Co-Community Liaison Officer Careers – United States US Embassy / US Mission

 Co-Community Liaison Officer
Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Vacancy Announcement Number: 07-18
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 Co-Community
Liaison Officer is mainly responsible for developing and managing a program
based on community demographics and post-specific needs. Development and
implementation of the program has a direct impact on post morale and affects
overall work performance, productivity, retention, community spirit, and
individual and family well-being in a foreign environment. The CLO develops
evaluation criteria and conducts periodic surveys to assess program efficacy.
Based on analysis of formal and informal surveys, the CLO develops and
implements a long-range program plan that outlines goals to maintain and
enhance morale at post. The duties of the CLO are defined in eight areas of
responsibility: employment liaison, crisis management and security liaison,
education liaison, information and resource management, guidance and referral,
welcoming and orientation, community liaison, and events planning. The CLO
develops and administers a program plan across the eight areas, which is
client-driven and responsive to post-specific needs.

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 Co-Community Liaison Officer career
    opportunity should have completed secondary school
  • At
    least three years of professional work experience required.
  • Standard
    knowledge of Microsoft computer environment required;
  • Demonstrated
    ability to draft and edit material for correspondence and publication
  • Ability
    to demonstrate good interpersonal/customer service skills required.
  • The
    complexity of issues in the daily administration of the program requires
    knowledge of pertinent DOS regulations, programs, and policies, as well as
    host-country laws, practices, and more. This knowledge is particularly
    critical to performance of CLO duties in employment liaison, education
    liaison, crisis management, and security liaison where USG and State   Department regulations, policies and
    initiatives govern programs and benefits critical to the  general well-being of FS employees and
    family members overseas.
  • Language: Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) of
    English Speaking/Reading/Writing 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
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: 12th 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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