Senior Program Assistant


About the organization

Amideast is the leading American non-governmental organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Founded in 1951, Amideast focuses on promoting U.S. education study to students located in the MENA region and managing U.S. scholarships and exchanges such as the flagship Fulbright Foreign Student Program.


The Senior Program Assistant is a key member of the 20-person department charged with managing the Fulbright Foreign Program for the Middle East and North Africa. The incumbent will work in tandem with the assigned Program Manager to support visiting junior faculty at U.S. host institutions. The Senior Program Assistant will assume responsibilities that pertain to and require the assistance of the Fulbright department as a whole and must therefore be organized, diplomatic and team focused.

Full responsibilities listed on our website:


-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
-3 years relevant experience in an office environment.
-Precise attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task.
-Excellent written and spoken communications skills.
-Experience using Microsoft Office and contact management database software.
-Interest in the Middle East & North Africa and/or International Education desired.
-Experience working with students is a plus.

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Contact email: [email protected]

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