|Date Posted:||Jun 9, 2018|
|Closing Date:||Jun 13, 2018|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableNone|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Open Ended|
|Probation Period:||3 months|
IRC Specialist-Full Performance Level-FSN-11
Provinces to travel:
Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, in particular excel for budgetary preparation and monitoring. Incumbent must have excellent interpersonal and people management skills. These are required to effectively manage and train a team for higher performance and to build relationships to successfully act as an advisory capacity. The incumbent also must possess excellent organizational skills with the ability to plan and implement programs and objectives independently.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The Information Resource Center (IRC) Specialist is responsible for the overall supervision and management of the Lincoln Learning Centers (LLCs) network and the IRC. The IRC Specialist reports directly to the Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer, ACAO. The IRC Specialist also supervises three IRC Assistants.
Job Location:Afghanistan, Kabul
Applicants must address required qualifications criteria listed below with specific information and documentation supporting each item. For example, official transcripts evidencing educational requirements must be attached to the original application submission. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified. We are not required to contact applicants who have submitted incomplete application packages.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements: University degree in business/finance, management, event management or English is required.
EXPERIENCE: Five years of experience with an international organization in event planning, Finance/Grants or program administration is required.
Job Knowledge: Expert knowledge of Afghan cultural norms and institutions, education system and outreach infrastructure (word of mouth, print/radio/television media, Internet resources, etc.) Expert knowledge of how to run libraries, cultural programming, and other events within the unique Afghan logistical and security environment.
LANGUAGE: Fluent (Level 4) English. Fluent (Level 4) Dari or Fluent (Level 4) Pashtu is required.
This maybe tested.
Skills and Abilities: Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, in particular excel for budgetary preparation and monitoring. Incumbent must have excellent interpersonal and people management skills. These are required to effectively manage and train a team for higher performance and to build relationships to successfully act as an advisory capacity. The incumbent also must possess excellent organizational skills with the ability to plan and implement programs and objectives independently.
Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications and complete a mandatory probationary period for LE Staff.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.