The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is a Brooklyn, NY–based, independent, international, nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of interdisciplinary research in the social sciences and related disciplines through a wide variety of workshops and conferences, fellowships and grants, summer training institutes, scholarly exchanges, research, and publications. Working with partners around the world to link research to practice and policy, our work strengthens individual and institutional capacities for learning and enhances public access to information. For more information, please visit our website: www.ssrc.org.
The SSRC seeks to hire a Program Officer to support its work on violent conflict, conflict prevention and management, and the United Nations (UN). The principal responsibility of the position is to manage, in partnership with the Program Director, the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF) while also supporting other aspects of the SSRC’s work. CPPF works to strengthen the capacity of the United Nations system for peacebuilding and the prevention, management, and resolution of conflict by providing UN decision-makers with access to expert analysis from international academics, practitioners, and others outside the UN system.
In partnership with the Program Director of the CPPF and Understanding Violent Conflict programs, the Program Officer will:
Terms, Salary, and Benefits
Annual salary will be commensurate with experience. This is a grant-funded position, and renewal is based on successful performance and availability of funds. Comprehensive benefits include health, dental, vision, disability, life, and gym reimbursement; outstanding pension plan and tax savings programs; generous vacation and sick leave; and more. Provisions are made for professional staff to continue their development as a scholar while at the Council.
This position is based out of the Brooklyn, NY office and as such conforms to the general operating hours of the SSRC standard work week.
The Social Science Research Council is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are dedicated to equal employment opportunity and to cultivating and sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. SSRC maintains a policy of non-discrimination with all employees and applicants for employment. All aspects of employment with the Council are made on the basis of competence, skill and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, creed, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin/ancestry, ethnicity, age, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital or domestic partner status, medical conditions (including pregnancy and/or genetic information) or physical or mental disability, citizenship status or any other categories prohibited by law.