[DevJobsIndo] Opportunities with IIE for SHERA

IIE Job Opportunity
 
IIE is seeking qualified candidates for a Gender Advisor role for an
anticipated 5-year, USAID-funded Sustainable Higher Education Research
Alliances (SHERA) Program in Indonesia. 
 
The primary objective of SHERA will be to increase the research
capacity of faculty, staff, Ph.D. students and post-doctoral researchers at
selected public and private higher education institutions in Indonesia through

partnerships with U.S. universities.  All
positions are contingent upon award and approval by USAID. This will be a local
hire position and will not be eligible for expatriate allowances.  Qualified
applicants are encouraged to submit a resume to: [email protected] and specify the position you are applying to
in the subject line.

 
About IIE
IIE is among the world’s largest and most experienced international
exchange organizations, dedicated to increasing the capacity of people to think
and work on a global and intercultural basis. Founded in 1919 as an
independent, not-for-profit organization – and working with Indonesian partners
since 1982 – IIE is committed to delivering program excellence to a diverse
range of participants, sponsors, and donors. For more information, visit www.iie.org
 

Gender Advisor

 
The Gender Advisor will be responsible for providing technical support
to program partners to ensure that the program meets its objective of
increasing access to research and professional development opportunities for
women.
 
Essential duties and responsibilities include:
·       
Integrate gender considerations in the project’s
implementation plan, performance monitoring plan, monitoring and evaluation
activities, and reporting
·       
Provide project managers technical advice to
support the achievement of outcomes reflective of gender strategies
·       
Provide technical leadership to the project to
ensure integration of gender considerations across all project interventions
·       
Design and implement strategies and activities
to increase women’s engagement in research and increase their opportunities to
pursue a PhD, while decreasing dropout rates for women enrolled in PhD programs
·       
Identify successful practices in the project
that can be showcased in publications, communication materials, and other fora
·       
Engage with USAID, Indonesian and U.S.
universities, and other program stakeholders such as research institutes,
advocacy groups, and women’s rights organizations to promote and support
women’s engagement in research
·       
Convene groups of influential people and
institutions in ways that encourage them to create and/or promote change within
their spheres of influence
·       
Comply with applicable contract and sponsor
requirements and follow all IIE policies and procedures
·       
Perform other related duties and functions as
assigned
Education/Experience:
·       
Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant area
such as Gender Studies or a related field; advanced degree preferred. 
·       
A minimum of 5 years of professional experience
working in academia and/or on development projects with at least 3 years of
experience focusing on gender. Experience on USAID-funded programs preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
·       
Demonstrated understanding of gender issues in
Indonesian higher education.
·       
Fluent in Bahasa Indonesia, excellent written and oral English
required
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