Category Archives: Job Postings

Job: Assistant Director of CREECA (UW)

Application deadline: July 24, 2019

The Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking an Assistant Director.

Degree and area of specialization: Bachelor’s degree in international area studies, Russian, East European, and Central Asian area studies, or a related field required. MA preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

*               Excellent organizational and project management skills.

*               Demonstrated success planning and managing large events.

*               Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information and excellent professional judgment.

*               Superior professional English writing skills.

*               Computer proficiency, experience working with databases and spreadsheets and relevant software such as Excel, Adobe Creative Suite, and Google Drive; experience with WordPress strongly preferred.

*               Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with diverse groups of people such as faculty, students, staff, international visitors, and the public.

*               Minimum one-year prior experience working in an administrative capacity; experience in higher education administration preferred.

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Acad. Job: Assistant Director, Institute for European and Polish Studies Center (Bloomington, IN)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Assistant Director, Institute for European Studies and Polish Studies Center

Manages all day-to-day operations of both the Institute for European Studies (EURO), a Title VI Comprehensive National Resource Center, and the Polish Studies Center (PSC), including administrative functions, programming, and outreach. Serves as the principal administrative liaison between EURO and PSC and their various constituencies within and beyond the IUB campus. Specifically, this position manages and implements the EURO Title VI grant; identifies and writes new grant proposals for EURO and POSC; works with the director of EURO to enhance student recruitment; Promotes and advertises EURO’s wide range of degrees and certificates; Searches out curriculum development opportunities and coordinates course submissions; oversees the administrative and financial functions of EURO and POSC; coordinates EURO and POSC programming and student support; hires and supervises GAs and hourly staff; and directs outreach activities to K-12 students and teachers, academia and general audience. In collaboration with the Director of Institute for European Studies and the Director of the Polish Studies Center, the assistant director will also help create new strategic directions and plans for both centers, as well as maintain communication with and support of affiliated faculty. The Assistant Director manages both units’ institutional capacities and oversees the grant making and program activities in both its academic and outreach components.

Job: Bilingual Russian Cybercrime Intelligence Analyst

Deadline to Apply: Open until Filled

Position Summary:
The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) has an immediate opening for a Bilingual (English/Russian) Cybercrime Intelligence Analyst in the Cybercrime Intelligence Unit of its Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau (CITB). CITB is committed to protecting the public by investigating and prosecuting sophisticated cybercrime and identity theft schemes, including cases involving check and credit card fraud, cyber impersonation, cyber-stalking and bullying, computer hacking, as well as money laundering and threats to financial institutions. The Cybercrime Intelligence Unit is a team within the Bureau conducting proactive investigations of cybercriminals, with the goal of protecting New York County’s residents and financial infrastructure.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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Prof. Devt: Grad Student Rep on ASEEES Board

Deadline for Nominations: May 13, 2019

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: GRADUATE STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The ASEEES Board of Directors invites nominations for the position of the Graduate Student Representative on the ASEEES Board (service dates Jan. 1, 2020 – Dec. 31, 2021.)

Students can self-nominate or be nominated by a faculty who is a member of ASEEES. The Nominating Committee will then review all nominations and select two to stand as candidates. The two candidates’ names will be placed on the ASEEES Board election ballot to be voted on by all ASEEES members. For more information- click here!

All materials should be emailed ASEEES@pitt.edu by May 13, 2019

Job: Foreign Service IT Specialist (US Dept. of State)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Use your IT skills to enhance diplomacy!

The U.S. Department of State is making it easier for you to apply to become a Foreign Service Information Management Specialist.

Join the Department of State and help safeguard information systems and implement new technologies to improve the business of diplomacy. You will apply modern IT tools, approaches, systems, and information products to support the advancement of U.S. foreign policy and ultimately contribute to U.S. national security.

When you become an Information Management Specialist, you will have access to continued training and career development programs, health and medical coverage, federal retirement benefits, and generous paid leave. When serving overseas, you will receive paid housing or an appropriate housing allowance, and paid education for dependent children K through 12.

Your new career path can start today. For more information on this vacancy- visit the job announcement page. Visit Pearson VUE and apply at any time. To learn more about the new application process, check out the new infographic.

Job: Admin Assistant/Travel Support Specialist (Seattle)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

MIR Travel Agency is accepting applications for a new Admin Assistant and Travel Support Specialist! Based in Seattle, Mir organizes tours around Central Asia/Silk Route, East Europe, Russia, and China.

They are seeking an extremely detail-oriented, reliable and friendly individual with very strong organizational/office and Mac OS X computer skills and an attitude of “willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done,” to join their team!

For more information or to apply- visit their website!

Job: Travel Account Manager/Tour Specialist (Seattle)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

MIR Travel Agency is accepting applications for a new Travel Account Manager and Tour Specialist! Based in Seattle, Mir organizes tours around Central Asia/Silk Route, East Europe, Russia, and China.

This position has responsibility over a significant number of trip departures, managing behind-the-scene trip logistics as well as helping people prepare for their journeys.  Areas of focus of this position include (but are not limited to):

  • Destination and Itinerary Expertise;
  • Sales & Sales Support;
  • Client Pre-Departure Service;
  • Tour Program Development & Budgeting;
  • Tour Operations Management.

For more information or to apply- visit the website!

 

Job: Museum of Russian Icons Curator (Clinton, MA)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, Massachusetts seeks accomplished, experienced, energetic full-time Curator with expertise in icons, Byzantine or related art field, and working knowledge of Church Slavonic and Russian. Will lead regional and national activities related to the collection, temporary exhibitions, and build the Museum’s academic programs with its Center for Icon Studies, including the Journal of Icons Studies.

For more information on the Museum and this post- see the website

Clinton is a small urban community, approximately one half hour from Worcester and one hour from Boston. To apply, email cover letter, cv and salary requirements to krussell@museumofrussianicons.org.

Job: Ukrainian Lang. Translators, Copy Editors, Indexers

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing

The Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University is building a database of experienced translators, copy editors, and indexers to assist with publications projects on an as-needed basis.

Apply online at https://huri.harvard.edu/news/news-from-huri/370 to join the list of potential freelancers. Applicants must submit their resume, a list of relevant experience, and one or two samples of their work at the time of application.

Roles:
• Ukrainian to English translators, preferably native English speakers
• Copy editors with intimate knowledge of Ukrainian studies
• Indexers who have prior experience preparing indices

Questions may be directed to Oleh Kotsyuba, Manager of Publications, at kotsyuba@fas.harvard.edu

Funding: Billington Fellowship for Russian History/Culture (Wash, DC)

Deadline for Applications: May 15, 2019

The Kennan Institute seeks applications from scholars who have received their Ph.D. within the past 10 years for the newly established Billington Fellowship to conduct research on Russian history and culture.

The Billington Fellowship offers a monthly stipend of $3,500, research facilities, a research intern, and computer access. Fellows are required to be in residence at the Kennan Institute, Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. for the duration of the grant. Awardees are expected to begin their appointments within six months of accepting the fellowship.

The deadline for this competition is May 15. For more information or to apply, visit the webpage.