Job: Graduate/Post-Graduate/Mid-Career Fellowships (New York State Senate)

Deadline for Applications: April 28, 2017

Title: Graduate/Post-Graduate/Mid-Career Fellowships
Sponsor: New York State Senate
Amount: $33,000 

Legislative Fellowships

Each Legislative Fellow is assigned to a specific Senator’s office, where they will function largely as if they were regular staff.  While duties vary depending on the needs of the member, Legislative Fellows generally perform in-depth policy research, take part in meetings with various interest groups and constituents, and attend legislative sessions.

Memorial Fellowships

Memorial Fellowships are awarded to applicants who demonstrate the unique qualifications and abilities required of each position.  There are three such placements, each awarded to a single individual for the Fellowship class.

  • Roth Fellowship: The recipient of the Roth Fellowship will be placed in the Senate Majority Press Office.  The Roth Fellowship requires extraordinary communications skills and an ability to explain policy positions quickly and concisely to the media and to the broader public.
  • Wiebe Fellowship: The recipient of the Wiebe Fellowship is placed in the Majority Counsel/Program Services Office, and works on a variety of policy areas of interest to the Senate Majority Conference.  Wiebe Fellows demonstrate broad interests in all areas of public policy in New York State.
  • Biggane Fellowship: The recipient of the Biggane Fellowship will be placed with the Senate Finance Committee.  The Biggane Fellow focuses on budget and/or fiscal matters, and will be involved in the budgetary process – one of the Senate’s primary responsibilities to the people of New York. 

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by April 28. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

More Info: https://www.nysenate.gov/sites/default/files/articles/attachments/2017-2018_info_packet.pdf

Job: Associate Director, Summer Language Workshop (Indiana U.)

Deadline for Applications: March 16, 2017

Associate Director, Summer Language Workshop, Indiana University

Job Summary: Manages the day-to-day operations of the Summer Language Workshop in compliance with IU and federal policies and procedures. Hires and supervises staff (one full time administrative secretary and temporary/part-time student employees); and establishes policies and procedures within the Workshop. Oversees both the student application and registration processes as well as the unit’s funding (preparing budgets, purchasing, supervising accounts manager, preparing multiple grant performance reports). Implements grant activities (planning outreach and proficiency testing); organizes advisory meetings; and consults with faculty, other IU units, and external organizations (ex. other Title VIII-funded programs) on grant projects. Directs outreach activities to promote the Workshop to students and teachers, academia and general audience; and establishes and maintains contacts with Workshop’s alumni.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in a communication, outreach, or student development position at a university, international organization, NGO, or equivalent.

Knowledge of Russian, other East European language, or Central Asian language. Demonstrated computer skills including familiarity with databases, spreadsheets, and word processing. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills including ability to interact and communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals. Exceptional concentration and attention to detail and ability to work effectively with frequent interruptions.

For more information, and to apply: https://iujobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/32678

Job: Resident Director in Narva, Estonia (U. of Pittsburgh)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Russian and East European Studies (REES) is seeking a qualified Resident Director (RD) to accompany a group of undergraduates to Narva, Estonia this summer.  The program runs for 8 weeks—from June 18 – August 13, 2017—though the RD will likely need to arrive one week before the students.  While in Narva, the students will engage in the intensive study of Russian at the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th-year levels.  In addition to formal class time, students participate in a comprehensive set of lectures and excursions.

The RD receives a generous salary as well as roundtrip airfare to Narva, Estonia, accommodations in Narva, daily breakfasts (7 days a week), and work-day lunches (5 days a week). Continue reading “Job: Resident Director in Narva, Estonia (U. of Pittsburgh)”

Job: Resident Director in Moscow, Russia (ACES)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

American Cultural Exchange Service (ACES) is seeking a qualified
Resident Director (RD) to work on site with a group of 15 US high
school students for an approximately six-week (approximately from the
end of June to mid August) program in Moscow, Russia through the
National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program. In
Russia, students will engage in language learning in both formal
(language courses) and informal settings (host family living). The RD
is required to attend a two-day pre-program training in Bellevue, WA
(late May to early June), attend a student orientation in Washington
D.C., represent ACES for the duration of the program in Moscow, and
submit a final report at the end of the program.

NSLI-Y is a US State Department sponsored scholarship program funded
by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. American High
School Students apply for merit-based scholarships to spend a summer,
semester, or academic year studying less commonly taught languages in
an international immersion setting. NSLI-Y encourages beginning,
intermediate, and advanced language learners with a passion for
learning languages, communicating across cultures, and living abroad
to apply. Participants are U.S. high school students between 15 and 18
years of age, who have beginner, intermediate or advanced Russian
language skills. The Resident Director will help administer the
National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program. Continue reading “Job: Resident Director in Moscow, Russia (ACES)”

Job: ESL Teacher (Vladimir, Russia)

Deadline for Applications: March 07, 2017

TEACH ENGLISH AT THE AMERICAN HOME IN VLADIMIR, RUSSIA – Application Deadline March 1, 2017 (www.serendipity-russia.com/te ach.html)

Program Benefits: small stipend, room and board with a Russian family, three hours per week of one-to-one Russian lessons, teacher training and lesson planning assistance, a pleasant, well-equipped, and organized teaching environment.

Teacher obligations: Plan and teach up to five classes a week, hold office hours, present a brief lecture on any aspect of American culture, airfare to Moscow, visa fee, obtain TESOL certification.

