EXPERIENCE: The incumbent must have experience teaching and/or teacher training experience at the secondary or university level, including organizing and presenting workshops. Office administrative experience is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Incumbent should be familiar with Embassy organizational and reporting structure in general and the Public Affairs Section in particular. Incumbent should be used to office abbreviations and English teaching acronyms and concepts, including a general knowledge of the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), including state-of-the-art techniques and methodology. The incumbent must have a broad knowledge of education in Brazil at all levels, especially language education in both public and private sectors. The incumbent must be computer literate, including MS Office applications. The incumbent must have a working knowledge of using digital tools, managing contacts, and document management. The incumbent should have knowledge about U.S. society, culture, and the U.S. education system. The incumbent should also have knowledge of grants management, basic accounting, event planning, and travel arrangement.
LANGUAGE: (This may be tested)
English (Fluent) reading/writing/speaking is required.
Portuguese (Fluent) reading/writing/speaking is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:(This may be tested)
Incumbent should have the ability 1) to work independently and with minimal supervision in conducting daily responsibilities; 2) to learn and apply U.S Government policy and procedures reliably and accurately; 3) to develop and maintain cordial and productive relationships with working-level contacts to achieve program goals; 4) to plan and implement events and to plan and book domestic and international travel; 5) to write professional correspondence in English and Portuguese with minimal need for review; 6) to speak in public as a presenter and workshop facilitator on English programs; and 7) to use standard office equipment such as computers, printers, projectors, possess advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite of applications. The incumbent must have demonstrated experience in administering and organizing teacher or other educational events at the local or regional levels.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.