Human Rights Specialist - P03
|Type of Appointment:||Series A - Short Term|
|Duration of Contract:||12 months|
|Secretary/Department/Off.:||Ex. Sec-Inter-American Commission on Human Rights –Promotion & Training Sec|
|Duty Station:||US - Washington D.C.|
|Job Family:||Human Rights Commission|
|Job Category:||Professionals and Higher Categories|
|Employment Schedule:||Full time|
|# of Openings:||1|
Annual Basic Salary (net of taxes):
Annual Post Adjustment (net of taxes):
Within limits of authority delegated by the Executive Secretary, and under the direct supervision of the Assistant Executive Secretary for Monitoring, Promotion and Technical Cooperation on Human Rights:
Education & Experience:
Essential: Juris Doctor or First University Degree (Bachelor) in Law, International Public Law, Human Rights, Political Science, International Relations, Education or Sociology issued by a duly accredited institution and 7 years of relevant experience at the national or international level OR Advanced University Degree (Master) in one of the above fields issued by a duly accredited institution and 4 years of relevant experience OR Doctorate issued by a duly accredited institution and 1 year of relevant experience.
Desirable: Experience or knowledge of the OAS mandate and priorities as related to the area of work and/or the dynamics of the Inter-American agenda and system. Education or specialization in capacity building, training or tutoring in human rights or socio-political issues.
Computer Skills: Ability to effectively work using Microsoft Office (e.g. Outlook, Word, and Excel), and other software applicable to the area of work.
Essential – Proficient in English and Spanish (read, write and communicate). Language proficiency examination will be required.
Desirable – Working knowledge of French and/or Portuguese.
The OAS is committed to achieving a diverse staff and therefore will take into account a wide geographic representation as well as gender equity and equality in the selection of candidates.
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