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"I would like to join the Lebanese Association for History as full member. I will contribute to support the association with my expertise, will participate in LAH's activities and will pay the annual subscription fee (50,000 Lebanese Pounds) on time".

MESSAGE TO OUR FUTURE MEMBERS

 

Welcome to the Lebanese Association for History. We are an organisation dedicated to the promotion of knowledge about the past and history education. Our activities and programmes are the fruit of the ideas and expertise of our members. We welcome members who are passionate about history and are interested in contributing to the work of the association or would like to stay informed about our activities. When you become a member you can access our resources and benefit from our professional development opportunities, discussion forums and activities. You can also contribute with your expertise and suggestions. Your membership allows us to continue our activities.

JOB VACANCY

 

Position: Full-time Project Officer
Location: Ain el Tineh
Period: 1 year with possibility of renewal
Salary:  1600 – 1800 US Dollars depending on experience
Social benefits: social security is provided
Deadline for applications: October 27, 2019
Expected starting date: December 2019  

 

About the Lebanese Association for History 

LAH is a non-governmental organization founded in 2013 by a group of educationalists, history teachers, and activists who work together to contribute to the development of disciplinary approaches to History education in Lebanon. LAH’s mission is to promote the learning and teaching of history as a discipline in Lebanon, raise public awareness about the importance of history and ensure that history teaching becomes more recognized by society and more engaging to learners with a focus on historical concepts. 

LAH aims at encouraging continuous learning for different age groups as a way to build learners’ critical thinking shape their personalities and develop a sense of individual and collective responsibility. Accordingly, LAH is working on developing a digital platform for history education sources accessible to all teachers in Lebanon and the Arab world. Additionally, the association will be conducting workshops sliming at developing teachers’ capacity to research and develop educational sources related to history.  LAH is also involved in partnerships and projects working towards the development of a variety of digital platforms contributing to the sector. 

LAH is currently seeking a project officer who will be responsible for the coordination, implementation, execution, and completion of LAH’s projects ensuring consistency with LAH’s strategic plans. 

Work Description 

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the implementation of LAH related projects 
  • Manage the Resource Management System including, but not limited to, content uploading, updates, maintenance… etc.
  • Manage LAH related websites. 
  • Organize workshops relating to the projects under her / his responsibility. 
  • Provide logistical and administrative support for the projects under her / his responsibility.  
  • Coordinate the management of the projects’ resource allocation.
  • Monitor and report on progress of projects. 
  • Organize and report on meetings.
  • Organize logistics and purchase of materials needed for the projects.
  • Liaise with stakeholders including teachers, partners, suppliers, funders …  etc.
  • Ensuring quality work from all project team members and stakeholders.
  • Coordinate projects’ evaluations.
  • Oversee the publication of resources on the websites.
  • Manage projects’ budget.
  • Support in financial record keeping and budget preparations. 
  • Provide any additional support as needed by the team. 

The Project Officer is expected to work closely with the LAH’s team and the projects’ manager.  

 

Essential / Desirable:

Education

A Bachelor degree  – Preferable: A Masters  degree in :
Business administration
Social sciences and Humanities
Economics
Computer science

 

Experience / proficiency

 

Essential

  • At least with 3 years’ experience in project coordination
  • Proficient in ICT, websites and software’s related to resources management systems.  
  • Experienced in Managing project budgets and financial record keeping.
  • Team player  

 

Preferable

  • Experience of working with local NGOs and INGOs
  • Experience in working in educational settings
  • Knowledge in the field of history education or teaching and learning in general
  • Experience in organizing workshops, conferences and community events.  

Languages

  • Excellent command of English and Arabic (oral and writing)
  • French is an asset 

 

Submission guidelines:

Please send a resume and a cover letter explaining how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the position to hr@lahlebanon.org and put Project Officer With your Name in the subject line. Otherwise, your application will not be considered. 

LAH is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, political affiliation, religion, gender, disability, and/or sexual orientation.

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