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Employer: U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Human Resources Recruitment
Administrative and Executive AssistantsAs a Foreign Service Office Management Specialist (OMS) with the U.S. Department of State, you’ll provide office management and administrative support to U.S. diplomats (consular, economic, management, political, public diplomacy, and regional security officers), in embassies and consulates abroad and domestically in Washington D.C. and New York. You’ll be a key coordinator in the efficient flow of information, successful project and event management, and by providing essential administrative support to our U.S. diplomats, including scheduling meetings, coordinating high-level visits and conferences, arranging travel, managing electronic filing and retrieval of documents as well as the circulation of incoming electronic documents, and handling general office management duties.Your strong command of the English language and exceptional grammar is critical, along with superior office management and administrative skills and an in-depth knowledge of office computer software. Your organizational, time management, problem solving, and decision-making skills, along with your tolerance of intensive world travel, living away from family, and working and living in difficult and/or isolated conditions, will make you an ideal candidate.You’ll receive a generous compensation package, including tax-free housing and education allowance for eligible dependents while serving abroad; health and medical coverage; Federal retirement benefits; paid annual and sick leave and much more. The U.S. Department of State will also provide you with extensive paid training and orientation prior to your departure.For more information, and to apply, visit our careers site to learn more.U.S. citizenship is required. An equal opportunity employer.