The Foreign Service Journal, April 2024

SUMMARY OF DUTIES Under general supervision of the Chief, Reception Centers Division, serves as Director of the Reception Center and is responsible for developing, planning and directing all functions of the Center, which is a field o„ce of the Department similar to a consulate or consulate general overseas. Receives and assists foreign visitors arriving in the United States through this port of entry, including those arriving under the programs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Aairs (CU) and the Agency for International Development (AID); high-ranking foreign government o„cials; and others in whom the Department of State is interested. Formulates, develops and carries out professional programs in the area on behalf of the visitors and arranges for them to participate in community activities and hospitality in American homes to better their understanding of the United States. THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL | APRIL 2024 39