REAC Assistant

2019. november 04.

Jelentkezési határidő: 2019. november 30.

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is looking for a REAC Assistant

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is looking for a REAC Assistant

Job Title:               REAC Assistant
Reports To:           Head of Office and Regional Education Advising Coordinator (REAC)
Location:               Budapest, Hungary       
Effective Date:       As soon as ideal candidate identified
Term:                   Undetermined

About IIE:

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is one of the world’s most experienced global higher education and professional exchange agencies. An independent, non-profit organization founded in 1919, IIE is a resource for students, educators and institutions worldwide. IIE’s Europe Office is located in Budapest, Hungary.  Founded in 1990, this office represents IIE’s program operations in Europe. See also:

Role Summary:

IIE implements the EducationUSA program on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. EducationUSA is a network of advising centers that support international students who wish to study in the United States for their higher education.  The Program Assistant supports the Regional Educational Advising Coordinators (REAC) in Budapest and Brussels who oversee the EducationUSA advising network in the Europe region.  The Program Assistant provides program and administrative support to the REACs, including but not limited to coordinating the outreach and provision of resources to advising centers, coordinating and assisting with training for advisers, monitoring compliance with ECA/network standards, and assisting with financial matters.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides general administrative support within the designated region(s), including but not limited to: preparing reports, preparing and distributing regional newsletter, working with adviser access/approval on website, responding to general inquiries from advisers and higher education representatives.
  • Assists with EducationUSA finances within the region, in collaboration with REACs and IIE, including processing travel grants for advisers and prepares travel expense reports for REACs.
  • Works with advisers/network regarding branding and development of promotional materials, center statistic reporting, and enforces other network standards.
  • Assists in organizing U.S. higher education college fairs and logistics for university representative visitors (depending on region).
  • Coordinate logistics for workshops and conferences.
  • Conducts research and facilitates EducationUSA webinars across the region intended for U.S. HEI representatives, advisers, and students.
  • Provides programmatic support for hosting U.S. higher education in region.
  • Analyzes Open Doors data as well as locator reports, and develops regional and country fact sheets for International Education Week, regional sessions at the Forum, and other events. 

Job Requirements:

  • 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 years of related work experience.
  • Requires a basic application of a specialized body of knowledge. At this level of competency, a team member is required to apply knowledge in carrying out work assignments.

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Fluency in English required.
  • Familiarity with U.S. higher education and international education.
  • Efficient use of technology, including spreadsheets, database, Internet, and email required. Desktop publishing experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to operate independently and effectively in direct cooperation with the REACs.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.

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.

To apply, please send your CV with contact details of at least one reference and a cover letter to  by November 30, 2019. All application materials must be in English.  Incoming applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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