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APCEIU Job Opportunities
  • 2020-07-20

APCEIU Job Opportunities


Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) under the auspices of UNESCO is a UNESCO Category 2 Centre, working for UNESCO Member States to promote Education for International Understanding (EIU) and Global Citizenship Education (GCED) towards a Culture of Peace. The Centre was established in 2000 according to the Agreement between UNESCO and the Government of the Republic of Korea. 

APCEIU is seeking to hire a Programme Specialist to contribute to the global and regional programmes in the area of Global Citizenship Education.


Overview of the post


○ Post Title: Programme Specialist

○ Employment Type: Regular, full-time position

○ Compensations and Benefits: In accordance with the APCEIU’s Salary Regulations

○ Workplace: Seoul, Republic of Korea

○ Expected Employment Start Date: 28 September 2020 (subject to change, depending on visa issuance process) 

   ※ 1-year apprenticeship period

○ Responsibilities

   - Implement and monitor the ‘Global and Regional GCED Network’ Programme

      Output-based management of Global and Regional GCED Network activities (planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and undertaking administrative tasks, etc.)

      Communicate with UNESCO Headquarters to prepare and implement ‘Global Actors’ Platform’ Meeting

      Locate and mobilize resources to support the regional GCED network activities

      Collaborate and build strategic partnerships and networks with prospective GCED partners in order to bolster implementation of GCED activities globally 

   - Support the overall activities of external relations’ duties at APCEIU 

      Build relations with prospective partners in government, international/regional organizations, civil societies, academia, and the private sector in the field of GCED

      Consolidate recent information and updates from UNESCO, UN and GCED-related partners

      Coordinate drafting of speeches, briefing notes and annual/programme reports, press releases and articles, etc.

   - Perform additional tasks as required and assigned by the Office


Required Qualifications


○ Education

   - Advanced university degree (Masters or above)

   ※ Expected graduates of August 2020 included 


○ Nationality 

   - Non-Korean Nationals from the UNESCO Member States in the Asia-Pacific region 

○ Languages

   - Excellent knowledge in English, both verbally and in writing, and working-level knowledge in Korean

○ Skills and Competencies

   - Strong interpersonal and intercultural competence

   - Analytical and problem solving skills

   - Excellent oral and written communication skills

   - Proven ability to work efficiently in a dynamic and multicultural team environment

   - Demonstrated skills in stakeholder engagements and partnerships.


How to Apply


○ Application Period: 20 July 2020 (Mon) - 9 August 2020 (Sun) (GMT +9)

○ Method : E-mail - recruit@unescoapceiu.org

   - Required documents for resume screening

    CV in English 

   ※ Please fill out the APCEIU CV format (see attached) 

    Self-Introduction in English and Korean (within A4 2 pages each)


   - Required documents upon acceptance of the written exam

   ※ Those accepted in the written exam will be required to submit the following documents on the date of the interview

  Copy of all degrees and diplomas (including certificate for expected graduation)

   Copy of all academic records (University degree and above)

  ㆍ Copy of all work record, language test report, certificates and etc. (if applicable)

   ※ Final successful candidate(s) will be required to submit the original copy of all evidence documents.

   ※ The submitted documents will not be returned to the applicants and discarded after the completion of selection process.


Selection Process


Selection Process

Dates

Venue

Submission of Application

20 July 2020(Mon) - 9 August 2020 (Sun)

 

1st Announcement

12 August 2020 (Wed)

 

Written exam

- Essay Test

(in English and Korean)

- Korean-English translation

- English-Korean translation

14 August 2020 (Fri)

APCEIU

2nd Announcement

19 August 2020 (Wed)

 

Interview

21 August 2020 (Fri)

APCEIU

Final Announcement

27 August 2020 (Thur)

 

Expected Employment Start Date

28 September 2020 (Mon)

 


   * Each announcement will be posted on the APCEIU’s English website.

   * The schedule for selection process may change due to unforeseen circumstances


Other Information


○ In case there is no appropriate eligible list available for filling this post, selection may not happen.

○ If application’s contents are not true, recruitment can be canceled.

○ If the final successful candidate is found to be unfit for the medical check-up, he or she may not be employed.