The U.S. Mission to Nigeria comprises of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate General in Lagos. U.S. Consulate General Lagos is the Mission’s representative to the Nigerian people in the southern region.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Assistant CLO Coordinator

Announcement Number: Abuja-2024-062

Location: Abuja

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the Assistant CLO Coordinator position in the Community Liaison Office. The U.S. Mission in Nigeria supports Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA). All genders are welcome to apply.


  • The Assistant Community Liaison Office Coordinator (Assistant CLO, A/CLO) supports the CLO Coordinator in fulfilling all Eight Areas of CLO Responsibility (family member employment; crisis management and security; education; communications and outreach; guidance and referral; welcoming, orientation, and departures; community liaison; and events planning), and in developing and managing post programs to enhance community morale.
  • The Assistant CLO works with the CLO Coordinator to identify needs within the diverse post community and responds with effective programming, information and resources, and referrals. The incumbent works under the supervision of the CLO Coordinator and is expected to interact independently with CLO clients to develop CLO materials and programs, to formulate advocacy plans, and to generate ideas for community events. In the absence of a CLO Coordinator, the Assistant CLO will serve as back-up to fulfill all responsibilities.


  • Completion of at least two (2) years of college or university studies is required.
  • Experience: A minimum of three (3) years of professional experience, including but not limited to administration, office management, customer service, program management, or public policy is required.
  • A good understanding of the Foreign Service community and the structure of the federal government is required. Knowledge of general principles of program management and program monitoring is required. Standard knowledge of Microsoft Office is required. 
  • Knowledge of the Department of State’s programs and policies pertaining to CLO Coordinator’s Eight Areas of Responsibility (community liaison, crisis management, employment, education, guidance and referral, communications and outreach, welcoming/orientation/departures, and events planning) is required.

Skills And Abilities:

  • The Assistant CLO must exercise good judgment when advocating for diverse employees and family members and dealing with confidential matters. 
  • Must be able to work in a high-stress, fast-paced work environment. 
  • Must possess experience in data collection and report writing.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact well with others, demonstrating good teamwork. 


USD $47,419 / Per Year.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply

Application Deadline  22nd July, 2024.


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