Security Cooperation Staff Officer

Key Role:

Provide security cooperation planning and operations support to Component and Combatant Command clients, including the assessment, planning, coordination, and execution of programs. Conduct analysis, provide recommendations, and support staff planning Support component-level participation in combatant command and Service planning conferences, working groups, and staff processes to align service capabilities and activities with Joint and service strategic objectives. Leverage decision-support products to inform senior-leader decisions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience supporting DoD, IC, or MAJCOM 

  • Experience with MS Office Suite, including MS Teams, PowerPoint, and OneDrive 

  • Ability to organize and coordinate large volumes of deliverables 

  • Ability to create executive-level correspondence and presentations 

  • Ability to lead the update of monthly, quarterly, and annual deliverables 

  • Ability to set deadlines, and planning workflows to remain on schedule for client deliverables 

  • TS/SCI clearance 

  • Bachelor’s degree 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience as an Action Officer or with tasking systems 

  • Experience with supporting GS-15-level program and portfolio managers 

  • Experience briefing senior leaders, SES, General Officers 

  • Experience with managing schedules and correspondence, running meetings, managing issues, and action items, analyzing information for trends, and consolidating information for senior level awareness and decision making 

  • Knowledge of foreign engagement or AFRICOM AOR 


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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