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Academic Advisor     Position Number: 008/2019     Post Date: March 22, 2019     Status: Open
Position's Functional Title: Academic Advisor
Salary: Bachelor's Degree - US$54,600.00 per year; Master's Degree - US$62,400.00 per year
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Position Type: Full Time
Required Immigration Status: U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)
 
Position Summary:
The Cultural Division, Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Washington D.C. office is recruiting an Academic Advisor. The Academic Advisor is responsible for all aspects of administering Kuwait Government scholarship programs including but not limited to providing academic advisement and counseling for a number of Kuwaiti sponsored students attending Universities in the Unites States and Canada.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Earned Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Education, International Education, and Counseling or related field with minimum of 5 years of related experience.
 
Minimum Requirements:
• Must have 5 years and above professional experience.
• Must have up-to-date knowledge of U.S. Higher Education, Immigration rules pertaining to international students/scholars.
• Must have the ability to function and perform day-to-day academic advising task in a fast-paced, team-oriented multi-cultural environment.
• Position requires strong organizational communication.
• Computer literacy including skills with Internet research tools and social media.
• Must have excellent interpersonal, teamwork, critical thinking and presentation skills.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
• Previous experience in educational institution.
• Previous experience in advising college and/or university international students.
• Awareness of multi-cultural settings.
 
Closing Date:
The closing date for receipt of applications for this position is on Friday, April 5, 2019 5:00 PM (EST). Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If you have not received an invitation for interview within three weeks of the closing date please presume that your application has not been selected for potential candidacy at this time.


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Software Engineer/Web Developer     Position Number: 007/2019     Post Date: March 12, 2019     Status: Open
Position's Functional Title:  Software Engineer/Web Developer
Salary:  US$80,000.00 per year 
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Position Type: Full Time
Required Immigration Status: U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)
 
Position Summary:
The Cultural Division, Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Washington D.C. office is recruiting a Software Engineer/Web Developer for IT Department. Key Role - Develops effective, defect free source code that meets office requirements and team standards. Develops information systems by designing, developing, and installing software solutions. Responsible for designing, coding and modifying website.
 
Required Qualifications:
Earned Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Science and minimum of 4 years of relevant experience; or
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Engineering and minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.
 
Required Qualifications:
• Demonstrate strong understanding of software development/engineering.
• Demonstrate strong technical skills to design/administer/develop Database systems.
• Demonstrate strong experience in SQL database experience.
• Demonstrate strong programming skills. 
• Demonstrate strong software engineering/development experience creating web-based and mobile applications.
• Strong experience with: HTTP, SSL, HTML, Bootstrap, CSS, and JavaScript and any other languages and technologies are plus.
• Demonstrate experience and understanding of data visualization tools.
 
Minimum Requirements:
• Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.
• Must have the ability to function and perform day-to-day IT task in a fast-paced, team-oriented multi-cultural environment.
• Must have the ability to solve problems and make pragmatic engineering decision.
• Position requires strong organizational communication skills.
• Must have excellent interpersonal, teamwork, critical thinking and presentation skills.
 
Closing Date:
The closing date for receipt of applications for this position is on Monday April 1, 2019 5:00 PM (EST). Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If you have not received an invitation for interview within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been selected for potential candidacy at this time.


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Accountant     Position Number: 006/2019     Post Date: March 12, 2019     Status: Open
Position's Functional Title:  Accountant
Salary commensurate with experience:  $54,600-$84,000 per year
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Position Type: Full Time
Required Immigration Status: U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)
 
Position Summary: 
The Cultural Division, Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Washington, D.C. office is recruiting an Accountant to join our highly respected organization.  The incumbent will perform basic accounting processes to include accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll processing.
 
Essential Functions:
• Verify all transactions comply with sponsoring agency's rules and regulations
• Process A/P invoices for payment
• As part of a team, process payroll for more than 6,000 students
• Prepare monthly journal entries
• Reconcile monthly bank statements
• Prepare monthly budget reports 
• Correspond to internal and external parties regarding financial transactions
• Produce financial data on ad hoc basis and assist with other special accounting projects
• Maintain financial documents using organized electronic and paper filing systems
• Perform other duties as assigned
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Earned Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 2 years of relevant experience in accounting operations.
 
Minimum Requirements:
• Strong computer aptitude, including expertise with MS office suite, specifically Excel and Word
• Ability to professionally work and interact with the department and the entire organization
• Ability to work independently and with a team
• Strong time management skills with the aptitude to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
• Strong organization and oral and written communication skills
• Exceptional analytical skills with particular attention to detail
• Thorough and demonstrated knowledge of general accounting
 
Preferred Qualifications:
SAGE MAS 100 accounting system experience 
Advanced proficiency in QuickBooks 
2 years of auditing and/or public accounting experience
 
Closing Date: 
The closing date for receipt of applications for this position is on Monday, April 1, 2019 5:00 PM (EST). Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If you have not received an invitation for interview within three weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has not been successful for potential candidacy at this time. 


HOW TO APPLY

1. Documents needed for this application:
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