Vacancies at CPT for the project with OSCE Higher Education Unit and Rectorate of the University in Mitrovica.

TERMS OF REFERENCE
Careers’ Centre Development Officer
University in Mitrovicë/Mitrovica

Objective

In collaboration with the Rectorate of the University in Mitrovica/Mitrovica, Faculty Deans, Centre for Peace and Tolerance and the Youth and Higher Education Unit at the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, the Development Officer/Coordinator of Career Centre will organize, maintain and operate a Career Centre and provide a wide variety of career information and material of the centres work, useful information for career development, communicate with students, faculty, parents and business and community representatives concerning career planning and employability issues.

Tasks

• Build and maintain a strong network of external contacts with local and regional stakeholders.
• Organize and manage medium to large-scale public events in a manner consistent with University standards and policies.
• Deliver a number of individual and group career guidance sessions weekly.
• Develop a time-bound action plan to streamline workflow and ensure delivery of services
• Provide leadership in planning the future development and integration of the centre.
• Liaise and work closely with the senior management, faculty, and students.
• Co-ordinate the day-to-day operations of the Career Centre and schedule career events, activities, programs and speakers.
• Develop the capacity of the Career Centre staff by identifying training needs and assisting the creation of personal development plans for students.
• Develop and maintain a current and comprehensive occupational library including information on careers and career clusters, employment prospects and trends and employment requirements and opportunities; obtain and circulate current postgraduate university catalogues and postgraduate scholarship information.
• Publicise the work of the Career Centre using a variety of communication techniques.
• When necessary attend meetings, conferences and seminars with career centre themes and represent the Career Centre.
• Provide advice to faculty on developing the employability aspects of academic programs.
• In co-operation with university stakeholders and experts develop a strategic plan for the Career Centre.
• Plan and use statistical software to analyse use of services by stakeholders.
• Identify, plan, coordinate and conduct appropriate student training within area of responsibility.
Qualifications:

• Completed (or near completion) Bachelor Degree in Law, Business, Communication or Social Sciences;
• Management and/or public relations experience in an educational environment an asset.
• Possess excellent interpersonal skills in the areas of collaboration, team participation, creative problem-solving, conflict resolution and negotiation, group planning and decision-making processes.
• Excellent knowledge of Serbian and English. Knowledge and of any other language spoken in Kosovo is a distinct advantage
• Good communication skills and experience in student engagement
• Strong organisational skills, ability to fulfil tasks on time
• Be able to work in difficult environment
• Proficiency in computer applications.
• Be able to travel.

Deliverables

• Weekly reports on the Centre work to the CPT and OSCE/YHEU staff;
• Soft and hard copy records of all activities (attendance sheets, evaluations by trainees, photos of activities, language/ICT programs, promotional materials, certificates, cover letters);
• Maintenance of the Career Centre’s Facebook account (weekly);
• Organization of 14 mobile careers’ workshops in collaboration with high schools and deaneries, and provision of outreach activities schedule, photos, participants’ list and workshops’ evaluation forms;
• Organization of the University Job Graduate Fair in collaboration with Senior Management and all relevant local and regional stakeholders, and provision of photos, invitation letters, agenda and event evaluation forms;
• Organization of the University Freshers Day in collaboration with University Senior Management, students and Deans, and provision of activity agenda and photos;
• 3 English language courses (PET, KET and TKT) x 32 students/youth/teachers in collaboration with the British Council and high schools, and provision of attendance lists, photos, CVs of trainers, cover letters of applicants, study programs, certificates;
• Organization of 4 French Cultural events in collaboration with the Alliance Francaise and provision of photos, invitation letters, and promotional materials;
• Organization of weekly careers’ guidance sessions (how to write a Cv, mock interviews etc) and provision of weekly schedule of activities, attendance sheets, photos and students’ evaluation forms;
• Creation and maintenance of a digitalized users’ database of the Careers’ Centre and provision of statistics and records on student use of the Centre (monthly);
• Creation and maintenance of a digitalized corporate database that includes contact details;
• Provide final activities’ reports;
• Provide progress report (July);
• Provide self-evaluation final report by December 10 2012;
• Provide and student questionnaires (ad hoc basis and at least twice a year).

Interested candidates should send their updated CV’s to nenad.maksimovic@ngocpt.org by Friday 24’th.

TERMS OF REFERENCE
Clubs/Societies Development Officer (2 posts)
University in Mitrovicë/Mitrovica

Objective

In collaboration with the Rectorate of the University in Mitrovica/Mitrovicë (UM), the Student Centre, Faculty Deans, students, Centre for Peace and Tolerance and the Youth and Higher Education Unit at the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, the Clubs/Societies Development Officer will provide overall high level coordination and development support to UM diverse clubs and societies and, communicate with students, faculty, and all other relevant stakeholders.

Tasks

• Promote the idea/concept of University Clubs and Societies among the student body and university staff through presentations/tutorials and marketing strategies;
• Ensure communication/collaborations among the student body of the University, academic /administrative staff, the Student Union and relevant external stakeholders;
• Support interest groups to form and run clubs and societies, including assistance to draft/revise clubs/societies’ constitutions and perform basic accounting;
• Assess and identify the training and development needs of student clubs and societies and organize and deliver a program of training to meet identified needs;
• Maintain and manage various databases relating to student activities, ensuring information is up to date;
• Develop a time-bound action plan to streamline workflow and ensure delivery of services;
• Publicise the work of UM Clubs & Societies using a variety of communication techniques;
• Co-ordinate the day-to-day operations of the recreational centres in Mitrovicë/Mitrovica and Leposavic and ensure the right of access for student members to available resources and facilities.

