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Afghan Placement and Assistantance Program Coordinator

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Position:                                 Afghan Placement and Assistant Program Coordinator

Department/Division:           Refugee Resettlement and Integration

Division:                               Reception and Placement Program

Reports to:                            Associate Director, Reception and Placement

Duration of Employment:     September 1,2021-March 31,2022, with possible extension

Status:                                   Full Time

Location:                               Silver Spring, Maryland or Arlington, Virginia

 

ABOUT ECDC AND THE APA PROGRAM

ECDC was established in 1983 as a community-based organization (CBO) to respond to the needs of a growing Ethiopian community in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. In 1991, ECDC became the first CBO authorized by the Department of State to resettle refugees through a network of African CBOs located across the U.S. Since then, ECDC has resettled over 59,000 refugees from countries around the world via its affiliates and branch offices.

The Afghan Placement and Assistance (APA) program support individuals from Afghanistan granted parole, by providing them initial relocation support services in the United States. The program is funded through the Department of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) with subcontract awards to national resettlement agencies such as ECDC. The objective for ECDC’s APA program is to provide sound and timely oversight of the program across its affiliate network that implement direct service provisions to the Afghan arrivals including assistance with accessing services as well as adjustment of status during the period September 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022. 

JOB SUMMARY

The APA Program Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the APA program and supervising the APA program team. S/he will have direct contact with and provide leadership to ECDC’s affiliate network as they implement the APA program.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Primary contact person for the APA program.
  • Oversees day-to-day operations of the APA program, including supervising APA program staff.
  • Leads APS community of practice for ECDC's affiliate network and documents best practice and share with partners.
  • Serves as a liaison between affiliates, PRM, DHS and other stakeholders who will be involved in the implementation of the program.
  • Follows up on monitoring plans and ensures timely on-site and desk monitoring are conducted and corrective actions are implemented.
  • Oversees the review of affiliate monthly financial reports before they are submitted to finance department.
  • Writes and submits required program reports, including close out.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor’s degree in project management, business administration or similar field.
  • Minimum of three years of project management experience.
  • Knowledge and experience working with refugees and immigrants highly preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to maintain effective and satisfactory working relationships with people from diverse cultures across all levels of the organization.
  • Superior analytical skills, attention to detail, and strong work ethics.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of financial and other sensitive information.
  • Capacity to work under pressure, prioritize multiple tasks, and meet inflexible deadlines.
  • Proficiency in computer software particularly Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Access, Word and accounting software packages.

 

Position:                                 Afghan Placement and Assistant Program Coordinator

Department/Division:           Refugee Resettlement and Integration

Division:                               Reception and Placement Program

Reports to:                            Associate Director, Reception and Placement

Duration of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 27, 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 and vacations, as well as a generous retirement plan. 

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

Location

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

How to Apply

Please submit (1) a cover letter; (2) a résumé; and (3) a short writing sample (2-3 pages) and (4) salary requirement to Human Resources, Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. via Email at hr@ecdcus.org. No telephone inquiries, please. Only those who submit the four (4) required items above will be considered for review, and qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Please submit (1) a cover letter; (2) a résumé; and (3) a short writing sample (2-3 pages) and (4) salary requirement to Human Resources, Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. via Email…

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