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The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidate for the position below in the Public Affairs Section (PAS):
Job Title: Cultural Affairs Assistant - FSN-08/FP-6
Incumbent is responsible for planning and executing cultural exchange programs for academics, youth, and women and other constituencies.
S/he is also the principal point of contact and coordinator for Post programming such as the Fulbright Junior Staff Development program, the Youth Exchange and Study program, speaker programs, nonacademic exchange programs, and programs connected with certain Education Advisor Center (EAC) initiatives.
Additionally, s/he plans and leads PAS Abuja special outreach programs targeting youth, interfaith leaders, and conflict resolution professionals, and with USG-Nigerian Alumni Associations, especially in northern Nigeria.
Note: All applicants MUST address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
University Degree in Liberal Arts or a related field is required.
Minimum of four (4) years in progressively responsible experience in program administration is required.
Level IV (Fluent) Speaking /Reading/Writing in English is required. Level III (Good working knowledge) of Hausa is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
Knowledge of Public Diplomacy exchange regulations and procedures, and correspondence format is required.
Knowledge of Nigerian program institutions in government, politics, education and media is required.
Ability of communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
Hiring Preference Selection Process
When qualified, applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
OR - Ordinarily Resident - N6,466,256 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-08
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR - Nor Ordinarily Resident - AEFM - US$47,170 p.a EFM/MOH - US$39,954 (Full-Time Starting Salary) p.a.
28th March, 2017.