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Posted by: Central Intelligence Agency on Aug 20, 2020


Location:

Washington , DC

Job Description:

As a Foreign Language Instructor for the CIA, you will deliver programs that provide intelligence professionals with the foreign language communications skills and cross-cultural awareness they need to live and work abroad effectively or to perform other language-related duties. Foreign Language Instructors apply the latest instructional methodologies to meet highly customized student needs and conduct language proficiency testing in reading, speaking and understanding for skills evaluation. In addition, you may be asked to provide a variety of language support services worldwide.

Foreign Language Instructors have advanced proficiency in at least one of the following languages:

Arabic
Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian
Bulgarian
Chinese
Dari/Pashto
French
German
Greek
Indonesian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Macedonian
Pashto
Persian
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Spanish
Thai
Turkish
Vietnamese

In addition to base salary, you can earn annual incentive pay based on the language and your language proficiency. Foreign Language Instructors who speak multiple languages may also qualify for additional incentive pay in varying amounts. Furthermore, new employees may qualify for a lump-sum hiring bonus.

QUALIFICATIONS
US citizenship required (dual-national US citizens eligible). All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metro area.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
Education
Foreign Languages
Linguistics
GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale
Native-like fluency in one of the languages listed above, as well as advanced English proficiency (applicants will be required to take proficiency tests in their claimed language)
Demonstrated knowledge of the respective area's history, culture, politics and economy
Ability to use the latest technology and teaching techniques

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience teaching language skills to adult learners, taking them from beginner to the general professional proficiency level in an intensive setting
Experience living, working and/or studying abroad

ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE:
A thorough medical and psychological exam
A polygraph interview
A comprehensive background investigation

Education Level:

Bachelors degree or higher

Pay Rate:

Commensurate with experience

HR. Website URL:

https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities

Security Clearance:

None

Travel Requirements:

Light

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About Central Intelligence Agency

The CIA is an independent agency, responsible to the President through the DCI, and accountable to the American people through the intelligence oversight committees of the U.S. Congress. CIA's mission is to support the President, the National Security Council, and all officials who make and execute the U.S. national security policy by: Providing accurate, comprehensive, and timely foreigh intelligence on national security topics; and Conducting counterintelligence activities, special activities, and other functions related to foreign intelligence and national security, as directed by the President.

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