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    This position serves in a developmental capacity as an Education Program Specialist in the United States Department of Education, within the Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students (OELA). The position performs professional work for an educationally related program (or group of programs) directed towards improving American education.

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    APPLICATION LIMIT: This vacancy announcement is limited to the first 50 applications received and will close at 11:59PM Eastern Time on the day that we receive the 50th application, or at 11:59PM Eastern Time on the listed closing date, whichever occurs first.  

    We encourage you to read this entire vacancy announcement prior to submitting your application.

    As an Education Program Specialist, GS-1720-9, you will be responsible for:
    •  Provides technical assistance in the administration and management of funded projects. Advises applicants on requirements for submitting proposals for grants/contracts and on appropriate ways of developing program proposals to be submitted in applications. 
    •  Revises and evaluates proposals under consideration for awards of grants and contracts. Makes funding and policy recommendations to the program staff concerning pending awards and related matters. 
    •  Visits projects for the purpose of evaluation. In consultation with other program staff, writes reports and makes recommendations regarding the renewal of on-going projects.
    •  Performs other related duties as assigned.  

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 10% or less

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    12 - FPL-12

  • Job family (Series)

    1720 Education Program

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/605946200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.