Senior Program Assistant, Fulbright

5 days left

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 24, 2017
Closes
Aug 28, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
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 Africa 
• Coordinate university application submissions, track admission decisions, as well as enroll and maintain students’ health insurance coverage
• Correspond with Fulbright students, AMIDEAST field staff,  U.S. colleges & universities, Department of State representatives and Fulbright Bi national Commission staff
• Coordinate university application submissions, virtual interviews with Program Officers and nominees,  process and reconcile student payments, track admission decisions and maintain student files and databases 
• Help us with coordinating student workshops and orientations, processing and reconciling student payments,  anticipate DS-2019 and generate necessary forms as well as enroll and maintain students’ health insurance coverage 
• Represent us and the Fulbright program to visiting university reps and at conferences 
• Perform other tasks as may be required from time to time

Qualifications:

• You have Bachelor’s degree and at least 1 year of experience 
• Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, especially Word and Excel
• Great research skills, strong attention to detail, and organizational skills
• Interest in the Middle East & North Africa and/or International Education 
• Experience 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