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Program Specialist, Bridging the Gap Project

The program specialist executes the logistical aspects under the full supervision of the Associate Director of the Bridging the Gap initiative, a $700,000+ foundation funded program dedicated to connecting research and policy, primarily in the fields of political science and international relations. The program specialist is responsible for updating the social media messaging for the project, updating the website, as well as assisting in the execution of multiple workshops under the direct supervision of the Associate Director, as well as administrative tasks. The program specialist is responsible for maintaining a scholar database of over 400 scholars.

Work Environment
  • This position is contingent on external funds
  • Travel to the Annual ISA meeting as well as the New Era Workshop in Berkeley, CA
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
  • 35-Nonexempt
  • Specialist B
Required Education and Experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check

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