Global Portfolio Analyst, Fulbright

Job Type

Full Time




New York
New York
United States


The Global Portfolio Analyst, Fulbright – Global Programs supports Client Engagement (“CE”) project deliverables for multi-regional Fulbright Student and Scholar programs [including but not limited to the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Program (“FLTA”), the Global Scholar Award and the Critical Language Enhancement Award (“CLEA”)]. This individual will support IIE’s contractual obligations for the Fulbright Program, including the management of program budgets and implementation of Fulbright policies. This individual will work closely with their counterparts at the U.S. Department of State’s Educational and Cultural Affairs (“ECA”), U.S. Embassies, Fulbright Commissions, Fulbright offices and IIE’s program delivery groups to enable programmatic success.


Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates communication with client counterparts for assigned country or programmatic portfolio and responds to general and specific questions, inquiries and correspondence. Troubleshoots participant and host issues.
  • Provides information to internal IIE units to support participants’ success in the programs and the continuance of participant opportunities. In addition, provides information to external regional Fulbright clients so that country and programmatic priorities and policies can be achieved
  • Monitors grant funds, including supplementary, cost-shares and endowments and recommends financial allocations for assigned program portfolio.
  • Analyzes data and develops reports for the project leads.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in order to apply a working knowledge of the theories and principles in a specialized field or work discipline.
  • Requires at least two (2) years of related work experience. 


Other 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 multi-task and 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.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to multi-task and easily adapt to changing organizational needs; work in a fast-paced environment; work independently without close supervision and as part of a team.


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.


Less than 10%

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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