clipart provided by: www.worldatlas.com
International Jobs Center
(Home of International Career Employment Weekly)

A comprehensive source of international careers for professionals,
including international development jobs

Home            Employers           Subscribe to Weekly           Hotjobs Today          Recent Email Alerts            About Us
Share

International Education; Understanding;
Communication; & Exchange Positions


Copyright 2016. All rights reserved. This information or any parts thereof may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of the Publisher. Lisa L. Hystad, Publisher.


SOCIAL MEDIA VIDEO CONSULTANT

The International Atomic Energy Agency seeks a Social Media Video Consultant who will redesign the IAEA's main YouTube channel and produce videos on a wide range of subjects that are suitable for web and social media audiences. Functions/ Key Results Expected: Produce (film and edit) around three videos a month for the website and social media channels. Redesign the IAEA's official YouTube channel. Prepare and implement a promotional campaign for the channel and its contents. Identify appropriate cuts from OPIC's extensive video footage archive. QUALIFICATIONS and Experience: University degree in broadcast journalism, communications or a related field. Minimum of five years of proven filming and video editing experience, primarily for web and social media products. Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) an asset. Knowledge of handling professional video cameras, on-set sound and lighting. An in-depth understanding of video production and marketing for websites and social media. Knowledge of Final Cut Pro and Avid editing systems. Experience with Photoshop. Knowledge of the United Nations System an asset. Please apply online at http://www.iaea.org/About/Jobs/howtoapply.html or mail applications to the Division of Personnel, IAEA, Wagramer Strasse 5, P.O. Box 100, A-1400 Vienna, Austria. Closing date: 2/22/16. Vacancy no: OPIC20151222-002.

******************************

RESIDENT COUNTRY DIRECTOR (GEORGIA), MC-301-2D
TBILISI, REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA

Whether you are new to the Federal Government or an experienced professional seeking a career change, visit our Website at http://www.mcc.gov to see the kinds of dynamic projects our staff are undertaking. If you want a career where you can see the difference your work makes, then join the Millennium Challenge Corporation! Our model is defined by principles of selectivity, country ownership, transparency, and a focus on results. Our values identify who we are and what is important to us. MCC's values are CLEAR - Collaboration, Learning, Excellence, Accountability and Respect. We recruit staff that will embody and uphold these values. The Resident Country Director (RCD) position is administratively housed within the Department of Compact Operations, with direct report to the Deputy Vice President for Europe, Asia, Pacific, and Latin America. The RCD will be physically based in, Tbilisi, Georgia. As an official U.S. Government employee (USG), the RCD will be part of the USG country team and must collaborate closely with the U.S. embassy. This is a full-time, term position that will last 48 months. MCC has the option of extending this term appointment for up to an additional 24 months. Required international travel may be as low as 15% of the time, but travel in country may be as high as 50% of the time. Although the position is advertised equivalent to SES/SL in pay, MCC uses a pay banded system to compensate employees. This position is pay band MC-2d which is generally equal to SES/SL pay only. Occasional Travel Some domestic and international travel may be required. NO RELOCATION AUTHORIZED.

KEY REQUIREMENTS Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance. More than 1 job may be filled if additional vacancies occur within 90 days. Designated and/or random drug testing required. DUTIES: The RCD will provide on-going guidance, advice, technical feedback, and support to the Millennium Challenge Account country in implementation. The RCD plays a critical role in the compact's success by: Providing oversight, feedback, and guidance to government counterparts with respect to the implementation of the compact program. Coordinating the management, oversight and support activities of a multidisciplinary country team based in MCC headquarters in Washington, DC, to assist the Government in ensuring that compact implementation is in accordance with MCC policies, standards and guidelines. Ensuring proper implementation of MCC approvals and other internal control procedures, as well as audit and impact evaluation efforts. Serving as an observer on the MCA- Georgia Board of Directors and exercising MCC's rights and authorities as designated in the compact and any supplemental agreements. Performing site visits and reporting on the progress of compact implementation to key internal and external stakeholders. Responding to inquiries from the MCC headquarters, the U.S. Congress, other USG agencies, and other key stakeholders. Keeping the U.S. Chief of Mission (COM) informed regarding MCC activities and developments in country, and attending and participating in USG country team meetings as well as classified security, Congressional Delegation (CODEL) and other briefings for senior USG officials. Organizing public outreach and representational events related to the implementation of compact activities in the Georgia, including helping represent MCC in interactions with CODELs, other donors, representatives of the local business community and civil society, and other interested parties. Leading coordination and collaboration efforts with other donors and civil society organizations, and representing the MCC in meetings with other donors and in other settings where various country strategies may be formulated and discussed or USG policies represented. Preparing and providing clearances on briefing papers, speeches, talking points, and reports on compact implementation and issues related to MCC activities and approaches. Providing day-to-day management and supervision of the local MCC staff, office, and budget in close coordination with relevant staff at the U.S. Embassy and/or MCC headquarters. Liaising with the Office of the Inspector General and Government Accountability office on all reviews of the compact program. Managing, supervising, and reporting on MCC's in-country presence, including procurement, staffing, budgeting, and financial and asset management needs.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Qualifying experience for the MC-2d level includes ten years of relevant work experience in developing or transitioning countries, either in the private sector or with an international financial institution, multilateral organization, international or local NGO, the USG or other internationally-focused entity. Examples of specialized experience includes: (1) experience analyzing international development programs and overseeing large-scale infrastructure, education and workforce development, and/or technical assistance programs (over $10 million) to address these challenges or investment projects in the context of these challenges; (2) experience as a team leader or project manager managing education and workforce development, medium- to large-scale infrastructure rehabilitation or construction programs, or relevant technical assistance programs in developing or emerging markets; (3) developing, negotiating and managing complex international projects and/or partnerships with multimillion dollar annual budgets in a multidisciplinary team environment; and (4) senior management-level experience in the private sector entity with international operations, a bilateral or multilateral development organization, or an international NGO. NOTE: This experience MUST be well documented within your resume or application.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: A successful candidate for the RCD position must be able to interact effectively with others, both within the assigned country and with MCC headquarters. In-country, continuous communication with the U.S. Embassy and the host-country government is required. Electronic communication is the most common method with MCC headquarters, and candidates should note their level of proficiency in specific software packages and internet uses. MCC expects both verbal and written communications in to be clear, accurate, and articulate.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: You will be evaluated and deemed either eligible or ineligible based on the relevance and quality of your experience on the desired knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies described below. All eligible applicants will be further evaluated by subject-matter experts. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES (KSAs): Experience in developing and implementing large-scale international economic development projects (over $10 million Cross- functional project management Experience leading multidisciplinary teams Cross- cultural sensitivity and international perspectives Representational capabilities at senior levels, including corporate, NGO, foreign government and U.S. government officials, as well as with community-level stakeholders Financial management capabilities International experience in infrastructure development generally, Excellent oral and written communication skills. HIGHLY DESIRED: Experience living and working in developing countries at a senior program management level, particularly countries in the Caucuses or adjacent regions Demonstrated international experience in managing/supervising large, multi-sector investment programs (e.g. over $10 million), including preparation, supervision and execution of workplans and budgets International experience developing and/or implementing projects in the education or infrastructure sectors. An advanced degree in finance, economics, international development, education, business, civil engineering, law, or other relevant discipline Demonstration of work supporting the qualifications and KSAs MUST be documented and reflected in the resume. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or your responses are not supported by your resume, your score will be adjusted. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

