Program Analyst

Washington D.C.
Competitive pay
Mar 05, 2018
Apr 04, 2018
Education, Nonprofit

Job Summary/Company:

Are you dedicated to education on an international scale? Do you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills? If so, this role is for you! Sparks Group is partnered with a not-for-profit organization committed to global education.  We are seeking individuals to provide programmatic support to a Scholarship team in the DC office.  If you have a passion for education, mission driven attitude and looking to impact the industry in a big way – we want you!  Apply today or call 202-463-5100!


  • Coordinates communication with client counterparts for assigned country or programmatic portfolio and responds to general and specific questions, inquiries and correspondence.
  • Provides information to internal client units and external regional scholarship clients so that country and programmatic priorities and policies can be achieved. 
  • Monitors grant funds, including supplementary, cost-shares and endowments and recommends financial allocations for assigned country portfolio.
  • Analyzes data and develops reports for the project and regional leads.

Qualifications/Background profile:

  • Undergraduate degree (in related field).
  • Experience in projects and tasks involving complex details which require well-developed organizational, time-management and administrative skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to read and interpret documents such as contracts, policy and procedure manuals and write complex reports and correspondence.   
  • Program management experience preferred, ideally in international contexts.
  • Knowledge of higher education systems in the United States and abroad.
  • Ability to compare and evaluate possible courses of action and recommend or decide appropriate course of action. 
  • Strong computer skills with MS Office suite.

Qualified candidates should send their resume OR call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. 

We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

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