Job Description Summary: The purpose of this task order is to procure the services of a full-time Program Officer to assist with the administration of the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) and other activities of ECA's Cultural Heritage Center. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: In consultation with the AFCP Program Director and in compliance with applicable State Department policies and U.S. laws, perform a variety of tasks necessary for the successful administration of the AFCP program in coordination with regional bureaus, other relevant bureaus and offices within the Department, and U.S. embassies and other missions overseas. Specifically- * Assist with planning, implementation, and management of AFCP grant programs * Screen and review AFCP project applications for technical eligibility and merit * Review AFCP project grant documents for accuracy and compliance with federal, departmental, bureau, and program requirements * Collect, review, and file AFCP project grant progress, financial, and final reports * Communicate with U.S. embassy points of contact regarding AFCP program schedules, deadlines, and activities, including periodic reminders of application, grant processing, and funding obligation deadlines * Report on AFCP program-related activities at meetings within ECA and other bureaus of the Department * Respond to internal data calls and provide AFCP briefing information upon request * Create new, or review and repurpose existing, internal and external AFCP and cultural heritage preservation content for use on ECA websites and social media properties * Conduct research on international cultural heritage preservation issues and trends, as required * Coordinate, as appropriate, student intern tasks related to AFCP and international cultural heritage preservation * Support the interagency functions of ECA as they relate to the international cultural heritage preservation activities of the Cultural Heritage Coordinating Committee and associated working groups Required Skills Experience, Education and Licensure: * Master's degree in art history, archaeology, anthropology, historic preservation, or related field; or a Bachelor's degree in the aforementioned fields, combined with a minimum of three (3) years of project management experience * Exposure to international cultural programming or activities * Exposure to U.S. foreign affairs agencies and/or international organizations Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: * Strong organizational skills and multi-tasking abilities * Strong written and oral communication skills * Program administration, operating procedures, and monitoring skills * Facility with standard software, including the complete Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, SharePoint), and an ability to learn and work with other software such as database applications * Ability to work independently with minimal supervision * Ability to build and maintain productive professional relationships with associates in the Department, interagency, and cultural heritage professional and academic communities * Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Secret level * Ability to interact with all nationalities in a culturally sensitive manner * Willingness to obtain training as needed Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for frequently bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with the opportunity to move about. Occasionally there may be a need to move or lift moderately light items up to 35 pounds. Near visual acuity to review written documentation; ability to hear and understand speech at normal room levels and on the telephone; manual dexterity to operate a telephone and keyboard; lift horizontally and vertically. Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Job is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and multi-line telephone system. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Supervisory Responsibilities: None. Additional Qualifying Factors: As a condition of employment, must pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results. In accordance with Executive Order 14042, a candidate for this position may be required to provide proof of vaccination status for COVID-19 and will be subject to the provisions and/or exceptions of EO 14042 and applicable law. The Tatitlek Corporation gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to Tatitlek shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job. As an equal opportunity employer, The Tatitlek Corporation recognizes that our strength lies in our people. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment, including sexual harassment, in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business.
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