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Center for Peacemaking and Conflict Studies Graduate Assistantships.
Posted December 9, 2014 with January 5 close.
Program Analyst (Conflict Mitigation and Management Specialist)
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Agency:Foreign Agricultural Service
Job Announcement Number:FASB-15-0028
SALARY RANGE: $89,924.00 to $116,901.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, December 9, 2014 to Monday, January 5, 2015
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0343-13
POSITION INFORMATION: Full-Time - Term
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy - Washington DC,
WHO MAY APPLY: US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
SECURITY CLEARANCE: Secret
SUPERVISORY STATUS: No
About the Agency
This is an excepted service, time-limited, term appointment for up to 5 years, with the possibility of renewals.
The Development Resources and Disaster Assistance Division (DRDAD) are responsible for coordinating USDA participation in technical assistance, training, and development programs undertaken on behalf of developing nations. Specific emphasis is oriented toward. but not limited to administering and implementing U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funded programs under Participating Agency Service Agreements (PASAs) as well as agreements with other organizations and non-USAID countries. Implementation of these agreements includes selection of project staff, orientation, programmatic and financial management tracking, developing technical backstopping, conducting training activities and management consultations, conducting relevant research and program evaluations. The Post Conflict and Disaster Assistance Development (PCDA) branch manages these agreements with USAID for USDA experts in specific technical fields to provide long- and short-term services and advice to USAID-managed programs in Washington and the field.
This position is in the Conflicts, Peacebuilding and Governance Division of USAID's Bureau for Africa Office of Sustainable Development (AFR/SD/CPG). Although this position is based in AFR/SD/CPG, the incumbent will be expected to work closely with the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) and across technical Bureaus and technical offices in AFR/SD because of the implications of instability and insecurity for all transition and development sectors.
25% or Greater
Travel within the U.S. and overseas required
US Citizenship is required.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
Following are the major, though not all inclusive, duties of this position:
- Support the Bureau for Africa engagement in conflict mitigation and response, and reconstruction and stabilization (R&S) activities and efforts.
- Conduct a variety of country conflict assessments, whole-of-government training, planning and operations in Washington and/or the field, and a full range of diplomatic, security and development activities related to conflict mitigation and response.
- Advise Office, Bureau, Missions and interagency staff on a variety of conflict mitigation and response program/project issues related to sub-Saharan Africa. Contribute to the planning, management and coordination of programs, both in Washington and in the field.
- Serve as an authoritative source of all policy and programmatic information for the assigned functional area in the Bureau for Africa.
- Represent the Bureau for Africa on intra- or inter-agency processes to develop sector-specific recommendations for an overarching USG strategy.
- Ensure recommendations reflect Bureau for Africa policy and/or comments and that they are integrated into USAID's strategies and programs.
- Design, direct, manage, implement and/or monitor sector-specific activities in the field.
- Anticipate and prepare documents and briefings for senior USG officials for important meetings, speeches, etc.
- Deliver comments and make speeches, as needed, as a representative of the Bureau for Africa concerning functional areas at conferences, internal meetings, and subject matter panels.
- Work in close collaboration with other members of the AFR/SD/CPG Division to provide a coordinated and strategic response to the variety of substantive and administrative requirements of the division.
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including the following specialized experience and/or education, as identified by grade level.
FOR THE GS-13 LEVEL: In order to qualify for this position applicants must possess one year or more of specialized experience that was equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-12) in the Federal service. Specialized experience may have been obtained in the private or public (local, county, state, Federal) sectors and is typically gained in the same field as the position being filled or another very closely related field.
Applicants must show evidence in their resumes of possession of at least one year of the following specialized experience:
(Note: There is no education substitution for this grade level.)
- Experience in implementing one or more specific programs or projects related to reconstruction and stabilization (R&S) activities and efforts in developing countries;
- Experience in conducting conflict assessments, evaluations or studies in sub-Saharan Africa or developing countries for the purpose of informing conflict mitigation programming or policy;
- Experience interacting and speaking with a wide range of technical and policy-oriented decision-makers, requiring the use of strong communication skills, including oral, written, and presentation skills; and
- Experience analyzing the linkages between conflict trends and other socioeconomic phenomena, such as patterns of settlement and livelihoods, natural resource management, the quality of governance and the rule of law, disparities and grievances related to service delivery, economic and social structures, ethnicity and culture, or other core development concerns.
- Failure to provide evidence of this specialized experience in your resume will result in an ineligible rating.
- As a condition of employment, satisfactory completion and favorable adjudication of a background investigation and/or fingerprint check may be required for this position.
