The Senior Program Officer will provide professional support to the Office of English Language Programs at The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, (ECA/A/L).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs a wide variety of duties necessary to assist planning and implementing exchange programs in coordination with regional bureaus, other bureau offices, program agencies, and posts, with a specific focus on programming in Pakistan
Performs relevant program planning and implementation for English language programs and provides support for major organizational analysis, design and implementation of projects. Monitors and evaluates program design and effectiveness through consultation with grantees and review of required reports
Drafts, develops, solicits, reviews, edits and/or revises original online English language materials for teaching/learning English as a Foreign Language internationally for the USG web portal for English teaching
Develops and analyze online ELT materials for possible acquisition for the web portal
Develops and maintains links with relevant academics, educational institutions in the US and internationally and USG elements regarding online materials
Maintains a close and highly responsive relationship with the office's day-to-day activities
Confirms and prioritizes project plans and deliverables as agreed upon between the staff contractor and ECA COR/Office supervisor (Deputy Director)
Provides data analysis, record keeping, research and other duties as may be required
Experience, Education and Licensure:
Demonstrated skills in managing international exchange programs.
Demonstrated skills in program administration, operating procedures, oversight and monitoring.
Demonstrated experience in developing, reviewing, editing, and soliciting online materials from concept to finished product. This presupposes an up-to-date knowledge of the field, both with print and electronic offerings, and the ability to apply creative and innovative approaches to the unique needs of our audiences.
Strong interpersonal skills to represent the Office of English Language Programs domestically and overseas.
Ability to interact with all nationalities in a culturally sensitive manner.
Demonstrated skills or knowledge of global internet access and research capabilities.
Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite, HTML, website maintenance, database software, podcasting, video streaming, and social networking tools.
Excellent critical and creative thinking and analytical skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, and multi-task in a high volume, fast-pace work environment.
Excellent ability to also have a flexible, team-oriented approach to work.
Excellent ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues.
Significant familiarity or direct experience in working for U.S. foreign affairs agencies and/or international organizations.
Significant familiarity or direct experience in working for the Department, ECA and/or IIP.
Foreign language skills are preferred but not required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Job is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and multi-line telephone system.
Additional Qualifying Factors:
As a condition of employment, must pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results.
The Tatitlek Corporation gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to Tatitlek shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job.
As an equal opportunity employer, The Tatitlek Corporation recognizes that our strength lies in our people. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment, including sexual harassment, in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business.
Native preference applies.
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