USP VII Program Assistant Director

USP VII Program Assistant Director
Deadline for applications: Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Location: Lebanese American University Beirut Campus
Working area: Position is based in Beirut Campus and twice a week in Byblos Campus
Job Description

The Outreach and Civic Engagement Office has a vacancy for a Program Assistant Director under the USAID University Scholarship Program (USP VII). The position is based in Beirut Campus but periodic commuting to Byblos Campus is required.

It is a part time position, contractual basis, annually renewable with no insurance.


- Fall/Spring: M-F 08:00am-04:30pm

- Summer: M-F 07:30am-02:30pm

- Total of 10 working Saturdays per year

The Assistant Director will report to the Program Director and will be handling the program’s daily logistics and needs of the scholars on both campuses. The Assistant Director will work closely with the USP personnel in order to assume all of the position’s responsibilities.


Basic Responsibilities:

  • Supervises Ambassador Merit Scholars’ academic and extracurricular progress;

  • Assigns and supervises LAU student Mentors;

  • Coordinates internships and leadership opportunities;

  • Coordinates technical information;

  • Provides solutions and guidance when needed;

  • Maintains data and files on all scholars;

  • Communicates with Faculty on the progress of the scholars;

  • Reports to the Program Director on regular basis.


Minimum qualifications and skills:

  • A Master’s Degree from a renowned university.

  • Work experience in a similar position for 5-7 years or more.

  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English and Arabic.

  • Knowledge of the American system of education; Knowledge of other systems is a plus.

  • Knowledge of Banner is a plus.

  • Must be a team player; takes initiative and is proactive.

  • Advanced computer skills especially in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Desktop Publishing.

  • Excellent accuracy in researching, collecting, analyzing and presenting data

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

Experience required: Education degree: Masters Degree Field of education: A Master’s Degree from a renowned university
Arabic: Excellent English: Excellent French: Basic
Period: Yearly renewable contract
Salary: 2,000-3,000USD
Submission guidelines: Through an email to Subject line: Position/name
Cover letter required? No
Contact information
Dana Hibri
Dana Hibri