government, military, cultural, professional, and academic circles, as well as the mass media is Some experience in the field of information research, including experience in traditional and electronic research and reference sources, may substitute for any deficiency in these areas.
NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered. Thank you for your understanding.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: When qualified, 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:
- AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible S. Veteran*
- AEFM / USEFM
- FS on LWOP**
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for
U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:
- Management may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency
- Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
- Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work
- The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a security
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
- Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human (See “For Further Information” above) and/or your resume;
- Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, )
WHERE TO APPLY:
Human Resources Office Michael Durnan
Mailing Address: Bolshoy Deviatinsky Pereulok No. 8, Moscow, Russian Federation, 121099
FAX Number: 7-495-7285105
mail Address: email@example.com
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.
If there are any discrepancies between the Russian and the English versions, the English version will be considered controlling.
Дополнительная информация: https://moscow.usembassy.gov/root/pdfs/va-cultural-affairs-specialist-01182017.pdf