The Education Program Officer is responsible for the daily operations of language classes, regional studies seminars and other education-related programs under the Middle East Institute's Center for Education. 

This is an excellent chance to join a friendly, vibrant, and dynamic team environment with a mission to bridge cultures through culture and education. The Program Officer will report to the Director of the Center for Education. This position will be part-time / full-time. 



  • Create a positive learning environment for students and teachers.
  • Ensure successful customer service relations between students, potential clients, teachers and Education staff. 
  • Coordinate classes, course schedule and registration. 
  • Assist with creation of language classes, regional studies seminars, and administration of programs.
  • Patience with daily customer service interactions with students and teachers.
  • Serve as liaison between teachers, students and Director of Education.
  • Oversee private instruction process and coordination.
  • Assist with student transfers, withdrawals, refunds, certificates and grade reports.
  • Assist with marketing and advertising for the Center's programs.
  • Ability to work with Excel, Canva, and Adobe Illustrator. 



  • Bachelor's degree, preferably with a focus in Middle East studies, languages, international relations, or education with 1+ years of work, or a competitive internship in a related field. 
  • Experience in learning a foreign language, customer service and administration. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • A good understanding of Middle Eastern languages and cultures.
  • Fantastic organizational and teamwork skills. 
  • An understanding of the communicative approach to teaching a foreign language. 
  • An interest in bridging cultures through languages. 
  • An interest in the Middle East and international relations. 



Salary competitive. Excellent benefits. To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to  Please indicate the position “Education Program Officer” in the subject line of your email.