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APCCA Program Analyst
 Inclusive Development Hub, USAID
at Dexis Professional Services

Location: Washington DC

Dexis is a professional services firm that solves the most pressing social challenges in complex environments, paving the way for a more secure and prosperous world.

Dexis embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and strives to build and maintain a safe environment where we celebrate diverse backgrounds, treat everyone with respect, and value the unique lived experiences each person brings based on their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, military or veteran status, national origin, age, marital status or family status and related conditions.

At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded.

About the Position

Global Solutions Ventures (GSV) — a joint-venture partnership between ZemiTek, LLC and Dexis— is seeking an Advancing Protection and Care for Children in Adversity (APCCA) Program Analyst to play a key role on the Secretariat team, providing the U.S. Government (USG) Special Advisor on Children in Adversity and other Children in Adversity team members with management, organizational, logistical, and technical assistance in coordinating activities in support of the USG APCCA Strategy.  The APCCA Strategy builds on three evidence-based objectives that inform the U.S. Government’s policies and programs to benefit the world’s most-vulnerable children.  The U.S. Government Special Advisor is tasked with coordinating implementation of the APCCA Strategy among U.S. Departments and Agencies, as well as implementing the Global Child Thrive Act to advance early childhood development in USG foreign assistance.


The ID Hub’s mandate is to promote the rights and inclusion of marginalized and under-represented populations around the world in the development process, working across various technical areas to “combat stigma and discrimination, promote empowerment and inclusion of marginalized or underrepresented groups, and improve the lives of populations in high-risk situations.”


USAID’s Inclusive Development (ID) Hub promotes the rights and improves the safety and well-being of marginalized and underrepresented populations in development efforts; and leads the U.S. Government’s response to and programming for the world’s most vulnerable children and youth.  The ID Hub helps missions and operating units analyze inclusive development issues in their country or sector; supports research on what works in promoting the empowerment and inclusion of marginalized groups and combatting stigma and discrimination; implements activities to improve the lives of the most at-risk populations; and provides technical assistance and oversight of activities related to all ID Hub technical areas including indigenous peoples rights and inclusion, youth, children in adversity, rehabilitation, mental health and psychosocial support, disability rights and inclusion, assistive technology, and LGBTQ+ rights and inclusion. 


This will be a full-time (defined as at least 40-hour work week) position based in Washington, DC. The start date for this position is as soon as possible.  

  • Support in planning, facilitating, and reporting on APCCA Inter-Agency Working Group (IWG) meetings and outreach with other USG partners; 

  • Assistance facilitating interagency completion of specific deliverables, including supporting sub-working groups as needed;

  • Support with communications and engagement, including correspondence to the IWG, civil society partners, and Congress; 

  • Key tasks include: organizing meetings and technical exchanges, maintaining an up-to-date database of key APCCA partners, drafting material for the Children in Adversity website, and other communications products; assistance preparing position papers, technical background documents, briefings and presentations, talking points, meeting notes, etc.;

  • Support technical leads in priority areas;

  • Support with required monitoring, evaluation, and reporting, including the APCCA Annual Report to Congress;

  • Support developing new partnerships with the interagency, civil society, faith-based organizations, and the private sector that will advance APCCA; and 

  • Perform other critical tasks and functions to achieve the ID Hub’s goals (i.e., represent the ID Hub, Bureau, and/or Agency in meetings with other USAID and U.S. Government entities; brief senior staff; lead responses to relevant information requests; contribute to weekly staff meetings, annual planning sessions, retreats, portfolio reviews, and other events/presentations; and contribute to ID Hub and DDI Bureau-level projects and initiatives on an as-needed/appropriate basis).

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field required.  

  • Two (2) years’ experience supporting project management and/or international development, administrative and financial procedures. 

  • High proficiency in use of Google applications and conferencing software.

  • Ability to work effectively both individually and as a member of a team. 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including demonstrated ability to edit text.

  • Superior organizational and multitasking skills. 

  • Demonstrated ability to respond quickly to ad hoc requests for information and to adhere to tight deadlines.

  • Submission of cover letter strongly encouraged.

Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience working with USAID or another donor. 

  • Familiarity with or interest in child protection, family strengthening, care reform, early childhood development, and preventing violence against children.  

  • Demonstrated ability drafting compelling external communications, such as reports, talking points. 

  • Experience supporting communications strategies, including creation of social media campaigns and website content. 

  • Experience collaborating with external partners. 

  • Experience with budgets, program design, and project monitoring.


All members of DDI are measured on how they foster a climate of respect in interactions with others, value differing perspectives, and treat others in a fair, equitable, and culturally sensitive manner. All members of the Bureau are expected to value diversity, equity, and inclusion in performing everyday duties and responsibilities. Resettled former USAID Foreign Service National (FSN) staff and recent graduates are strongly encouraged to apply.

At Dexis Professional Services (DPS) we align ourselves with the core values of our parent company, Dexis Consulting Group (Dexis).


Dexis is on a mission to help solve today’s most pressing global political, social, and economic challenges and create a world where all people are safe and prosperous. As a Dexis employee, you will be challenged, empowered, and mentored. Our motto is “find a way or make a way” — that’s how Dexis goes “all in.” How will you? 


If you are passionate about this opportunity, apply now!

Only those applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted for interview.

Dexis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, pregnancy, disability, age, genetic information, military service, veteran status, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, childbirth and related medical conditions, including lactation, or any other protected class under applicable law.


If you are hired for a position that is paid from the Dexis home office, you will be required to submit proof that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine unless you qualify for a legally recognized medical or religious exception to the vaccine requirement. This does not apply to AL, AZ, FL, KS, MT, NH, ND, or TX residents.

How to Apply: Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting fit for the position and resume to with the subject line "Dexis APCCA Program Analyst”

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