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Education specialist

Democratic Republic of Congo  –  10/27/2012 12:00 AM
Chemonics seeks an education specialist for the anticipated USAID-funded Empowering Adolescent Girls Through Education program in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This program aims to equip adolescent girls with the education and skills they need to become change agents for their families, schools, and communities. To achieve this goal, it is working to increase the number of adolescent girls attending secondary school by alleviating constraints like the high cost of schooling, low learning outcomes, early pregnancy, gender-based violence in schools, and the low status of adolescent girls. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
  • Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree in education or a related field preferred 
  • Minimum five years of relevant experience in education programs; experience with girls' secondary education, leadership, and life skills programming preferred
  • Experience working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or a similarly complex environment in West Africa preferred
  • Experience working with USAID preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • ​English and French proficiency required
Application Instructions:
Send electronic submissions to by October 26, 2012. Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. 

In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to with only "DRCEAGLE Education specialist" in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.

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