ABA ROLI Europe and Eurasia - Program Officer

ABA DC, 1050 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, District Of Columbia, United States of America Req #776
Friday, September 10, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination is required as a condition of employment (requests for reasonable accommodations for medical or religious reasons will be considered).


During this current situation with COVID-19, the ABA will continue to accept and process applications for job opportunities.  We will conduct our recruitment process via alternative means (virtual interviews) for the time being.


The ABA recruits employees seeking opportunities for challenging and substantive work defending liberty and pursuing justice in the U.S. and around the world.  The ABA offers competitive employment benefits which include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k), commuter benefits, and more.

This position monitors international technical assistance programs and provides advanced administrative and financial support to Program Manager and field-based staff. Creates and edits reports to and for funders.


Principal Duties/Job Responsibilities
Assists in the creation of elementary aspects of work plan development and tracks all aspects of program implementation.
Participates in the development of proposals and supporting budgetary requirements.
Provides support to the recruitment of workshop faculty and short- and long-term experts within an assigned area.
Assists in the preparation and editing reports to and for funders.
Accompanies study tours and assist with program organization and activities and supports the tour leader.
Provides support to and is accountable for logistical arrangements for domestic and international events and is accountable for the preparation of relevant briefing materials.
May participate in ABA ROLI representation domestically.
Provides support in the development of M&E plans and programs
Participates in the preparation of information and materials provided to donors.
Assigns, coordinates, and participates in research activities as assigned.
Assists in all compliance efforts with ABA and other donor policies, practices, procedures, and regulations.
Accountable for adherence to and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act [FCPA].
Monitors program finances and expenses, and updates funding charts.
Conducts research related to ROLI initiatives.
Performs other related duties as required.


Basic Qualifications and Interests
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience.
At least two (2) years of work experience in a program management capacity.


Preferred Qualifications and Interests
Master’s degree or Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university. Previous work experience overseas. Proficiency, if not fluency, in one or more of the host country’s official languages. Previous work experience in a not-for-profit, association, and/or NGO setting.

The American Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with the American Bar Association please call 312-988-5188.

Flexible/hybrid work arrangements may be available for residents of CA, IL, IN, DC, MD, VA, and TX.  Residency requirements may apply. 

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