To apply: for additional information, and details on benefits and how to apply, go to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/427115400

*******************************

PROGRAM AND EDUCATION OFFICER
WASHINGTON, DC

The United States-Indonesia Society (USINDO) seeks qualified applicants for the position of Program / Education Officer. Position Overview: The responsibilities of this key professional position at USINDO/Washington include: U.S.-based speaker's programs, major events, and other programs; USINDO's bilateral education grant programs; and substantial role in the start-up of a new U.S.-Indonesia Joint Council. Position Description. Position responsibilities include: (1) Conceptualizing, programming, and managing USINDO's US-based speakers' programs (Open Forums, Special Open Forums, Galas, and other events); providing advice and support to Jakarta Representative on programs in Indonesia. (2) Managing and contributing substantively to customized programs in the United States to acquaint Indonesian officials with US institutions and counterparts, and content in their area of expertise. The current such program is the Legislative Partnership Program which will have one DC-based program in 2016. (3) Administering USINDO's educational grant programs such as the Ed Masters Fellows, Summer Studies, and Sumitro Fellows. The US-Indonesia Joint Council on Higher Education Partnership is managed separately. (4) Assisting in the start-up of a new bilateral Joint Council that is being established. These responsibilities may shift to a dedicated position after the Council is formed. (5) The incumbent reports to the President of USINDO and collaborates with the USINDO professional team in Washington and Jakarta. QUALIFICATIONS Sought: - Ability to write concisely and compellingly in English; - Drive, initiative, and operational aptitude to accomplish results; - Sense of responsibility for high quality and timeliness of work; - Comfort with adjusting to multiple tasks and shifting priorities; - Ability to contribute advice and judgment to decisions; - Ability to speak publicly when needed; - High interpersonal communication and cross-cultural skills; - Masters' Degree in relevant field; - Potentially available for minimum of two years; - Knowledge of, or interest in, Indonesia (politics, economics, personalities). Salary: To be determined based on qualifications. To APPLY: Interested applicants should submit a cover email expressing interest in the position, a resume, writing samples, and three references, by February 17, 2016, unless extended. These, or inquiries, should be submitted to dmerrill@usindo.org. Phone inquiries may also be made to David Merrill, President, at (202) 232-1400.

USINDO's mission is to expand mutual understanding between the United States and Indonesia and its people, and to strengthen the bilateral relationship, including the recently-announced U.S.-Indonesia Strategic Partnership. We implement our mission through expert lectures, conferences, and discussions in each country, and through educational and legislative exchange programs and partnerships.

******************************

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE
WASHINGTON, DC

The International Development & Exchange Programs of World Learning has an immediate opening for a Program Associate, Professional Exchanges Team, Exchange and Training Unit. Working with the Program Manager and Program Officer, the Program Associate will make logistical arrangements and provide administrative support for the team's exchange programs, including the US Speaker Program and the Legislative Fellows Program. Duties: Arrange program logistics, specifically booking travel; Coordinate with contracted visa service company to arrange participants' visas and passports as needed; Communicate with participants to coordinate travel, obtain necessary documents, and provide required program information; Prepare and disburse necessary program materials; Assist with financial aspects of program arrangements, including per diem requests and receipts, checks for vendors, and invoices, ensuring that all financial transactions are executed in compliance with accounting and procurement procedures and requirements; Prepare and maintain program files and databases; Assist with program reporting; and Handle other tasks as assigned. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree and related work experience in an office environment; Demonstrated accuracy, attention to detail, and organizational ability; Strong cross-cultural, communications and interpersonal skills; Energetic and strong team player; Proven strong written and oral communication skills in English; and Computer and Internet proficiency, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other web-based tools. Interested persons must apply as soon as possible as interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Apply at: http://www.worldlearning.org/connect/employment/. Open the job posting of your choice and click the "Apply" button. The system will guide you on how to register and submit your application. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.

******************************

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

CARE USA is looking for a Director of Development who plans, directs and coordinates fund raising activities for major and planned giving prospects and donors focused on the Western region of the United States. A member of a national Individual Giving and Leadership Development team, the Director is part of a national major gift strategy group and will report directly to the lead development officer in the Western region and will work in the San Francisco office of CARE, USA. The Director works with individual donors and family/private foundations to raise major gifts for CARE's unrestricted program, The Impact Fund, as well as restricted gifts focused on CARE's core programs. The Director will be responsible for developing and implementing cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies for his/her portfolio of donors/prospects. The Director will also seek to identify new prospects for CARE. The Director is expected to maintain an active schedule of personal visits to, and initiate one on one engagement opportunities with, donors and new prospects. In addition, the Director should be conversant in planned giving to provide major donors with as broad an array of resource engagement with CARE as possible. Responsibilities Manage an active and changing portfolio of approximately 100 donors and prospects; Work with the Office of Leadership Development to create meaningful engagement strategies for donors and prospects; Coordinate with the Office of Research to identify prospects; Coordinate with Business Operations development of proposals and reports for donors and prospects. Qualifications Bachelor's Degree, with five (5) years of fund raising experience with demonstrable success with major gifts Ability to close 6-7 figure gifts preferred; Should be familiar with basic planned giving concepts; should have a basic knowledge of fundraising information systems and experience with donor management; Knowledge and experience with fundraising in the West Coast Market, i.e. Silicon Valley, preferred. General familiarity with all aspects of fund raising concepts, including planned giving, stewardship functions and database management; Proficient in database management, designing presentations, persuasive communication skills. To apply: http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2969

*******************************

PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR
ATLANTA, GA

CARE is seeking a Proposal Development Coordinator (PDC) that will play a key role in assisting in the development of proposals, primarily to the US Government as a part of the Competitive Bids Unit (CBU). This role includes: coordinating CBU support to CARE County Office(s) (COs) responding to USG bids, as assigned; liaising with partners; helping conceptualize the CARE role in potential projects; reviewing draft proposals; leading proposal development efforts, as assigned, and on occasion being deployed to the field to write proposals. The Proposal Development Coordinator serves as the Unit's primary editor of technical proposals. In addition, the Proposal Development Coordinator works closely with the other members of the Competitive Bids Unit and with COs and HQ staff to ensure responsiveness to the requirements of the RFP/RFA, and consistency with CARE's best practices and CO's needs and interests. The Proposal Development Coordinator develops and maintains systems to facilitate CARE's response to RFP/RFA solicitations; prepares analytical reports of past CARE experience to reflect on lessons learned; and designs and facilitates workshops to build CARE staff capacity to successfully pursue bids. Finally, the Proposal Development Coordinator plays an important role in advocating for proposals to reflect CARE's commitment to rights based programming. Responsibility: Oversees, coordinates and is ultimately responsible for the preparation, writing, editing, review, management and timely submission of technical proposals and other CBU required materials; Coordinate advanced preparations for upcoming opportunities through AIMS including intelligence gathering, recruitment, workshop design and prep, technical content development; Responsible for the initial assessment of CARE's ability to effectively compete, and factors required to assure a successful bid (in the case were we move forward to a bid); Set priorities, delegate responsibilities and establish deadlines, document timetable, and report on same to Director; Identify potential partners, and play a lead role in the negotiation of teaming agreements; Develop agenda for strategy meetings including development of "win themes" for each proposal, as appropriate; Lead and provide guidance to the proposal team on proposal content, strategy, staffing, partners and budgeting; and develop a timeline to accomplish said tasks; Spearhead the recruitment efforts providing accurate and timely information regarding job descriptions and profiles required for proposal writing, key positions and consultant jobs; Draft, edit, review and provide guidance to COs regarding proposal strategies, technical content and budgets; Document best practices and foster training to improve a successful proposal outcome; Develop technical guidance documents to capture knowledge and learning from proposals on gender integration; Research, write and regularly update and maintain CARE capacity/past performance sections for use in proposals and in representing CARE to partner organizations or donors; Assist Program Development Officer in the development and maintenance of appropriate systems to facilitate CARE's response to RFP/RFA; Coordinate with other CARE International members in collecting the most current information about CARE's work worldwide; Manage CBU Interns: Mentor and coach staff and provide ongoing feedback and supervision. Qualification: Bachelor's Degree or higher in development studies, or field that emphasizes critical writing and thinking skills; At least two years' experience in proposal development (in at least a part-time capacity); At least two years overseas experience in program management or design; Excellent writing skills with special emphasis on clear, persuasive language; Strong editing skills; Knowledge of US government proposal requirements; and ability to work under tight deadlines. To apply: http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2971

