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US Embassy Cultural Affairs Assistant Job Vacancy in Tanzania

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    Job Title: Cultural Affairs Assistant

    ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

    The US Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Cultural Affairs Assistant in the Public Affairs Section.

    BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
    Under the supervision of the Deputy Public Affairs Officer, administers the exchange program.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    55%
    Responsible for the International Visitors Leadership program, including the Voluntary Visitors Program. Assists in the recruitment and selection process through contacts in government, academic and professional institutions. Arranges briefings and logistics for exchange grantees. Prepares reports for headquarters on exchange program.

    5%
    Provides administrative and logistical support to all exchange programs including Fulbright and Humphrey program. Assists in cultural programming of American speakers and academic specialist. Makes appointments, schedule seminars, arranges for interviews and suggests possibilities for video and library support.

    5%
    Assists in organizing programs on public affairs issues, cultural events and special occasions such as Black History Month. Prepares guest list, greets contacts and assures that necessary materials for programs are secured.

    30%
    Oversees educational advising program. Corresponds with institutions on scholarship opportunities. Advises candidates in their study plans and on educational testing. Directs prospective students to appropriate reference materials. Organizes pre-departure orientations, college fairs, outreach orientation programs with students and school principals and guidance counselors. Prepares monthly annual statistics.

    5%
    Furnish support to external organizations outside that have some relationship to Cultural Affairs.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
    All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

    Education: A Bachelor's degree in Social science or arts or successful completion of several years of College level study is required.
    Prior experience: One to three years of progressively responsible experience in cultural activities or in related fields.

    Language proficiency: Level IV (fluent) in English and Kiswahili (speaking writing and reading) is required.
    Knowledge: Must have some knowledge of the U.S. in general and Education systems; capacity to learn the demands of work and discipline. Must have loyalty for the Employer (U.S Government)

    Skills and Abilities: Ability to develop and maintain access to target contacts, government, educational and cultural circles; to plan and carry our assigned projects and logistical support to cultural programs according to schedule; to draft correspondence and reports in English and Kiswahili. Computer skills are required.

    SELECTION PROCESS
    When fully qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and US Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

    If you meet up with the above-mentioned criteria, Click Here to Apply
     
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