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11SEP - Program Director, Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

The Humphrey Program brings young and mid-career professionals from designated countries to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts.

Location – Washington DC

Job Description

The Program Coordinator supports the administration of various programs within the division. S/he supports the administration of all program components including but not limited to outreach and communications, application review, grant processing and payment, travel and event logistics, recordkeeping, and supporting special program initiatives.

Work is carried out under general supervision of a Senior Program Finance Manager.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with the administration of program funds, including processing and tracking payments, monitoring and reporting, and budgeting. Liaise with various departments within the organization to complete finance-related projects.
  • Communicate with U.S. Embassies/Fulbright Commission contacts overseas on matters concerning recruitment, eligibility, application process, and candidate acceptance.
  • Support the application review process for the Humphrey Program by reviewing applications for technical eligibility and completeness and communicate with U.S. Embassy/Fulbright Commission contacts as to needed documents.
  • Support the administration of English language training programs and alumni activities: process grantee payments, track alumni grant applications, compile grantee and alumni updates and maintain program records.
  • Support with data maintenance and ad hoc reporting  requests 
  • Responsible for complying with applicable contract and sponsor requirements and following all IIE policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties and functions as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:  

  • BS/BA required; preferably in International Relations or similar field of study.
  • At least one year of related professional experience required
  • Familiarity with online application systems preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Accuracy; attention to detail in composing, typing, and reviewing materials
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and handle a large volume of work with multiple deadlines
  • Flexibility, ability to respond to changing priorities, take initiative and work independently
  • Ability to apply general program guidelines to specific cases
  • Ability to work in teams with colleagues to accomplish tasks
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated multicultural sensitivity 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel. 

How to Apply

Apply at https://www.humphreyfellowship.org/.

Deadline – N/A