Senior Program Assistant - Advising and Testing

Amideast

About the organization

Established in 1951, Amideast is an American nonprofit organization dedicated to creating hope, opportunity, and mutual understanding among people in the Middle East, North Africa, and United States through life-changing opportunities for education and cultural exchanges. Working with local, regional, and international partners, we provide programs and services that improve educational opportunity and quality, expand access to U.S. study, empower youth and women, strengthen local institutions, and develop language and professional skills for success in the global economy. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Amideast operates offices in 11 countries in the MENA region. For more information, visit us at www.amideast.org.

Duties

Standardized Test Registration, Administration, and Product Support
• Set up and monitor test sessions in online registration system
• Set up online test administrations in the appropriate platform
• Monitor high-stakes test results using established methods and conduct post-test interviews when necessary
• Provide customer service, responding to client and candidate inquiries by telephone and e-mail

Program Financial Monitoring Support
• Order and distribute vouchers for specific tests and process test registrations
• Create purchase orders, sales orders, and invoices in accounting software
• Track, review, and pay invoices received

EducationUSA Advising, Degree Authentication, and College Fair Support
• Conduct degree authentication, verifying institutional accreditation and student graduation as well as obtaining transcripts and other needed documents from U.S. educational institutions; process educational credentials requiring U.S. Department of State authentication and Embassy legalization
• Set up meetings with universities who wish to visit Amideast; take notes and distribute a report to appropriate staff on each visitor group
• Manage College Fair promotion, applications, payments, and client relations

Qualifications

Required

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
• At least one (1) year of full-time work experience
• Precise attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to meet regular and fluctuating deadlines and priorities
• Problem solving skills
• Excellent written and spoken communications skills
• Excellent skills in Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel) and Adobe Professional
• Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new, complex software and processes
• Some basic knowledge of accounting and/or financial systems
• Demonstrated initiative
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
• Able to work remotely from home as well as in the office

Preferred

• 2-3 years full-time experience
• Deltek CostPoint experience
• French and/or Arabic skills

Salary

$45,000

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please include a cover letter with your application.

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