Subject Matter Expert Immigrating Children & Families - Nationwide Remote Office (US99)

The Subject Matter Expert Immigrating Children & Families​ will provide expert consultation during capture and bid for ORR opportunities.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Participate in calls to discuss functions and best practices related to UC needs.
  • Provide insight into federal contracts and services related to unaccompanied and migrating children and families.
  • Gather information and insight related to client needs and reactions to ideas.
  • Provide feedback and consultation to anyone developing a solution or written proposal for federal opportunities.
  • Participate in writing descriptions and responses to forward the goal of winning work related to unaccompanied and immigrating children.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's in social services field.
  • 8+ years of experience working in a leadership position at ORR, DHS, or USCIS
  • Understanding of federal landscape in areas that provide opportunities to C&Y
  • Ongoing relationships with current federal staff

Preferred Skills/Experience: 

  • 10+ years' experience working with unaccompanied children or refugee minors.
  • Continuous advancement in a federal office
  • Experience working with policy or practice with ORR, DHS, or USCIS for work with children, youth, or families.

Professional Skills:

  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well both individually and in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks while demonstrating the initiative to complete projects with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
  • Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities and to work limited overtime as necessary
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Project) and MS SharePoint
  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information

Working at ICF

ICF is a global advisory and technology services provider, but we’re not your typical consultants. We combine unmatched expertise with cutting-edge technology to help clients solve their most complex challenges, navigate change, and shape the future.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

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Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$102,285.00 - $173,884.00

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Job Profile


United States


Equal opportunity employer Inclusive workplace Reasonable accommodations


Analytical Attention to detail Best Practices Business C Communication Consultation Decision making Excel Feedback Leadership Management MS Office MS Office Applications Oral and written communication Outlook Policy PowerPoint Problem-solving Project Management SharePoint Social services Supervision Technology Services Word Writing Written communication

  • Best Practices
  • Communication
  • Consultation
  • Consult on ORR opportunities
  • Developing
  • Gather client information
  • Navigate change
  • Participate in calls for UC needs
  • Project management
  • Provide feedback on proposals
  • Provide insight on federal contracts
  • Shape the future
  • Supervision
  • Write descriptions for federal opportunities

8+ years


Bachelor's Bachelor's in Social Services Business Communication Education Environment Management MS Policy Project Management


Ability to travel Travel up to 25%