United States Institute of Peace
Senior Advisor, Environment and Conflict (Project Management)
Who We Are
Peace is our commitment. The United States Institute of Peace represents the American people's shared values and commitment to peace around the world. We know that Peace is Security – it advances both U.S. and international security by preventing, managing and mitigating violent conflict.
We are an independent, non-partisan institution and are actively engaged with peacebuilding efforts around the world. Together we tackle the toughest problems and hold fast to the possibility of a more peaceful world. (To learn more about USIP programs and job openings, go to https://www.usip.org/about/careers.
If you have a passion for making the world a better place and want to have a front row seat to the world stage, USIP is the place for you.
The Senior Advisor will lead the Institute's work to develop a new program on the interplay between conflict dynamics and changes in the natural environment. The new program may include research and field programming in any of the following areas: environmental peacebuilding, climate change impacts on conflict, climate migration impacts on conflict, or the relationship between natural resource management and conflict dynamics. The Senior Advisor will serve as the leading authority within USIP for advising the Institute's leadership and staff about this substantive area. Among a range of duties described below, the primary responsibility for the Senior Advisor is to develop recommendations for the permanent program on environment and conflict at USIP. The Senior Advisor will report to the Vice President for Policy, Learning, and Strategy. USIP's Center for Policy, Learning and Strategy (PLS) serves as the Institute's hub for linking programmatic evidence and research to communities of policymakers and practitioners.
TARGET SALARY RANGE
Grade 15 - $142,000 - 147,000
The Institute uses the General Schedule salary tables for administering compensation. Offers of employment are determined based upon candidate qualifications, related experience, internal equity and amount budgeted for the position.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is a term position for a minimum of one year. Extension beyond one year is subject to availability of funds.
All USIP contract and employee positions are contingent upon the favorable completion of a suitability background investigation.
Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered for this position, please submit a complete application package consisting of:
1. Completed employment application including titles, dates of hire and salary requirements.
2. Cover letter
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Only those applicants that are selected for further discussions will be contacted.
No Phone Calls. Interviews will be scheduled by appointment only.
USIP is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy and practice of USIP to offer equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, age, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, political affiliations or belief, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by law.See job description