Employment Opportunities!

By: U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM)The U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) is one of the largest international media agencies in the world. We broadcast to over 100 countries in 63 different languages on multiple media platforms.  Our mission is to inform, engage and connect the people around the world in support of freedom and democracy.USAGM is an Independent Federal Agency. If you are interested in becoming a part of an exciting, multi-media, multi-cultural organization, check out the below links and apply!Federal Positions:Supervisory Managing Editor (French), GS-1001-13, Closes 8/22/2022Information Technology Specialist (Systems Admin), GS-2210-14, Closes 8/19/2022Broadcast Maintenance Technician (Multimedia) GS-1001-13, Closes 8/16/2022Click here to view more federal USAGM positions.  USAGM also have multiple grantee network and personal services contracting positions available:Grantee Network Positions: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and Middle East Broadcasting Networks.Personal Services Contracting Positions

Idaho National LaboratoryIdaho National Laboratory is seeking individuals interested in exploring a career as a Business Management Rotational Development Professional. Selected candidates hired for this position will be part of an 18–24-month rotational program to sharpen technical and analytical skills by rotating within General Accounting, Financial Planning and Analysis, Acquisitions and Contract Management, Business systems and the Project Management organizations within the Business Management Directorate. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required as well as the following key skills: high technical proficiency, excellent social skills, excellent written communication, and analytical skills.Apply on www.inl.gov/careers by searching “Business Management Rotational Development Professional – (18223)”Questions? Please contact Sr. Recruiter Howard Katz at howard.katz@inl.gov or at (208) 557-1997.

The 9th Annual National HBCU Pre-Law Summit & Law Expo 2022 Sponsored by The Law School Admission Council (LSAC).This year’s event takes place in Washington, DC on the campuses of the district’s two HBCU law schools – the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law and Howard University School of Law on Friday, September 16th, 2022 and Saturday, September 17th, 2022. This world-class event is offered completely free of charge. We are organizing an amazing in-person event and putting together limited virtual sessions as well.The National HBCU Pre-Law Summit is the only major national pre-law event created by an HBCU alumna especially for HBCU students and alumni interested in law school and becoming lawyers. This event directly addresses the unique issues, challenges, and concerns facing HBCU students, particularly those entering predominantly White (PWI) law schools. We also make sure that we spotlight the current six (6) HBCU law schools as potential options to consider in making choices about where to attend. In addition, we emphasize the importance of networking, relationship building, and mentoring, as well as uplifting and giving back to our communities and creating our own Black-owned businesses once armed with legal training.This event was designed so that your students would have a welcoming and affirming space to convene in order to get access to the critical, game-changing information, resources, tools, and connections necessary for their professional legal education and career success – from people who truly understand and value the HBCU experience and community. We want them to know that there are current law students, law school administrators, and lawyers who want to see them succeed and help create a family-like and supportive atmosphere that actively encourages information-sharing and making mePlease encourage those at your institution to register TODAY. This interactive and immersive experience includes an incredible lineup of influential and prominent keynote, special guest, and guest speakers from all over the nation – many who are HBCU graduates. Beyond that, we offer informative workshops and master classes, panel discussions, one-on-one advisement and practical assistance sessions, the aspiring lawyers pinning ceremony, and a large law expo that features well over 100 law schools, law-related non-profit organizations, and potential future employers who want to meet them.  This year, we are even adding a special movie night featuring film screenings and a filmmaker Q&A with Black filmmakers/lawyers. This event provides your students who are aspiring lawyers with the unparalleled opportunity to network and connect with others from across the country with similar career interests and goals who can become their peer accountability partners. It is the ideal opportunity for those with law school aspirations to gain potential law student and lawyer mentors to help them build a network of support in the obstacle-laden pursuit to earn a professional law degree. Attendees have a variety of people that they can go to to get their questions answered during the event, and now gain a community online that they can go to after the event as well. Thank you so much for your service to Virginia University of Lynchburgand all you do daily to shape tomorrow’s leaders. We greatly and sincerely appreciate your support in encouraging and empowering our HBCU students and graduates in the incredibly challenging journey and worthwhile pursuit of becoming lawyers. Their presence and voices are truly needed in our nation’s law schools, in the legal profession, in corporations and businesses, and in our communities. We have created a special and safe space, especially for them. We hope you will help us spread the word on your campus and lend your support in having them join us this fall in our nation’s capital.  Their active and engaged participation will be tremendously beneficial. Past participants have shared that the experience was life-changing and provided a lifeline and roadmap to fulfilling their dreams of becoming lawyers. Finally, we have negotiated a special double room rate of only $99.99 plus tax at the Days Inn by Wyndham Washington, DC/Connecticut Avenue located literally a couple of minutes and footsteps away from our host venues which are down the street from each other. Here is the link to reserve a room at this special rate exclusively for National HBCU Pre-Law Summit registrants: www.wyndhamhotels.com/hotels/06507?checkInDate=09/15/2022&checkOutDate=09/17/2022&groupCode=091522HBC In the coming days, we will send registrants further detailed information and information on upcoming optional virtual sessions covering how to make the most of the HBCU Pre-Law Summit experience.To learn more about the National HBCU Pre-Law Summit, please visit our official website at http://www.hbcuprelawsummit.org. The direct registration link is https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-9th-annual-national-hbcu-pre-law-summit-and-law-expo-2022-tickets-342253197527?aff=erelexpmltIf you should have any further questions or concerns, please feel free to email us at info@hbcu prelawsummit.org. We are more than happy to help. 

