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Application & Selection Analyst, Fulbright US Student Programs (Hybrid)

Institute of International Education
Washington, DC 20005
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Institute of International Education

IIE is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/ Individuals with Disabilities.

Organizational Department:

Schedule: Full Time

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Career Level:

Location: Chicago IL - Chicago, IL 60602 US
Houston TX - Houston, TX 77027 US
New York NY - New York, NY 10007 US (Primary)
San Francisco CA - San Francisco, CA 94108 US
Washington DC - Washington, DC 20005 US

Job Description:

As a member of the Application & Selection team, this role will contribute to the process of application management and selection services for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, administered by IIE. This individual will work with the Application & Selection team to communicate with external stakeholders including applicants, reviewers, and the program sponsor, manage logistics for selection meetings, provide technical support and ensure data integrity across various systems, as well as work on special projects/technical tasks as needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Participates and supports the team in the development/design of applications, actively testing and identifying and resolving technical issues becoming extremely familiar with navigating the systems and formats. Conducts the technical review of applications based on the specific program requirements.
  • Assists in the overall invitation process by researching and identifying potential reviewers, fielding follow-up invitation questions, and organizing meeting logistics..
  • Trains selection committee members and IIE facilitators on the screening process, produces and provides review resources and guidelines and independently facilitates review/selection meetings (online and/or in person).
  • Creates and maintains database systems to ensure that participant data and selection results are correctly entered to allow for accurate data reporting.
  • Corresponds with external stakeholders including applicants, reviewers, and the program sponsor via email, phone, and in person communication.
  • Prepares applications for delivery to IIE's sponsors as well as Operations and Program Management teams.

The Institute of International Education ("IIE") has a hybrid work environment that allows team members a combination of in-office work and telework at any of the locations listed above.

Job Requirements:

Education and Work Experience:

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree and at least two years of related work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience implementing a selection process and strong understanding of the complexities of different application and database systems.
  • Is technologically savvy with word processing, databases and spreadsheets.
  • Experience with websites, including use of webinar technology.
  • Ability to manage a large volume of work under severe time constraints and pressures, while demonstrating creativity and suggesting innovative yet practical solutions to new challenges.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication skills, oral and written; Exhibits maturity and is confident with meeting facilitation and uses diplomacy in difficult situations.
  • Demonstrates creativity and ability to suggest innovative yet practical solutions to new challenges.
  • Is a team player- contributes to the team as well as handles tasks assigned by more than one supervisor.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

To help promote and ensure the safety of our employees and those we work with, we require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees that have a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates a COVID-19 vaccination, or who object to being vaccinated based on a sincerely held religious belief, may request a reasonable accommodation. State and local guidelines apply.

Work Conditions & Physical Demands:

Essential functions are performed in a general office setting with low noise. Job demands may require long periods of sitting; telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with other team members and external stakeholders. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
IIE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Travel: Less than 10%


Posted: 2022-06-18 Expires: 2022-07-20

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