Category Archives: Job Postings

Academic Job: Assistant Professor in Russ. Lit (Uni. Illinois at Chicago)

Deadline for Applications: November 5, 2018 (strongly suggested)

The Department of Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures and the School of Literatures, Culture Studies and Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Chicago announce a search to fill a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Russian literature and culture. The appointment is expected to begin on August 16, 2019.

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Job: Program Admin Specialist (Open Society Foundations)

Deadline for Applications: Open Until Filled

Job description

The Open Society Foundations are a major nongovernmental supporter of efforts to improve the economic and social inclusion of Roma in Central and South Eastern Europe. Over the past two decades, our Roma-related programs have worked on a wide range of issues, including equal access to quality education, women’s empowerment and gender equity, public health, civic and political participation, media access and the development of Roma media, promoting tolerance, cultural diversity, and challenging anti-Roma prejudice.

The Roma Initiatives Office provides support to civil society through three major programs: Barvalipe—richness or pride in the Romani language—which supports the emergence of a confident new generation of Roma advocates capable of leading Roma organizations or working in EU institutions, international organizations, and national public service; Zoralipe—strength or power—which supports the institutional growth of Roma organizations; and Paruvipe—change—which supports advocacy campaigns aimed at influencing public decision-making and service delivery. Continue reading

Job: Czech Speaking Data Analyst (Austin, TX)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

See message below for details:

Apex Systems has a client in the Austin TX area looking for a fluent Czech speaker for a Data Analyst opportunity. This would be for a 12+ month contract and is a more entry level position. While this role might not be of interest to you, I wanted to connect with you to see if you happen to know anyone who might be interested in this type of role. If so, I can be reached directly at bmccann@apexsystems.com. This client has multiple openings for fluent Czech and German speakers so I would be happy to speak with anyone you would recommend!

Thanks!
Brian McCann
Professional Recruiter at Apex Systems

Job: Franklin Fellows Program (Dept. of State)

Deadline for Applications: July 27, 2018

The Franklin Fellows Program is a unique and innovative program that taps citizens’ knowledge and enables approved organizations to promote public service by their professionals. Mid-career and more senior Franklin Fellows work on issues of vital importance to the United States, such as trade and financial policy, entrepreneurship, counterterrorism, regional issues, human rights, and trans-national diseases. Fellows are not compensated by the Department of State. Rather, their employers or other organization sponsor them, or they sponsor themselves. They return to their home organizations and communities with a much-enhanced knowledge of foreign and development policy and government operations and culture. If your organization has an international focus, allowing your employees to spend a sabbatical year as a Franklin Fellow can be an ideal way to develop their talent and position your organization to excel.

What is the Franklin Fellows Program?

Franklin Fellows are senior and mid-level professionals who serve a one-year unpaid fellowship at the Department of State or at USAID.

Working as experts and consultants on a wide range of issues and subjects, Franklin Fellows contribute their knowledge, experience, and specialized skills. While at State or USAID, Franklin Fellows gain first-hand insight into the world of foreign policy and development.

Franklin Fellows must be American citizens, with a minimum five years’ experience, and able to get a security clearance.

The Franklin Fellowship is not a path to employment at the Department of State or USAID.

After their year in Government, most “sponsored” Fellows return to their academic institutions, private-sector companies, and non-governmental organizations. The Franklin Fellowship is ideal as a sabbatical year for academics, or as an executive development program for the private sector, NGOs, and state and local government.

Some Fellows are “self-nominated” who use the Fellowship as an investment in their future, developing skills and rounding out their experience.

For more information, click here.

Job: Resident Director in Almaty, Kazakhstan (American Councils)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

American Councils is currently accepting applications for a Resident Director position based in Almaty, Kazakhstan. This is an excellent opportunity for a driven and passionate leader to assist U.S. college students in navigating the academic and cultural landscape of Kazakhstan while participating on a summer, semester, or academic year language immersion program. Please view the posting details below. All applications should be submitted through the link at the bottom of this message.

SUMMARY:

The Almaty Resident Director serves as the American Councils representative and in-country Program Director for participants on the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP), hosted by Al-Farabi Kazakh National University.  The Resident Director is available to program participants on a daily basis; observes student classes and meets regularly with teachers, administrators, and students;oversees student housing; and arranges group travel and cultural programs. The Almaty Resident Director is available to participants during any emergencies that arise and communicates regularly with the AC Study Abroad program staff in Washington, DC.  Prior to departure for Kazakhstan, the Resident Director attends American Councils orientation programs: for both resident directors, and for participants. The Resident Director travels to Kazakhstan with the student group at the beginning of the program and returns to Washington, DC with the group at the end of the program. Following return to Washington, DC, the Resident Director attends the post-program debrief. The Resident Director reports to the AC Study Abroad Senior Program Manager. All offers are contingent upon ability to receive and maintain a visa to the host country.

