Hiring Range: $41,600-$45,440
The Program Associate assists in the design and development of programs, projects and activities of the entity. Specifically, the Program Associate works with the International Projects Director to handle the administrative coordination of the International Legal Research Center (ILRC), including corresponding with colleagues regarding requests for ILRC assistance; processing and editing ILRC reports; managing and maintaining the ILRC expert database and information repository; drafting monthly e-bulletins to ILRC members; producing the ILRC Annual Report and other publications; supervising interns; and maintain the ILRC listserv and website. The Program Associate also handles the logistics and coordination for ABA Day at the UN; processes J-1 visas; and provides support to Section Task Forces and other rule of law programs and events. The Program Associate is responsible for the implementation of programs and projects under the supervision of the program director or manager. Held accountable for the successful execution of assigned programs/projects.
General Purpose of Job
The Program Associate assists in the design and development of programs, projects and activities of the entity. Responsible for the implementation of programs and projects under the supervision of the program director or manager. Held accountable for the successful execution of assigned programs/projects.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Implements one or more programs or projects, includes participation in program/project planning, and ensuring compliance with ABA policies.
Analyzes project/program performance throughout the process to ensure projects move forward in a productive manner.
Serves as a point of contact for projects. Communicates with member leaders and staff, including reporting on progress and results.
Coordinates with others on joint projects.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelors Degree from four-year College or University.
Experience, preferably in an association or non-profit setting. Analytical problem solving ability, self-direction, project experience, research and writing skills, and meeting planning experience. Fundraising or grant application experience is a plus.
The American Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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