Career Opportunity

Director of Affirmative Action and EEO Compliance, Virginia Tech (Remote Opportunity—United States) Virginia Tech and Spelman Johnson are pleased to announce a nationwide search for the university’s next Director of Affirmative Action and EEO Compliance. This remote position is open to individuals living anywhere in the United States and requires travel to Blacksburg, Virginia, and/or the greater Washington, DC, area four-to-six times a year. No visa sponsorship is available for this role. A comprehensive background check will be required for employment in this position.

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Equity and Accessibility, the Director of Affirmative Action and EEO Compliance:

  •  Provides leadership to advance the university’s affirmative action programs. ·
  • Implements monitoring and audit programs to ensure compliance with equal employment opportunity laws. 
  • Serves as the campus expert with matters related to affirmative action within the university setting, works closely with university senior management implementing affirmative action plans, and ensures university compliance with related regulations.  
  • Provides consultation on teaching/research faculty hiring and recruiting processes and procedures.

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, application materials should be received by September 9, 2022. Full announcement, qualifications, and application instructions: https://bit.ly/3JK7e6Y .

To nominate an individual or discuss this opportunity, contact:

Jim Norfleet, Practice Leader and Senior Consultant jmn@spelmanjohnson.com www.spelmanjohnson.com Twitter: @SpelmanJohnson Facebook: Spelman Johnson Follow us on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/sjg-the-spelman-&-johnson-group

Spelman Johnson: an executive search firm since 1991, recognized for our work in identifying and recruiting outstanding leaders in education, advocacy associations, and social impact organizations. This is a professional advancement opportunity intended for the specific recipient of this message. Spelman Johnson welcomes the sharing of this announcement with colleagues; however, please do not post this announcement to listservs or websites, including college/university career services job posting sites, without express permission from Spelman Johnson.

