Ref: N71002
Work Hours: Full-Time; 40 hours/week
Job Type: Temporary Position (Not to exceed 12 months)
Basic Function of the Position
    Under the supervision of the Cultural Affairs
Officer, the incumbent support academic programs such as the Fulbright
Junior Staff Development, Foreign Language Teaching Assistant, and
Fulbright Visiting Specialists programs.
    S/he is responsible for all alumni engagement,
including both academic and non-academic.
    Additionally, s/he works in tandem with YALI
coordinator on alumni outreach to YALI alums.
Position Requirements
    Note: All applicants MUST address each required
qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item.
Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not
    University degree in International Relations,
American Studies, Communications, Political Science, or Economics is
    Minimum of three (3) years progressively
responsible experience in multilingual, multicultural or multinational,
academic or governmental work environment with a focus in project
management, communications, or education duties is required.
    Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Writing/Reading in
English is required. Language proficiency will be tested. Level IV (Fluent)
Speaking/Reading in Yoruba is required.
    Intermediate knowledge of international education
and cultural exchange programs; as well as Nigeria government institutions,
policies, education system and media is required.
    Ability to plan, schedule and manage a variety of
activities with multiples deadlines, communicate effectively orally and in
writing is required.
    Proven ability to work with various computer
systems is required.
Hiring Preference Selection Process
    When qualified, applicants in the following hiring
preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed
below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately
describe their status on the application.
    Failure to do so may result in a determination that
the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
Hiring Preference Order
    AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S.
    FS on LWOP.
    Applicants who claim status as a
preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent
Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge
from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of
Veterans Affairs.
    If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S.
Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional
eligibility.  If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not
received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement,
the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the
application process.
    Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S.
Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is
    This level of preference applies to all Foreign
Service employees on LWOP.
Additional Selection Criteria
    Management will consider nepotism/conflict of
interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful
    Current OR employees serving a probationary period
are not eligible to apply.  Current OR employees with an Overall Summary
Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee
Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply

    Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member
Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to
apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they
have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule
    The candidate must be able to obtain and hold the
local security certification after selection.
    Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs
must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty
to be considered eligible to apply for this position.
Equal Employment Opportunity
    The U.S. Mission in Nigeria provides equal
opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people
without regard to race,color religion, sex, national origin, age,
disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual,orientation.
The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment
opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity
enhancement programs.
    The EEO complaint procedure is not available to
individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon
marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints
should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies
for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.
OR – Ordinarily Resident (OR) – N6,466,256 p.a. 
(Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-08 In addition to the basic
salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local
Compensation Plan. 
NOR – Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM – US$48,135
p.a EFM/MOH – US$40,514
(Full-Time Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-06
Method of Application
Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the
following, or the application will not be considered:
for US Federal Employment (DS – 174), or a current resume or curriculum
vitae that provides the same information as a DS – 174; plus,
    Any additional documentation that supports or
addresses the requirements listed above (e.g.transcripts, degrees, NYSC
certificate/exemption etc.)
    A type – written and signed application letter
specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum
requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement
number on the application letter.
    Limit all electronic (e-mail) submissions to one
entry/e – mail not larger than 5MB. Please submit attachments in PDF and
Word formats, not pictures.
    E – mails received without the appropriate subject
line and incomplete applications will not be considered.
Submit application to:
here to download the Position Descriptions (PDF)
here to download Application Form for Employment as a Locally Employed
Staff or Family Member (DS-174) (PDF 1.78 MB)
here to download the Instructions for Completing DS-174 (PDF 2.40 MB)
    Mailed (paper/hard copies) applications will NOT be
    All not ordinarily resident applicants must have
the required work and residency permits to be eligible for Consideration. A
U.S. Citizen EFM does not have to be residing in country to be considered,
but the sponsoring officer under chief of mission (com) authority does have
to be assigned officially to post.
    Due to the high volume of applications received, we
will only contact applicants who are being considered. Thank you for your

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