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Alumni, Youth and Muslim Outreach Coordinator Job Careers - United States US Embassy / Mission

Job Title:             Alumni, Youth and Muslim Outreach Coordinator
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Vacancy Announcement Number: 06-18
Open To: U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All agencies

About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador. 

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps
Job Summary: The Alumni, Youth and Muslim Outreach Coordinator position has four main areas of responsibility: overseeing U.S. – Uganda exchange program recruitment, including the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) recruitment, alumni relations, designing and implementing the Mission’s youth programs, coordinating the Mission’s Muslim outreach and serving as part of the PAS social media team.  S/he supports the CAO, IO, and PAO in the development of PAS alumni events for YALI and other groups and supports involvement of exchange alumni in Mission activities and in global alumni activities. S/he also coordinates activities related to youth and Muslim outreach to promote Mission goals, including mutual understanding and a better understanding of U.S. society and values.  S/he uses social media to amplify PAS programs and support Mission goals.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The applicants for the US Embassy Alumni, Youth and Muslim Outreach Coordinator job opportunity should hold a university degree in business administration, liberal arts, or science from a college or university is required.
  • A minimum of two years of progressive work experience in office management, public relations, or secretarial work is required.
  • Ability to use Windows based computer applications including MS Word, and  Excel, presentation and excellent typing skills is required.  Initiative, discretion and the ability to work independently is required. 
  • Exceptional public speaking, drafting, interpersonal skills, tact, sensitivity and maturity to deal comfortably with high ranking officials from both Uganda and the U.S. is required. Occasional evening, weekend travel and overtime work is required.
  • Thorough technical knowledge of computer and audio-visual equipment, as well as social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. 
  • The incumbent also needs to have knowledge of Uganda’s large youth population and its vibrant Muslim community.
  • The incumbent needs to also  have knowledge of event planning.
  • Language: Fluent (Level IV) English language proficiency – speaking and writing are  required.

How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications and strictly adhere to the following:
  • Download a completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff, Download it Here.
  • Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)

Submit Application To:

Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov

NB: Your application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements including submission of standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped files, Links or Multiple Attachments) and should not exceed 10MB. Please clearly indicate the position number and title you are applying for on the DS-174 form.

Deadline: 7th February 2018

The US Mission in Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

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