Program Assistant

Washington, DC
May 15, 2017
May 23, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Company description: At AMIDEAST we pride ourselves in being a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa. We also pride ourselves in providing 40+ days of paid leave and a great 401k with up to 6% matching. Job Description:We are seeking a Program Assistant based in Washington DC. As the PA, you will work with a Program Officer to manage students' caseloads and conduct placement activities. You will also assume responsibilities that pertain to and require the assistance of the Fulbright department as a whole. Your responsibilities will include the following, Responsibilities: You will assist with the university placement and monitoring of Fulbright students from the Middle East & North AfricaCoordinate university application submissions, track admission decisions, as well as enroll and maintain students' health insurance coverageCorrespond with Fulbright students, AMIDEAST field staff, S. colleges & universities, Department of State representatives and Fulbright Binational Commission staffCoordinate university application submissions, process and reconcile student payments, track admission decisions and maintain student files and databasesHelp us with coordinating student workshops and orientations, processing and reconciling student payments, as well as enroll and maintain students' health insurance coverageRepresent us and the Fulbright program to visiting university reps and at conferencesPerform other tasks as may be required from time to timeQualifications: You have Bachelor's degree and at least 1 year of experienceStrong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, especially Word and ExcelGreat research skills, strong attention to detail, and organizational skillsInterest in the Middle East & North Africa and/or International EducationExperience working with students is a plus Benefits:Competitive salary, 40+ days of paid leave, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement AMIDEAST is Equal Opportunity Employer /Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

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