LGEA ACCESS COORDINATOR – Northern Education Initiative Plus

Position Location; Bauchi, Nigeria


Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, O.C., Creative has afield presence in more than 15 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Project Summary: The Northern Education Initiative Plus project works to improve the quality of and access to education in Northern Nigeria, equitably and sustainably.

Position Summary: The LGEA Access Coordinator will provide technical Assistance and guidance on the expansion of access-related activities, including risk reduction and safety, gender based violence, equitable education services, education and conflict analysis, non-formal education, well-being and psychosocial support and ensuring activities are conflict-sensitive and do no harm. The position will be based at the respective Local Government Education office.

Reporting & Supervision:

This position is housed in Ganjuwa LGEA in Bauchi, Nigeria, reporting to the ACCESS & FRAGILITY OFFICER.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in analyzing and addressing barriers to educational access and participation;
  • Support in Access issues of supply and demand for education options/services;
  • Participate in analysis and assessment of education needs in emergencies;
  • Liaise with LGEA government and NGO partners to address barriers to access to education both formal and informal.
  • Liaise with non-formal education as well as Islamic Education centres to improve access to education for children

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Masters degree with at least one year (or Bachelors with at least 3 years) of relevant experience in education development, with familiarity working in local governmental systems in Nigeria
  • Prior experience providing training and capacity building to staff and counterparts in areas of participatory planning
  • Undergraduate degree in Education, Public Administration or related field;
  • Fluency in English and Hausa required.
  • Only finalists will be, please contacted. No phone calls.
  • Creative Associates International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran.

Interested persons may send comprehensive resume with a brief cover letter as ONE MS Word document or PDF to recruiting@crea-neiplus.com not later than Thursday, May 31st, 2018. Please specify the position in the subject line of the email.