Department name: Center for Transatlantic Relations
Personnel area: SAIS
The Research Assistant for the Nordic Ways Project at the Center for Transatlantic Relations will be responsible for research support, event planning and logistics, grant preparation and reporting, budget tracking, some general administrative duties. The incumbent will work with various partners to meet program requirements; will help prepare and draft grant proposals and reports.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Conducting background research using traditional and online sources
Drafting memos and reports on key issues related to U.S.-Nordic relations
Preparing briefing books on specified topics for projects and events
Tracking key issues and developments in the news and from official sources related to Nordic countries
Attending events and prepare reports and memos on the specified topics to brief department staff and stakeholders
Identifying and building networks of scholars and experts in specified fields to enhance research and programs, including outreach to Nordic embassies
Tracking project budgets, prepare contracts and manage vendor payments
Arranging event logistics, including arrange flight and accommodations of speakers and VIPs, room set up, catering, A/V and other details
Preparing event materials, including invitations, agendas, handouts/programs, and other materials as needed
Drafting event notes and summaries for website and reporting
Updating website and social media pages as necessary
Conducting background research as needed for new grant proposals
Assisting department staff in the drafting and compilation of materials/information needed for grant reports to funders (will vary depending on specific funder requirements)
Bachelor’s degree in international relations, or relevant field required; Master’s degree preferred. Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Some related experience required; 1-2 years work experience preferred. Work experience with international colleagues or in an international setting a plus. Some prior experience with budget management and/or grant management a plus.
Internal Number: 8292-en_US
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