Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Job: Selection coordinator at Teach For Armenia Company

Location: Yerevan, Armenia

Category: NGO/Nonprofit

Type: Full time

Deadline: 28-Sep-18 00:00:00




Selection & Matriculation (60% of the time)

  • Designing the selection process (including selection competencies, application design, and assessment centers) of the most promising  young Armenians who will be successful Fellows and life long advocates for the movement for educational equity

  • Overseeing the execution of the selection process, managing the workflow of applications, reviews, phone interviews, testings an  assessment centres

  • managing positive relationships with candidates from application to school placement, including the creation and use of high-impact written communications, handbooks, procedural documents, and so on.

  • Overseeing the implementation of an online application and tracking system

  • Working with our executive leadership team to coordinate other stakeholder involvement in the selection process

  • Training and supervising selection support staff, and developing a strategy for quality assurance on selection decisions

  • Managing a selection and outcomes research agenda to inform future changes

  • Overseeing logistical and administrative arrangements for the selection process

  • Setting and achieving ambitious goals by converting offers into acceptances

  • Working with the Head of RSM in overseeing the selection budget


Matriculation (30% of the time)

  • Developing a strong communication plan with applicants at all stages – including developing matriculation materials for selected applicants with support from the communications team.

  • Overseeing matriculation of selected applicants for the Leadership Development Program by providing associate team support and guidance (TBC)

  • Constantly reviewing and improving efficiency of the workflow and process


Recruitment (10%of time)

  • Supporting with recruitment efforts and activities, especially during peak recruitment season.


  • Proven expertise in selection design and implementation
  • Passionate about our mission and values, believes deeply in the importance of inspiring/investing external people in our mission, and has high expectations for how Teach For Armenia is viewed by external stakeholders and general public.  

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills

  • Highly organised and capable of managing self and a team to meet demanding deadlines in a time bound environment

  • Excellent organisation and time management skills, experience creating efficient systems to juggle multiple projects simultaneously

  • Immense attention to detail

  • Advanced MS Office skills

  • Excellent knowledge of Armenian and English languages (oral and written), good knowledge of Russian is strongly desired

  • Excels when operating in high pressure deadline oriented environments

  • Adaptable and flexible in working style and approach to solving problems by thinking critically to

  • Data-driven and passionate about analysis and diagnostics


  • Bachelor’s degree (required); Graduate degree (preferable)

  • Uncommon level of personal responsibility with exceptional goal orientation and a proven track record of success

  • Exceptional optimism about what is possible even in the face of daunting challenges and excited about achieving very ambitious strategy and development goals

  • Excellent research skills – ability to locate, process and analyse publicly available information and data (ability to draw out strategy and goals from research)

  • Comfortable with and highly satisfied by creating and managing back-end systems and operations

  • Ability to effectively manage up and collaborate productively with peers to achieve ambitious, measurable results

  • Critical thinking and prioritization skills

  • Demonstrated leadership capability in building and maintaining of a successful brand identity

  • Ability to think strategically and willingness to take calculated risks to build Teach For Armenia’s brand

  • Excellent team player that is willing to work collaboratively with other stakeholders and to develop a high performing team

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally through the Teach For All Global network opportunities


Job URL: - Selection coordinator @ Teach For Armenia

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