If you have a passion for making the world a better place and want to have a front row seat to the world stage, USIP is the place for you.
We are a nonpartisan institute chartered by Congress to tackle the world’s toughest problems. Working in conflict zones around the world, our staff advise and support the military, government officials and community leaders – to promote knowledge and practices that prevent, mitigate and resolve violent conflict. To learn more about USIP programs and job openings go to https://www.usip.org/about/careers. The Institute is headquartered in Washington DC with staff working in 22 different countries, at any given time up to 20% of the staff could be deployed working in the field.
The Program Assistant will provide support to program management and other program staff as they accomplish the mission of the Security Sector Capacity Development (SSCD) program, specifically the Conflict Management Training for Peacekeepers (CMTP) project.
This position reports to the Program Lead for Security Sector Capacity Development and is a part of the Curriculum and Training Design (CTD) team. The CTD team creates and implements rigorous and sustainable transformative learning processes that strengthen the capacity of individual and institutional partners to build peaceful, equitable, just and inclusive societies.
This is a Full-Time Term position.
CENTER FOR APPLIED CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION
The U.S Institute of Peace’s Center for Applied Conflict Transformation (ACT) is built on the premise that there are common tools and approaches to peacebuilding that are adaptive, but applicable to peacebuilding globally. ACT serves as the hub of the Institute’s common resources for governments, organizations, and individuals seeking to prevent, mitigate, and resolve violent conflict worldwide.
TARGET SALARY RANGE
Grade 07, $45,972 - $47,504
The Institute uses the General Schedule salary tables for administering compensation. Offers of employment are determined based upon candidate qualifications, related experience, internal equity and amount budgeted for the position.
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