Amideast - Dokki, Giza
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Job Title: Disability Officer
Department: HEI Public University Scholarship Program, AMIDEAST/Egypt
Immediate Supervisor: Project Director
Location: Cairo, Egypt
The Disability Officer is responsible for the project that will establish and/or develop a disability service center at each of five public universities (Ain Shams, Alexandria, Assiut, Cairo, Mansoura) through coordination with university leadership, a subgrantee with expertise in disability services, and the AMIDEAST HEI team. The Officer will ensure a strong management and policy structure for each center, establishment of a strategic plan, and implementation of activities to achieve project objectives. The Disability Officer will also provide technical guidance and advice to the AMIDEAST HEI team working with students with disabilities. The Officer will report to the Project Director.
The HEI Public University Scholarship Program will provide underserved students from across Egypt with high quality undergraduate education in Egypt, and the skills and knowledge to participate actively and responsibly in their communities and contribute to the economic development of the country. Sponsored by the U.S. Government, in partnership with the Government of Egypt, the HEI scholarship is part of the U.S. –Egypt Higher Education Initiative.
The U.S. –Egypt Higher Education Initiative (HEI) is an investment in Egypt’s future that provides educational opportunities for high-achieving Egyptians to learn skills that will better meet the needs of the 21st century economy. This U.S. Government Initiative provides scholarships for talented young Egyptians—women and men from underserved communities in rural and urban areas—to Egyptian and American universities in fields that will help them reach their aspirations and contribute to Egypt’s economic prosperity.
This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the incumbent will perform other reasonable business-related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other managers when necessary. AMIDEAST reserves the right to change duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
AMIDEAST is a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa.
Founded in 1951, AMIDEAST in its early years focused on promoting U.S. study to students in the MENA... (More)