U.S. Department of StateHiring Soon: Civil Service STEM & Foreign Affairs Fellows. To support the Secretary’s Modernization Agenda goal of acquiring more specialized talent, the Department of State will soon start hiring Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and Foreign Affairs Fellows in Civil Service positions across the Department on an ongoing and as needed basis.  Employees are asked to share this information broadly with interested candidates in their professional networks.What is the opportunity? The U.S. Department of State is hiring Civil Service Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and Foreign Affairs Fellows.  These are two-year paid positions that provide critical skills development and field experience. Who is eligible to apply? The positions are open to all U.S. citizens who completed their formal undergraduate or graduate education in one of the announced STEM areas or whose experience and/or educational background meets the basic requirement for the Foreign Affairs position. When can applicants apply? The announcements will be posted on an ongoing and as needed basis to USAJobs.gov starting in mid-August.What kind of work will this entail? Fellows will be hired across the Department to work in a variety of areas.  Below are a few highlighted opportunities:General Engineer (Technology Policy Fellow) – The Fellow will work in the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs and will serve as a technical analyst and policy advisor supporting the improvement of both national and international export policies.IT Specialists (Information Security) – The Fellow will work in the Bureau of Consular Affairs and will assist with the engineering and development of systems architecture/design, security engineering, architecture alignment, development of long-range strategic plans for automation and system integration.Foreign Affairs Officer – The Fellow will work in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs and will serve as an advisor and action officer for strategic planning and performance and will assist in tracking aspects, trends, and activities of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in Europe and Eurasia.Foreign Affairs Officers – The Fellows will work in Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migrationand will be responsible for assisting in the development of policy and conducting liaison activities with a broad range of international and/or national organizations and with other government agencies involved in humanitarian assistance.How can I hire a fellow? If you are a hiring manager and are interested in recruiting a Fellow, please contact your Bureau Human Resources Specialist.  Applicants can direct questions about each opportunity to the Human Resources Specialist contact listed in each USAJobs.gov announcement.Please contact your Bureau Human Resources Specialist for additional information.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife ServiceCareer & Internship Vacancies. To view and apply for FWS positions, please click here: FWS Vacancy Announcements. If you have a question about a specific position vacancy, please contact the Human Resources point of contact listed at the bottom of the announcement.For more information about FWS careers and available internship opportunities, please visit our FWS Careers page. You can also explore and learn more about the careers we have at FWS and others within the Department of the Interior by clicking here.

Office of Personnel ManagementThe PMF Program Office is happy to formally announce the dates for the upcoming PMF Class of 2023 Application, which are as follows:  opening Noon (Eastern Time), Tuesday, September 13th and closing Noon (Eastern Time), Tuesday, September 27th, 2022. These dates have been posted at https://www.pmf.gov/become-a-pmf/2023-application/.For the 2023 application cycle, we have made significant updates to the assessment and selection process. The “2023 PMF Applicant Handbook” has been updated and posted it to the PMF website. The Handbook can be found under the “Become a PMF/Resources” section at https://www.pmf.gov/become-a-pmf/resources/. Additionally, during the months of August/September 2022, we will be hosting a series of informational webinars for potential applicants about the upcoming PMF Class of 2023 Application. Please register using the links below and you will receive a confirmation email prior to the session with details for accessing the Microsoft Teams meeting (including a call-in option for those who cannot access the platform). Space is limited and dates/times/thematic focus are subject to change.Saturday, August 20, 2022, from 12:00-1:00pm (Eastern Time), Register in advance here: https://pmfinfosession08-20-2022.eventbrite.comTuesday, August 23, 2022, from 3:00-4:00pm (Eastern Time), This session is open to all disciplines, and will have a specific focus on Scientific, Technical, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and Science Policy fields, Register in advance here: https://pmfinfosession08-23-2022.eventbrite.comThursday, August 25, 2022, from 4:00-5:00pm (Eastern Time), This session is open to all disciplines, and will have a specific focus on Accounting, Finance, Economics, and Business Administration-related degrees, Register in advance here: https://pmfinfosession08-25-2022.eventbrite.comTuesday, August 30, 2022, from 4:00-5:00pm (Eastern Time), This session is open to all disciplines, and will have a specific focus on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI), Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs), and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA),  Register in advance here: https://pmfinfosession08-30-2022.eventbrite.comWednesday, August 31, 2022, from 3:00-4:00pm (Eastern Time), This session is open to all disciplines, and will have a specific focus on Public Health and Social Work, Register in advance here: https://pmfinfosession08-31-2022.eventbrite.comThursday, September 1, 2022, from 4:00-5:00pm (Eastern Time), This session is open to all disciplines, and will have a Register in advance here: https://pmfinfosession09-01-2022.eventbrite.comTuesday, September 6, 2022, from 1:00-2:00pm (Eastern Time), This session is open to all disciplines, Register in advance here: https://pmfinfosession09-06-2022.eventbrite.comTuesday, September 6, 2022, from 4:00-5:00pm (Eastern Time), This session is open to all disciplines, and will have a specific focus on First Generation students, Register in advance here: https://pmfinfosession09-06-2022-First-Gen.eventbrite.comMonday, September 12, 2022, from 2:00-4:00pm (Eastern Time), This session, taking place the day before the application opens, will serve as an open forum for questions only. It will be open to all disciplines, but will not include a presentation, Register in advance here: https://pmfinfosession09-12-2022-Q-and-A.eventbrite.com

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