Coordinator, Applications and Vetting - English Language Programs (2 opportunities)

Washington D.C.
Dec 07, 2016
Sep 15, 2017
Full Time

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Coordinator, Applications and Vetting - English Language Programs (2 opportunities)

The Center for Intercultural Education and Development (CIED) fulfills Georgetown University's mission to prepare global citizens to lead, serve, and change the world. Working with public and private partners in education, business, and government, we design and implement international education programs that empower individuals, promote intercultural understanding, strengthen democratic values, and support sustainable development.

The Coordinator for Applications and Vetting conducts the application review for the U.S. Department of State-funded English Language Programs at CIED. The Coordinator's duties include but are not limited to:

  • Participates in the development and adaptation of processes for EL Programs applicant vetting, selection, and matching to appropriate projects
  • Works with the on-line application software (design, testing and upgrades)
  • Reviews and analyzes project descriptions to facilitate informed matches
  • Reviews and vets applicants
  • Updates and maintains applicant information, databases, and program email accounts
  • Matches applicants to projects and communicates this information to U.S. embassies
  • Manages the contract process for outside application Eligibility and Panel Reviewers
  • Maintains e-mail communication and in-person contact with multiple stakeholders (applicants, Department of State, U.S. Embassies, other staff within CIED and GU)
  • Participates in program recruitment activities and events, including, as needed, attendance at regional and national TESOL conventions and presentations at MA TESOL institutions
  • Participates in other program activities such as webinar trainings, information sessions, and on-line Community of Practice


  • Master's Degree in TESOL or related field or BA degree in TESOL or related field with commensurate TESOL experience
  • Professional TESOL experience
  • Exemplary collaborative capacity
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Ability to understand, synthesize and conceptualize input and requests from multiple stakeholders
  • Outstanding interpersonal oral and written communications skills with ability to interact and communicate in a positive manner with a diverse clientele, including universities, membership organizations, participant candidates and government employees
  • Demonstrated effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite software applications

Preferred qualifications

  • Alumnus or alumna of the Department of State English Language Fellow or Specialist Program
  • Experience working with federally funded exchange programs and/or educational programs
  • Experience living and working overseas

Note: This position is not eligible for teleworking accommodation.

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EEO Statement:

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