Monday, April 9, 2012

On the Job! ASIL Director of Education and Research Programs

(On the Job! pays occasional notice to interesting intlaw job notices)

The American Society of International Law (ASIL) seeks an experienced international law professional to direct its Education and Research Programs.

Managing a small staff, several consultants and pro bono fellows, ASIL member volunteers, and partner organizations, and working closely with the Executive Director and other senior staff, the Director will oversee and implement all aspects of the Education and Research Programs. Responsibilities include the development and presentation of educational curricula, publications, and resources for diverse constituencies, including through innovative new formats and media; development and administration of a research agenda, including oversight of ASIL task forces and working groups on a variety of international law topics and commission of and editorial responsibility for ASIL discussion papers; budgeting; grant writing; staff management; and oversight of the Society's growing Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program. The Director will be the Society's primary liaison to relevant advisory boards and ASIL committees, including the Society's Judicial Advisory Board. The Director will also participate in the ASIL senior management team and contribute to the overall management of the organization.

Required: BA/BS and JD or equivalent graduate degree and 7-10 years' relevant experience, reflecting increasing program management responsibility and solid grounding in international law. Strongly preferred: Experience in international law teaching and administration, oversight of CLE and/or judicial education programs; program management of think tank research activity; and grant writing or other donor relations. Language skills and experience working in international, multicultural environment a plus. Generous benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to, with "Director, Education and Research Programs" in the subject line. No calls please. More details here.

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