Job Description

Center for Human Rights Program Associate The American Bar Association Center for Human Rights is the ABA’s focal entity for critical human rights concerns in the United States and around the world. The Center is seeking a Program Associate to assist with day-to-day Administration and regional programmatic support for regions including but not limited to Latin America and the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and North Africa, Eurasia, and Asia.

Responsibilities: • Implement one or more programs or projects, includes participation in program/project planning and ensuring compliance with ABA policies.

• Provides administrative support for each region.

• Analyzes project/program performance throughout the process to ensure projects move forward in a productive manner.

• Provide research and writing support to program.

• Serves as a point of contact for projects.

• Communicates with member leaders and staff, including reporting on progress and results.

• Coordinates with others on joint projects • Other duties as assigned Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university (or equivalent experience) Preferred Qualifications: • Experience preferably in an association or non-profit setting • Full working proficiency or native fluency in Spanish, Russian, or Arabic strongly preferred. Fluency in additional U.N. languages helpful.

• Experience working on a grant-funded project or program. Fundraising or grant writing experience is a plus.

• Analytical problem-solving ability and self-direction • Strong research and writing skills • Meeting or event planning experience • Attention to detail and organization skills.

Please submit a detailed cover letter, resume and a writing sample. Please outline language skills in cover letter.

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