Academic Outreach Advisor

Project and Program Management
Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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No remote/telework allowed
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

  • Reviews and disseminates information sharing activities with academic partners, evaluates and establishes efforts to increase academic outreach and participation.
  • The Academic Advisor will be required to provide support or backfill gaps for advisement efforts with Academic Institutions.
  • Uses the DEIA Maturity Framework and Constituent Relationship Management Tool to facilitate identification, categorization, documentation, collaboration, and reporting of current and future Partners.
  • Uses the service request tool to receive, process, and monitor requests for specific services from customer and contractor staff.
  • Requires BA/BS and 18+ years of experience,  MA/MS and 10+ years of experience, or no degree and 9+ years of experience. 
  • TS/SCI with Poly level clearance is required.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, to include rules of composition and grammar, and the ability to convey complex information and ideas clearly to employees at all staff levels.
  • Familiarity with foreign affairs, partnerships and outreach.
  • Knowledge of the national security, academic and intelligence communities to include intelligence policy, IC missions, and interagency coordination to build and sustain effective working relationships and promote the sharing of information.
  • Experience working with academic institutions and organizations, to include entities, associations, and groups that facilitate threat information sharing with non-IC entities.
  • Interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including an ability to work effectively both independently and in a team or collaborative environment and to sustain professional networks both internal and external to the customer.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply support concepts, principles, and practices while dealing with a variety of time-sensitive technical and administrative requirements and procedures.  Ability to manage competing priorities under strict deadlines while maintaining a high level of attention to detail, good organizational skills and outstanding time management skills.

Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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