Job Opportunity: Education Development Officer (Monitoring, Evaluation, And Learning Advisor)
Foreign Service Limited Position Opportunity: Education Development Officer (Monitoring, Evaluation, And Learning Advisor) - FL-1710-02
Agency: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Organization: Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation, Center for Education (DDI/EDU)
Location of Position: Washington, DC
Open Period: 01/7/2022 – 01/28/2022
Appointment Type: This is an excepted service, time-limited appointment that is not to exceed five years; may be considered for further extension for a maximum of nine years
Salary: (USD) $120,317 – $176,300 (annually)
Number of Vacancies: One
Description of Organization: DDI integrates technical expertise with values-driven, cross-cutting priorities, and modern approaches to the way USAID performs its work. It provides client-centered technical services to USAID’s Missions worldwide, supports programming to innovate, learn, and address emerging issues, and provides technical leadership within the Agency and externally to enhance development impact.
EDU leverages its expertise, partnerships, and global perspective to guide and influence the education sector, advancing U.S. Government development priorities.
Description of Position: The Education Development Officer substantially contributes to improving USAID’s Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) practices in the Education Sector. The Officer provides strategic leadership and expert advice to Bureau and Center management, USAID Missions, and the Education Sector on the monitoring, evaluation, and reporting requirements of U.S. Government and USAID strategies mandated by the Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development (READ) Act. The Officer works with Missions to improve the use of data and evidence throughout the program cycle and oversees the development and dissemination of data on USAID education programming, results, and analysis of education indicators and data to shape and monitor education sector progress. The Officer ensures coherent and substantive professional development for USAID education staff around the utilization of data and evidence and performance monitoring—and serves as a Contracting/Agreement Officer's Representative (AOR/COR), Alternate AOR/COR, and/or Activity Manager for relevant mechanisms in the Center. Finally, the Officer engages with USAID partners, including implementing and donor partners, to advance the quality of evidence-building in the Education Sector.
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (FL-03) of this position. Examples of specialized experience include:
- Providing leadership, coordination, and technical support on monitoring, evaluation, research, learning, and reporting;
- Representing an organization in working fora around monitoring and evaluation;
- Ensuring compliance with monitoring and reporting mandates;
- Developing reporting and policy documents, strategic plans, and reports for different audiences; and/or
- Serving as an AOR/COR, Activity Manager, and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) for monitoring and evaluation mechanisms.
- Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
Interested candidates should submit:
- Cover letter expressing interest and clearly addressing the stated requirements for the position;
- Three references;
- Stated Security clearance level;
- Stated U.S. citizenship (if citizenship is not stated, application will not be considered); and
- DD214 and other veteran status, if applicable.
Please submit your application package to DDIFSLJobs@usaid.gov. Please use the subject line: “FSL APPLICATION PACKAGE: Education Development Officer (Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Advisor) - FL-1710-02, PD#40318, DDI_263, DDI/EDU.” Application submissions are required by 11:59 p.m. ET on January 28, 2022. Packages not submitted by the deadline with the specified subject line—or incomplete packages—will not receive consideration.
Note: All DDI employees are measured on how they foster a climate of respect in interactions with others, value differing perspectives, and treat others in a fair, equitable, and culturally sensitive manner. All employees are expected to adhere to equal employment opportunity (EEO) policies and value diversity and inclusion in performing everyday duties and responsibilities.
This notice may be used to fill additional vacancies, as the workforce needs of the Bureau may change.
Any questions concerning this notice may be directed to:
-- Charles Kiamie III, DDI/EDU, (202) 712-0905, email@example.com