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Education Adviser

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About Social and Educational Services Organization

Social and Educational Services Organization (SESO) is an independent, non-profit organization that aims to empower Afghan society by offering social and educational services, especially to marginalized and under-represented populations.

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Education Adviser will provide one-on-one and group advising on studying in the U.S. and is responsible for promoting eudcational and exchange opportunites in the U.S, and advising students on how to apply for scholarships and educational programs in the U.S.

Job Details

Date Posted: 03 Oct 2017 Reference: HR/008/2017
Closing Date: 15 Oct 2017 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Education Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy
Contract Type: Permanent Years of Experience: 5 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: No
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide accurate comprehensive, current and timely information about educational opportunities in the U.S. at undergraduate, graduate and post graduate, high school level as well as for specialized study;
• Adhere to Principles of Ethical Practice for EducationUSA advising;
• Assist students with preparing for studying, training, or research in the U.S. by providing materials/advice on testing, application procedures, and educational opportunities at U.S. institutions;
• Design, prepare and deliver group and individual advising sessions on a variety of topics (e.g, admission process, standardized tests,) to Afghan students interested in applying to U.S. educational institutions;
• Promote advising services through advertising, and outreach to Afghan schools, colleges and other organizations;
• Establish and maintain contacts at highest level with nationally and internationally prominent contacts in the field of education;
• Advise students on how to prepare strong applications for different USG sponsored exchange programs;
• Guide and support students in the selection of scholarships, best fit colleges/schools, and major;
• Assist students in gaining responsibility for their educational choices and achievements in the U.S.;
• Assist students on how to adapt themselves with the diverse American culture and complete their studies in the universities to pursue their higher education in diverse and complex circumstances;
• Lead Cohort advising groups at the center and high schools;
• Develop information packets on specific field of study and area of education to student’s need;
• Maintain Social Media pages and KEAC online presence;
• Prepare promotional materials for KEAC to promote educational advising services;
• Serve as back to Project Manager on over all day-to-day project activities;
• Travel to provinces to conduct outreach and advising;
• Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor;

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces

Qualifications

• At least 5 years experience in field of education, administration or relevant field is required;
• University degree in a related field (education, fine arts, business administration) required;
• The candidates shall have worked in a similar capacity for Universities, government entities, NGOs or international organizations;
• Excellent communication, problem solving and presentation skills;
• Committed to hard work and continual learning;
• Ability to develop and present public information materials to promote center use;
• Solid commitment to customer service;
• A sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook);
• The candidate must be fluent in both spoken and written English and Dari/Pashto;
• Be able to work with people of different backgrounds and age-groups;

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul

Education:

Bachelors Degree, Education

Submission Guideline

Qualified applicants should submit their resume and application by no later than October 15, 2017. You must include the job number and position title in the subject line of the email.

Only Shortlisted applicants will be informed for Interview.

Submission Email

recruitment@sesoaf.org

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