Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Conflict Resolution Specialist

Expired Job

US Government Other Agencies And Independent Organizations Washington , DC 20319

Posted 3 months ago

  • Videos

  • Duties

HelpDuties Summary

These positions are located in the Office of General Counsel, Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Office, in Washington, DC.

For more information on this office, visit their website:

If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.

Learn more about this agency


You will:

  • Establish, analyze and interpret policy, procedures, and standards for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), conflict prevention, consensus building and public involvement;

  • Lead team members in the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of environmental Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) contracting, and ADR programs and project responsibilities;

  • Promote the use of conflict prevention and ADR processes;

  • As a confidential neutral professional, assist parties in reaching resolution of disputed matters.

When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses.

You will spend 25-50% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)
    0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

  • Requirements

HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • If you are selected, a pre-employment background check is required.

  • You must submit a resume and required documents (see How to Apply section).

  • You may be required to travel 1 to 5 days per month.

This position is designated as Moderate Risk and requires a background investigation. Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation.

You must meet time in grade requirements no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement.


You do not need a degree to qualify for this position.

We are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below:

To qualify for the GS-13 level, you need to have at least one year of full time experience equivalent to the GS-12 level defined as providing guidance and advice regarding the design of environmental collaboration and conflict resolution processes and selection of neutrals; and serving as a task order contracting officer representative for Alternative Dispute Resolution.

To qualify for the GS-14 level, you need to have at least one year of full time experience equivalent to the GS-13 level defined as providing guidance and advice regarding the design of environmental collaboration and conflict resolution processes and selection of neutrals; serving as a task order contracting officer representative for ADR; designing and providing alternative dispute resolution training; establishing internal processes to improve efficiency; and serving as a third party neutral (mediator or facilitator).

Your answers to the on-line assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas: 1) Knowledge of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and conflict prevention; 2) Ability to establish standard operating procedures for ADR; 3) Skill in contract management; 4) Ability to lead a team; 5) Skill in customer service; 6) Ability to design and execute ADR related training, facilitation, program evaluation, and reporting; 7) Ability to facilitate, mediate and conduct ADR case intakes.

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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Program Assistant Institute For Security & Conflict Studies

George Washington University

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-03-01T00:00 I. JOB OVERVIEW Job Description Summary: The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs is one of the world's leading schools of international affairs and the largest school of international affairs in the United States. Located in the heart of Washington, D.C., its mission is to educate the next generation of international leaders, conduct research that advances understanding of important global issues, and engage the policy community in the United States and around the world. The Institute for Security and Conflict Studies is seeking a Program Assistant to work closely with the Institute director and associated faculty members in all of the Institute's activities, including programming, event planning, and budgeting. The position is a one year appointment renewable for a second year at the department's discretion. This position will report to the Professor of Political Science and International Affairs. Specific responsibilities include: * Provides day-to-day administrative and operational support, as well as manages budget, expenditures and reimbursements. * Organizes and promotes events, travel, meetings, and conferences. * Updates and maintains website * Assists faculty, students, and staff engaged in the implementation and administration of activities. * Manages budgetary and administrative tasks related to Institute grants, including two large grants with multiple participants, budgets and reporting needs. * Tracks and collects various records/data; prepares reports; and maintains records. * Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position. Minimum Qualifications: Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 1.5 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications: * Prior professional experience in project or program management is encouraged * Experience with website design and management, specifically with WordPress, is desirable * Experience with international students in an educational environment is desirable * Demonstrated interest in international security issues, knowledge of East Asia in particular a plus * Excellent communication, customer service, and organizational skills * Experience in event management with high profile attendees * Familiarity with word processing, database management, Excel, and PowerPoint * Excellent writing skills in various formats including: research memos, newsletters, event invitations, emails, blog posts, and others. Attention to detail and ability to proofread your work and others * Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks * Strong teamwork skills * Ability to work independently with minimal direction Typical Hiring Range $15.38 - $20.00 How is pay for new employees determined at GW? George Washington University Washington DC

Conflict Resolution Specialist

Expired Job

US Government Other Agencies And Independent Organizations