Wikimedia Foundation Uganda Jobs 2021 – Fresher Program Assistant (Education Team)

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Job Title: Program Assistant (Education Team)   – Wikimedia Foundation Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Wikimedia Foundation

Duty Station: Remote



Wikimedia Foundation Profile

The Wikimedia Foundation’s Education team works with the education sector and a global community of volunteers to ensure that free knowledge projects like Wikipedia make a meaningful impact on global education goals. We are building a world where knowledge is available and equitable for everyone, and people have the skills and information they need to thrive in the digital age.



Job Summary:

The Education Team is seeking a Program Assistant to contribute 30 hours a week for 6 months to supporting the Education Team’s core work. The ideal candidate has a strong interest in education and technology, and a background managing programs and projects.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop an in depth understanding of the Education Team’s ongoing work
  • Support administrative tasks such as organizing and scheduling events, preparing slide decks, preparing documents
  • Support components of ongoing projects as directed by the Senior Program Manager
  • Update information on Meta Wiki related to ongoing work and priorities



Minimum Qualifications

Skills and Experience:

  • Strong organizational skills: prioritization, organization, planning, time management, stakeholder management, facilitation, problem solving, and decision-making
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills
  • Tolerance for ambiguity and ability to manage complex problems
  • The ability to thrive in a globally-distributed team and nurture and maintain positive, respectful professional relationships
  • Experience with Asana, Slack and similar tools

Qualities that are important to us:

  • A passion for and belief in free and open knowledge
  • A strong interest in global education, experience in the education sector preferred
  • Respect for and acceptance of multiple cultures and customs, and a curiosity about the world
  • Commitment to and belief in the value of inclusion, equity, and diversity
  • Strong interest in how Wikimedia projects can be used in Education to further student learning
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work independently, and a flexible working schedule
  • Keen interest in learning new skills




How To Apply for Wikimedia Foundation Uganda Jobs 2021

All interested and suitably qualified candidates can submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: Open until filled



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