*******************************

SENIOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
ATLANTA, GA

CARE is seeking a Senior Business Development Specialist that will play a key role in managing CARE's USG proposal development as part of the Competitive Bids Unit (CBU). This role includes leading proposal development efforts and coordinating CBU's support to CARE Country Offices responding to USG bids, as assigned; liaising with partners/potential partners and assisting with negotiations for scopes of work; conceptualizing CARE's role in potential projects; reviewing draft proposals and coordinating submission. Additionally, the Senior Business Development Specialist works closely with other members of the Competitive Bids Unit and with Country Office (CO) and HQ staff to ensure responsiveness to the requirements of the RFA/RFP and consistency with CARE's best practices and Country Office needs and interest. The Senior Specialist develops and maintains systems to facilitate CARE's responses to RFAs/RFPs; prepares analytical reports of past CARE experience to reflect on lessons learned; and provides leadership to build CARE staff capacity to successfully pursue bids. The Senior Specialist leads the CBU's capacity building efforts for building staff skills and knowledge of USG competitive bidding. Responsibilities: Oversee, coordinate, and be ultimately responsible for the preparation, writing, editing, review, management and timely submission of technical proposals and other CBU required materials; Coordinate advanced preparations for upcoming opportunities through AIMS including intelligence gathering, recruitment, workshop design and prep, technical content development; Make an initial assessment of CARE's ability to effectively compete, and factors required to assure a successful bid (in the case were we move forward to a bid); Set priorities, delegate responsibilities and establish deadlines, document timetable, and report on same to Director; Identify potential partners, and play a lead role in the negotiation of teaming agreements; Develop agenda for strategy meetings including development of "win themes" for each proposal, as appropriate. Lead and provide guidance to the proposal team on proposal content, strategy, staffing, partners and budgeting; and develop a timeline to accomplish said tasks; Provide accurate and timely information regarding job descriptions and profiles required for proposal writing, key positions and consultant assignments; Draft, edit, review and provide guidance to Country Offices regarding proposal strategies, technical content and budgets, etc.; Document best practices and foster training to improve a successful proposal outcome; Utilize AIMS in the proposal development process and ensure accuracy of AIMS and, subsequently, CBU information and metrics for decision making; Help develop technical guidance documents to capture knowledge and learning from assigned proposals; Mentor and coach staff and provide ongoing feedback and supervision; Encourage staff development and career planning for the overall benefit of the employee; Lead the implementation of a 3-5 year strategy for Knowledge Management (KM) that details how CBU will manage and share information within the unit, across IFP and with COs; Provide guidance on implementation of the KM strategy, including overseeing the development of individual business plans within the team and across IFP to implement the KM strategy Manage the CBU SharePoint site including management of interns and staff responsible for updating and building out the site Develop models and best practices for knowledge management Develops documents including updated "Why We Lose", oversees development of PPR database and updated capacity statements Develop models and best practices for new business development as coordinated through AIMS Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in development related field; 6-8 years of experience in USG proposal development (including USAID, Department of State, BPRM and CDC); Staff management experience is strongly preferred; Excellent writing skills with special emphasis on clear, persuasive language; strong editing skills; Knowledge of USG proposal requirements; Knowledge of USG rules and regulations. To apply: http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=2970

*******************************

EDUCATION DATA SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

Position: Education Data Specialist. Location: Washington DC. Reporting to: Evidence Team Lead. Dexis Consulting Group is recruiting for an Education Data Specialist that will be embedded within USAID's Office of Education and support specifically the Evidence Team. The USAID Office of Education focuses on implementing the USAID Education Strategy, which has three major goals: Goal One: Improved reading skills for 100 million children in primary grades; Goal Two: Improved ability of tertiary and workforce development programs to generate workforce skills relevant to a country's development goals; and Goal Three: Increased equitable access to education in crisis and conflict environments for 15 million learners. The Education Data Specialist is a member of the Evidence team within USAID/E3/ED and will report to the Evidence Team Lead. The Education Data Analyst will sit on the Evidence Team within the Education Policy and Planning Division, Office of Education, Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (EGEE/ED/EPP). The Data Analyst will report directly to the Evidence Team Leader. The Data Analyst will manage communications between E3/ED, USAID Missions, and implementing partners to track and facilitate the flow of data needed to monitor aggregate agency-level education outcomes. S/he will be responsible for tracking multiple streams of information and data, including both information on USAID-supported education programs as well as the results achieved through these programs, maintaining rosters of USAID-supported programs aligned with the Reading, Workforce, and Access Goals and tracking and managing the flow of learning assessment datasets throughout the USAID data production cycle. The individual will contribute to the development and maintenance of resources for communicating aggregate and high-level USAID achievements in the education sector. This may include the design and development of numeric, graphical, and narrative communication tools, and maintaining numeric talking points related to the USAID education strategy. Additionally, s/he will promote the public visibility and use of USAID education data.

B. Key Duties and Responsibilities Maintaining a calendar of anticipated assessments and coordinate with Missions/Mission IP's to ensure that data are transferred to E3/ED in timely fashion Tracking any necessary restrictions on public use of USAID datasets Facilitating the flow of data to and between implementing partners tasked with supporting USAID measurement efforts Managing communications with Missions to obtain Mission clearances on MSI- produced program results briefs and SART-produced web-materials Coordinating the circulation of data and results with relevant USAID Operating Units

C. Qualifications Minimum of 5 years of professional experience managing large collections of detailed data and information, preferably in the fields of international education or international development Minimum of Master's degree required Familiarity with USAID's Education Strategy, EGRA assessment tools Strong attention to detail, organization, communication skills Strong written communications skills Understanding of basic statistical and survey sample design concepts such as internal and external threats to validity, developing representative samples, and steps to control data quality Strong experience with Microsoft Excel required, experience with statistical applications such as Stata or SPSS desired Preferred: Experience identifying and communicating, in human terms, the stories contained within complex data Ability to communicate effectively in writing, orally, and through visual displays To Apply: Interested applicants may apply directly to the Education Data Analyst position at http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGR OUP&cws=1&rid=780 or visit the Dexis career page http://www.dexisonline.com/careers-with-dexis/ to submit a resume and cover letter. To gain further information on Dexis as an organization please visit our website at www.dexisonline.com. No phone calls. All applications must be received no later than February 15th 2016.

*******************************

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

Position: Knowledge Management Specialist. Location: Washington, DC. Reporting to: Evidence Team Lead. Dexis Consulting Group is recruiting for a Knowledge Management Specialist that will be embedded within USAID's Office of Education and support specifically the Evidence Team. The USAID Office of Education focuses on implementing the USAID Education Strategy, which has three major goals: Goal One: Improved reading skills for 100 million children in primary grades; Goal Two: Improved ability of tertiary and workforce development programs to generate workforce skills relevant to a country's development goals; and Goal Three: Increased equitable access to education in crisis and conflict environments for 15 million learners. The Knowledge Management Specialist is a member of the Evidence team within USAID/E3/ED and will report to the Evidence Team Lead. This Knowledge Management Specialist is responsible for providing knowledge management and administrative support to the Evidence Team. In this role, s/he will primarily focus on knowledge management activities for the Evidence Team and overall education sector at USAID. Additionally, he/she will perform general administrative functions for the Evidence Team, such as managing communications, records, logistics, etc. In addition, s/he will assist and backstop personnel on all team functions.

B. Key Duties and Responsibilities Knowledge Management Functions Collaborate with EGEE/ED's KM/Learning Advisor and Communications and Engagement team to implement the KM/Learning Strategy and increase the use of Education platforms, improve dissemination of knowledge/evidence products to USAID Education staff and increase staff participation in learning and professional development opportunities Expand and update Education Toolkit navigation as necessary, informed by Google analytics use patterns and needs assessments/feedback from Education staff Add to the toolkit regularly by providing updated Goal and Cross-Cutting pages quarterly, coordinating with Goal teams and COPs to identify content, systematically collect and curate knowledge products from external sources in collaboration with other E3/ED teams and COPs, with training and professional development events and related materials, including training delivered by Regional Bureaus Assist in training (including all-staff workshops, provincial seminars and one-on-one guidance and troubleshooting related to Knowledge Management issues) to help establish "communities of practice", disseminate program developments, best practices and achievements on a regular basis Design and produce data visualization products (electronic and hard copy) related to Evidence Team functions (data, evaluation, evidence, professional development) Administrative Functions Organize and provide administrative support for USAID/Washington's Education Sector Council technical sessions Develop trackers and tables for planning, such as those outlining upcoming tasks and responsibilities, tracking milestones for evaluation design and implementation, or monitoring the activities aligned with the team in the education sector writ large. Support the Evidence Team with organizational, administrative and technical assistance to enhance team efficiency Provide high-level administrative, workflow, scheduling and coordination support Ensure external and internal meetings and conference calls run smoothly and effectively by managing invites and conference call details, organizing meeting logistics, preparing meeting materials, preparing minutes and actions, coordinating follow-up, and booking facilities Coordinate travel arrangements as needed, including flight, accommodation, visa application and ground transportation Assist in the preparation of meeting/briefing materials, including secondary data collection, preparation and assembly of materials Document and track next steps on meeting outcomes and communications.

C. Qualifications Bachelor's degree in international education, public policy and planning, public administration, business administration, economics, data analysis, organizational development and learning, knowledge management, communications, or related field required Two to Five years of experience working in the area of education, data analysis, knowledge management, organizational development and learning, and/or communications, ideally some of which is overseas Ability to resolve problems and execute assignments with minimum supervision Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Strong proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Word. Experience with Google Sites a plus Strong business and technical writing skills To Apply: Interested applicants may apply directly to the Knowledge Management Specialist position at http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGR OUP&cws=1&rid=781 or visit the Dexis career page at http://www.dexisonline.com/careers-with-dexis/ to submit a resume and cover letter. To gain further information on Dexis as an organization please visit our website at www.dexisonline.com. No phone calls. All applications must be received no later than February 15th 2016.

*******************************

SENIOR MONITORING AND EVALUATION ADVISOR
WASHINGTON, DC

Position: Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor. Location: Washington DC. Reporting to: Evidence Team Lead. Dexis Consulting Group is recruiting for a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor that will be embedded within USAID's Office of Education and support specifically the Evidence Team. The USAID Office of Education focuses on implementing the USAID Education Strategy, which has three major goals: Goal One: Improved reading skills for 100 million children in primary grades; Goal Two: Improved ability of tertiary and workforce development programs to generate workforce skills relevant to a country's development goals; and Goal Three: Increased equitable access to education in crisis and conflict environments for 15 million learners. The Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor is a member of the Evidence team within USAID/E3/ED and will report to the Evidence Team Lead. The Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor will sit on the Evidence Team within the Education Policy and Planning Division, Office of Education, Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (EGEE/ED/EPP). As a Bureau technical expert, the incumbent will substantially contribute to improving USAID's M&E practice in the education sector, increasing the M&E capacity and efficiency of USAID education staff and strengthening the evidence base in the USAID education sector. The incumbent will provide strategic leadership, technical guidance for E3/ED evaluation and knowledge activities, support USAID Missions with technical assistance for monitoring and evaluation activities, and engage with USAID partners, including implementing and donor partners, to advance the quality of evidence building in the international education sector at large.

B. Key Duties and Responsibilities Technical Assistance Provide expert technical assistance to USAID Missions worldwide to develop evaluation (impact and performance) strategies, frameworks, designs, and operational plans and solicitations Provide expert technical assistance to USAID Missions worldwide in the development of performance monitoring strategies, frameworks and operational plans Contribute to Office of Education evaluation awards/contracts, with an emphasis on technical input for impact evaluations to include those focused on early- grade reading, access to education in conflict and crisis-affected settings, and youth workforce development activities Professional Engagement and Deliverables In collaboration with Evidence Team colleagues, engage with global partners in the education sector to enhance USAID's investments in evaluation and research Provide M&E technical reviews of deliverables throughout the USAID Program Cycle (e.g., Concept Paper, Project Approval Document, Request For Assistance/Request For Proposal) Provide quality assurance services to USAID Washington/Mission education offices for M&E-related deliverables (e.g., evaluation designs, performance monitoring plans, data collection plans and instruments) In collaboration with Evidence Team colleagues, develop education-specific M&E tools (e.g., sample scopes work, design guidelines, indicator banks) to improve the quality of USAID's M&E practice and increase efficiencies for USAID Mission staff Travel internationally as needed to engage USAID Mission personnel

C. Qualifications Minimum of 7 years of professional experience required. Minimum of 5 years of experience designing and conducting evaluations in the international education sector required, with a strong preference for experience with impact evaluations and applied research Extensive knowledge of measurement and evaluation issues associated with early grade reading, youth workforce development and education in conflict and crisis strongly preferred Knowledge of statistics (with an emphasis on sample design, power calculations and data analysis), statistical software packages and experience with systematic review methodologies highly preferred Field experience conducting evaluation activities (e.g., planning, joint design with stakeholders, data collection, enumerator training) in developing countries required Consulting (internal or client-based) experience strongly preferred A minimum of 3 years of program management experience strongly preferred Master's Degree in relevant field required, Ph.D. preferred To Apply: Interested applicants may apply directly to the Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor position at http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGR OUP&cws=1&rid=782 or visit the Dexis career page at http://www.dexisonline.com/careers-with-dexis/ to submit a resume and cover letter. To gain further information on Dexis as an organization please visit our website at www.dexisonline.com. No phone calls. All applications must apply no later than February 15th 2016.

*******************************

PROGRAM MANAGER
WASHINGTON, DC

Position: Program Manager. Location: Washington DC. Reporting to: Access Team Lead. Dexis Consulting Group is recruiting for a Program Manager that will be embedded within USAID's Office of Education and support specifically the Access Team. The USAID Office of Education focuses on implementing the USAID Education Strategy, which has three major goals: Goal One: Improved reading skills for 100 million children in primary grades; Goal Two: Improved ability of tertiary and workforce development programs to generate workforce skills relevant to a country's development goals; and Goal Three: Increased equitable access to education in crisis and conflict environments for 15 million learners. The Program Manager is a member of the Access in Crisis and Conflict team within USAID/E3/ED and will report to the Access in Conflict and Crisis Team Leader. The Access in Crisis and Conflict Team aims to advance the strategic area of increasing equitable access to education in crisis and conflict environments. Work is performed primarily in E3/ED/BE but the incumbent is expected to participate in assignments that may cross organizational lines. This position is responsible for providing organizational and technical support to ensure the smooth operation of the Access in Crisis and Conflict team specifically related to portfolio management and reporting and knowledge management and communication. This position will oversee the administrative support functions within the team.

B. Key Duties and responsibilities Portfolio Management and Reporting Develop and maintain workflow management system to ensure efficient management and effective support to missions Support Senior Advisors and Technical Specialists in achieving their work goals Contribute to discrete technical work on thematic issues related to Access in Crisis & Conflict Conduct secondary/desk research and synthesize findings on thematic issues in Access in Crisis & Conflict Provide support in contract/grant management especially documentation and organization, for the overall effective implementation of the Access in Crisis & Conflict teams portfolio Develop and maintain internal and external program information resources Knowledge management and communication Work with KM and Engagement teams (internal and external) to continuously increase knowledge push and uptake Support the Access in Crisis & Conflict team with high-level administrative, workflow and knowledge management Assist in the preparation of meeting materials, including data collection, preparation and assembly of materials Track next steps on all meeting outcomes and communications

C. Qualifications Master's degree with at least 2 -3 years of experience related to education management in crisis and conflict affected environments Experience in developing countries, including conflict-affected environments Strong organizational, analytical and troubleshooting skills; detail-oriented; ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks; and able to learn quickly under pressure Exceptional writing and editing skills Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to successfully and effectively liaise with people within and across departments in a multi-cultural environment Ability to work independently, resourcefully and to own initiative, with flexibility to changing priorities and an eagerness to learn under pressure Experience with information management systems and social media platforms Works well in teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and Google products and applications Preferred: Experience in overseeing the design of instructional materials for large-scale education programs preferred Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff preferred To Apply: Interested applicants may apply directly to the Program Manager position at http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGR OUP&cws=1&rid=777 or visit the Dexis career page http://www.dexisonline.com/careers-with-dexis/ to submit a resume and cover letter. To gain further information on Dexis as an organization please visit our website at www.dexisonline.com. No phone calls. All applicants must apply no later than February 15th 2016.

*******************************

EDUCATION STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

Position Title: Education Strategic Communications Specialist. Location: Washington DC. Reporting to: Access Team Lead. Dexis Consulting Group is recruiting for an Education Strategic Communications Specialist that will be embedded within USAID's Office of Education, and support specifically the Access Team. The USAID Office of Education focuses on implementing the USAID Education Strategy, which has three major goals: Goal One: Improved reading skills for 100 million children in primary grades; Goal Two: Improved ability of tertiary and workforce development programs to generate workforce skills relevant to a country's development goals; and Goal Three: Increased equitable access to education in crisis and conflict environments for 15 million learners. The Program Specialist is a member of the Access in Crisis and Conflict team within USAID/E3/ED and will report to the Access in Conflict and Crisis Team Leader. The Access in Crisis and Conflict Team aims to advance the strategic area of increasing equitable access to education in crisis and conflict environments. Work is performed primarily in E3/ED/BE but the incumbent is expected to participate in assignments that may cross organizational lines. This position is responsible for developing and updated communications strategies and materials for the Access in Crisis and Conflict team and contributing to communications strategies and materials for the Agency, the Office of Education, USAID Missions, individual projects, and other organizations as assigned by the Team Lead. Among other activities, she/he will develop written and multimedia materials; provide web management; and disseminate and communicate program planning, evaluation findings, and policy recommendations to the Access in Crisis and Conflict team.

B. Key Duties and Responsibilities Technical Support to Programs or Project Develops and updates communications strategies for the Access in Crisis and Conflict team Contributes to a wide range of communications strategies and activities for the Agency, the Office of Education, USAID Missions, individual projects and other organizations as assigned Contributes to the ongoing research and programmatic work on Social Behavior Change Communications, mass media communications and other communications-related activities to increase the impact of Goal Three programming Confers with education and other program specialists to obtain latest information for use in outreach efforts; and develops and designs communications surrounding education programming-related initiatives Monitors and communicates education programs and activities of legislative, oversight, and representational interest Assists education staff with the preparation of narratives for use in the budget and programming cycle including narratives for any training materials Assists in drafting speeches, talking points, statements, and other related documents for the education sector to use when addressing both internal and external stakeholders Evaluates public resources and information and how they affect public perceptions and understanding of education programs, policies, etc Portfolio Management and Reporting Review and provide feedback on communications products and projects Evaluate the impact and efficiency of information materials designed to reach various internal/external audiences through news media Prepare detailed statistical reports concerning the dissemination of information Edit or, in some cases, draft reports for Congress Evaluate the impact and effectiveness of communication plans and advises management if efforts should be discontinued, emphasis changed, or coverage expanded in improving communication between USAID and various audiences Lead as content development manager; including designing, producing, updating and refreshing, and disseminating internet communications materials, such as education training and programming tools and materials; ensuring education communications and outreach efforts, both web and print, meet Agency branding and USG accessibility; supplying digital strategy support and guidance; providing representation at periodic USAID meetings and events related to education and other knowledge management and communication areas Solicit content and maintain an education sector photo database Examine reports, documents, correspondence, memoranda, and other material submitted by education sector staff for completeness and conformity with requests made and directives issued Knowledge Management and Communication Ensure coherence in team's strategy and implementation across policy and communications related work Provide strategic advice on the development of information materials designed to reach communities of practice; working to advance the agenda of USAID's education sector Create as required advocacy and communication strategies and materials for international audiences Plan for new policy and communications products including positions, briefers, and various content Prepare international and external communication projects Work closely with the senior education communications staff and other key education staff members and leadership, presenting findings and recommendations on complex issues or problems impacting education programs Develop and implements communication strategies supporting many "proactive" cross-media activities such as strategic planning, social media, multimedia access procedures, and education Assist in the preparation of agency newsletters and bulletins, and other reports or publications relevant to education activities of USAID Develops complete articles, brochures, press kits, and fact sheets on own initiative; written materials include fact sheets, feature stories, editorials for top agency managers, background statements, and summaries of projects

C. Qualifications Master's degree with at least 5 years of experience related to education management in crisis and conflict affected environments Minimum two years of experience working in advocacy, communications and/or public relations, preferably with a minimum two years of experience in working for an NGO (local or international) in a management position Strong organizational, analytical and troubleshooting skills; detail-oriented; ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks; and able to learn quickly under pressure Experience in developing countries, including conflict-affected environments Exceptional writing and editing skills, particularly in drafting publications and reports Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to successfully and effectively liaise with people within and across departments in a multi-cultural environment; confident communicator with proven negotiation skills Ability to work independently, resourcefully and to own initiative, with flexibility to changing priorities and an eagerness to learn under pressure Experience with information management systems and social media platforms Works well in teamwork, comfortable in a multi- cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and other products and applications Preferred: Experience in overseeing the design of instructional materials for large-scale education programs in crisis and conflict affected environments preferred Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff To Apply: Interested applicants may apply directly to the Education Strategic Communications Specialist position at http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGR OUP&cws=1&rid=779 or visit the Dexis career page http://www.dexisonline.com/careers-with-dexis/ to submit a resume and cover letter. To gain further information on Dexis as an organization please visit our website at www.dexisonline.com. No phone calls. All applicants must apply no later than February 15th 2016.

