The World Justice Project's Rule of Law Index team is seeking to fill one full-time position at either the Program Assistant or Program Associate level at the WJP's office in Washington, DC. The position level will be determined based on the candidate and their qualifications. This is a current vacancy, with an immediate start.
The World Justice Project plans to transition to a hybrid work schedule of three days in the office and two remote days per week. This is subject to change based on COVID-19 transmission rates. Candidates must be within commuting distance of the DC office, or be willing to relocate to Washington DC upon an offer of employment.
The Program Assistant or Program Associate will report directly to the Qualified Respondents' Questionnaire (QRQ) Program Associate to provide crucial support for the Rule of Law Index team. The Program Assistant or Program Associate will assist with research, data analysis, and other long-term projects on the status of the rule of law in different countries as well as on the mechanisms by which the rule of law operates and affects economic and political life. This position will focus primarily on the expert side of data collection for the Rule of Law Index. The main responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
All applicants should have excellent attention to detail and strong writing and research skills. International experience and foreign language skills are preferred. The ideal candidate will have completed coursework in international affairs, social sciences, journalism, economics, policy studies, regional studies, or pre-law.
Successful applicants will be bright, highly motivated individuals with a strong academic track record and an enthusiastic interest in the rule of law.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:
While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is frequently required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also, the employee may need to remain seated for long periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions, grasp objects, including a writing instrument, stand, communicate verbally, and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. The employee may be required to walk, push, or pull objects, bend, squat, reach, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for extensive reading and data analysis. WJP is committed to making reasonable accommodations to support employment of people with disabilities.
The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. The incumbent typically works indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent, and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels.
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