Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Job: Participant Recruiter – Secondary School Programs

We have a wonderful opportunity which would be a great fit your students at the Center for Russian and East European Studies. I wanted to reach out and share this this Full-time, Short term, Participant Recruiter position open in Europe, Eurasia, and Senegal with American Councils for International Education starting this fall. We have multiple openings for Participant Recruiters for our Secondary School Programs. This is a great opportunity for recent grads, graduate students or upcoming graduates who are studying the region and have proficiency in a language where there interested in applying to recruit. 

For more information please see the attachment or follow this link. We hope you can share this with your students. 

More information about American Councils for International Education and its programs, please visit americancouncils.org.

Participant Recruiter – Secondary School

Europe, Eurasia, and Senegal
FLSA: Exempt position
Pay Band: 0 Expatriate


The four-month Participant Recruiter position serves as the American Councils program representative in
the region and is responsible for all aspects of participant recruitment for secondary school programs
including: publicizing competitions; interviewing candidates; conducting prerequisite testing; and
associated record keeping and reporting. This position requires extensive travel throughout the region
assigned most likely working in more than one country, with long and non-standard work hours including
weekends. The Recruiter must also interact with local governmental and educational officials at all levels
in disseminating information about the programs and coordinating the testing process. The position
reports to the Manger for Field Operations, Secondary School Programs and the Program Hub Director.
The position is a short-term, full-time position beginning mid-August and ending in December 2017.
Possible countries include: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech
Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia,
Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan,
Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan


 Attend initial training conference in Ukraine;
 Coordinate recruitment activities to ensure the timely and proper conduct of the competition;
 Interact with local educational authorities;
 Organize and arrange testing locations;
 Conduct testing;
 Organize and participate in meetings with candidates and their parents;
 Conduct interviews with semi-finalist candidates;
 Complete all document and material processing;
 Conduct publicity outreach with local office;
 Complete all reporting on finances and recruitment activities.


 Program administration experience;
 High proficiency (fluency preferred) in language or languages spoken in one or more of the above
countries required;
 Experience traveling extensively under difficult conditions;
 Experience with multitasking in a time intensive environment;
 Experience in reporting and budget management;
 Experience studying in a U.S high school environment;
 BA in relevant field (e.g. appropriate area language, or area studies, education, etc.) required.


American Councils is committed to taking affirmative steps to enhance employment opportunities for
minorities, women, veterans, and people with disabilities, and strives to ensure that meaningful
employment and promotional opportunities are maintained for everyone. American Councils’
commitment to equal employment opportunity is based not only on federal requirements, but also on a
longstanding commitment to maintaining a diverse workforce reflective of the communities in which we


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants
because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or
applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or
applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or
applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the
disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation,
proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent
with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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