Advising and Testing Program Assistant

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Closes
Nov 03, 2017
Career Level
Entry Level
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 offer generous paid leave and a great 401k with up to a 6% matching contribution.

Job Description:

We are seeking an Advising and Testing Program Assistant based in Washington DC. The PA will provide help and support to the advising and testing department as it relates to the publication of the Advising Quarterly (AQ). As the PA, you will develop and support marketing plans for testing, book resale, and other projects. Your responsibilities will include the following,

Responsibilities:

•          Conduct degree authentication, verifying institutional accreditation and student graduation as well as obtaining documents from U.S. educational institutions and processing credentials requiring U.S. Department of State authentication and embassy legalization
•          Arrange and track test administrations. Monitor high-stakes testing for security violations and conduct post-test interviews when necessary
•          Troubleshoot problems with test registrations, score reports, etc. Provide customer service, responding to institutional client and individual candidate inquiries
•          Score language tests using I-OPS software; provide reports and maintain records
•          Create purchase and sales orders in accounting software; pay invoices and track payments
•          Monitor test material inventories and ensure that orders are placed as appropriate. Reconcile test and book inventories. Fulfill book and test materials orders
•          Set up meetings with representatives of educational institutions who wish to visit AMIDEAST. Attend and issue reports to be shared with our staff and international students exploring U.S. study options

Qualifications:

•          Bachelor's degree or equivalent
•          1-3 years of full-time experience
•          Precise attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to meet regular and fluctuating deadlines
•          Excellent skills in Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel) and Adobe Professional
•          Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new, complex software 
•          Some basic knowledge of accounting and/or financial systems

Benefits:

•          Competitive salary, paid leave, retirement plan, and tuition reimbursement

AMIDEAST is Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation