Participant Recruiter-Secondary School Programs in Europe, Eurasia and Senegal

American Councils for International Education

About the organization

The mission of American Councils is to strengthen international ties and mutual understanding through excellence in academic, professional and cultural exchange, language acquisition, educational development, and research. Through international training, cultural exchange, immersion learning, and public diplomacy, American Councils broadens individual perspectives and fosters personal and intellectual growth. These efforts strengthen international and national security, build prosperity, and promote peace.

American Councils has programs in 148 countries, employs 650 staff globally and has been providing expertise for 50 years.

Duties

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
• Attend an online training conference in August and an overseas in-person conference in October;
• Coordinate recruitment activities to ensure the timely and proper conduct of the competition;
• Review and evaluate application materials within set time limits;
• Conduct interviews with semi-finalist candidates;
• Complete all document and material processing;
• Conduct publicity outreach in cooperation with the local office;
• Conduct testing in-person or proctor online testing;
• Organize and participate in meetings with candidates and their parents;
• Complete all reporting on finances and recruitment activities;
• Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS
• Program administration experience;
• High proficiency (fluency preferred) in language(s) spoken in one or more of the countries below required;
• Experience traveling extensively under difficult conditions;
• Experience with multitasking in a time intensive environment;
• Experience studying in a U.S high school environment required;
• BA in relevant field (e.g. appropriate area language, or area studies, education, etc.) required.

Application instructions

The Participant Recruiter will also be assigned remote work tasks with specific deadlines and quotas for reviewing application materials via a secure, online platform. The position reports to the Director, FLEX and YES Field Operations and works in conjunction with FLEX/YES staff in the assigned country. The position is a short-term, full-time position beginning in August 2024 and ending in late December with the possibility of an extension until February 2025.

Possible countries include: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

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