Consular Associate at U.S Consulate

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: Consular Associate

Announcement Number: Lagos-2024-041

Location: Lagos


    • Under the direct supervision of the Consular Chief, the Consular Associate is assigned a wide range of responsibilities in the American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit, Nonimmigrant Visa (NIV) Unit, Immigrant Visa Unit, and Fraud Prevention Unit (FPU).


    • The jobholder provides consular services to U.S. citizens, conducts non-adjudicatory visa processing, and assists in investigation and validation studies.  Incumbent also handles correspondence with the public, attorneys, U.S. and host governments, Congress, and other parties.


    • Must be able to secure and maintain a Secret level security clearance.


Education Requirements

    • Completion of High School / Secondary School is required.



    • Minimum of three (3) years of office administrative experience is required with at least one year of consular experience is required.


Skills And Abilities:

The following is required:

    • Ability to input data in consular systems with minimum errors, and spot and correct errors made by others (applicants and fellow staff).


    • Demonstrated skills in MS Office Suite and general computer skills including information and database management.


    • Tact and good judgment in dealing with the public, often under difficult and sensitive circumstances.


    • Sensitivity in evaluating evidence and applying complex regulations correctly.


    • Ability to learn applicable U.S. and host country laws, regulations, legal precedents and court decisions.


    • Good interpersonal skill.


    • Organizational skills, including task management and filing skills; communication skills including writing skills appropriate for drafting official correspondence and reports.


    • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOS Secret Security clearance.



How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply

Application Deadline  31st May, 2024.



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