The Program Officer, Fulbright Multi-Regional Programs supports Program Management (PM) project deliverables for specified multi-regional programs, including but not limited to the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence and Fulbright Global Scholar Award. This individual will support the implementation of the contractual services for the Fulbright Program, including program-specific budgets and program policies, working closely with their counterparts at Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), overseas offices and IIE’s program delivery groups to enable programmatic success.
Communicates with counterparts for assigned countries or programmatic portfolio and responding to general and specific questions, inquiries and correspondence.
Provides information to internal IIE units and external regional Fulbright counterparts so that programmatic priorities and policies can be achieved.
Monitors grant funds, including supplementary, cost-shares and recommends financial allocations for assigned program portfolio.
Analyzes data and develops reports for the Program Directors and Assistant Directors.
Review applications and determine grantee eligibility. Host peer review panels and facilitate selection process.
Assist participants and work with host institutions to resolve issues.
The Institute of International Education (“IIE”) has a hybrid work environment that allows team members a combination of in-office work and telework at any of the locations listed above.
Education and Work Experience:
Requires a Bachelor's degree and at least two years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience in projects and tasks involving complex details which require well-developed organizational, time-management and administrative skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to read and interpret documents such as contracts, policy and procedure manuals and write complex reports and correspondence.
Ability to interact with all levels of team members and external contacts; sensitive to cultural differences when working with people from other cultures; and ability to exercise discretion on confidential matters and to demonstrate sound judgment in consulting with and keeping others informed.
Ability to easily adapt to changing organizational needs and a fast-paced work environment, work independently without close supervision and as part of a team.
Ability to compare and evaluate possible courses of action and recommend or decide appropriate course of action.
Knowledge of higher education systems in the United States and abroad.
Fluency in English, written and oral. Abilities in a second language relevant to the region preferred.
Proficiency with MS Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.
Salary Range: $55,043 - $70,386. A candidate’s salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, job-related knowledge, skills, abilities, internal organizational equity, and geographic region.
IIE offers a robust suite of benefits to team members including medical, dental, and vision plans, paid time off and holidays, student loan and tuition reimbursement programs, professional development reimbursement program, retirement plans and a family medical leave benefits. Please visit our careers page for further details.
To help promote and ensure the safety of our employees and those we work with, we require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees that have a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates a COVID-19 vaccination, or who object to being vaccinated based on a sincerely held religious belief, may request a reasonable accommodation. State and local guidelines apply.
Work Conditions & Physical Demands:
Essential functions are performed in a general office setting with low noise. Job demands may require long periods of sitting; telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with other team members and external stakeholders. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
IIE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.