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Program Officer

Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships | Philadelphia PA 19102 USA | Contract | Posted: 01/03/2013

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Program Officer, Eisenhower Fellowships
December 2012

SUMMARY
For nearly 60 years, Eisenhower Fellowships (EF) has been one of the world's premier global leadership
organizations. A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization based out of Philadelphia, EF competitively selects
mid-career leaders in the public, private, and NGO sectors from around the world to travel on 7-week
fellowships throughout the U.S. to enhance their professional, intellectual, and personal growth. EF's
board of trustees is chaired by General Colin L. Powell and includes 65 domestic and international
leaders. More information is available at www.efworld.org.
EF is seeking to hire a full-time, contract Program Officer (PO) on a project basis. The PO will work
closely with five Fellows to conceptualize and arrange individually-tailored, transformational programs
focusing on the Fellows' areas of interest. The contract will be for approximately 4.5 months It·om midJanuary
to May 2013, with the possibility of renewal in the fall. The PO will report to the Senior Director
for International Programs.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Establish productive working relationship with 5 international Fellows, including:
• Interact frequently via email and phone with Fellows before and during their fellowships
• Work with Fellows to define their program goals and focus on anticipated outcomes to
improve their organizations and countries
• Guide Fellows toward broadening opportunities
• Monitor Fellows' program reporting
• Write Fellows' one-page biographies and program summaries
• Conduct research and identify potential people and organizations for Fellows to meet
• Develop creative, "stretch" programs and itineraries encompassing 8-10 cities around the U.S.
• Coordinate Fellows' activities with other depmiments at EF
• Book international and domestic travel, and oversee lodging and local transit arrangements
• Calculate and monitor Fellows' per diem
QUALIFICATIONS
• Superior written and verbal communications skills
• Ability to conduct independent research and network with leaders in diverse fields and sectors
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and high volume of time-sensitive communications
• Attention to detail and ability to provide timely, complete, and accurate logistical information
• Demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
• Demonstrated affinity for networking and establishing relationships with people it·om diverse culturcs
and backgrounds
• Proficiency in Microsotl applications, and familiarity with Sage ACT! or another relational data base
• Occasional domestic travel required
• Minimum of 5 years of applicable work experience
• Master's degree preferred
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Interested individuals are invited to send a cover letter and resnme by Friday, January 4, 2013 to:
Email: airiilefworld.org
Fax: (215) 546-4567
Mail: J. Crane
Eisenhower Fellowships
250 South 16th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(No phone calls please)
Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer




PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
•Establish productive working relationship with 5 international Fellows, including:
•Interact frequently via email and phone with Fellows before and during their fellowships
•Work with Fellows to define and focus their program goals and anticipated outcomes
•Manage expectations and clarify what is programmatically feasible
•Guide Fellows toward broadening opportunities
•Monitor Fellows’ program reporting
•Write Fellows’ one-page biographies and program summaries
•Conduct research and identify potential people and organizations for Fellows to meet with
•Develop proposed U.S. travel itinerary encompassing 8-10 cities
•Coordinate Fellows’ activities with other departments at EF
•Book international and domestic travel, and oversee lodging and local transit arrangements
•Calculate and monitor Fellows’ per diem

QUALIFICATIONS
•Superior written and verbal communications skills
•Ability to conduct independent research and network with experts in diverse fields and sectors
•Ability to manage multiple priorities and high volume of time-sensitive communications
•Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to provide timely, cmplete, and accurate logistical information
•Demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
•Demonstrated affinity for networking and establishing relationships with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
•Proficiency in Microsoft applications, and familiarity with Sage ACT! or another relational data base
•Occasional domestic travel required
•Minimum of 5 years of applicable work experience
•Master’s degree preferred


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Interested individuals are invited to send a cover letter and resume no later than Friday, January 4, 2013 to:

Email: aj@efworld.org
Fax: (215) 546-4567
Mail: J. Crane
Eisenhower Fellowships
250 South 16th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(No phone calls please)

Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer


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Location Philadelphia, PA, 19102, United States
Categories Other
Function Program Management

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Contact Name Joyce Crane
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Primary Fax 215-546-4567