Assistant to the Executive Director

Position to be filled immediately

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Executive Director in managing various projects and programs at the Center,
  • Assisting the Executive Director in daily work tasks as assigned,
  • External communication with foreign institutions, universities, media and researchers,
  • Attending meetings and events and writing up meeting minutes afterwards,
  •  Coordinating with various ACRPS departments such as the PR Department, Communications Department, Facilities Department, Translation Department and Research Department,
  •  Coordinating with ACRPS branches in other countries,
  • Drafting agreements with academic institutions and other organizations for research collaboration, research grants and project grants,
  • Performing all other related tasks as assigned by the Executive Director.

Other tasks:

  • Editing and proofreading English and Arabic texts,
  • Monitoring the ACRPS English language website and editing and uploading website content using SharePoint.


  • MA in the social sciences, humanities, public policy or public administration,
  • Proven ability to synthesize information and communicate effectively,
  • Excellent organizational skills,
  • High level of attention to detail,
  • Ability to work well under pressure and short deadlines,
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills in English and Arabic,
  • Experience in research assistance, including summarizing texts (journal articles and books) and compiling/organizing relevant reference lists and bibliographies,
  • Previous administrative experience is preferred,
  • Ability to effectively communicate through the Arab Center’s social media accounts in Arabic and English,
  • Commitment to the ACRPS’ core values and vision.

The position is available for immediate start. Interested candidates with the desired qualifications and skills should submit a cover letter and CV to​.