Director of Office of Global Health and HIV

Peace Corps
Washington, DC, District of Columbia, United States
Apply by 25 February 2013
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 31 January 2013

Job Description

Ten Reasons to Work for Peace Corps! – (1) Voted in the top 4 “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” for small agencies in 2012, (2) the Peace Corps has a unique global mission. (3) Benefits include higher salary caps than the Federal standard with (4) quicker step increases. (5) Peace Corps employees earn non-competitive eligibility after 3 years of service and (6) have the chance to be selected for an annual Leadership Development Academy. (7) The working environment is highly flexible with alternative schedules, credit hours, teleworking. (8) There’s a Distinguished Speaker Series, and (9) work-life programs including Metro and bicycle subsidies. (10) Peace Corps has a vibrant “Community” atmosphere; established through President Kennedy’s call to service; the Peace Corps asks applicants “what you can do for your country” … and the world.

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(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

Assesses the economic impact, feasibility, practicality, and effectiveness of existing and/or proposed legislation, standards, regulations, and/or policies in order to develop, review, and/or approve high-level policies that have a broad impact on significant agency programs and/or mission areas.

Plans and manages broad, emerging, and/or critical agency programs or operations. Program-related activities include program strategic planning, capital planning and investment control, workforce planning, and resource management.

Reviews and evaluates organizational activities and advises senior management regarding the accomplishments and evaluation of program goals.

Supervises a group of employees performing work at the FP-2 level. Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit.

Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised.

Plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members; provides feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance.

Provides advice, counsel, and/or instruction to staff members.

Recommends or approves appointments, selections, or reassignments to positions appropriate to the selection authority delegated. Effects disciplinary measures as appropriate to the authority delegated in this area.

Carries out Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and program activities.



Ability to supervise.

Ability to lead a diverse workforce.

Results Driven

Building Coalitions

Business Acumen

Leading People

Leading Change


I have experience building, implementing and managing partnerships with USG programs (e.g. PEPFAR or Feed the Future), NGOs, or the private sector.

I have leadership and management experience at or above the GS-15 level, or its equivalent.

I have technical expertise in global health and HIV/AIDS relief.

I have experience at or above the GS-15 level, or its equivalent, in international development, Global Health, or public health.

I have experience working in developing countries, or in resource limited settings.


The basic education or experience requirements for the occupation must be met.

As a basic requirement, you must clearly describe leadership experiences that demonstrate executive level managerial capability.

Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-15 grade level or its equivalent. In addition, you should have a broad range of progressively responsible experiences in managing programs, including responsibility for policy and strategic planning associated with such programs.

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