Senior Program Specialist (Part-time) at United States Institute of Peace: Seize the Opportunity

United States Institute of Peace

Senior Program Specialist at United States Institute of Peace

  • Job Type: Part-time Personal Services Contractor
  • Job Category: Program Management/Administration
  • Education Level: Bachelor’s degree in international relations, public administration, peace studies, conflict resolution, or related field
  • Experience: 3 or more years of relevant professional work experience
  • Deadline: April 28, 2024
  • Location: Washington D.C., USA


Who We Are:

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is dedicated to promoting peace worldwide, representing American values and commitment to global peace.

Job Brief:

  • The Senior Program Specialist supports the Political Transitions project, providing programmatic and administrative assistance in USIP’s Washington D.C. office.
  • Works closely with the Program Manager and local partners, coordinating activities, maintaining relationships, and assisting in project planning and reporting.
  • Part-time position open to US citizens and legal residents.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Project Support: Coordinates project activities, maintains stakeholder relationships, contributes to planning and reporting, provides translation and interpretation support.
  • Reporting and M&E: Assists in drafting project reports and designing monitoring and evaluation tools.
  • Admin and Logistical Support: Provides technical and administrative assistance to implementing partners, manages logistical requirements, and ensures compliance with USIP policies.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.
  • 3+ years of professional experience.
  • Knowledge of Guinean political dynamics preferred.
  • Strong time management, analytic, and writing skills required.
  • Proficiency in French and English.

To be considered, submit a complete application package including:

  1. Completed employment application with titles, dates of hire, and salary requirements.
  2. Cover letter.
  3. Resume.

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