Open Society Foundations is announcing a vacancy for the position of the Arts and Culture Program Coordinator and Mentor
 

Open Society Foundations (OSF) is announcing a vacancy for the position of the Arts and Culture Program Coordinator and Mentor.

Job Title:  Program Coordinator and Mentor
Employer:
Open Society Foundations (OSF)
Duty Station:
Tbilisi
Job status:
Part time
Deadline:
 June 11th, 2012. 17:00 PM
Main Functions
:
Coordination - activity planning, control and monitoring, activity reporting for the

Arts and Culture Program.

Main Duties:

1.       Dissemination of information on the Arts and Culture Program;

2.       Analysis of ongoing events and tendencies in the area of the Arts and Culture Program;

3.       Administration of contests announced by the Arts and Culture Program, which implies the dissemination of information, examination of proposals, notification of applicants on awarding the grants and monitoring of implementation of projects;

4.       Holding regular consultations with the potential grantees;

5.       Monitoring of projects funded by the Arts and Culture Program;

6.       Drafting texts for the projects, contest announcements, information brochures and press releases of the Arts and Culture Program;

7.       Timely upload of information in the Grant Management System Program, provision of relevant documents to the Finance and Grant Departments;

8.       Managing the applicants of the Arts and Culture Program to improve overall quality of the Program;

9.       Monitoring of grants process underway within a framework of the Arts and Culture Program and rendering assistance upon need, as within the financial as well as the project structure scope;

10.   Participation in trainings organized by the Arts and Culture Program;

11.   Providing assistance to regional activities of the Arts and Culture Program through additional expertise (upon need).

Powers:

1.       Coordination of the Arts and Culture Program area, implementation of activities planned within its framework;

2.       Acting in the name of the Arts and Culture Program area and its presentation in relation with the third parties, in agreement with the Program Director;

3.       Participating in creation of business and creative environment for the staff.

Reporting and Evaluation:

1.       Filling the consultation journals within a framework of the Arts and Culture Program by the Mentor and applicant and submitting both copies to the Program;

2.       Submitting the journals for held consultations and report to the Arts and Culture Program once in every 3 months;

3.       Submitting project reports to the Arts and Culture Program;

4.       Submitting the midterm and annual activity reports to the Head of the Arts and Culture Program, as well as the annual plan upon need;

5.       Program and financial (within the area framework) reporting of the Program area to the Manager of the Arts and Culture Program and the Foundation Administration in accordance with the set timetable;

6.       Submission of the monitoring results of pending and implemented projects within a framework of the Arts and Culture Program to the Program Director in accordance with the set timetable;

7.       Submission on a systematic basis of information (in English and Russian languages) on planned, ongoing and implemented activities within a framework of the Arts and Culture Program to the Foundation Administration and the Head for posting it on the Foundation's web site;

8.       Submission to the Arts and Culture Program Head of proposals on the development and advancement of relevant areas, improvement of work conditions, and various innovative ideas.

Required qualifications, skills and Experience:

1.       Post-secondary education in an arts-related field or equivalent training and experience;

2.       Familiarity with managing cultural and/or artistic projects;

3.       Able to manage multiple projects, grants and deadlines;

4.       Solid organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.

5.       Excellent oral and written communication skills in Georgian, Russian  and English;

6.       Strong leadership and organizational skills;

7.       Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

8.       Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator;

9.       Experience and/or training in the NGO sector.

How to apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should apply by submitting the following documents (in English):

1.       Copy of ID (or passport);

2.       Curriculum Vitae (including your address, telephone and e-mail, if available);

3.       Motivation letter, stating desire and reason to be employed;

4.       Names and contact information of three references.

Interested applicants should deliver application documents to the Open Society - Georgia Foundation (OSGF) Office, 10 Chovelidze str., Tbilisi, no later than June 11, 2012, 17:00. Applications can be submitted electronically only in case of applicants absence in the city.

Notice: Please submit only copies of your documents, because they are not returned to the applicant.

The competition will be carried out in some stages that include an interviews and testing. On the first stage candidates will be selected based on submitted applications. Only the candidates selected after the first stage of competition will be contacted. We apologize for not being able to contact each rejected applicant personally.

For additional information please, contact us:

Tel.: 2 25 04 63 (Int. №240); 5 77 47 11 63;
e-mail: hr@osgf.ge; tushishvili@osgf.ge

Contact person: Tiko Tushishvili

See full text of this announcement in Georgian. To learn more about Open Society Foundations (OSF) goals and ethical values, please visit the following web pages: http://www.soros.org/about; http://www.soros.org/initiatives/arts


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