LGEA Access Coordinator - Northern Education Initiative Plus

Creative Associates International

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Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field 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 arid 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;
  • Suppottinkcessissuesofsupplyanddemandforeducabonoptionslseivices,
  • 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
  • Liaise with non-formal education as well as Islamic Education centres to improve access to education for


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.

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Creative Associates International

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years