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R&P Program Officer

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ECDC ACC DC
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Arlington, VA
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Published 28 days ago

Position Title:                       R&P Program Officer

Department/Division:           CARI

Reports to:                            Associate Director, Refugee Resettlement

Status:                                   Full-Time/Exempt

Location:                                 Arlington, Virginia


Key Responsibilities

Processing Duties

1.     Coordinates and manages pre- and post-arrival processing activities, including assurances, case status, flight status, arrival confirmations, and I-94 record inquiries; SIV post-arrival requests; and pre- and post-arrival internal and external case transfers; IOM Loan Collection and R&P Period Reports; and associated processing reports, ensuring that all tasks are completed on time.

2.     Processes invoices and fund requests for affiliate reimbursements from the Department of State, verifying that all data reconciles.

3.     Oversees development and management of processing activities on ECDC’s online database system.

4.     Serves as an alternate ECDC representative at allocations meetings at the Refugee Processing Center and participates in weekly ECDC in-house allocations meetings.

5.     Serves as ECDC liaison with the Refugee Processing Center, International Organization for Migration, and other voluntary agencies for processing-related issues; and represents ECDC at Department of State and other partner meetings related to processing issues.


Affiliate Support

1.     Serves as the primary ECDC liaison for two (2) to four (4) of ECDC’s Refugee Resettlement Program affiliates, focusing on R&P program and other refugee resettlement- related initiatives.

2.     Responds to affiliate inquiries and resolves individual case issues.

3.     Conducts monthly and quarterly conference calls with affiliates.

4.     Reviews affiliates’ monthly R&P Period Reports and case expenditure forms.

5.     Oversees, schedules, and conducts on-site and desk monitoring of ECDC’s resettlement affiliates to ensure compliance, and prepares and submits R&P monitoring reports on a timely basis.

6.     Monitors and tracks affiliate network program compliance and outcomes.

7.     Assists in developing R&P-related training materials and provides training and technical assistance to ECDC’s resettlement affiliates.


Program Support

1.     Assists in the planning, preparation for, and implementation of ECDC’s annual national training for ECDC’s resettlement affiliates as well as other associated trainings, conferences, meetings, and World Refugee Day.

2.     Assists in proposal writing for the R&P program.

3.     Assists in drafting correspondence related to program activities and preparing ECDC’s R&P Annual Report and the annual background paper on African refugee admissions submitted to the U.S. State Department, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration.


Qualifications and Competencies

·        Bachelor’s degree required.

·        Previous staff management experience a plus.

·        A minimum of two years of experience working with refugees and/or refugee organizations.

·        Knowledge of domestic refugee resettlement, overseas refugee processing, and/or refugee and immigration policy issues.

·        Experience in refugee case processing a plus.

·        Excellent and effective written and verbal communication skills.

·        Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and the Internet, and computer/online database systems.

·        Able to manage multiple assignments, to exercise initiative and judgment, and to make decisions within the scope of assigned responsibilities.

·        Able to plan and manage work to meet deadlines; occasionally under limited time constraints.

·        Able to relate professionally to and collaborate with diverse individuals in a multicultural environment.

·        Able to travel to affiliate sites for monitoring and to provide TA/training.

·        Able to work evening and weekend hours occasionally.

Position Title:                       R&P Program Officer

Department/Division:           CARI

Reports to:                            Associate Director, Refugee Resettlement

Status:                                   Full-Time/Exempt

Location:                                 Arlington, Virginia


Key Responsibilities

Processing Duties

1.     Coordinates and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 27, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 24, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Negotiable

Benefits

ECDC offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, life and disability insurance, paid holidays, vacations and sick days as well as a generous retirement plan. 

ECDC offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, life and disability insurance, paid holidays, vacations and sick days as well as a generous retirement plan. 

Location

On-site
901 S Highland St, Arlington, VA 22204, USA

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