Researcher/Administrative Assistant on Human Rights and Social & Cultural Affairs Issues


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $36,000.00
Maximum: $36,000.00
Details: Approximately $3,000 monthly with overtime

Published:

04/16/2018

Start Date:

06/26/2018

Application Deadline:

05/11/2018

Address

335 East 45th Street
New York
New York
10017
United States

Description

Researcher/Administrative Assistant on Human Rights and Social & Cultural Affairs Issues


The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations is seeking a motivated and capable researcher/Administrative Assistant to assist with the work of the Third Committee Team at the Mission, which covers social and cultural affairs including human rights, humanitarian affairs, UNICEF, UN-WOMEN and Security Council issues at the United Nations, as well as to perform other administrative duties. Hours are Monday-Friday from 9 am to 6 pm, including a 60-minute lunch break.


 

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree in Social Science, International Relations, Human Rights, or Pre-Law/Legal Studies preferred.

- 1-2 years of full-time work experience in a related field preferred

- Fluent in both English and Korean

- Ability to digest and summarize large quantities of information and present it in a concise manner (advanced note-taking skills for important meeting summaries are a necessity)

- Ability to multitask and complete assignments in a timely manner

- Proactive problem-solver

- Must be eligible to work in the United States; we sponsor visas

- Must pass a security check and classified document access clearance


 

Responsibilities:

- Attend informal consultations and official meetings of the UN and brief team on the outcome of such meetings by providing factual and analytical information

Conduct research on the UN General Assembly Third Committee issues

- Draft, edit, and fact-check official statements and diplomatic communications

- Communicate with other Member States, the UN System, and non-governmental organizations on behalf of the Mission.

- Assist in planning side events and meetings.

- Administrative tasks.


 

Compensation:

- Approximately $3,000 monthly with overtime

- Medical and dental plan (20% employee contribution)

- Vacation days in addition to UN and Korean holidays


 

Please go to http://overseas.mofa.go.kr/un-ko/brd/m_5306/list.do for the "Application 2018 – 3C." Complete the application form and email it to korea.mission.un@gmail.com no later than Friday, 11 May 2018 (23:59, EST) with the subject "Third Committee Researcher/Admin. - Your Name." Invitation only interviews will be conducted during the week of 14 May. Must be available to start working on 26 June. Two recommendation letters from professors or employers must be on the day of your interview. No phone inquiries.

Benefits

Medical and dental plan (20% employee contribution).

Vacation days in addition to UN and Korean holidays.

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent in both English and Korean.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

korea.mission.un@gmail.com

http://overseas.mofa.go.kr/un-ko/brd/m_5306/list.do

Please go to http://overseas.mofa.go.kr/un-ko/brd/m_5306/list.do for the "Application 2018 – 3C." Complete the application form and email it to korea.mission.un@gmail.com no later than Friday, 11 May 2018 (23:59, EST) with the subject "Third Committee Researcher/Admin. - Your Name." Invitation only interviews will be conducted during the week of 14 May. Must be available to start working on 26 June. Two recommendation letters from professors or employers must be on the day of your interview. No phone inquiries.


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