Organization: US Embassy Kathmandu
Announcement Number: Kathmandu-2018-028
Hiring Agency: Embassy Kathmandu
Position Title: Cultural Affairs Assistant (Temporary Position)
Open Period: 06/12/2018 – 06/19/2018 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Series/Grade: LE – 6005 7
Promotion Potential: LE-7
Duty Location(s): 1 Vacancy in Kathmandu
Salary: (NPR) ₨891,754 – (NPR) ₨891,754 Yearly
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:
Under the supervision of the Cultural Affairs Officer (CAO), and in consultation with the Cultural Affairs Specialist, the incumbent develops and helps implement the Mission’s Cultural and Educational Affairs program, with a specific emphasis on outreach to youth and minority communities in Kathmandu and throughout the country as appropriate. The Cultural Affairs Assistant also provides input into various exchanges including International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA), Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI); speaker programs; visits by American cultural and musical representatives; and liaison with Post-defined target audiences. The incumbent as a key team member of the section assists in identifying possible grantees and candidates in coordination with other Mission elements, and suggesting appropriate U.S. programs for selected candidates. In consultation with CAO and Cultural Affairs Specialist the incumbent monitors grant progress of Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) and other Cultural Affairs Section’s small grants to local NGOs and associations.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, education or social sciences is required.
EXPERIENCE: Three years of experience working in the field of public relations, NGO management, media or academic is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Good knowledge of Nepal’s political, economic, social, and education structure, institutions, political parties and cultural movements; history development is required.
LANGUAGE: Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required. Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing Nepali is required. The English language abilities will be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The ability to communicate effectively is required. The ability to use Windows-based computer applications such as MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook are required.
HOW TO APPLY
Select all that apply:
- University Degree
- Proof of Citizenship
- Other Documents (e.g. Experience Certificates)
- List of references
- Training Certificates
- Resume (Optional but not required)
- Residency and/or Work Permit (If applicable)
- DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
- SF-50 (if applicable)
Contact: HR Section, 423-4000, Recruitktm1@state.gov
Applicants who are invited to take a language, skills, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.