The Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP) is seeking a highly qualified professional to serve as a Specialist for the approximately four-week project “Strengthening of Corporate Knowledge Management Processes” to take place in Bogotá, Colombia before November 30th, 2021.
The Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP), part of the larger Fulbright Program, was established in 2001 by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). The program pairs highly qualified U.S. academics and professionals with host institutions abroad to share their expertise, strengthen institutional linkages, hone their skills, gain international experience, and learn about other cultures while building capacity at their overseas host institutions. Grant benefits include international round-trip economy class airfare, transit allowance, all applicable visa fees, a daily honorarium, enrollment in a limited health benefits program, lodging, meals, and in-country transportation.
Host Institution: Servicio Nacional De Aprendizaja (SENA)
Proposed Timeframe: To be determined by selected finalist and host but project must be completed prior to November 3oth, 2021.
Location of Project: Bogotá, Colombia
The Specialist would collaborate with faculty to support the strengthening of SENA’s processes on corporate knowledge management, organizational transformation, and human talent management.
Candidates should have experience related to the implementation of strategies in human talent management and corporate knowledge management, with experience in organizational transformation for adaptability to meet challenges such as digital transformation, identification of human talent gaps and global crises such as COVID-19. Candidates should be familiar with the region of Latin America and have full professional proficiency in Spanish.
How to Apply
Applicants must meet all program eligibility criteria, including U.S. citizenship. A complete list of U.S. applicant eligibility criteria can be found here.
During the four-week visit, the Specialist will engage in activities that include but are not limited to:
- Design and conduct lectures and seminars on the strengthening of methodologies, tools, and best practices on corporate knowledge management and organizational transformation;
- Design and Conduct lectures and seminars on human talent management and organizational transformation strategies within the framework of the COVID-19 crisis.
If interested, please send your CV/resume and a personal statement by Wednesday, August 18 explaining why you believe that you could effectively serve as the Fulbright Specialist for this project.
Please limit your statement to no more than 400 words and include information regarding your availability. A copy of the full project description is available, upon request, to aid in the development of CVs and personal statements.
Additionally, please note that if you are selected as a potential candidate for this project, you will be required to submit an official application to join the Fulbright Specialist Roster.