- Position may be eligible for telework.
- Requires incumbent to obtain/maintain a secret security clearance.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
This is a Schedule B Direct-Hire Authority position in the excepted service. All applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements, to include any selective placement factor(s), if applicable, will be referred to the selecting official. Before a certificate of eligible applicants is issued to the selecting official, applicant's resumes will be reviewed to ensure that they meet all of the minimum qualification requirements. A numeric rating will not be used.
To view the application form, visit: https://fas.usda.ntis.gov/cp/?event=jobs.previewApplication&jobid=c08fe416-a9a9-4075-887e-a3f800927b98
This position affords the Federal government’s comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at: http://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/healthcare/enrollment/new-federal-employee-enrollment/
For full announcement see: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/388537700
Posted December 3, 2014 with December 9 close.
Conflict Resolution Specialist
Agency:Environmental Protection Agency
Job Announcement Number:RTP-OGC-DE-2015-0001
SALARY RANGE: $52,146.00 to $82,019.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 to Tuesday, December 9, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0301-09/11
POSITION INFORMATION: Full-time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy - Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY: Any U.S. citizen may apply.
SECURITY CLEARANCE: Other
SUPERVISORY STATUS: No
See full announcement at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/388106300
Posted November 14, 2014 with no close listed.
Restorative Practices in Schools (RPS) Bilingual Program Manager
The RPS Program Manager is responsible for ensuring the RPS Program and related business are fully functioning with staff/interns and schedules according to agreements with partners and LCJP standards. It is a priority to ensure the RPS program is serving the agreements between the St. Vrain Valley School District and LCJP. The Restorative Practices in Schools Bilingual Case Coordinator position is the frontline staff member who supervises and coaches the Student RJ Team, is responsible for coordinating school-based cases, maintains school partnerships/relationships in the school building and participates in school-based cases. This position is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining both the quality of RPS restorative processes and the quality of the Student RJ Team volunteer contributions through facilitation, restorative mediation, participating as a youth community member, training and outreach opportunities. The position goal is to provide case coordination, training, relevant volunteer opportunities and maintenance of school partnerships. This position's success ultimately results in youth volunteers with a deeper engagement and commitment to LCJP and continued participation of school personnel in RPS.
Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm with evening and weekends as required
Status: Full Time - Exempt
Salary Range: $36,000 - $45,000
Understanding of and adherence to restorative principles; Excellent bilingual English-Spanish (professional capacity required) written and verbal communication; Ability to work and make decisions independently with minimal supervision; Ability to communicate with, supervise and empower youth volunteers to be effective and responsible in their roles-experience working with youth (required) and volunteers (preferred); Well organized and detail oriented; Strong work ethic; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse population including youth and adult volunteers, peers, supervisors, school personnel, representatives of cooperating agencies, police officers, and the general public-experience working in or in partnership with schools (preferred); Working knowledge of PC computers including MS Office, Google Drive and database entry; Ability to deal with information in a confidential manner; Capable of effectively speaking on the phone and in front of groups; Community-minded and knowledgeable of Longmont and its community-serving agencies.
The RPS Bilingual Case Coordinator reports directly to the RPS Bilingual Program Manager (primary) and the Executive Director (secondary).
Duties. Under the general direction of the Executive Director, Employee shall be responsible for the operation and the general management of the RPS Program as initiated by the JAG Pilot in 2010 and encompassing the JAG Training and Technical Assistance opportunities beginning October 2013 as well as the EARSS funding and special grants to support the RPS initiatives. His /Her specific duties and responsibilities shall include the following:
- Give direction and leadership to the formulation and achievement of the RPS Program's mission and its annual goals and objectives.
- Work with the Executive Director and staff to develop and implement program policies, procedures, and long-range strategic plans.
- Review administrative, financial and program operations, and personnel matters including the training and supervision of the RPS Bilingual Coordinator and Interns.
- Cross train LCJP staff for RPS program basics.
- Conduct the activities and reporting as directed by the JAG Training & Technical Assistance Grant including quarterly and annual reporting and the collaboration for the production of the grant supported Tool Kit as work product at the expiration of the grant period.
- Establish and oversee training programs for RPS development.
- Pursue and incorporate additional revenue sources through a variety of fundraising mechanisms, consistent with the objectives of the RPS program.
- Maintain a close working relationship with representatives of the Longmont Community, the St. Vrain Valley School District and the Longmont Police Department's SRO's.
- Keep informed of trends, issues, events and developments within the RPS and RJ field through professional peer contacts, conference attendance, etc.
- Develop and coordinate an active student volunteer program in conjunction with the RPS Bilingual Coordinators.