*******************************

PROGRAM ASSISTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

Position: Program Assistant. Location: Washington DC. Reporting to: Access Team Lead. Dexis Consulting Group is recruiting for a Program Assistant that will be embedded within USAID's Office of Education and support specifically the Access Team. The USAID Office of Education focuses on implementing the USAID Education Strategy, which has three major goals: Goal One: Improved reading skills for 100 million children in primary grades; Goal Two: Improved ability of tertiary and workforce development programs to generate workforce skills relevant to a country's development goals; and Goal Three: Increased equitable access to education in crisis and conflict environments for 15 million learners. The Program Assistant is a member of the Access in Crisis and Conflict team within USAID/E3/ED and will report to the Access in Conflict and Crisis Team Leader. The Access in Crisis and Conflict Team aims to advance the strategic area of increasing equitable access to education in crisis and conflict environments. Work is performed primarily in E3/ED/BE but the incumbent is expected to participate in assignments that may cross organizational lines. This position is responsible for providing administrative support, and some program support, to the Access in Crisis and Conflict team. In this role, the Program Assistant will manage general administrative functions for the team, including communications, records, and logistics, and perform other duties as assigned. In addition, s/he will assist with other team functions, ranging from budgeting, program design and management, to communications.

B. Key Duties and Responsibilities Technical Support to Programs and Projects Provide administrative and workflow management support Provide scheduling and coordination support Manage administrative tasks such as supplies, supply ordering, business cards, equipment, etc. Ensure external and internal meetings and conference calls run smoothly and effectively by managing invites and conference call details, organizing meeting logistics, preparing meeting materials, preparing minutes and actions, coordinating follow-up, and booking facilities Coordinate travel arrangements as needed, including flights, accommodation, visa application and ground transportation Assist in the preparation of meeting materials, including data collection, preparation and assembly of materials Track next steps on meeting outcomes and communications. Portfolio Management and Reporting Support various and multiple program design, implementation, performance management, and budgeting and communications functions Take minutes of meetings Assist technical teams with tracking analytical data Knowledge management and communication Ensure that inquiries are answered with consistent, standardized and accurate information and messaging Developing trackers and tables for planning and monitoring upcoming tasks and responsibilities; milestones for project design, implementation, and evaluation; global education issues and others as needed Track all documents going to and emanating from the team; ensure constant supplies of communication materials

C. Qualifications Demonstrated commitment to providing top notch administrative support to growing, fast moving, hard-working teams Commitment to USAID's mission and to improving educational outcomes in crisis and conflict affected environments Bachelor's degree with at least 4 years of administrative support experience Exceptional organizational, analytical and troubleshooting skills; ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks; ability to learn quickly Strong team player Strong writing and editing skills Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Strong proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Google Docs Experience in multicultural, multilingual environments preferred At least two years of international education in conflict-affected environments USAID or other donor experience preferred To Apply: Interested applicants may apply directly to the Program Assistant position at http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGR OUP&cws=1&rid=776 or visit the Dexis career page at http://www.dexisonline.com/careers-with-dexis/ to submit a resume and cover letter. To gain further information on Dexis as an organization please visit our website at www.dexisonline.com. No phone calls. All applicants must apply no later than February 15th 2016.

*******************************

PROGRAM SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

Position: Program Specialist. Location: Washington DC. Reporting to: Access Team Lead. Dexis Consulting Group is recruiting for a Program Specialist that will be embedded within USAID's Office of Education and support specifically the Access Team. The USAID Office of Education focuses on implementing the USAID Education Strategy, which has three major goals: Goal One: Improved reading skills for 100 million children in primary grades; Goal Two: Improved ability of tertiary and workforce development programs to generate workforce skills relevant to a country's development goals; and Goal Three: Increased equitable access to education in crisis and conflict environments for 15 million learners. The Program Specialist is a member of the Access in Crisis and Conflict team within USAID/E3/ED and will report to the Access in Conflict and Crisis Team Leader. The Access in Crisis and Conflict Team aims to advance the strategic area of increasing equitable access to education in crisis and conflict environments. Work is performed primarily in E3/ED/BE but the incumbent is expected to participate in assignments that may cross organizational lines. This position is responsible for monitoring, evaluation and research related to Goal Three programs and the overall Goal Three portfolio. The Program Specialist will develop and implement strategies for monitoring the performance of Goal 3 projects and the Goal 3 portfolio overall. The Program Specialist will lead the Access in Conflict and Crisis Team's oversight of project and portfolio performance monitoring plans; support the analysis of proposed indicators and the development of new ones; further existing monitoring approaches, such as LQAS and develop innovative approaches to monitoring projects in the field; use monitoring and evaluation data to guide new program design and midterm course corrections; lead the development of the research and evaluation agenda for Goal 3 and support a range of studies, performance monitoring plans and impact evaluations.

B. Key Duties and Responsibilities Technical Support to Programs or Project In collaboration with Senior Advisor, provide technical oversight in the area of M&E and professional development Assist in programmatic design as needed from the technical team In collaboration with the Access in Crisis and Conflict Team, provide technical support to M&E for Goal 3 overall and for individual programs and projects Contribute to M&E efforts being managed by other partners Serve as a leading contributor to strengthening M&E for project improvement in the education sector globally Assist the Access in Crisis and Conflict Team with programmatic design and implementation in the area of M&E Assist the Access in Crisis and Conflict Team with student evaluation and assessment work Develop and pilot innovative M&E approaches to improve reading program design, implementation and cost-effectiveness Portfolio Management and Reporting Develop approaches to increase the use of monitoring data to strengthen the programmatic impact Ensure program monitoring is carried out following agency guidelines and review project documents Develop innovative and more effective approaches to program monitoring Ensure monitoring and evaluation data are available as needed for Office and Agency reporting, in support of the Evidence Team Knowledge Management and Communication Partner with the Evidence Team counterparts and contractors in order to develop, compile and promote knowledge products Work together with Access in Crisis and Conflict colleagues, evidence team counterparts, implementing partners and other partners to develop, compile and promote knowledge products related to monitoring and evaluation Establish and foster networks of programs dedicated to improving monitoring, both for collaboration and peer learning

C. Qualifications Master's degree with at least 5 years of experience related to education management in crisis and conflict affected environments Demonstrated commitment to producing outstanding work as a member of a growing, fast moving, hard-working team Demonstrated commitment to USAID's mission. At least two years of experience related to the monitoring and evaluation of education programs in crisis and conflict affected environments Demonstrated skills and experience in complex program design and monitoring Ability to design and deliver training Strong organizational and analytical skills; detail-oriented; ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks; and able to learn quickly under pressure Exceptional writing and editing skills Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; able to successfully and effectively liaise with people within and across departments in a multi-cultural environment; confident communicator with proven negotiation skills Ability to work independently, resourcefully and to own initiative, with flexibility to changing priorities and an eagerness to learn under pressure Experience with information management systems and data analysis Strong quantitative skills; expertise in qualitative research a plus Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and other products and applications Preferred: Experience in overseeing the design of instructional materials for large-scale education programs in crisis and conflict affected environments Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff To Apply: Interested applicants may apply directly to the Program Specialist position http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGR OUP&cws=1&rid=778 or visit the Dexis career page to submit a resume and cover letter. To gain further information on Dexis as an organization please visit our website at www.dexisonline.com. No phone calls. All applicants must apply no later than February 15th 2016.

