29 days old

Program Assistant, Fulbright

AMIDEAST
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

PROGRAM ASSISTANT

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

At AMIDEAST we pride ourselves in being a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa. We also pride ourselves in providing 40+ days of paid leave and a great 401k with 6% matching.

 

The Program Assistant is a key member of the 20-person department charged with managing the Fulbright Foreign Student Program for the Middle East and North Africa. The incumbent will work in tandem with the assigned Program Officer to support a student caseload and perform placement activities. The incumbent also will assume responsibilities that pertain to and require the assistance of the Fulbright department as a whole. Therefore, the Program Assistant must be organized, diplomatic and team-focused.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Assist with the university placement and monitoring of Fulbright students from the Middle East & North Africa
  • Coordinate university application submissions and track admission decisions
  • Correspond with Fulbright students, AMIDEAST field staff, U.S. colleges & universities and Department of State representatives and Fulbright Binational Commission staff
  • Accurately maintain student files and database records
  • Coordinate and assist with conducting virtual interviews with Program Officer and nominees during the university placement process
  • Coordinate virtual pre-departure orientation meetings with incoming Fulbright students
  • Arrange and track student incoming and outgoing travel logistics
  • Process and reconcile student payments
  • Anticipate DS-2019 renewals and generate necessary forms
  • Enroll and maintain students’ health insurance coverage and assist students with questions or issues concerning their medical coverage
  • Assist with interviewing prospective Program Assistants
  • Contribute to department’s social media efforts
  • Assist with the supervision and training of Fulbright program intern(s)
  • Represent AMIDEAST and the Fulbright program to visiting university representatives and at conferences or seminars
  • Provide general clerical support to the Fulbright department as a whole

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum one year relevant experience in an office environment
  • Interest in the Middle East & North Africa and/or International Education desired
  • Experience working with students is a plus

 

 

 

Please provide a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to http://jobs.amideast.org

 

AMIDEAST is an Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

 

Categories

Posted: 2019-11-06 Expires: 2019-12-06

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Program Assistant, Fulbright

AMIDEAST
Washington, District of Columbia 20036

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast