Job Overview


About the Agency

USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world. Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance. We operate in four regions of the world: Sub-Saharan Africa; Asia and the Near East; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Europe and Eurasia. USAID employees in the Civil Service and Foreign Service, as well as individuals employed through Personal Service Contracts, must adhere to our Counter Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct. For information on the effort to counter all forms of human trafficking, including the procurement of commercial sex acts and the use of forced labor, visit

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This position is located in the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC., in the Bureau for the Middle East, Office of Middle East Affairs (ME/MEA).

If you are interested in applying, please read the vacancy announcement in its entirety and follow the instructions listed under "HOW TO APPLY."


As an International Cooperation Specialist, you will:

  • Act as a liaison and day to day contact for the Mission and with the Department of State, NSC and other government organizations.
  • Assist in the resolution of complex program or administrative issues or problems.
  • Assist in the preparation of planning, authorization, and implementation documents and monitors their timely clearance and execution.
  • Compile information and develop written products for Bureau and Agency management, colleagues and counterparts in other agencies.
  • Participates in the development and review of country policy recommendations consistent with Bureau and Agency criteria and the foreign policies of the U.S.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No