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Program Officer, Kenya Rural Border Patrol Program

Department: Academy
Requisition ID: 604716
Employment Status: FTT - Full-Time Term
FLSA Status: Exempt
City, State and/or Region Washington, DC

THE ORGANIZATION
The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) prevents, mitigates and resolves violent conflicts around the world by engaging directly in conflict zones and providing analysis, education and resources to those working for peace.

USIP VALUES
These are the values we expect each USIP employee to live up to in their work and in their interactions with their colleagues.

SUMMARY

The Program Officer takes the lead role in development and planning, financial management, and public outreach for the Kenya Rural Border Patrol Unit (RBPU) program. This position reports to the Director, Curriculum and Training Design in ACT.

EMPLOYMENT TERM: This is a Full-Time Term position. The initial term of the position will be determined subject to the availability of secured funding, and is eligible for renewals based on continued funding.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Development and Planning:

Financial Management:

Public Outreach:

Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

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 history.
2.  Cover letter
3.  Resume

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For questions about this position please email recruitment@usip.org. Do not send resumes or attachments to this email address.

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, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, political affiliations or belief, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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