*Administrative Assistant, Office of the Secretary General*
The Supreme Council of Antiquities seeks to hire an administrative assistant, for a one-year position, renewable on an annual basis, beginning in mid-April, 2011.
The Administrative Assistant offers support to the Secretary General in administrative tasks requiring native proficiency in the English language. These tasks include, but are not limited to:
-- Editing written correspondence in English from handwritten drafts or dictation.
-- Editing English language reports, articles, and other written material prepared by the Secretary General or his staff.
-- Researching Egyptological and administrative matters in order to support the Secretary General in the decision-making process.
-- Compiling and presenting information in the form of database records, spreadsheets, and narrative reports.
-- Building and maintaining a database of images for use by the Secretariat, including basic manipulation of digital images and identification of images for database records.
-- Assisting with the gathering of content, editing, and uploading of material for the English SCA web site.
-- Coordinating with Egyptian colleagues to carry out assignments as necessary.
The Administrative Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Consultant to the Secretary General.
Desired skills include:
-- Excellent organizational skills.
-- Proficiency in written English.
-- Computer literacy, including standard office applications. Familiarity with Adobe Suite, Filemaker, and/or Dreamweaver a plus.
-- Basic general knowledge of Egyptology, including specialized terms, and familiarity with standard reference works.
-- Proficiency in at least one European language in addition to English.
-- Ability to multitask.
-- Ability to work in a fast-paced and often high-pressure environment.
Please send a copy of your CV, two references, and a writing sample to Noreen Doyle at firstname.lastname@example.org AND Rania Galal at email@example.com.
Candidates will be short-listed by interview (in person or over Skype) and may also be asked to submit samples of work upon request.
Beth Asbury BA(Hons) MPhil AIfA,
The Foreign Office of Dr. Zahi Hawass,
Supreme Council of Antiquities,
3 El Adel Abou Bakr Street, Zamalek, Cairo, EGYPT