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Foreign Language Teacher-Hebrew (Assistant Professor)

U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Monterey, CA
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Foreign Language Teacher-Hebrew (Assistant Professor)
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##### Department of the Army

U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command

##### Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC)

Overview
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- ##### Open & closing dates

08/13/2019 to 12/11/2019

- ##### Service

Excepted

- ##### Pay scale & grade

AD 00

- ##### Salary

$73,573 to $124,826 per year

THE OFFERED STARTING SALARY FOR THIS POSITION IS $73,573.00 PER
ANNUM

- ##### Appointment type

Temporary - Varies - Initial Appointment NTE 12 months, 1 day. May
be extended based on future funding and workload levels.

- ##### Work schedule

Full-Time

Location
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Many vacancies in the following location:

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Monterey, CA

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

##### Telework eligible

No

- Duties
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### Summary

**About the Position:** Serves as Hebrew Assistant Professor for the
European and Latin American Language School Division of Defense
Language Institute Foreign Language Center located in Monterey,
CA.

Candidates must demonstrate a solid knowledge in theories, methods,
and techniques in foreign language teaching, testing and curriculum
development.


Learn more about this agency

### Responsibilities

- Preparation for instruction, collecting and adapting teaching
materials, correcting homework, assessing student performance,
and counseling students.
- Teach customized maintenance and enhancement foreign language
courses with the primary goal of improving learner's foreign
language proficiency.
- Work in concert with other faculty and staff in a multi-agency
organization.
- Analyze program effectiveness and student performance.
- Develop new materials and adapts existing materials.

These positions are in the excepted service. Employment in the
excepted service does not confer competitive status to apply to
competitive service jobs in the federal civil service.

The position expiration date (not to exceed date) may be extended
based on workload and funding availability and is not subject to
regulatory time limits.

### Travel Required

Not required

##### Supervisory status

No

##### Promotion Potential

None

- #### Job family (Series)

1701 General Education And Training

- Requirements
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### Conditions of Employment

- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness
determination, as determined by a completed background
investigation.
- 300 word HANDWRITTEN essay in the Target Language (HEBREW) AND
translation to English.
- Valid U.S. work Authorization
- Read, Write, Converse in Target Language - HEBREW
- Read, Write, Converse in English

### Qualifications

**Who May Apply: US Citizens and Non-US Citizens with valid U.S.
Work Authorization.**

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience
requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid
experience, including volunteer work done through National Service
programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations
(e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community;
student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying
experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly
describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education,
your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

POSITIONS WILL BE FILLED AT ONE RANK: Assistant Professor (indicated
as level 04)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree or Master's
degree with a major or minor in Foreign Language Education, Teaching
English as a Second/Foreign Language (TESOL/TEFL), Linguistics,
Language (English included), Literature, Education, Educational
Psychology, Educational Technology, Translation & Interpretation,
Cross-Cultural Studies, or Educational Administration. (NOTE: Attach
a copy of your transcripts for verification); OR

Master's degree in any discipline and one year of directly related
work; OR

Bachelor's degree in any discipline and two years of directly
related work.

DIRECTLY RELATED WORK IS DEFINED AS: Formal classroom instruction of
a language foreign to the students at high school level or above.
Formal classroom instruction normally includes such activities as
class preparation, course preparation/modification, testing,
tutoring, and counseling in a structured, education environment.

If selected, applicant must pass a language proficiency test
(OPI).

LANGUAGE EVALUATION: The minimum English proficiency is a Level 2 in
speaking. The minimum proficiency for the language to be taught
(HEBREW) is a Level 3 in speaking. If a dialect is required, the
minimum proficiency is also Level 3. The proficiency levels are
defined by the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) level
descriptions and can be viewed at http://www.govtilr.org. Failure of
any portion of the language tests will disqualify applicants for a
period of 6 months. Applicants may re-apply after 6 months. Upon
subsequent selection, retesting is allowed only once.

You must submit a 300-word HANDWRITTEN essay in HEBREW. You must
also include a HANDWRITTEN English translation of the essay. The
essay topic is how your background, education and training has
prepared you to be a foreign language teacher. **NOTE:** Typed
essays are NOT acceptable. The essay is not used to evaluate work
experience, only for the purpose of evaluating the language writing
proficiency.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in
the following areas:
- Computer Skills
- Foreign Language
- Oral Communication
- Teaching Others
- Writing

### Education

Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by
the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive
education requirements. For additional information, please go to the
Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of
Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and
http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

**FOREIGN EDUCATION:** If you are using education completed in
foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification
requirements, you must show the education credentials have been
evaluated by a private organization that specializes in
interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has
been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S.
education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at
a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information,
visit:
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

