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The US Embassy Yaounde is hiring !

US Embassy Yaoundé       
The US Embassy Yaounde is hiring !

The US Embassy is seekong eligible and qualified applicants for the position of cultural Affairs Assistant (Exhange/Student Advising


Announcement Number:Yaounde-2021-015
Hiring Agency: Embassy Yaounde
Position Title: Cultural Affairs Assistant (Exchange/Student Advising) - All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Open Period: 04/22/2021 - 05/06/2021Format MM/DD/YYYY

Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+1Series/Grade:LE - 6005 8Salary:XAF FCFA11,957,655Work

Schedule:Full-time -Promotion Potential:LE-8

Duty Location(s): 1 Vacancy in Yaounde, CMTelework Eligible:NoFor 

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.Summary:

The work schedule for this position is:

Full Time (40 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time upon receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.Supervisory Position:NoRelocation Expenses Reimbursed:No


Leads the Mission’s public diplomacy engagement with academic audiences, directing and managing educational exchange programs including the Fulbright Program, the Humphrey Fellowship Program, the Study of the United States Institutes, the Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program, Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program, and International Writers Program. Plans and implements Mission’s outreach program to schools and universities. Develops and maintains continuing personal contact with target educational institutions of higher learning and government ministries related to education and research. Advises Mission personnel on issues and questions related to the Cameroonian education system. Coordinates Post’s exchange program Alumni outreach activities with academic audiences. Provides back-up support to post’s Educational Advising services led by the EducationUSA advisor.

Qualifications and EvaluationsRequirements:

EXPERIENCE: At least three years of progressively responsible experience in a multinational educational or cultural work environment is required, with education, communication, marketing and public outreach duties as significant parts of the job.

Good working knowledge of Cameroon’s educational structure and institutions, administration, researchers, writers, and publishers. Understands education policy in Cameroon, any associated controversies, or debates, and how education intersects and is treated in national politics, by various political parties, and by key civil society institutions. Good knowledge of U.S. educational system, State Department academic exchange programs, institutions working on international education (such as NAFSA, IIE), and U.S. society, culture, and socio-political processes.

 Education Requirements:

University degree in Education, American Studies, International Relations, Communications, Marketing is required.


LANGUAGE: Fluent (Speaking/Reading/Writing) English and French are required.


Ability to develop and maintain contacts with target institutions in academic and cultural spheres in the public, private, and NGO sectors in Cameroon, and work with minimal supervision and according to schedule. cross-cultural and interpersonal and communication skills in person and in writing, public speaking skills; ability to draft correspondence in French and English, to write reports and draft remarks for Public Affairs Officer and Cultural Affairs Officer, and independently plan, prioritize work schedule and meet deadlines. Computer skills: word processing, power-point, electronic communication, online research, and internet skills are required. This may be tested.

The U.S. Mission 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.Qualifications:

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass U.S. Embassy issued Medical and Security certifications.

Benefits and Other InfoBenefits:Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Cameroon may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.Other Information:

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.

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

How to Apply :

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Embassy issued Medical and Security clearance.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents:

In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)
  • Other Document
  • National ID Card or Passport copy (if applicable)
  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • University Degree
Next Steps:

Note that ONLY Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

For further information - the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Yaounde, Cameroon

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