Case Coordination - Direct and Supervisory Role
- Professional capacity in Spanish and English for written and verbal communication
- Review and assess referrals for appropriateness
- Maintain confidentiality
- Make calls to process participants and guardians (must have ability to speak with adults and youth)
- Complete database entry: ETO, Google Doc, Volunteer Tracking
- Determine RJ process space and logistics-liaising with schools to determine where to hold circles
- Provide snacks and documents for cases
- Prepare clients for process participation: intake, supervising pre-conferences, participating in circle process
- Monitor and support the completion of RJ Agreements
- Document case successes
School partnership/relationship - Direct and Supervisory Role
- Maintain regular, clear, consistent and friendly communication with pilot schools, facilitated by face-to-face encounters even when no referrals are coming in
- Identify barriers to entry and brainstorm ideas to overcome them
- Continuously seek out "new recruits"
- Be the face of LCJP in the schools
- Participate in thank yous, semester check-ins and success reporting
- Find ways to incorporate yourself into the school environment/culture
- Give feedback/training to school personnel on how to increase RJ skills
Student RJ Team Coaching - Direct and Supervisory Role
- Debrief after every process
- Transport students as necessary
- Manage team, problem-solve and create a supportive environment
- Lead team meetings
- Maintain files and database on volunteer Student RJ Team members
- Write letters of recommendation/support for scholarships/college apps/jobs
- Assist volunteers in acquiring background checks and badges as needed
- Assist with training for volunteers
RJ Practitioner - Direct and Supervisory Role
- Facilitation skills
- Managing difficult people/situations
- Model living by principles with students and hold them accountable
- Create team atmosphere and uphold achievement standards
- Provide opportunity for all to participate in some way
Organizational Duties - Direct and Supervisory Role
- Attend staff meetings, RPS program meetings and organizational activities as needed
- Have the ability to work and make decisions both independently and in consultation with colleagues, partners, clients and youth
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse population including youth and adult volunteers, peers, supervisors, representatives of cooperating agencies, police officers, victims, offenders and the general public
- Collaborate on monthly updates for newsletter
- Maintain records of students' participation in trainings
- Recruit volunteers and partners
- Assist with program evaluation, data collection, and analysis
- Provide statistical program information to ED, program manager and others upon request
- Maintain regular communication with other staff and supervisor
Applicant should send:
- A cover letter stating the applicant's name, address, phone number and email address as well as statements about the applicant's interest, qualifications and relevant experience.
- A current resume that includes education and job history.
- A list of 3 references; 2 professional and 1 personal, stating their name, phone number, email address and relationship to you.
We RECOMMEND that applicants e-mail the requested information to email@example.com. Please put "RPS Bilingual Program Manager" in the subject line of the email.
Applicants may also mail the requested information to:
Attn: RPS Bilingual Program Manager
Longmont Community Justice Partnership
333 Terry Street
Longmont, CO 80501
Currently accepting applications.
Please note: You will be contacted when your application is received.
Allow three to four weeks for this process. Thank you for your interest!
Posted October 21, 2014 with no close listed.
Director of Discipline that Restores
Department: Continuing Education, Center for Professional Development
Reports to: Executive Director, Online and Continuing Education
Time Commitment: 40 hours per week
The director of discipline that restores (DTR) oversees all operations, marketing, curriculum development and instructors for the DTR program. The director works with district/schoolsite personnel as DTR is implemented in the classroom. The director monitors the academic rigor and marketability of the menu of professional development services. The director communicates regularly with instructors and district/site personnel and deals with any student concerns. A Fresno Regional Foundation Grant will fund this position for one year. After that, the position and employment with Fresno Pacific University will end approximately on or before 08/01/15 unless funded by a different department at FPU.
- Uphold the "Founded on Christ" mission of Fresno Pacific University at all times.
- Exhibit unfaltering commitment to the Fresno Pacific University Idea and agreement to support its ideals and practices while employed by the university.
- Be Christ -centered in all areas while working with other staff members, students and guests.
- Exhibit unfaltering commitment to restorative justice values, principles and practices.
- Exhibit unfaltering commitment to the "Discipline That Restores" theory, skills and strategies.
- Exhibit unfaltering commitment to the highest business ethics.
- Protect confidential information and communicate with impeccable discretion in all matters related to employees and internal processes. This requires that sensitive information never be divulged to the wrong parties.
- Abide by the department’s expectations that all members of the CE team work together in an effective and efficient manner to provide quality service. This requires collaboration, commitment to internal communication, and a deliberate focus on teamwork.