December 7, 2020

Assistant for the preparation of the Umm al Jimal world heritage nomination file

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Job description

The primary role of the Assistant is to assist in facilitating and coordinating the process of preparing the world heritage nomination file for the Umm al Jimal archaeological site. The Assistant will also be expected to work with the Department of Antiquities, the USAID Sustainable Cultural Heritage Through Engagement of Local Communities Project (SCHEP), and the technical committee to carry out other assigned tasks.


  • Collect and organize data and prepare reports when needed
  • Meet deadlines and track progress across the technical team to ensure that deliverables are completed on time
  • Schedule and organize meetings and workshops and prepare meeting agendas
  • Assist in any additional administrative and technical tasks as requested
  • Create an appropriate system for filing and paperwork
  • Prepare progress reports and meeting minutes

Qualifications and Experience

University degree in archaeology, cultural resources management, architecture, or any related field
Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in an administrative or related position related to archaeology or cultural heritage resource management
Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English and Arabic)
IT skills are required

How to Apply

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to with the subject “Assistant for the preparation of Umm al Jimal Nomination File” Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Don’t delay... the deadline for applications is this Thursday, December 10!