Overview

<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />As a Foreign Language Instructor for the CIA, you will deliver programs that provide intelligence professionals with the foreign language communications skills and cross-cultural awareness they need to live and work abroad effectively or to perform other language-related duties. Foreign Language Instructors apply the latest instructional methodologies to meet highly customized student needs and conduct language proficiency testing in reading, speaking and understanding for skills evaluation.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />In addition, you may be asked to provide a variety of language support services worldwide.<br /><br />Foreign Language Instructors have advanced proficiency in at least one of the following languages: <ul> <li>Arabic</li> <li>Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian</li> <li>Bulgarian</li> <li>Chinese</li> <li>Dari/Pashto</li> <li>French</li> <li>German</li> <li>Greek</li> <li>Indonesian</li> <li>Italian</li> <li>Japanese</li> <li>Korean</li> <li>Macedonian</li> <li>Pashto</li> <li>Persian</li> <li>Polish</li> <li>Portuguese</li> <li>Romanian</li> <li>Russian</li> <li>Spanish</li> <li>Thai</li> <li>Turkish</li> <li>Vietnamese</li> </ul> In addition to base salary, you can earn annual incentive pay based on the language and your language proficiency. Foreign Language Instructors who speak multiple languages may also qualify for additional incentive pay in varying amounts. Furthermore, new employees may qualify for a lump-sum hiring bonus.<br /><br />For further information and to apply, please visit: https: www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/foreign-language-instructors.html <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – Possible, but not required.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> None <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> </ul> <br /> <ul> <li>US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible).</li> <li>All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.</li> <li>All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.</li> <li>All applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.</li> </ul> For further information and to apply, please visit: https: www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/foreign-language-instructors.html <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><b>Minimum Qualifications: </b> <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies: <ul> <li>Education</li> <li>Foreign Languages</li> <li>Linguistics</li> </ul> </li> <li>GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale.</li> <li>Native-like fluency in one of the languages listed, as well as advanced English proficiency (applicants will be required to take proficiency tests in their claimed language).</li> <li>Demonstrated knowledge of the respective area's history, culture, politics and economy.</li> <li>Ability to use the latest technology and teaching techniques.</li> </ul> <b>Desired Qualifications: </b> <ul> <li>Experience teaching language skills to adult learners, taking them from beginner level to professional proficiency in an intensive setting.</li> <li>Experience living, working and/or studying abroad.</li> </ul> For further information and to apply, please visit: https: www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/foreign-language-instructors.html <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies: <ul> <li>Education</li> <li>Foreign Languages</li> <li>Linguistics</li> </ul> </li> <li>GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><strong>Benefits</strong> <br /><br />Every career at the CIA is a rewarding one. In addition to serving your country with the certainty that your work makes a difference, the CIA offers a comprehensive benefits package to reflect the dedication and contributions of our employees. To learn more about CIA benefits, click the following link: https: www.cia.gov/careers/benefits.html <br /><br /><strong>Other Information</strong> <br /><br />For more information on CIA Careers, visit https: www.cia.gov/careers/ <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position's requirements, visit https: www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/foreign-language-instructors.html <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Top Secret <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred): <ul> <li>Resume.</li> <li>Cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants.</li> <li>Unofficial transcripts for all degrees.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.


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