### Additional information

- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a
Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service
Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or
valid authorization to work in the United States (U.S). One of
the following documents are proof of valid U.S. Work
Authorization: U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card, US
Naturalization Certificate, US Birth Certificate, H1B, etc.).
- One year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
- If you have retired from federal service and you are interested
in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in
the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
- This is a Career Program (CP)-32 position.
- Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
- Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market
Supplement.
- If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you
do not have in electronic form, view the following link for
information regarding an Alternate Application.
- Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not
authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in
the Government interest.
- NOTICE OF VETERANS PREFERENCE: Department of Defense considers
veterans' preference eligibility a positive factor for hiring.
Applicants eligible for veterans' preference must include that
information in their cover letter or resume and attached
supporting documentation (e.g., DD Form 214, "Certificate of
Release or Discharge from Active Duty") to their submissions.
Although the point-preference system is not used, applicants
eligible to claim 10-Point preference must submit a Standard
Form (SF) 15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," and
supporting documents required for specific type of preference
claimed. (SF 15, which lists the types of 10-Point Preference
and the required supporting documents, is available from the
Office of Personnel Management Website at www.opm.gov.).

### How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.

Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application
package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the
questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the
qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are
minimally qualified, your r?sum? and supporting documentation will
be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire
to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your
r?sum? and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that
you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may
lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions
carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your
eligibility.

You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive
awards in your resume as that information may be taken into
consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be
required to provide supporting documentation.

**Basis for Rating:** **Your application package (resume, supporting
documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be evaluated for
basic qualification requirements as described in this vacancy
announcement.**

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance

Other

##### Drug test required

No

##### Position sensitivity and risk

Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

##### Trust determination process

Suitability/Fitness

- Required Documents
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The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or
not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A
complete description of preference categories and the associated
required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).

As described above, your complete application includes your resume,
your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which
prove your eligibility to apply. **If you fail to provide these
documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application
package and you will not be considered any further. This includes
submission of a 300 word handwritten essay in Hebrew, and a
handwritten English translation of the essay.**

**1. Your resume:**

- Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the
specialized experience described in this announcement.
- If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate
material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and
qualification determinations and you may not be considered for
this vacancy.
- For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours
worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week
and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your
resume does not contain this information, your application may
be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration
for this position.
- For additional information see: What to include in your resume.

**2. 300-word HANDWRITTEN essay in HEBREW, to include a HANDWRITTEN
English Translation (REQUIRED):**
- 300-word HANDWRITTEN essay in HEBREW. You must also include a
HANDWRITTEN English translation of the essay. The essay topic is
how your background, education and training has prepared you to
be a foreign language teacher. NOTE: Typed essays are NOT
acceptable. The essay is not used to evaluate work experience,
only for the purpose of evaluating the language writing
proficiency.

**3. Other supporting documents:**
- Cover Letter, optional
- Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to
include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human
Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military
orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information
for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to
remove another person's personal information before you submit your
application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of
the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

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.

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.

- Benefits
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A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal
benefits.

Review our benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold
and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
benefits offered.

- How to Apply
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To apply for this position, you must complete the online
questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the
**Required Documents** section above.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST)
on 12/11/2019 to receive consideration

- To begin, click **Apply** to access the online application. You
will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If
you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one
before beginning the application
(https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10577675).
- Follow the prompts to **select your r?sum? and/or other
supporting documents** to be included with your application
package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional
documents to include in your application before it is submitted.
Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the
virus scan process.
- After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package,
complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem
appropriate and **click to continue with the application
process.**
- You will be taken to the online application which you must
complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online
application, verify the required documentation is included with
your application package, and submit the application. **You must
re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS
account or your application will be incomplete.**
- It is your responsibility to verify that your application
package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the
questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the
closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to
clear the virus scan.
- Additional information on how to complete the online application
process and submit your online application may be found on the
USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS
account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your
applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application
Status will appear along with the date your application was last
updated. For information on what each Application Status means,
visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

### Agency contact information

### Army Applicant Help Desk

##### Phone

(000)000-0000

##### Email

USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL

##### Website

https://portal.chra.army.mil/hr\_public?id=form\_public&sys\_id=-1&table=u\_application\_inquiry\_staging

##### Address

EY-APF-W1ECAA DEFENSE LANGUAGE INSTITUTE -DLIFLC & P
DO NOT MAIL
Presidio of Monterey, CA 93944
US

Learn more about this agency

### Next steps

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message
acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package
will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and
quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be
ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no
further consideration.

- Fair & Transparent
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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.

### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job
applicants

### Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:

- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to
apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542529900. Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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