The four-month (late August through December 2018, short-term, full-time) Participant Recruiter position serves as the American Councils program representative in the region and is responsible for all aspects of participant recruitment for secondary school programs including: publicizing competitions; interviewing candidates; conducting prerequisite testing; and associated record keeping and reporting. This position requires extensive travel throughout the region assigned, most likely working in more than one country, with long and non-standard work hours including weekends. The Recruiter must also interact with local governmental and educational officials at all levels in disseminating information about the programs and coordinating the testing process. The position reports to the Manger for Field Operations, Secondary School Programs and the Program Hub Director.
Possible countries include: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan
Primary Responsibilities Include:
Attend initial training conference in August in Ukraine;
Coordinate recruitment activities to ensure the timely and proper conduct of the competition;
Interact with local educational authorities;
Organize and arrange testing locations;
Organize and participate in meetings with candidates and their parents;
Conduct interviews with semi-finalist candidates;
Complete all document and material processing;
Conduct publicity outreach with local office;
Complete all reporting on finances and recruitment activities.
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