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American Councils is hiring!

American Councils is hiring!

On June 24, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on American Councils is hiring!

American Councils is hiring! Are you interested in international exchange? Do you want to help select the next Kyrgyzstani representatives of the high school exchange program FLEX? If so, please apply to be a FLEX Recruiting Assistant. This short term position (end of August to end of December) is open to US government program alumni. Please apply by August 4 at 5PM. You can find details in the link and below.

FLEX RECRUITING ASSISTANT
American Councils for International Education is hiring a full-time temporary FLEX Recruiting Assistant for the period August-December 2016.
The Recruiting Assistant will assist American Councils staff in recruiting applicants for the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program. Recruiting Assistant duties will include but are not limited to: helping advertise the program through radio, television, newspapers, and word-of-mouth; arranging travel logistics and conducting on the spot problem solving; making presentations to large groups of people in Kyrgyz and Russian; helping conduct fair and impartial FLEX testing; interviewing candidates; checking submitted participant documents; and carrying out associated record keeping and report writing, including submitting financial reports to the American Councils Financial Specialist.
The Recruiting Assistant will spend at least 50% of his/her time traveling throughout Kyrgyzstan, including to the areas of Balykchi, Jalalabad, Kant, Kara-Balta, Karakol, Kyzyl Kiya, Naryn, Osh, Talas and Toktogul.
Qualifications:
• Native Kyrgyz or Russian (preference for both) and high fluency in English;
• Experience traveling under difficult conditions;
• Strong organizational and public speaking skills;
• Outstanding interpersonal skills;
• Demonstrated time management skills;
• Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word programs;
• University degree;
• Alumni of U.S. Government sponsored exchange program;
• Ability to attend training in Kiev, Ukraine in late August.
All interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Rebecca Gordan, Country Director (director1@americancouncils.kg) with the subject line “FLEX Recruiter Assistant” by August 4, 2016 at 5PM.
Please note: ONLY U.S. Government sponsored EXCHANGE Program Alumni Are Eligible to apply for this position.

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