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ИНФОРМАЦИОНЕН ПОРТАЛ ЗА НЕПРАВИТЕЛСТВЕНИТЕ ОРГАНИЗАЦИИ В БЪЛГАРИЯ




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American Councils Bulgaria is hiring Program and Administrative Officer

Дата на публикуване:
25 март 2024 г.
Валидна до:
25 април 2024 г.
Име:
Американски съвет за международно образование България
Област:
София
Град/Село:
София
Пощенски код:
1142
Адрес:
ул. проф Никола Михайлов 9, ет 3
Телефони:
, 087 733 3013
Ел. поща:
bg@americancouncils.org
Тип:
Работа

POSITION SUMMARY

The Office and Program Officer, based in Sofia, Bulgaria is responsible for the administrative tasks and day-to-day functions of the office, helping in the implementation of both YES and YES abroad exchange programs and coordinating key aspects of YES alumni programming in Bulgaria.

ABOUT AMERICAN COUNCILS

American Councils for International Education is an international not-for-profit organization working to advance education, research, and mutual understanding across the United States and the nations of Eastern Europe, Eurasia, and Southeast Europe. Its mission is to foster democratic development and civil societies by advancing education and research, cultivating leadership, and empowering individuals and institutions through learning. With a staff of over 450 professionals in over 60 countries, American Councils designs, implements, and supports innovative programs in education, community outreach, and scholarly research.

YES and YES ABROAD PROGRAM

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program provides scholarships for high school students to spend up to one academic year in the U.S where they live with host families, attend high school, engage in activities to learn about American society and values, and help educate Americans about their countries and cultures. The program is focused on countries with significant Muslim populations and is a democratic response to the events of September 11, 2001, providing deepened understanding between cultures.

The YES Abroad program was initiated as a reciprocal extension of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program for American students doing an exchange program in countries with significant Muslim populations. 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement the YES program in Bulgaria including: promoting and advertising, assisting in all sounds of testing; organizing various program events, local visa support, preparing student departure and arrival.
  • Support the implementation of the YES Abroad program cycle in Bulgaria including: host family and host school selection, activities with student like orientations, cultural events and volunteer opportunities and on-program support.
  • Assist in the implementation of other programs of the organization, as required;
  • Ensure all operational tasks in the office: maintain inbox and outbox correspondence, track human resource records, coordinate contracts with short term and temporary staff, file taxes and reports according to local laws, prepare budget requests and reports to the DC office.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support to all programs, assisting office staff in everyday routine work as well as the organization of special events such as workshops, trainings, seminars, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in a relevant field of study
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in exchange program administration or position with similar duties
  • Right to live and work in Bulgaria
  • Outstanding time management, organization and planning skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication and multicultural interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English and one or more local languages
  • Familiarity with the education system in Bulgaria
  • Flexibility to occasional work on weekends and evenings
  • Experience in budget management
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software suite and common social media platforms
If you are interested, you can apply until April 25, 2024 through the link here:
https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=95986&clientkey=58AA089E0E2C786B7FE4217373F3BCBD


If you would like to learn more about the position, please contact us:

email: bg@americancouncils.org

tel: +359877333013

web: https://bulgaria.americancouncils.org/