The Project and Research Assistant provides research assistance to, and undertakes project coordination for, Ambassador Norman Eisen, Senior Fellow in the Governance Studies (GS) program. In this capacity, the Research and Project Assistant will provide administrative, research, and other programmatic support for Ambassador Eisen’s various grant projects, primarily the Leveraging Transparency to Reduce Corruption (LT2) initiative. More broadly, the Project and Research Assistant: Undertakes research assignments with minimal supervision; drafts summaries of findings; and assists with preparation of publications. Provides general administrative support including calendar and scheduling assistance. Collaborates on matters pertaining to public/private events, web site content, and outreach as needed. Coordinates with GS development staff on matters pertaining to proposals and donor reporting
Project Coordination and Administrative Support ( 75%)
Research Support (25%)
Education/Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a social science or related field required; academic background in history, political science or related field preferred. Minimum one year of relevant work experience; event planning experience a plus.
Knowledge/Skills Requirements: Research skills across a diverse array of subjects and processes; strong writing ability; knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel); capacity to learn other types of software programs; initiative, discretion, poise, mature judgment, organizational skills to manage office independently; attention to detail; and conference planning skills a plus.
Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document when you apply.
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