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JOB ALERT: 2 Positions, Commonwealth of Learning, Canada (Vancouver)

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      INSTANT JOB ALERT SENT BY http://www.DevNetJobs.org
      International Development Jobs and Consultancies
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      Education Specialist - Media

      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
      Location: Vancouver, Canada
      Last Date: January 15, 2007

      Education Specialist - Media

      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) helps governments and institutions use technology to expand the scope, scale and quality of learning. Headquartered in Vancouver, COL promotes policies to make innovation sustainable and works with international partners to build systems and applications that facilitate learning in support of development goals. It is financed by voluntary contributions from Commonwealth governments.

      The Position:

      COL is seeking an Education Specialist to manage and coordinate a portfolio of work in the educational use of mass media for health, welfare and community development. Extensive hands-on experience with the use of video and radio to achieve development impacts in health and community development is essential.

      Applicants should have a minimum of 10 years of professional experience of working in open distance and technology-mediated learning including five years of related international work experience. The position requires proficiency with office technology, ability to train others in the use of media and a readiness to travel internationally.

      This 3-year initial appointment is renewable for a further term by mutual agreement.

      The Person:

      Must be a Commonwealth citizen, with ability to network across multilateral organisations and with people from different cultural backgrounds. An ability to exercise professional judgment, diplomacy and work in a team, while representing COL's interest internally or externally, is paramount to this role.

      To Apply: A full job description is displayed on the COL web site at

      www.col.org/opportunities  Interested applicants must provide a resume and cover letter highlighting their professional background. Applications must be submitted by email to opportunities@...  marked Attention: Human Resources and Contracts Manager/DevNetJobs.org, latest by January 15, 2007. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, those who have not been contacted by March 31, 2007, should consider that there will be no follow-up to their application.

      Applications from women candidates are particularly encouraged.

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      Education Specialist - Governance

      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
      Location: Vancouver, Canada
      Last Date: December 21, 2006


      Education Specialist - Governance

      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) helps governments and institutions use technology to expand the scope, scale and quality of learning. Headquartered in Vancouver, COL promotes policies to make innovation sustainable and works with international partners to build systems and applications that facilitate learning in support of development goals. It is financed by voluntary contributions from Commonwealth governments.

      The Position:

      COL is seeking an Education Specialist to develop and manage initiatives related to good governance in the public sector, the educational system and NGOs. Knowledge and expertise in open and distance learning (ODL) and in its applications to achieving the Millennium Development Goals in governance and education is essential.

      Applicants should have a minimum of 10 years of professional experience including 5 years of related international work experience. The position requires proficiency with office technology and a readiness to travel internationally.

      This 3-year initial appointment is renewable for a further term by mutual agreement.

      The Person:

      Must be a Commonwealth citizen, with ability to network across multilateral organisations and with people from different cultural backgrounds. An ability to exercise professional judgment, diplomacy and work in a team, while representing COL's interest internally or externally, is paramount to this role.

      To Apply:

      A full job description is displayed on the COL web site at
      www.col.org/opportunities  Interested applicants must provide a resume and cover letter highlighting their professional background. Applications must be submitted by email to opportunities@...  marked Attention: Human Resources and Contracts Manager/DevNetJobs.org, latest by December 21, 2006. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, those who have not been contacted by January 31, 2007, should consider that there will be no follow-up to their application.

      Applications from women candidates are particularly encouraged.

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