QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED :
Applicants should possess a university degree in information science / library science / political science / international affairs or American studies.
Work experience of 3 to 5 years in the field of information research is needed.
Fluent communication skills in English and Arabic is required.
Need knowledge of current trends and developments in American and host country information science and technology required.
Knowledge of electronic retrieval and delivery tools, in particular the internet and standard information science practices and procedures required.
Should be able to lead and proactively develop an information resource center required.
Need good service orientation to target audience, interpersonal, and cross-cultural skills required.
Ability to independently plan, organize, and carry out assigned responsibilities using electronic based technologies, including internet, CD-ROM, and print
Need ability to develop and maintain contacts with the target audience required.
Good communication skill is essential.
DUTIES : >
Supports the Mission with information products and services. >
Develops and maintains contact with the highest level target audience members. >
Plans and implements outreach programs to advance the entire Mission’s public affairs goals. >
Leads and manages the American Corners program. Serves as a Webmaster for the Embassy.>
Works with and directly supports the Ambassador, Deputy Chief of Mission, Public Affairs Officer, and Cultural Affairs Officer.
Conducts research of wide scope in response to complex inquiries for information from the target audience and Mission staff. >
Instructs and educates a wide variety of contacts, from highest-level contacts to student visitors, in the use of internet, including US G information, think-
thank reports and public access databases.