Researcher/Administrative Assistant on Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) and International Development Issues

Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    Feb 15

Position description

The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations is seeking a motivated and capable researcher to assist with the work of the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) and International Development Team at the Mission, and perform other relevant administrative duties. Hours are Monday-Friday, 9 am to 6 pm, with a 60-minute lunch break.


- Must hold either a master's degree in International Relations, International Development, or other Social Science with a thesis in the aforementioned fields (relevant working experience strongly preferred), or a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years of full-time work experience in the fields of International Relations, International Development, Peace and Security, International Law, or another Social Science (those who do not meet this requirement will NOT make the first round of application review)

-Must be fluent in both English and Korean and be able to translate and interpret from English to Korean and vice versa 

- Ability to digest and summarize large quantities of information and present it in a concise manner (advanced note-taking skills for important meeting summaries are a necessity)

- Ability to multitask and complete assignments in a timely manner

- Proactive problem-solver

- Must be eligible to work in the United States; we sponsor visas

- Must pass a security check and classified document access clearance


- $3,950 monthly with overtime

- Medical and dental plan (20% employee contribution)

- Vacation days in addition to UN and some Korean holidays

Application instructions

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