Program Administrator, Oriental Institute

The National Museum of Afghanistan-Oriental Institute (NMA-OI)
Partnership consists of several related multi-year programs and grants
sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. This forms part of The
Oriental Institute’s ongoing commitment to the protection of cultural
heritage in Afghanistan and the development of locally sustainable
organizational infrastructure for the National Museum and related
cultural institutions as the focal point of cultural heritage
stewardship in that country.

Based in Chicago, the Program Administrator (PA) will oversee the
management of programs, grants, staffing and local partners operating in
Kabul, Afghanistan. The Program Administrator will also serve as advisor
to PI on all project-related functions including management of program
outcomes, budgets, cooperative agreements and preparing financial and
program reports as required. The PA will work closely with State
Department personnel to ensure timely response to inquiries and
submission of quarterly reports. Job responsibilities may require
periodic travel to Kabul to meet with program personnel, partners and
project stakeholders.

Strong project management skills are required, including experience
managing federal grants, preferably related to cultural heritage
projects. Archaeology or anthropology background preferred.

For more details and to apply for this position, please go to the
University of Chicago’s website,

Job posting number: _101588_

Online you will be asked to complete an application, and to upload both
a cover letter and resume.

Review of applications will begin on Monday, November 7. Email inquiries
can be directed to the

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