Job Category:

Program Advisors

Pay: TBD

Full Job Description

Creative Corrections is recruiting for THREE (3) PROGRAM ADVISORS. This position will predominantly be REMOTE, although there will be required travel to the U.S. Embassy Jerusalem for three (3) to four (4) weeks. This will be a contract role within the Department of State, the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), and the Office of Africa and Middle East Programs (INL/AME).

TITLE: Program Advisor – Three (3) positions available.
LOCATION: Remote – Travel to U.S. Embassy Jerusalem is required for 3 to 4 weeks.
DURATION: 2 months with the possibility of two, one-month extensions.
CLOSING DATE: June 11, 2021

The purpose of this short-term Third-Party Contract (TPC) is to provide three (03) experienced Program Advisors, referred to as Advisors for the remainder of this document, who shall provide subject matter expert (SME) support for an in-country assessment in Jerusalem and the West Bank to recommend programmatic requirements for planned and future assistance to the Palestinian Authority (PA). Specifically, the Advisors will assist in conducting an assessment and planning of relevant programs aimed at promoting institutional capacity, justice systems, security assistance, and stability and reconstruction operations in the Middle East at two (02) sites (Israel and West Bank) while on temporary duty assignment to Jerusalem, Israel, and the West Bank. Prior to and after the temporary duty travel (TDY), which will include a work assessment deliverable, the Advisors will be working remotely.


  • Attend and actively engage in all meetings, briefings, and site visits relevant to SME’s area of expertise or where otherwise needed.
  • Participate in in-briefing and debriefing of Embassy staff.
  • Take notes for all meetings for the purposes of analysis.
  • Compile notes, analysis, and recommendations into a draft assessment report.
  • Conduct briefings, as required, for INL/AME, INL/KM, and others identified by INL/AME.
  • Review and analyze policy and programmatic documents and make recommendations based on findings.
  • Aid in conducting assessments of new and ongoing programs and make recommendations based on findings.
  • As requested, provide oral or written background, based on area of expertise, on prior programs, relationships with Palestinian Authority counterparts, other donors and stakeholders, and general program implementation environment in the West Bank that will help inform the assessment.


  • U.S. Citizen.
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Four (4) to six (6) years of professional experience in a field that is relevant to this position’s job duties.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of specific country issues, including specialized knowledge of international narcotics and law enforcement, or similar type programs sufficient to ensure project work is in compliance with management policies and procedures and in conformance with the Foreign Assistance Act and other regulatory procedures and guidelines.
  • Proven knowledge of Federal policies and procedures including methods of providing assistance and the Federal budget process.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide range of players.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide advice, guidance, and consultation with regard to the interpretation and application of analysis.
  • Experience drafting U.S. Government reports and documents, such as the INCSR, embassy cables, and other documents.


  • At least three (3) years’ of demonstrated experience working in the development of either law enforcement, rule of law, or corrections programming in the West Bank and with INL.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Middle East to include U.S. policies, geopolitical issues, history, and current events.
  • Demonstrated experience working or coordinating with other relevant U.S. Government agencies (e.g., Department of Justice, Department of Defense, U.S. Agency for International Development, etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience gathering programmatic requirements for INL, especially in the West Bank.
  • At least three (3) years’ of demonstrated experience working in the State Department to provide programmatic and policy advice within the Department and INL context.
  • At least three (3) years’ of demonstrated experience with developing and implementing U.S. foreign assistance in INL.
  • Demonstrated experience working on contracts and other INL implementing mechanisms.
  • Demonstrated experience working with senior host-government officials and senior U.S. Government officials, including senior U.S. Embassy personnel.

The period of performance for this order will be two (2) months from the date of award with the option to exercise two (2) one-month option periods; subject to performance, need, and funding.

A Secret security clearance required for these positions; however, may begin work with an interim Secret security clearance.

While on Temporary Travel Duty (TDY), the work location is OCONUS for three (3) to four (4) weeks near the U.S. INL section at the Embassy Jerusalem Chief of Mission Authority.

Outside of the TDY, this is a fully remote position. The physical work location will be at the professional services employee’s current home of record.

TPC is expected to provide their own computer, and other required equipment and supplies necessary to complete all job requirements.

This position is contingent upon award of contract for BPA Call.

I understand that if I am selected to move forward in the recruiting process, the responses I provide on the screening questions and/or qualifications matrix must be fully supported by my resume. I further understand that my resume must highlight all relevant years of work experience to include starting and ending dates (MM/YYYY to MM/YYYY) of employment for each position held, as they relate to this job opportunity, as well as my education (if applicable).

We, at Creative Corrections, are committed to a workplace grounded on the principles of mutual respect, encouraging various cultures and perspectives, while recognizing that we must “listen” in order to grow. It is our belief that if we foster a diverse-conscious work environment, it will assist us in recruiting, cultivating relationships, and attracting quality candidates from a diverse applicant pool. By acknowledging our differences, as well as embracing and supporting them, we believe it will not only benefit our Company, but aid in our growth as a Nation.

We are also proud to establish our company as an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. If you require assistance, or an accommodation, due to a disability, please reach out to our recruiting team at recruiting

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