Experience Russia in a uniquely supportive atmosphere and accomplish something worthwhile in the process! Live in the truly Russian city of Vladimir, gain an understanding of provincial Russian culture, and improve your Russian language skills—while you learn to teach effectively and make a positive contribution to the community. Former teachers have found good positions in education, government, and business, both in Moscow and the United States, and been accepted to major graduate programs and law schools.

Russian news report about the American Home’s American English Program:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =QBya_6FQxmw&feature=youtube

Job: English Teacher (Togliatti, Russia)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Windsor is a chain of linguistic schools located in Togliatti, Russia http://windsor63.ru/?mode=1&menu=3 The International Language School Windsor offers general and business English courses for children, teenagers, and adults. In 2012 our school became a Cambridge ESOL Preparation Centre.

Windsor is looking for an English speaker from the UK, Canada, or the USA to work as a teacher with both groups of students and individuals for the academic year 2017-2018 (starting September 2017). Teaching hours are between 10:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday. On Saturdays, all our native teachers lead speaking club at 5p.m. Teaching may involve the following courses: General English, Business English/ESP, and/or Examination preparation classes.

We can guarantee a salary of 700 Russian rubles per lesson (80 minutes) for both groups and individuals. The total salary of our native speakers (English teachers) is about 45 000 – 50 000 Russian rubles or higher per month (the average salary in the city is 30 000 rubles).

Annually 4 native speakers work for our language school, and some of them have been working with us more for than two years. You can read their opinions about working at our school at our website http://windsor63.ru/?mode=1&menu=41
Continue reading “Job: English Teacher (Togliatti, Russia)”

Job: Imagery Analyst Officer (OSCE-Ukraine)

Deadline for Applications: February 03, 2017

Imagery Analyst Officer

Area of Expertise: General Staff/Monitoring
Vacancy Number: VNSMUS00490
Experience Level: Senior Professional
Location: Ukraine

Apply by 2/3 to receive full consideration (Closing Date:2/8/2017)

Requirements: Six years of experience in Imagery Analysis (IA) of military or civilian organization and conflict-related subjects; Thorough understanding of Electro-Optical (EO), Infrared (IR) and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) sensors including analysis of imagery obtained from these sensors; Experience in planning overhead and aerial imagery collection, preparing maps, charts, and reports; Experience in operational planning; Demonstrated strong organizational and communications skills; Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, counterparts and external partners and other stakeholders to achieve organizational goals; and other requirements. Direct link to full job description: http://www.osce.org/employment/vacancies/294591

Job: Head of Security Co-operation (OSCE-Bosnia)

Deadline for Applications: February 02, 2017

Head of Security Co-operation

Area of Expertise: Military Affairs
Vacancy Number: VNBAHS00790
Experience Level: Middle Management
Location: Bosnia

Apply by 2/8 to receive full consideration (Closing Date: 2/14/2017)

Requirements: Advanced university degree in security studies, or a related discipline; Expertise or formal training in counter-terrorism is an asset; A minimum of 6 years of relevant, diversified and progressively responsible professional experience including at least 3 years at the management level relevant to the actual position; Extensive experience in the field of security policy and politico-military affairs with appointments in relevant national and international agencies; Senior serving or retired police, military or security agency officer or suitably qualified civilian; Strong understanding of both the security sector situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), particularly its institutions and bodies, and the overall political situation; Comprehensive understanding of policy matters both within European and Euro-Atlantic security and defence structures; Demonstrated understanding and experience of the comprehensive approach to security and the concept of inclusive security; Experience in programme planning and management; managerial experience; Knowledge of the General Framework Agreement for Peace in BiH and key OSCE politico-military documents; Professional fluency in English, both oral and written; working knowledge of the local languages is desirable; experience in memorandum and report writing; and other qualifications. Direct link to full job description: http://www.osce.org/employment/vacancies/294211

Job: Information and Co-ordination Officer (OSCE-Bosnia)

Deadline for Applications: February 08, 2017

Information and Co-ordination Officer

Area of Expertise: Media Affairs
Vacancy Number: VNBAHS00789
Experience Level: Professional
Location: Bosnia

Apply by 2/8 to receive full consideration (Closing Date:2/13/2017)

Requirements: a University education in journalism, political science, international relations or related field; Two years of relevant professional experience; Ability to quickly review information products, both in terms of language and substance; Professional fluency in English and proven excellence in written communication; Experience in preparing analytical reports; Knowledge of regional political history and developments; Knowledge of the OSCE policies and principles; Flexibility and ability to work under pressure of deadline; and other qualifications. Direct link to full job description: http://www.osce.org/employment/vacancies/294201

Job: English Teacher at the American Home (Vladimir, Russia)

Deadline for Applications: March 1, 2017

TEACH ENGLISH AT THE AMERICAN HOME IN VLADIMIR, RUSSIA – Application Deadline March 1, 2017 (www.serendipity-russia.com/teach.html)

Program Benefits: small stipend, room and board with a Russian family, three hours per week of one-to-one Russian lessons, teacher training and lesson planning assistance, a pleasant, well-equipped, and organized teaching environment.

Teacher obligations: Plan and teach up to five classes a week, hold office hours, present a brief lecture on any aspect of American culture, airfare to Moscow, visa fee, obtain TESOL certification.

Experience Russia in a uniquely supportive atmosphere and accomplish something worthwhile in the process! Live in the truly Russian city of Vladimir, gain an understanding of provincial Russian culture, and improve your Russian language skills—while you learn to teach effectively and make a positive contribution to the community. Former teachers have found good positions in education, government, and business, both in Moscow and the United States, and been accepted to major graduate programs and law schools.

Russian news report about the American Home’s American English Program:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBya_6FQxmw&feature=youtube

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