Program Manager, Arabic Overseas Flagship Program

Program Manager, Arabic Overseas Flagship Program
Washington, D.C

FLSA: Exempt
PAY BAND: 5 Manager

Funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), the Arabic Overseas Flagship Program is designed to train superior speakers of Arabic through intensive overseas study and practical, professional experience. The Program Manager oversees American Councils Capstone Arabic Overseas Flagship Program located in Meknes, Morocco, which provides intensive, yearlong Arabic language instruction, internships, cultural activities, home stays, and structured opportunities for students to maximize their immersion in the host country culture. The Program Manager also oversees a summer program for Flagship participants that provide similar intensive language instruction and cultural immersion in Meknes. In addition, the Program Manager is responsible for the oversight of the Overseas Project GO program, another summer language intensive in Meknes.

The Program Manager is responsible for the programs’ daily administration, overall quality, direction, and financial oversight. He/she supervises staff abroad and in the U.S. to recruit, to select, and to support approximately 50 program participants each academic year.
The Program Manager ensures the provision of outstanding student support abroad, oversees the academic program, responds to student concerns, and collaborates with American Councils senior staff, institutional partners, and funders to maximize learning outcomes. The Program Manager reports to the American Councils Director of Flagship Overseas Programs.

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 operate.

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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