Job Title: Supervisory International Broadcaster (Greek)Job Announcement Number: NC-13-972
Agency: Broadcasting Board of Governors
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/ Per Year
Thursday, February 28, 2013 to
Monday, March 11, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
Temporary NTE 2 Years
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO NON-U.S. CITIZENS ONLY
THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO NON-U.S. CITIZENS ONLY
This position is located in the Voice of America's Greek Service within the Eurasia Division. The incumbent serves as the Chief of the Greek Service responsible for the overall managerial, administrative and programming for daily TV, radio and Internet broadcasts.
THIS VACANCY HAS BEEN AMENDED TO EXTEND THE CLOSING DATE
THIS POSITION IS NOT COVERED BY A UNION AGREEMENT
The Broadcasting Board of Governors is conveniently located within walking distance to the Green, Yellow and Blue Metro lines.
INTRODUCTION TO AGENCY
The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an independent federal agency, is an exciting, multicultural organization that encompasses all U.S. civilian international broadcasting. The BBG is comprised of the Voice of America, which delivers high quality, multimedia programming in 44 languages to audiences worldwide; the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Marti); the International Broadcasting Bureau, which provides transmission, administrative, and other support services; and three grantee organizations - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), and Radio Free Asia. Our staff of dedicated professionals serves as an example of a free and independent media, reaching a worldwide audience with news, information, and relevant discussions.
THIS VACANCY IS BEING ADVERTISED UNDER EXCEPTED SERVICE PROCEDURES AND IS OPEN TO NON-U.S. CITIZENS ONLY.
THIS VACANCY IS BEING CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED UNDER DELEGATED EXAMINING PROCEDURES FOR ALL U.S. CITIZENS UNDER ANNOUNCEMENT NO. DE-13-72
NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS NC-13-972 VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. WE CANNOT MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED DE-13-72 ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.
- Applicants MUST be a Non-U.S.Citizen--(U.S. Citizens may apply to DE-13-72)
- Country of citizenship MUST be indicated on resume.
- Relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid.
- Selectee will be subject to an investigation for suitability determination.
- Working nights, weekends and holidays may be required.
DUTIES:Back to top
- Incumbent ensures that the Service staff produces high quality TV, radio and Internet programs, including news reports, correspondent reports, analysis discussion, and interpretation of topical or timely news events and trends, and entertainment.
- Oversees and coordinates the evaluation and selection of source material by editors and/or subordinate supervisors to be used in Greek TV, radio and Internet broadcasts.
- Recommends to Eurasia Division Director changes or improvements to TV, radio and Internet broadcast policies, broadcast operations, and plans for future TV, radio and Internet broadcasts.
- Advises on political, economic, social and cultural developments in Greece of relevance to VOA programming and alerts the Division and other VOA elements of developments in Greece requiring coverage or analytic treatment.
- Works closely with the IBB's Office of Marketing and Program Placement in the placement of programming on stations and networks in Greece, ensuring that adequate attention is paid to establishing relationships. Ensures that staff contacts with affiliates are appropriate.
- Maintains ongoing contacts with key personnel both within and outside the Federal government, including appropriate officials in American groups dealing with Greece, embassies and international organizations.
- Establishes and clearly communicates guidelines and performance standards for staff. Provides both informal and formal feedback on staff performance on a regular basis. Provides advice, counsel, and instruction to employees on work and administrative matters.
- Excellent command of English and Greek languages, including journalistic usage and commonly used terms of science, economics, and international affairs.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-12), which is directly related to this line of work, AND must be bilingual with excellent command of ENGLISH and GREEK languages, in order to read, write and translate with accurate fluency.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples of some of this experience includes, editorial direction in leading a staff of broadcasters and editors who produce content for TV, radio and Internet programming, AND provides advice, counsel, direction and guidance to a team of subordinate personnel on the implementation of policies and procedures.
This is a supervisory position requiring that a selectee on an initial supervisory appointment serve a one-year supervisory probationary period.
Suitability Determination: If selected you will be subject to a security investigation to establish your suitability for federal employment. The security investigation will include, among other aspects, review of your credit and legal history.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Upon receipt of your application, a review will be made to ensure you meet the job qualifications.