Project Mgr - Lead team, support Saudi Arabian military students nationwide

Chief of the Continental United States (CONUS) Support Team (CST). CST primary responsibility is to support International Military Students (IMSs) from the Ministry of the Saudi Arabian National Guard (MNG), and their authorized dependents, while they are visiting or in training at military or civilian institutions in the United States. CST also supports senior MNG officers visiting training sites, technical conferences, and other venues in the US. The CST consists of up to 15 personnel assigned at up to ten locations in the US, supporting an average of 150 students and a like number of dependents. The CST Chief is responsible for the management and oversight of the CST in support of the Ministry of National Guard (MNG) Modernization Program. Responsible for staffing, training, resourcing, and managing multiple CST remote site locations as directed. Provide oversight, supervisory authority, and operational effectiveness of CSTs by maintaining liaison with various government and non-governmental agencies and personnel, to include International Military Student Offices (IMSO) at military posts and bases, the US Army's Security Assistance Training Field Activity (SATFA), Vinnell Arabia Schools Assistance Branch (SAB), and Office of the Program Manager, Saudi Arabia National Guard (OPM-SANG), in order to provide a multitude of support functions to the MNG in CONUS. Supervise acquisition, invoicing, programming, paying, and coordinating various services for IMS- International Military Students and their authorized dependents. Compiles and provides input in the form of reports and other data to Northrop Grumman Corporation and Vinnell Arabia. Travel will be generally within the US, with occasional trips to Saudi Arabia, perhaps two per year for one week each. Responsible for providing critical information in a timely manner to various concerned parties with respect to issues that arise with IMS in training. Reports to the Director of International Operations and the Vinnell Arabia Schools Assistance Branch (SAB) Manager.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience working with foreign military students at DOD Service Schools. Possess knowledge and understanding of the Saudi Arabian or Middle Eastern culture (customs, courtesies, and norms). Knowledge of academic supervisory principles and techniques. Candidate must possess the ability to communicate effectively in English orally and in writing, be computer literate and be proficient in MS Office Professional software. Must be able to travel on short notice for up to one month at a time.

Batchelor's's Degree, Military Education Level four (MEL 4).

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidate with prior experience working with the Office of the Program Manager, Saudi Arabia National Guard (OPM-SANG) or Vinnell Arabia, with knowledge of the Ministry of the National Guard (MNG) Modernization Program. Experience with the DoD Defense Language Institute English Language Center .

Prior military service as a commissioned field grade officer with service in the Middle East.

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