Program Assistant, USAID Center for Education

ZemiTek

About the organization

ZemiTek, LLC is a Woman-Owned, SBA-certified 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) based in the Washington, DC metro area. We have a strong record delivering innovative and high-quality solutions. Since 2007, ZemiTek has provided technical assistance, project management, information technology (IT), knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation, training and learning development, and institutional support services.

ZemiTek is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant’s qualifications are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Duties

The Program Assistants will work closely with the Center’s Senior Management Group to support an array of activities that ensure the Center is responsive to its mission of supporting colleagues working abroad and advancing the state of the art in the education sector. Assistants will largely provide support in one of the core Center areas (Policy and Technical Leadership, Country Support, Evidence and Learning, and Program and Cadre Development) but will also cross-train to support one another and other Center areas.

Responsibilities
Program and Administrative Support
Knowledge Management and Communications
Technical Support, Portfolio Management, and Reporting

For full Job description, see the ZemiTek Careers Page.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 1-year relevant experience required
Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET level security clearance required
Experience providing high-quality support to fast moving and hard-working teams
Exceptional organizational, analytical, and troubleshooting skills; detail-oriented; ability to multitask and prioritize tasks; and able to learn quickly
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Exceptional writing, editing, and research skills
Ability to work independently, resourcefully, and on own initiative, with flexibility to changing priorities and an eagerness to learn by doing
Interest in international development and education - and commitment to USAID’s mission and improving educational outcomes
Strong proficiency in Google Workspace and Microsoft Office

Application instructions

Our application process is quick and easy. No longer profile creation is needed, just a quick resume upload.

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