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Latest Job Vacancies at the US Embassy of Nigeria

US Embassy of Nigeria – A diplomatic mission is a group of people from one state or an international inter-governmental organisation (such as the United Nations) present in another state to represent the sending state/organisation officially in the receiving state.

The U.S. Mission in Nigeria provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. 

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply to fill the job vacancies at the US Embassy of Nigeria.

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • The incumbent provides photographic support for internal Mission purposes under the supervision of the Management Officer.  
  • The incumbent is responsible for implementing large process improvements in internal communications. 
  • Job holder will manage multiple projects of this type throughout the year, while providing graphic, photographic, and video support for internal Mission purposes. 
  • The incumbent will develop and manage a print studio and create Mission Nigeria’s graphic design output for internal communications.  
  • Taking into account U.S. Government policy and the commercial aspects of working for a publishing house, the incumbent strategically analyzes design needs and creates products that responds to those needs. 
Qualifications and Requirements:

Education Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Graphic Design, Photography, Art, or Information Technology is required.
  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience as working as a photographer, graphic designer, art designer, or audio-visual specialist with a portfolio of work is required.

Job Knowledge: 

  • Expert understanding of digital photography is required.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry-standard design software, such as Quark, InDesign or Illustrator plus photo-editing software, including Photoshop is required.  
  • Good knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction is required.  
  • Good knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods including alternative ways to inform via written, oral, and visual media is required.  
  • Good understanding of audio-visual technology is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.

Language:  

  • Fluency in speaking/reading/writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Ability to use a wide range of photographic techniques is required.  
  • Must be able to carry/handle equipment unassisted at events.  
  • Must be able to act quickly and determine priorities during fast-moving events.  
  • Ability to take initiative in planning and executing assignments is required.  
  • Exceptional IT skills, especially with design and photo-editing software and audio-visual technology is required. 
  • Creativity and innovation skills with accuracy and attention to detail is required. 
  • Must have excellent time management and organizational skills with a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines. 
  • Must be a gifted communicator, able to explain design decisions and choices to audiences unfamiliar with the concepts being discussed. 
  • Must be able to use and troubleshoot basic print shop and IT equipment, such as DVC tools.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):  

  • The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Other Information:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.

Hiring Preference Selection Process:

  • Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* Important

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, equivalent documentation, or certification.  
  • A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. 
  • The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given. 
  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
  • For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
NGN12,160,694 (USD48,667) / Annum.

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Arts and Graphics Assistant (Substitution)

Job Specifications:

Are you an Employer? Click HERE to Post A Job

Job Description:
  • The incumbent provides photographic support for internal Mission purposes under the supervision of the Management Officer.  
  • The incumbent is responsible for implementing large process improvements in internal communications. 
  • Job holder will manage multiple projects of this type throughout the year, while providing graphic, photographic, and video support for internal Mission purposes. 
  • The incumbent will develop and manage a print studio and create Mission Nigeria’s graphic design output for internal communications.  
  • Taking into account U.S. Government policy and the commercial aspects of working for a publishing house, the incumbent strategically analyzes design needs and creates products that responds to those needs. 
Qualifications and Requirements:

Education Requirements:

  • Two (2) years of University Studies is required.

Experience: 

  • Minimum of six (6) years’ experience as working as a photographer, graphic designer, art designer, or audio-visual specialist with a portfolio of work is required.

Job Knowledge: 

  • Expert understanding of digital photography is required.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry-standard design software, such as Quark, InDesign or Illustrator plus photo-editing software, including Photoshop is required.  
  • Good knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction is required.  
  • Good knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods including alternative ways to inform via written, oral, and visual media is required.  
  • Good understanding of audio-visual technology is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.

Language:  

  • Fluency in speaking/reading/writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Ability to use a wide range of photographic techniques is required.  
  • Must be able to carry/handle equipment unassisted at events.  
  • Must be able to act quickly and determine priorities during fast-moving events.  
  • Ability to take initiative in planning and executing assignments is required.  
  • Exceptional IT skills, especially with design and photo-editing software and audio-visual technology is required. 
  • Creativity and innovation skills with accuracy and attention to detail is required. 
  • Must have excellent time management and organizational skills with a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines. 
  • Must be a gifted communicator, able to explain design decisions and choices to audiences unfamiliar with the concepts being discussed. 
  • Must be able to use and troubleshoot basic print shop and IT equipment, such as DVC tools.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):  

  • The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Other Information:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.

Hiring Preference Selection Process:  

  • Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* Important

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, equivalent documentation, or certification.  
  • A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. 
  • The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given. 
  • ** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
  • For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
NGN12,160,694 (USD48,667) / Annum

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