*******************************

EDUCATION STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC

Position: Education Strategic Communications Specialist. Location: Washington DC. Reporting to: Learning Team Lead. Dexis Consulting Group is recruiting for an Education Strategic Communications Specialist that will be embedded within USAID's Office of Education and support specifically the Learning Team. The USAID Office of Education focuses on implementing the USAID Education Strategy, which has three major goals: Goal One: Improved reading skills for 100 million children in primary grades; Goal Two: Improved ability of tertiary and workforce development programs to generate workforce skills relevant to a country's development goals; and Goal Three: Increased equitable access to education in crisis and conflict environments for 15 million learners. The Education Strategic Communications Specialist is a member of the Learning Team within USAID/E3/ED and will report to the Learning Team Lead. The Learning Team aims to advance the strategic area of improving reading outcomes in developing countries. Work is performed primarily in E3/ED/BE but the incumbent is expected to participate in assignments that may cross organizational lines. This position is responsible for developing and updated communications strategies and materials for the Learning Team and contributing to communications strategies and materials for the Agency, the Office of Education, USAID Missions, the Global Reading Network, individual projects, and other organizations as assigned by the Team Lead. Among other activities, she/he will develop written and multimedia materials; provide web management; and disseminate and communicate program planning, evaluation findings, and policy recommendations to the Learning team.

B. Key Duties and Responsibilities Technical Support to Programs and Projects Develops and updates communications strategies for the Learning Team Contributes to a wide range of communications strategies and activities for the Agency, the Office of Education, USAID Missions, the Global Reading Network, individual projects and other organizations as assigned Contributes to the ongoing research and programmatic work on Social Behavior Change Communications, mass media communications and other communications-related activities to increase the impact of Goal One programming Confers with education and other program specialists to obtain latest information for use in outreach efforts; and develops and designs communications surrounding education programming-related initiatives Monitors and communicates education programs and activities of legislative, oversight, and representational interest Assists education staff with the preparation of narratives for use in the budget and programming cycle including narratives for any training materials Assists in drafting speeches, talking points, statements, and other related documents for the education sector to use when addressing both internal and external stakeholders Evaluates public resources and information and how they affect public perceptions and understanding of education programs, policies, etc Portfolio Management and Reporting Review and provide feedback on communications products of Learning projects Evaluates the impact and effectiveness of information materials designed to reach various internal/external audiences through the news media Prepares detailed statistical reports concerning the dissemination of information Evaluates public resources and information and how they affect public perceptions and understanding of USAID programs, policies, etc. Edits or, in some cases, drafts reports to Congress Evaluates impact and effectiveness of communication plans and advises management if efforts should be discontinued, emphasis changed, or coverage expanded in improving communication between USAID and various audiences Leads as content development manager; including designing, producing, updating and refreshing, and disseminating internet communications materials, such as education training and programming tools and materials; ensuring education communications and outreach efforts, both web and print, meet Agency branding and USG accessibility; supplying digital strategy support and guidance; providing representation at periodic USAID meetings and events related to education and other knowledge management and communication areas Solicits content and maintains an education sector photo database focused on Goal 1 activities Examines reports, documents, correspondence, memoranda, and other material submitted by education sector staff for completeness and conformity with requests made and directives issued Knowledge Management and Communication Ensure coherence in team's strategy and implementation across policy and communications related work Provides strategic advice to develop and write information materials designed to reach communities of practice; working to advance the agenda of USAID's education sector Develop as required advocacy and communication strategies and materials for international audiences Proactively anticipate and plan for new policy and communications products including positions, briefers, and various content Prepare international and external communication projects Develops complete articles, brochures, press kits, and fact sheets on own initiative; written materials include fact sheets, feature stories, editorials for top agency managers, background statements, and summaries of projects Works closely with the senior education communications staff and other key education staff members and leadership, presents findings and recommendations on complex issues or problems impacting education programs Develops and implements communication strategies supporting many "proactive" cross- media activities such as strategic planning, social media, multimedia access procedures, and education Assists in the preparation of agency newsletters and bulletins, and other reports or publications relevant to education activities of USAID Coordinates the contributions of other writers to documents, such as responses to taskers

C. Qualifications Demonstrated commitment to producing outstanding work as a member of a growing, fast moving, hard working team Demonstrated commitment to USAID's mission Master's degree or equivalent with at least 5 years of experience in communications related to international development, with work in international education preferred Proven record of communications strategy and materials development Able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff Exceptional organizational, analytical and troubleshooting skills; detail-oriented; ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks; and able to learn quickly under pressure Exceptional writing and editing skills; as shown through drafting publications and reports Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to successfully and effectively liaise with people within and across departments in a multi-cultural environment; confident communicator with proven negotiation skills Ability to work independently, resourcefully and to own initiative, with flexibility to changing priorities and an eagerness to learn under pressure Experience with information management systems and social media platforms Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and other products and applications Preferred: Experience in overseeing the design communications strategies and materials for large-scale education programs preferred Experience in developing countries To Apply: Interested applicants may apply directly to the Education Strategic Communications Specialist position http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGR OUP&cws=1&rid=785 or visit the Dexis career page at http://www.dexisonline.com/careers-with-dexis/ to submit a resume and cover letter. To gain further information on Dexis as an organization please visit our website at www.dexisonline.com. No phone calls. All applicants must apply no later than February 15th 2016.

*******************************

PROGRAM ASSISTANT
WASHINGTON, DC

Position: Program Assistant. Location: Washington DC. Reporting to: Learning Team Lead. Dexis Consulting Group is recruiting for a Program Assistant that will be embedded within USAID's Office of Education and support specifically the Learning Team. The USAID Office of Education focuses on implementing the USAID Education Strategy, which has three major goals: Goal One: Improved reading skills for 100 million children in primary grades; Goal Two: Improved ability of tertiary and workforce development programs to generate workforce skills relevant to a country's development goals; and Goal Three: Increased equitable access to education in crisis and conflict environments for 15 million learners. The Program Assistant is a member of the Learning team within USAID/E3/ED and will report to the Learning Team Lead. The Learning Team aims to advance the strategic area of improving reading outcomes in developing countries. Work is performed primarily in E3/ED/BE but the incumbent is expected to participate in assignments that may cross organizational lines. This position is responsible for providing administrative support, and some program support, to the Learning team. In this role, the Program Assistant will manage general administrative functions for the team, including communications, records, and logistics, and perform other secretarial duties. In addition, s/he will assist with other team functions, ranging from budgeting, program design and management, to communications.

