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University Programs Associate

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Human Rights Foundation | New York, NY
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Human Rights Foundation


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Published 19 days ago

Application Deadline

May 8, 2019


Full-Time - New York City *Remote employees will NOT be considered

Overview of the Human Rights Foundation

HRF is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization that promotes and protects human rights globally, with a focus on closed societies. Our work includes effective campaigns to free political prisoners, world-class events such as the Oslo Freedom Forum, and programs such as Flash Drives for Freedom that publicize human rights violators and directly support dissidents and human rights defenders at risk. 

The College Freedom Forum is a unique program that brings the power of the Oslo Freedom Forum to college campuses. Activists share their personal testimonies to illustrate the devastating impact of tyranny. Speakers, policy experts, and thought leaders come together to create a dynamic program focused on education and advocacy, providing resources and connections, and inspiring students to join the fight for human rights.

Responsibilities

The University Programs Associate will work under the Vice President of University Programs to plan and execute College Freedom Forum (CFF) programs, as well as support supplemental projects and events.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Event planning, Operations, and Logistics
  • Partner outreach
  • Vendor relations
  • Speaker coordination
  • Programmatic content development
  • University and Programming research
  • Post-event follow-up

Additionally, this role with assist in coordinating internship opportunities for the Oslo Scholars Program, managing HRF volunteers, and supporting other HRF events.

Requirements

  • A strong understanding of and affinity for HRF’s mission; a passion for human rights and working with young people to create lasting, positive change
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Effective and clear communication, attention to detail, mastery of logistics
  • Ability to prioritize and respond to change with grace and fluidity
  • Sincere commitment to professional development, a strong sense of humility and “can-do” attitude
  • University event experience is preferred
  • Spanish language fluency preferred
  • Frequent travel (primarily domestic), 2-4 times per month for site visits and event execution

Full-Time - New York City *Remote employees will NOT be considered

Overview of the Human Rights Foundation

HRF is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization that promotes and protects human rights globally, with a focus on closed societies. Our…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

HRF offers a competitive salary and benefits package including fully covered medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Salary commensurable based on experience.

HRF offers a competitive salary and benefits package including fully covered medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Salary commensurable based on experience.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish language fluency preferred

Spanish language fluency preferred

How To Apply

Please email jobs@hrf.org with your resume and a cover letter.

Use “University Programs Associate - Application” as the subject line.

Additionally, please submit your completed writing prompt.

Please email jobs@hrf.org with your resume and a cover letter.

Use “University Programs Associate - Application” as the subject line.

Additionally, please submit your completed…

Location

New York, NY
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