The Center for the Prevention of Genocide (CPG) is seeking to hire an energetic and innovative Early Warning Project assistant to assist the CPG policy and program director in coordinating online and in-person outreach related to CPG programs.
The Museum’s work on genocide and related crimes against humanity is conducted by the CPG and guided by the Committee on Conscience, a standing committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. The committee’s mandate is to alert the national conscience, influence policy makers, and stimulate worldwide action to confront and work to halt acts of genocide or related crimes against humanity
This is a one (1) year term appointment with benefits. The salary range is $42,209–$54,875, commensurate with experience.
Working with the Museum’s human resources, the CPG has decided to explore new vehicles for recruitment to find the best candidates for our hiring needs. As a result of this, we will not advertise this position via USAJOBs and instead will distribute the announcement directly.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and résumé to Eric Eggleston, CPG policy program assistant, at email@example.com. This job opportunity will close on December 20, 2013. The Museum is an equal employment opportunity employer.
The duties and qualification requirements for this position are outlined below.
Assist the Center for the Prevention of Genocide (CPG) policy and program director who leads the Early Warning Project initiative. The project assistant will assist with day-to-day operations of the system and website, including management of the expert forecasting system and the administration of other technical aspects, such as researching and compiling information.
Curate web discussions and monitor the outputs of the system.
Track and respond to social media inquiries and monitor key press reporting on countries of interest.
Manage and coordinate a variety of activities.
Coordinate all outreach related to the expert forecasting component of the system and maintain this component.
Provide administrative and logistical support for Early Warning Project–related meetings and events. This includes booking meetings, spaces, and services, as well as reserving travel for Early Warning Project partners, obtaining support services, arranging luncheons, settling accounts, and ensuring all details are covered.
Coordinate and track all internal administrative functions related to the Early Warning Project.
Track contracts and reimbursements and keep the policy and program director abreast of progress and challenges.
Plan and coordinate special projects.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
At least three years of experience in nonprofit or similar organizations creating innovative outreach programming related to early warning initiatives.
Excellent knowledge of communications and online outreach.
Knowledge of new technologies.
Knowledge of the field of contemporary genocide/mass atrocity, with some specialized knowledge in areas pertaining to the work of the Committee on Conscience, such as places where mass atrocities have occurred or are threatened; knowledge of international law a plus.
Strong verbal communication skills and ability to work well with others.
Excellent organizational ability with a demonstrated track record of managing multiple projects.
Advanced degree preferred.