Human Capital Specialist

Location: Pentagon
Job Code: 280
# of Openings: 1


Gemini Industries Inc. provides technical, management and operations services to support National Security projects. We provide rapid response to the critical needs of our customers and those they serve. We perform analyses and develop operations plans to anticipate and prepare for the future. And we deliver advanced technology to improve our customer’s success in executing its mission.

Gemini seeks innovative, results-oriented individuals with the creativity, initiative, and intelligence to overcome any challenge and succeed. Members of the Gemini team thrive in a culture that is anticipatory, agile, and schedule-driven; with a sense of urgency and a drive to succeed. Our culture involves:

  • The best and brightest personnel
  • Work at a high operations tempo
  • Integrated teams delivering rapid solutions
  • An attitude that balances “I can make it better” with “As long as we succeed”


Position:         Human Capital Specialist

Location:        Washington, D.C. (Pentagon)

Clearance:      Secret

Education:     Bachelor’s Degree preferred


The Human Capital Specialist shall perform activities in the human resource area to support the Secretary of the Airforce – International Affairs Office (SAF/IA). This includes screening, recruiting, interviewing, and placing workers. The Human Capital Specialist will also provide program management support for current International Affairs (IA) education and training workforce initiatives, development, implementation, and evaluation of new initiatives/programs as well as support all career field initiatives on behalf of the IA Career Field Manager.

Specific programs include:

International Affairs Career Field (IACF). Deliberately develop civilians with the required skills, knowledge, and experience to execute IA programs through AF institutional training, IA functional training, advanced education, career broadening, and IA/cross-functional assignment experiences. Support shall consist of the following activities:

  • Support all IACF initiatives and development programs that support over 300 personnel.
  • Assist with biannual (projected to increase to quarterly) Civilian Developmental Education call and Development Team (DT) meetings. The DT meetings include Civilian Developmental Education, GMAP Selection, Individual Vectoring, and assessing the career field.
  • Continuously track and assess the impact of new AF institutional development requirements, civilian force development initiatives, and IA functional training guidance.
  • Maintain the IACF Education and Training Plan and assist with Pathways Programs recruitment.


Global Master of Arts Program (GMAP) II. Global Master of Arts Program II is a part-time, 12-month graduate studies program offered by the Fletcher School at Tufts University culminating in a Global Master of Arts degree offered to all Air Force Foreign Military Sales Administrative, and Operations and Maintenance funded mid-level managerial civilians and military within the security cooperation and/or international affairs arena. Support shall consist of the following activities:

  • Communicate annual GMAP II announcement information and provide year-round assistance to all interested Air Force members.
  • Receive and preview the application packages of more than 30 members, prior to the suspense, to advise on prospective candidacy.
  • Screen AF-wide applications (military and civilian) and prepare senior leadership to select the five Air Force Nominees during an annual DT meeting.
  • Within six (6) months, become the Air Force subject matter expert on GMAP II requirements to advise, counsel and brief senior leadership.
  • Communicate with prospective students; prepare Air Force Senior Leaders for commencement activities; and communicate GMAP II information across the Air Force.
  • Collect, review, and compile final candidates' applications for DT review.
  • Assemble and facilitate a Senior Executive Service selection board for the DT to disseminate selected nominees' information to ISCS


International Affairs Certification Program (IACP). International Affairs Certification Program consists of formal standards and career certification guidelines for the implementation of Military Department (MILDEP) programs available to all military and civilian personnel across the Air Force. Department of Defense certification guidelines articulate job experience, training, and education requirements for three levels of certification. Support shall consist of the following activities:

  • Administer the IACP program and IA Certification database/online application activities on behalf of the Air Force.
  • Within six (6) months, become Air Force subject matter expert on IACP to advise, counsel, and brief senior leadership.
  • Review requirements and prepare approximately 80-100 applications quarterly.
  • Assemble and coordinate four Certification Boards per year.
  • Facilitate Board reviews and assist in application and supporting documents review.
  • Disseminate approved certificates to all Major Command POCs.
  • Assist in managing all online updates, requests for information, trouble tickets, and applicant inquiries.
  • Communicate and disseminate all IACP information throughout the Air Force


SAF/IA Mentorship Program. The SAF/IA Mentorship Program is a formal program, primarily targeting approximately 70 civilians but open to over 70 military, designed to leverage the knowledge, expertise, and insight of more seasoned team members to guide new civilian team members in professional development. The purpose of the SAF/IA Mentorship Program is to facilitate effective professional development of all workforce members; encourage mentees to acquire new skills, widen their perspectives, and establish career goals; and leverage Senior Leader knowledge and experience to offer team members a variety of perspectives. Support shall consist of the following activities:

  • Assist in managing all aspects of the SAF/IA Mentorship program.
  • Revise and update necessary resource documents.
  • Conduct mentor recruitment; monitor current participants; and update program participation document.
  • Facilitate Senior Leader Engagements; and continuously communicate SAF/IA Mentorship program and resource information to SAF/IA team members.


USAF International Affairs Excellence Award. Air Force award to annually recognize four Airmen whose contributions were most effective in building, sustaining, expanding, and guiding international relationships. Support shall consist of the following activities:

  • Develop and disseminate the annual USAF IA Excellence Award call-for-nomination.
  • Screen and prepare application packages; assemble and facilitate selection board.
  • Coordinate announcement and ceremony activities and prepare Senior Leaders and associated organizations for SECAF and AFA award presentation.



The candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in workforce management, to include development of recruitment strategies, career field assignment forecasts, and management of civilian force development processes.


Travel:  Some travel may be required

Other Requirements:

We seek:

  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Resourceful individuals with extraordinary intellectual capability and the ability to rapidly learn and apply new concepts
  • Individuals who have a “let me try” attitude and are resilient, present an opinion/position, justify it, and then accept whatever decision is made and charge forward
  • Individuals who view criticism as an opportunity to improve (“let me try again”)
  • Individuals who think and create, enhancing the company with a steady flow of fresh ideas, perspective, and energy.


Direct Inquiries and Resumes to:

Justin Shipley
Corporate Recruiter
Gemini Industries Inc.
200 Summit Drive Suite 110
Burlington, MA 01803-5276
Telephone: (781) 203-0100

Gemini Industries Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  We are committed to abiding by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability and any other basis protected by applicable law.

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