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July 02, 2013

International Programs Coordinator for Salta, Argentina


The International Program Coordinator (PC), under the supervision of the Program Director (PD) of the country program Site Team and with guidance from the International Programs Officer (IPO) and Team (IPT) members in the San Francisco Office (SFO), provides necessary support to ensure the development of FSD volunteers, support to host organizations and host families and support to FSD's Programs. Applications due ASAP, contract effective immediately, ending August 31st, with the possibility to extend.Written and spoken Spanish fluency is required. FSD will provide international airfare, a living stipend cover basic expenses, and travellers insurance

Major Duties and Responsibilities

A. Volunteer Support (approximately 40% LOE)

B. Administrative Support (approximately 25% LOE)

C. Project Planning and Support (approximately 15% LOE)

D. Training (approximately 15% LOE)

E. Other Duties and Activities (5% LOE)

Desired Qualifications:

Education: A university degree in International Development, International/Regional Studies, Business or related field.
Prior Experience: Minimum of 6 months working internationally, or within a development organization or similar experience. Experience in a leadership position.
Language Proficiency: Spoken and written fluency in both local language and English.
Knowledge: Good working knowledge of sustainable development and the host-country's culture/history/current events;
Skills and Abilities: Ability to represent FSD effectively with host organizations, host families, local officials, FSD Interns, and International Sponsors (Donors, Academic Sponsors). Capability to supervise FSD Intern job performance and provide technical assistance as needed. Ability to guide FSD Intern job performance. Counseling ability in Cross-Cultural and performance evaluation situations. Organizational and administrative skills. Excellent computer skills in word-processing and database management. Motivation and commitment to work effectively as part of an inter- cultural team. Excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment under normal as well as complex and often stressful conditions. Demonstrated ability to maintain working level contacts with NGO officials and host families. Strong skills in facilitating training events.
Special consideration will be given to applicants who have prior experience with FSD.

Posted by sjadrich at July 2, 2013 10:49 AM


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