ANTICIPATED EMPLOYMENT DATE:  Mid-August 2018 to mid-August 2019 (covering three program periods: Fall 2018, Spring 2019 and Summer 2019) with possible re-appointment. Continue reading

Job: American Councils Resident Director (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

American Councils is currently accepting applications for a Resident Director position based in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is a wonderful opportunity for a driven and passionate leader to assist U.S. college students in navigating the academic and cultural landscape of Russia while participating on a summer, semester, or academic year language immersion program. Please view the posting details below; all applications should be submitted through the link at the bottom. 

SUMMARY:

The St. Petersburg Resident Director serves as the American Councils representative and in-country Program Director for participants on the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP), hosted by the Russian State Pedagogical University.  The Resident Director is Continue reading

Job: Summer Camp Counselor (Concordia Language Village)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing, Until Filled

See message below for details:

“Concordia Language Villages’ summer Russian immersion program for kids ages 6-18 is looking for one male counselor for July 10 – August 12, 2018. (Staff and kids are housed by gender, and we have completed staffing for counselors in our girls’ cabins, but one spot remains in the boys’ cabins.) We may also have an opening for a high school credit teacher (any gender), depending on enrollment.

Interested candidates can use this link to explore Concordia Language Villages in general and the Russian Village (Лесное озеро) in particular:
http://www.concordialanguagevillages.org/youth-languages/russian-language-village/working-at-lesnoe-ozero

The high school credit teacher position requires some teaching experience, but the counselor position is appropriate for those with abundant energy but little or no teaching experience, as we provide intensive teacher training, a very thorough curriculum, and in-service support.

In general, most successful applicants are usually either native speakers, heritage speakers or L2 speakers who have already spent at least a year in a Russian-speaking country, as this work requires a strong command of informal spoken Russian. Staff members are expected to be able to use Russian to communicate both in staff meetings and with campers in all daily life situations. This is a summer camp experience in cabins in the woods, so prospective staff should enjoy rustic living, physical exertion, and sharing responsibility for maintaining communal spaces.

If anyone has questions, please feel free to share my contact info:ravitch@cord.edu .”

Job: International Office (UT Austin)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The UT Austin International Office is currently recruiting for two individuals for the position of Program Coordinator, Faculty-led Program Development Team, Study Abroad (Posting number 18-04-05-01-9702).

Required:

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • List of 3 References

For a complete review of the job description, go to the UT Direct listing

For information about the International Office’s vision for creating student access and details about their operations please visit their website.

Job: Program Assistant (Kennan Institute)

Deadline for Applications: April 21, 2018

Program Assistant-Kennan Institute

CLOSES April 21, 2018 (Only the first 300 applications received will be accepted): The Wilson Center seeks a Program Assistant for the Kennan Institute. The incumbent will provide administrative support to the program. Must have experience arranging travel and hotel accommodations; completing appropriate travel authorizations and vouchers, purchase orders, and other accounting-related paperwork; coordinating activities and planning upcoming events; drafting correspondence; and proofreading correspondence and reports for correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling in English and/or Russian.

For more information and instructions on how to apply please visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496633800

Job: OSCE Mission in Skopje (PAE)

Deadline for Applications: March 30, 2018

Chief of Monitoring Unit – (see https://www.pae.com/careers-react-opportunities)
Area of Expertise: General Staff/Monitoring
Source: For full consideration, apply by 30 Mar. on PAE-REACT website at https://www.pae.com/careers-react
Vacancy Number: VNSKPS00521
Experience Level: Middle Management (S3)
Location: Macedonia
OSCE Closing Date: 4/05/2018

PAE Government Services, under contract for the U.S. Department of State, is seeking applications from well-qualified U.S. citizens for the following position within the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE): a manager with background in monitoring, political and security analysis and reporting to aid the OSCE Mission in Skopje in defining responses to developments in the field. The successful applicant will contribute to developing strategies, guidelines and SOPs for monitoring teams based in Skopje and Tetovo; analyze security-related developments and suggest responses; provide updates and briefings to senior management; ensure operations of early warning mechanisms; and cooperate and coordinate with other units including on projects and in regular reporting. Local language skills and knowledge of the political-military history of the region are desirable.

In order to receive full consideration, interested parties should create an online application and enter the relevant vacancy number at: https://www.pae.com/careers-react by 30 March 2018. Only finalists will be contacted. PAE-REACT will interview short-listed candidates in order to make nominations by the OSCE deadline.