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U.S. Embassy, Apia, Samoa
United States Peace Corps/Samoa Vacancy announement
PROGRAM & Training ASSISTANT
Peace Corps/Samoa seeks a Program & Training Assistant (PTA) to support the work of American Volunteers working throughout Samoa. The PTA will report to the Director of Programming and Training and will work with both the Program Manager and the Training Manager.
Approximately 2/3rd of work responsibilities involves supporting Programs, while the remaining 1/3 supports training. The current Peace Corps’ program in Samoa is teaching English literacy in rural Government primary schools.
- Either Bachelor’s degree in any field and at least 2 years experience in the field of training and/or program management OR at least 4 years experience working in these fields.
- Fluent writing and speaking skills in both English and Samoan.
- Knowledge of adult education and program management
- Computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint, email and internet
- Experience working with Volunteers from the United States or other countries.
- Ability to organize and execute specific projects, to prepare precise, analytical reports and to apply sound judgment within Peace Corps guidelines.
- Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
Candidates must be willing to travel throughout rural Samoa and to spend extended periods of time living in rural communities where training is taking place.
Salary dependent on qualifications; range begins at ST$26,900, including benefits
Candidates interested in the position should submit:
1) A curriculum vitae; 2) A list of five references with current contact information; and 3) Written responses to how the candidate meets the required and desired qualifications, in one of the following ways :
- Via the mail: DMO, U.S. Peace Corps SAMOA, Private Mail Bag, Apia
- Via email: @ws.peacecorps.gov
- Or drop off in person at the PC Samoa Matautu-tai Office
Further details, including a Statement of Work, can be obtained from the Peace Corps Office.
Applications are due no later than 5:00 PM, Friday, 5 July, 2013.
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other nom-merit factor.