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

 Alumni, Youth and Muslim
Outreach Coordinator
Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
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
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
  S/he uses social media to
amplify PAS programs and support Mission goals.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
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
  • 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 
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
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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