Qualifications:

• Completed (or near completion) Bachelor Degree in Law, Business, Technical Science, Communication or Social Sciences;
• Management and/or public relations experience in an educational environment an asset;
• Possess excellent interpersonal skills in the areas of collaboration, team participation, creative; problem-solving, conflict resolution and negotiation, group planning and decision-making processes;
• Excellent knowledge of Serbian and English. Knowledge and of any other language spoken in Kosovo is a distinct advantage;
• Good communication skills and experience in student engagement;
• Strong organisational skills, ability to fulfil tasks on time;
• Be able to work in difficult environment;
• Proficiency in computer applications;
• Be able to travel.

Deliverables

• Weekly reports on the Student Clubs/Societies work to the CPT and OSCE/YHEU staff;
• Soft and hard copy records of all activities (attendance sheets, evaluations by trainees, photos of activities, language/ICT programs, promotional materials, certificates, cover letters);
• Maintenance of the “Games” Society Facebook account (weekly);
• Creation of at least 4 Societies/Clubs and provision of completed and approved grant applications forms, constitutions, list of clubs/societies assets; list of members, facebook accounts, and financial statements;
• Organization of 15 Clubs/Societies activities in collaboration with Presidents of Societies/Clubs and their members, and provision of photos, participants’ list and financial records (receipts, invoices etc.);
• Organization of a campaign across the university body to promote the idea/concept of University Clubs and Societies and encourage students to participate in their establishment
• Organization of a series of training for Clubs/Societies Presidents and committee members on how to efficiently and effectively manage a society/club;
• Creation and maintenance of a digitalized member database of Clubs/Societies and provision of statistics and records on student use of the recreational centres in Mitrovicë/Mitrovica and Leposavic;
• Provide final activities’ reports;
• Provide progress report (July);
• Provide self-evaluation final report by December 10 2012;
• Provide and student questionnaires (ad hoc basis and at least twice a year).

Interested candidates should send their updated CV’s to nenad.maksimovic@ngocpt.org by Friday 24’th.

TERMS OF REFERENCE
Coordinator of Youth Empowerment Support (Y.E.S.) Centre in Gračanica/Graçanicë

Objective

The Centre for Peace and Tolerance intends to recruit a Coordinator to provide leadership in planning the development of the Y.E.S. Centre in Gračanica/Graçanicë. The suitable candidate will liaise closely with CPT, OSCE/YHEU, and Senior Management at the University in Mitrovicë/Mitrovica, the Student Union, and all other relevant stakeholders.

Tasks and Responsibilities

• Provide leadership in planning the further development of the Y.E.S. Centre;
• Liaise and work closely with faculty, students, youth, external stakeholders and partners;
• Coordinate the day-to-day operation of the Y.E.S. Centre and schedule student events, activities programmes and speakers;
• Develop a time-bound action plan to streamline workflow and ensure delivery of services,
• Organize and manage small to medium-scale public events in a manner consistent with University standards and policies;
• Build and maintain a strong network of contacts locally and regionally;
• Identify youth and students’ recreational, social and cultural needs and plan for the future;
• Publicise the work of the Y.E.S. Centre using a variety of communication techniques;
• Evaluate training session and activities which are in conjunction with additional education;
• Submit a weekly report of the Y.E.S. Centre’s activities to the OSCE and CPT.

Deliverables

• Weekly reports on the Centre work to the CPT and OSCE/YHEU staff;
• Soft and hard copy records of all activities (attendance sheets, evaluations by trainees, photos of activities, language/ICT programs, promotional materials, certificates, cover letters);
• Maintenance of the Y.E.S. Facebook account (weekly);
• 10 lifelong education mini-courses x 60 students/youth and provision of attendance lists, photos and CVs of trainers;
• 3 English language courses (PET, KET and TKT) x 32 students/youth/teachers in collaboration with the British Council and high schools, and provision of attendance lists, photos, CVs of trainers, cover letters of applicants, study programs, certificates;
• Organization of 2 ICT courses for 30 youth/students in collaboration with the ECDL Foundation and provision of attendance sheets, cover letters of applicants, parents’ statements of income for ECDL eligible students, certificates, study program;
• Organization of 4 French Cultural events in collaboration with the Alliance Francaise and provision of photos, invitation letters, and promotional materials;
• Creation and maintenance of a digitalized users’ database for the Y.E.S. Library’s Corner and provision of additional list of books for purchase and library logs;
• Provide statistics and records on student use of the Student Support Centre (monthly);
• Provide final activities’ reports;
• Provide progress report (July);
• Provide self-evaluation final report by December 10 2012;
• Provide evaluation forms and student questionnaires (ad hoc basis and at least twice a year).

Necessary Qualifications

• Completed (or near completion) Bachelor Degree in humanities;
• Experience of at least 2 years as a manager in an educational setting (NGO, school and/or university administrator, students’ union representative);
• Experience in organizing training sessions & drafting reports/projects;
• Excellent knowledge of Serbian and English. Knowledge of any other language spoken in Kosovo is a distinct advantage;
• Excellent interpersonal skills (creative problem-solving, conflict resolution, negotiation, group planning, and decision-making skills);
• Good management and communisation skills;
• Strong organizational skills and ability to follow the set tasks;
• Proficient in computer applications;
• Able to travel and drive.

Interested candidates should send their updated CV’s to nenad.maksimovic@ngocpt.org by Friday 24’th.