The Program Officer will work with the regional director and program staff to manage the Endowment’s North Korea grants program, including monitoring and assessment of projects.
- Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs, Political Science, International Development or a related discipline required; Master’s degree preferred.
- 5 or more years of applicable program experience;
- Significant experience in democracy and nonprofit work.
- Other Qualifications:
- In-depth knowledge of political and economic issues and trends in North Korea;
- Solid understanding of civil society issues and familiarity with civil society networks, media outlets, political actors, and individual activists working on North Korean human rights and democracy issues;
- Full professional fluency in English with strong writing skills is required; fluency in Korean is preferred;
- Authorized to work in the United States.
- Competencies :
- Excellent, interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
- Sound political judgment;
- Attention to detail;
- High degree of organization and initiative;
- Demonstrated ability to work as a team player.
- Assessing proposals to present at quarterly Board meetings;
- Traveling to the region on a regular basis;
- Monitoring and providing compliance assistance to grantees;
- Tracking political developments;
- Maintaining contacts with organizations and individuals in Washington and Asia working on North Korea.