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RR - Language Development Program Coordinator - Intermediate

Language Development Program Coordinator - Intermediate

Clearance: US Citizen with TS/SCI with Poly
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Job Description:
Zavda was founded in 2006 and is an SDB Certified, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, and Woman-owned small business that offers leading IT management, Intel, and Cyber opportunities in both the private and public sectors.  Zavda is looking for a Language Development Program Coordinator to provide services for Senior Language Authority (SLA) and NCS Center for Language and Area Studies development programs. The programs include but are not limited to the Language Analysis development programs, the Language Cross-training program, the Military Language Analysis Program, civilian and military continuing education programs, the Senior Language Development Program, STARTALK, LEARN, and the Summer Language Program.


  • Compile and assemble routine correspondence and records;
  • Print reports and other documents in the draft and final form using word process software and/or other automated programs;
  • Document completion of program criteria;
  • Create, maintain and provide e-mail aliases for program members for distribution of development opportunities and social networking;
  • Prepare graduation certificates and assist with the graduation ceremonies;
  • Create and update records/reports for language professional development activities and to support language programs;
  • Support program managers by coordinating with other organizations regarding language programs;
  • Create records/reports for language professional development activities;
  • Collect travel requirements to assist with the preparation of travel spend plans;
  • Assist in planning and scheduling open forum sessions, meetings, and workshops with program members and management;
  • Schedule open forum session with program members and management;
  • Prepare PowerPoint materials for various program manager briefings and presentations;
  • Maintain lists and alias of language and area studies points of contact, and update as required;
  • Liaise with Government training managers to ensure they have current information on training processes, initiatives, and procedures to identify, submit and validate language and area studies training requirements;
  • Document language center requirements, registration and enrollment processes and procedures to ensure they are developed and updated in accordance with NCS policies and business rules;
  • Leverage knowledge of language families, dialects, training methodologies, interagency Language Roundtable (!LR) levels, and DoD language policies to develop and recommend language training solutions and to place students in courses;
  • Maintain and update language training roadmaps according to the Cryptologic Training System Training Standard and the Language Analysis Skill Community Professional Health Program;
  • Review and evaluate specific language training products/courses and recommend updates and revisions to improve them;
  • Provide administrative support to assist the Government in conducting workshops relating to planning and organizing effective cryptologic foreign language training;
  • Gather input regarding training trends and needs for the annual training manager seminar;
  • Schedule and coordinate periodic meetings to include requirement reviews;
  • Collect and validate training requirements for Government review as input to strategic management decisions and policies related to course scheduling and seat allocation;
  • Consolidate and forward for Government review external vendor training, Mobile Training Team and iso immersion language training requirements based on language level and language training history
  • Provide statistical data to the Government to track the effectiveness of language and area studies instruction;
  • Perform initial review of Service funding requests for language training based on Government provided criteria; prepare documents for Government review;
  • Meet skill level requirements for Microsoft Outlook Level  I, Excel Level I,  PowerPoint Level I, and Word Level I as described in SOW Appendix C.

Education / Experience:

  • B.A./B.S. in Education, Language, Language-related, Business, or Management;
  • Eight (8) years experience as a DoD foreign language professional;
  • In lieu of the Bachelor's Degree an additional four (4) years of directly related, applied, practical work experience for a total of twelve (12) years experience may be substituted;
  • Four (4) years experience using a foreign language in SIGINT Operations;
  • Two (2) years work experience in managing, coordinating, and delivering language training opportunities in accordance with DoD policies and procedures;
  • Four (4) years experience drafting and following standard operating procedures and checklists, and communicating with colleagues and customers via written correspondence.

Job Location:

  • Linthicum, MD

Zavda is a small business and an equal opportunity employer- Veteran/Female/Minorities/Individuals with Disabilities.  With Zavda you have the opportunity to provide dependable solutions and support that benefit the national security missions.  Zavda prides itself on providing continual professional growth and success for the Zavda Team.

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