Central Africa Sub-Regional Course Coordinator
McColm & Company (McCO) is a mission-driven consulting firm working to help clients achieve critical development and diplomacy objectives. We work with clients to build skills and connections that ensure stability and growth. McCO offers a suite of cross cutting core capabilities to design and implement solutions across three primary areas of practice, including policy & diplomacy, economic growth and trade, and strategic partnerships. The firm’s core capabilities include training and capacity building, research and evaluation, program management, and performance improvement.
McColm & Company seeks a subject matter expert instructor to design, deliver, and manage a 5 day course covering the culture, history, politics, economy, security, and other key elements and dynamics of the country/region.
This course prepares those who will cover or live and work in Central Africa. The sub-regional seminar provides participants with an in-depth understanding of the salient issues affecting Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Sao Tome and Principe. This includes discussion of the relevant history of these countries, their relationships with others in the region, their relationships with the U.S. over time, current U.S. policy priorities in the region, and the major political, economic, religious, and social trends in these countries over time. The seminar combines lectures, class discussions, field trips, documentaries, an oral presentation in class, student presentations, and other participatory activities.
TERMS OF REFERENCE
The course is 5 days in length, beginning February 24, 2020 and ending February 28, 2020.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Please submit a detailed CV highlighting subject matter expertise and teaching/training experience via this webform.
The deadline for submissions is January 10, 2020 at 5pm. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and interviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, early/immediate applications encouraged.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
McColm & Company is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap. We value diversity.
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