Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
The United States–India Educational Foundation (USIEF), established in 1950, promotes educational exchange between the US and India. USIEF activities are described on www.usief.org.in. USIEF seeks results-oriented candidates with professional experience and a desire to excel for the following position:
Regional Officer (Hyderabad)
Basic Functions of the Position
Under the general supervision of the USIEF Deputy Director, the Regional Officer is responsible for supervising the Fulbright-Nehru & other Fulbright Fellowships in the Hyderabad Consular District (Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha) and the EducationUSA Advising Services offered in this region. The Regional Officer conducts an extensive outreach program to promote USIEF visibility; supervises and monitors USIEF staff in the office; manages office administration in the region; interfaces with Indian & American Fulbrighters, alumni and academic institutions; and builds a vibrant USIEF community in the region. The USIEF Regional Office is located inside the Hyderabad Consulate, so the Regional Officer works closely with the Hyderabad Public Affairs Office to coordinate programming and outreach.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervise EducationUSA Advising Services offered at the regional level including:
Promotion of Fulbright Program & EducationUSA Advising Services:
Professional Development and Research:
Essential: Master’s degree in any discipline, preferably Humanities or Arts with a demonstrable interest in the higher education sector. Doctoral degree preferred.
Desired: Doctorate or U.S. University Degree
Skills: High Level Oral and Written English Communication, Public Speaking Skills, Knowledge of South Indian language (s), Financial management, Networking and Liaising Skills, Partnership Building Skills, Adaptability/Flexibility, Initiative, Team Work. Understanding of academic and business ethics, networking and public speaking skills are essential prerequisites. The candidate should be able to work independently. Creativity and problem solving skills are assets.
Knowledge Required: Work knowledge: Higher Education Sector in India & US; Business Ethics
Compensation: Rs. 12.51 Lakhs per annum plus Annual Benefits (approx. Rs. 3.85 Lakhs per annum)
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should complete the USIEF EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FORM (downloadable from http://www.usief.org.in/uploadip/usief_employment_application_form.doc and e-mail as word attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org along with detailed CV and cover letter explaining how you meet the competency criteria. Candidates can also send a printed copy of these documents to:
United States-India Educational Foundation
12 Hailey Road
New Delhi – 110001
The last date for receiving the completed application forms for the position is August 15, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Queries regarding application status will not be entertained.
Only applications completed on the USIEF Employment Application Form along with detailed CV and Cover letter will be considered.