Monday, May 30, 2016

United Nations Junior Professional Officer

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Organization Affairs is pleased to announce a new vacancy with the United Nations Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Program*. This program recruits American citizens under an agreement between the United Nations (UN) and the United States government to work for the UN on projects that promote international peace & security and economic & social development.

The selected individual will serve as a JPO in Political Affairs and Analysis, in the Office of the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, in Jerusalem. This entry-level position is open to all qualified U.S. citizens possessing the required qualifications and with a passion to serve as an international civil servant with the United Nations.

*Note: The UN is transitioning from the term Associate Expert (AE) to Junior Professional Officer (JPO). The terms JPO and AE may be used interchangeably.

Position: JPO in Political Affairs and Analysis
Department/Office: Department of Political Affairs (DPA) / Office of the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process (UNSCO)
Duty Station: Jerusalem
Grade Level: P2
Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 11:59pm EDT (applications received after this deadline will not be considered)

All applicants must submit a completed UN Personal History Statement and a Letter of Motivation to UNAEProgramApp@state.gov by the stated deadline above. Please visit the International Organization Careers website for a full description of this position, the Personal History Statement form, and for instructions on how to apply. As a reminder, only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for this JPO position.

For individuals having difficulty using the link above, please copy and paste the following web address into your browser: http://iocareers.state.gov/Main/Content/Page/united-nations-junior-professional-officer-jpo-program

Coordinator, UN Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Program
U.S. Department of State
Bureau of International Organization Affairs

Sent by Molly Hayes (incoming MPA student, former State Dept Foreign Affairs Officer)
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