B. Key Duties and Responsibilities Technical Support to Programs and Projects Provide administrative and workflow management support Provide scheduling and coordination support Manage administrative tasks such as supplies, supply ordering, business cards, equipment, etc. Ensure external and internal meetings and conference calls run smoothly and effectively by managing invites and conference call details, organizing meeting logistics, preparing meeting materials, preparing minutes and actions, coordinating follow-up, and booking facilities Coordinate travel arrangements as needed, including flights, accommodation, visa application and ground transportation Assist in the preparation of meeting materials, including data collection, preparation and assembly of materials Track next steps on meeting outcomes and communications Portfolio Management and Reporting Support various and multiple program design, implementation, performance management, and budgeting and communications functions Take minutes of meetings Assist technical teams with tracking analytical data Knowledge management and communication Ensure that inquiries are answered with consistent, standardized and accurate information and messaging Developing trackers and tables for planning and monitoring upcoming tasks and responsibilities; milestones for project design, implementation, and evaluation; global education issues and others as needed Track all documents going to and emanating from the team; ensure constant supplies of communication materials

C. Qualifications Demonstrated commitment to providing top notch administrative support to growing, fast moving, hard-working teams Commitment to USAID's mission and to improving educational outcomes for all Bachelor's degree with at least 4 years of administrative support experience Exceptional organizational, analytical and troubleshooting skills; ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks; ability to learn quickly Strong team player Strong writing and editing skills Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Strong proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Google Docs Experience in multicultural, multilingual environments preferred At least two years of international education experience preferred USAID or other donor experience preferred To Apply: Interested applicants may apply directly to the Program Assistant position at http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGR OUP&cws=1&rid=784 or visit the Dexis career page at http://www.dexisonline.com/careers-with-dexis/ to submit a resume and cover letter. To gain further information on Dexis as an organization please visit our website at www.dexisonline.com. No phone calls. All applicants must apply no later than February 15th 2016.

*******************************

SENIOR PROGRAM SPECIALIST, MONITORING AND EVALUATION
WASHINGTON, DC

Position: Senior Program Specialist, Monitoring and Evaluation. Location: Washington DC. Reporting to: Learning Team Lead. Dexis Consulting Group is recruiting for an Senior Program Specialist, Monitoring and Evaluation that will be embedded within USAID's Office of Education and support specifically the Learning Team. The USAID Office of Education focuses on implementing the USAID Education Strategy, which has three major goals: Goal One: Improved reading skills for 100 million children in primary grades; Goal Two: Improved ability of tertiary and workforce development programs to generate workforce skills relevant to a country's development goals; and Goal Three: Increased equitable access to education in crisis and conflict environments for 15 million learners. The Program Specialist is a member of the Learning Team within USAID/E3/ED and will report to the Learning Team Lead. The Learning Team aims to advance the strategic area of improving reading outcomes in developing countries. Work is performed primarily in E3/ED/BE but the incumbent is expected to participate in assignments that may cross organizational lines. This position is responsible for monitoring, evaluation and research related to Goal One programs and the overall Goal One portfolio. The M&E Specialist will develop and implement strategies for monitoring the performance of Goal 1 projects and the Goal 1 portfolio overall. The Specialist will lead the Learning Team's oversight of project and portfolio performance monitoring plans; support the analysis of proposed indicators and the development of new ones; further existing monitoring approaches, such as LQAS and develop innovative approaches to monitoring projects in the field; use monitoring and evaluation data to guide new program design and midterm course corrections; lead the development of the research and evaluation agenda for Goal 1 and support a range of studies, performance monitoring plans and impact evaluations.

B. Key Duties and Responsibilities Technical Support to Programs or Project In collaboration with the Learning Team, provide technical support to M&E for Goal 1 overall and for individual programs and projects Contribute to M&E efforts being managed by other partners, such as the Global Reading Network, BE2, etc. Serve as a leading contributor to strengthening M&E for reading improvement in the education sector globally Assist the Learning Team with programmatic design and implementation in the area of M&E Assist the Learning Team with student evaluation and assessment work Develop and pilot innovative M&E approaches to improve reading program design, implementation and cost-effectiveness Portfolio Management and Reporting Develop innovative approaches to monitoring projects in the field, including at the student/classroom level, and increase use of monitoring data to strengthen impact at respective levels Ensure program monitoring is carried out as per Goal 1 technical needs and agency guidelines Ensure monitoring and evaluation data are available as needed for Office and Agency reporting, in support of the Evidence Team Knowledge Management and Communication Work together with Learning Team colleagues, evidence team counterparts, implementing partners, the Global Reading Network and other partners to develop, compile and promote knowledge products related to monitoring and evaluation In collaboration with Learning Team colleagues, ensure high quality "M&E for reading" professional development is designed and implemented for education sector colleagues inside and outside USAID

C. Qualifications Demonstrated commitment to producing outstanding work as a member of a growing, fast moving, hard working team Demonstrated commitment to USAID's mission Master's degree or equivalent with at least 5 years of experience related to monitoring and evaluation in education in developing countries At least two years of experience related to the monitoring and evaluation of reading programs in developing countries Demonstrated skills and experience in complex program design and monitoring Ability to design and deliver training Strong organizational and analytical skills; detail-oriented; ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks; and able to learn quickly under pressure Exceptional writing and editing skills Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; able to successfully and effectively liaise with people within and across departments in a multi-cultural environment; confident communicator with proven negotiation skills Ability to work independently, resourcefully and to own initiative, with flexibility to changing priorities and an eagerness to learn under pressure Experience with information management systems and data analysis Strong quantitative skills; expertise in qualitative research a plus Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and other products and applications Preferred: Additional experience and education preferred Experience in overseeing the design of monitoring and evaluation approaches for large-scale education programs preferred Expertise in educational measurement preferred To Apply: Interested applicants may apply directly to the Senior Program Specialist, Monitoring and Evaluation position at http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp;jsessionid=339279CADC38AB F3E5AE27A896B17944?org=DEXISCONSULTINGGROUP&cws=1&rid=783 or visit the Dexis career page at http://www.dexisonline.com/careers-with-dexis/ to submit a resume and cover letter. To gain further information on Dexis as an organization, please visit our website at www.dexisonline.com. No phone calls. All applicants must apply no later than February 15th 2016.

*******************************


More Jobs In International Career Employment Weekly

Subscribers to International Career Employment Weekly will receive details on the following additional International Understanding; Education; Communication; Exchange vacancies, in the February 5, 2016 issue of ICEW:


COUNTRY PROGRAM DIRECTOR
KINGSTON, JAMAICA

CHIEF OF PARTY
TANZANIA

PROGRAMME SPECIALIST, EDUCATION
BEIRUT

SENIOR ANALYST - INDICATORS OF EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS
PARIS

DIRECTOR, EXTERNAL RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS
JERUSALEM

TECHNICAL SPECIALIST, LITERACY & PRIMARY SCHOOL READING

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO-GOMBE, KINSHASA CHIEF OF PARTY
JORDAN TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
BUENOS AIRES DELIVERY DIRECTOR
BUENOS AIRES DONOR AND EXTERNAL RELATIONS OFFICER GENEVA DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR, WESTERN REGION SAN FRANCISCO, CA

ICEW is available right here on the Web after you receive authorization. See Subscription Information for details.

Subscription Information



Return To Table of Contents