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Vocational Agribusiness Education Officer (3 Positions) -- Liberia Food and Enterprise Development (FED)   Job Details
COMPANY PROFILE/OVERVIEW:

USAID Liberia’s programs operate within the US Foreign Assistance Framework for ‘rebuilding countries’ with the respective goal to: “Assist in the construction or reconstruction of key internal infrastructure and market mechanisms to stabilize the economy.”  The Mission’s strategy focuses on ‘lifting Liberia’ to the next tier: i.e., from a rebuilding country to a developing country and beyond.  As a contribution toward the achievement of this goal, the Food and Enterprise Development (FED) Program will be implemented to achieve the following component objectives:

 

·       Component 1: Increase agricultural productivity and profitability and improve human nutrition;

·       Component 2: Stimulate private enterprise growth and investment; and

·       Component 3: Build local technical and managerial human resources to sustain and expand accomplishments achieved under objectives one and two.

 

 
JOB DESCRIPTION:

·          Analyze and assist vocational teacher training opportunities at one of the five vocational centers and implement strategies to improve curricula and other center educational operations

·          Assist the Vocational Teacher Training Specialist, the Vocational Training, the Nonformal Education Specialist, and county offices to reach Objective 3 programmatic targets

·       Any other activities assigned to, and agreed to, with the Vocational Training and NonFormal Education Specialist

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No supervisory responsibilities

 

Reporting:

The Vocational Training Officers will report to the Vocational Training and NonFormal Education Specialist (VTNFES) and the County Managers to where they are assigned.

 

 
JOB REQUIREMENT:

Required qualifications for the Vocational Agribusiness Education Officers are:

      Education:  Bachelor degree in an agricultural field OR Bachelor degree in business;

      Previous teaching experience in vocational training;

      Previous experience in a business or an enterprise;

      Previous experience in agriculture;

      Experience working with the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Youth, or the Ministry of Agriculture

      Report writing ability (a written test at interview may be required);

      Computer Skills: Internet, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Email.

 

Desirable Qualifications for the Vocational Agribusiness Education Officers are:

      Practical and field nonformal education experience.

      Residence in one of the following counties: Margibi, Grand Bassa, Nimba.

      Understanding of the ECOWAS TVET curricula and examination systems.

      Knowledge of the Vocational and Career Education and Land-Grant University System in the USA

 
APPLICATION SHOULD BE ADDRESS TO:

Please send your resume/CV with references and cover letter directly to

Dr. D. W. Eaton

deaton@agcenter.lsu.edu

 

 
 
 
Job Category:   Social Works/Sociology
Job Type:   Contract/Temp
Job Location:   Outside Monrovia
Job Posted:   Apr 01, 2013
Job Expires:   Apr 25, 2013
     
     
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