Program Assistant, USAID, Center for Education

Dexis Professional Services

About the organization

Dexis is a professional services firm that solves the most pressing social challenges in complex environments, paving the way for a more secure and prosperous world.

Dexis embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and strives to build and maintain a safe environment where we celebrate diverse backgrounds, treat everyone with respect, and value the unique lived experiences each person brings based on their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, military or veteran status, national origin, age, marital status or family status and related conditions.

At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded.

Duties

Program and Administrative Support

-Provide administrative, basic accounting, and workflow management support
-Provide scheduling and coordination support
-Manage internal and external meeting and conference calls.
-Coordinate staff travel- including flights, accommodation, USAID’s travel systems and country clearances, visa application, and ground transportation

Knowledge Management and Communication

-Maintain electronic files (shared network and/or Google drive) to make sure they are comprehensive and accessible
-Develop trackers and tables for planning and monitoring upcoming tasks and responsibilities, milestones for project design, implementation, and evaluation
-Assist with event planning, including annual conferences, trainings, and visiting delegations

Technical Support, Portfolio Management, and Reporting

-Work with implementing partners, researchers, and others to develop content for promotional materials (fact sheets, program summaries, presentations, and speeches) for internal and external events
-Prepare content for demand-based professional development opportunities through in-person training courses, webinars, and online short courses
-Work with team members on compiling, reviewing, and tracking Operational Plan and Performance Plan and Report data
-Conduct research and contribute to technical documents as part of Mission technical assistance, reports, and briefing.
Provide project management support (budgets, activity tracking)

Qualifications

-Bachelor’s degree and 1 year relevant experience 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.

Clearance Requirement: Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret level Security Clearance required

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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