Deadline for Applications: July 26, 2016
The U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Service is accepting applications for Information Management Specialists. These are the technical managers who help the United States accomplish its foreign policy mission overseas. From July 13-26, those who are interested and have a formal education OR practical experience in Information Technology fields can apply for positions which allow you, your spouse, and your children to live and work throughout the world.
Our Information Management Specialists are the technical leads who function as part of a larger diplomatic team around the world. As a part of this public service opportunity, you’ll receive paid housing or a housing allowance and paid education for dependent children in K-12 when serving overseas, health and medical coverage, federal retirement benefits, student loan repayment opportunities, generous paid leave, and an unprecedented chance to experience different cultures. You will provide IT management services at any of our more than 270 posts overseas, in Washington, D.C., or elsewhere in the United States.
To see how we will evaluate your application, review the 12 Dimensions. If you have questions about the selection and hiring process, contact IMSVacancyInfo@state.gov. If you have questions about the work itself, contact ITJobs@state.gov. Finally, if you prefer to speak with someone directly, please contact the Diplomat in Residence in your region to make an appointment.
To find out more specifics about the qualifications required for an IMS, please click here for the IMS Career Track Quiz: http://careers.state.gov/work/foreign-service/specialist/career-track-quiz/ims