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Reģionālais angļu valodas programmu asistents / Regional English Language Program Assistant
ASV vēstniecība
ASV vēstniecība

Reģionālais angļu valodas programmu asistents / Regional English Language Program Assistant

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Announcement Number: RIGA-2024-11
Hiring Agency: Embassy Riga
Position Title:
Regional English Language Program Assistant (Public Diplomacy) (Open to all interested applicants)
Open Period: 06/17/2024 - 07/14/2024
Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+2
Series/Grade: LE - 6005 9
Salary: EUR €28,574 - EUR €40,002 /Per Year
Work Schedule: Full-time - 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-9
Duty Location(s): 1 in Riga, LG
Telework Eligible: No
For More Info:
HR Section
+371-6710-7050

Duties
The Regional English Language Program Assistant overseas programming for public diplomacy outreach through English language teaching and learning, including developing, conducting webinars and online courses on topics relevant to English teachers. The incumbent develops and supports the public diplomacy office social media platforms. Other duties include creating and managing grants, covering office management functions, providing backup to the Regional English Language Program Specialist.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:
Prior Work Experience: The incumbent must have a minimum of 3 years English teaching experience, plus experience presenting at workshops. The incumbent must have demonstrated experience in facilitating social media accounts and creating and developing content for those accounts.

Start date: December 2024.

Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Education Requirements:
The position requires a bachelor's degree in English, Education, Linguistics, Communication, or equivalent.

Evaluations:
LANGUAGE: 
Level 4 (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required.
Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing Latvian is required.
Level 4 (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing Russian is required.

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:
Other skills and abilities:  
The incumbent must have a broad knowledge of the field of Teaching English as a Second Language, including educational technology and methodology. The incumbent must have specialized knowledge of the educational system in the region. The incumbent must be familiar with the U.S. educational system, U.S. culture, and U.S. society. The incumbent must be computer literate and social media literate. The incumbent must have vast experience in developing content for social media.

The ability to function under minimal supervision, while also working with a team of colleagues and external contacts, is required. Strong interpersonal skills are paramount.
The position demands strong keyboarding and Microsoft Office skills, along with a firm grasp of social media tools, for posting and streaming, and online learning management systems (LMSs) and other distance education platforms. Communication skills, with a range of age groups and educational backgrounds, are required. Some travel is required. A strong ability to organize logistics for regional online programming is a must.

The incumbent must be able to write complete, coherent text from the paragraph level to full report level with minimal errors in grammar, syntax, and spelling. The incumbent must demonstrate proper e-mail etiquette in English. The incumbent must demonstrate a working vocabulary relevant to the position being applied for. The incumbent must be able to fully and accurately translate between Russian and English.

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass security and medical 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 Riga, 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 of the conditional offer letter 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:
  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  2. AEFM / USEFM
  3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), equivalent documentation, or certification. A certification is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given. 

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance. 

To apply for this position click the Submit Application button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents:
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)
  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • University Diploma
  • Professional Diploma or License

Next Steps:
Only those applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email. 

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Riga, Latvia.
Mēneša bruto algaBruto mēnesī  € 2381 - 3334

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