Earn 129m as CLO Administrative Assistant at United States US Embassy

Job Title:   CLO Administrative Assistant

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Salary: USD $34,770

Position Number: Kampala-2021-067


About US Embassy:

The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Natalie E. Brown 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


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Welcoming and Orientation (10% of Time): Provide welcome information to new personnel and families, coordinate sponsorship program and post orientation activities. Coordinate Departure/Re-Entry workshops for employees and their family members.
  • Events Planning (20% of Time): Develop social, cultural and recreational programs designed to meet the needs of all segments of the mission community and to enhance post morale. Facilitate morale-enhancing seminars and workshops organized by other groups or individuals at post.
  • Information and Resource Management (10% of Time): Maintain an information center for the mission community. Provide information on post to Family Liaison Office (FLO) and the Overseas Briefing Center (OBC).
  • Family Member Employment (10% of Time): Provide family members with information on employment options inside and outside the mission. Network with potential local economy employers and Global Employment Advisor. Educate family members on EEFM employment programs.
  • Community Liaison (20% of Time): Establish and maintain effective working relationship with all agencies and sections of the Mission. Serve as community representative on Mission committee (IAHB, EAC and PEC. Establish and maintain liaison with community organizations and local resources that can benefit members of the post community.
  • Crisis Management & Security Liaison (10% of Time): Work with the RSO to keep the community informed of security issues. Serve on the Emergency Action Committee (EAC) and provide community support during crises. Provide and explain evacuation regulations and allowance to community members. Provide departure and safe haven information to FLO during an evacuation. Hold crisis-aftermath sessions and work with post management to rebuild the community.
  • Guidance and Referral (10% of Time): Provide confidential support to individuals and groups within the community. Identify community resources, listen to community members’ concerns and make appropriate referrals. Represent community concerns to management as necessary. The incumbent uses tact, sensitivity, and judgment when dealing with CLO customers, being to situations requiring confidentiality or reference to his/her supervisors.
  • Education Liaison (10% of Time): Facilitate programs that support students and youth at post. Maintain contact with schools used by post families. Provide information and resources on educational options available to employees and family members.
  • In order to successfully address all areas of responsibilities, the incumbent must be/become familiar with and be able to apply post policies, Family Liaison Office programs and policies, U.S. Department of State policies, as well as host-country laws and practices.

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 United States US Embassy CLO Administrative Assistant job opportunity should have completed a High school diploma. Required.
  • Three years of office or professional work experience.
  • Must have working knowledge of event planning and local recreational facilities.
  • Familiarity with American social, cultural events, customs and practices are important.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and the Internet for research, and graphic programs such as Photoshop and Microsoft Publisher.
  • Applying excellent interpersonal relationship skills; establishing priorities and organizing a large amount of varied information; exercising tact in dealing with the public; and drafting correspondence in precise and correct English are required skills for this position. Must be able to obtain and hold a Top Security clearance
  • Language: English Level 3 (Good working knowledge, speaking, reading, and writing) is required.


How to Apply:

All those interested in working with the United States Embassy, US Mission in Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.


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Deadline: 16th December 2022


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Date Posted 2022-11-30
Valid Through 2022-12-16
Hiring Organization U.S. Embassy Kampala
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda