We are seeking an experienced Senior Specialist for the anticipated DOS-funded Investing in the Liberated University of Anbar in Iraq.
The program aims to closely collaborate with Liberated University of Anbar to strengthen capacity and restore and revitalize the university following displacement and violence. Capacity building initiatives will include academic enhancements that promote human and technical capacity building inside Iraq, bolster long-term stability, develop the next generation of leaders, and support Iraq’s integration into the global academic community.
The Senior Specialist will be responsible for leading program implementation and providing administrative and quality control oversight. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of working in universities, a strong network with private and public sector organizations, and ability to leverage their network. The Senior Specialist will also possess exemplary communication skills, an energetic and positive attitude, and ability to work effectively and respectfully with individuals from diverse backgrounds. The position is located in Rabadi and the successful candidate must be willing and able to travel to and from the University of Anbar readily. Fluency in Arabic and English is required.