Serves as internal operations coordinator for the Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Section (INL) and management assistant to the INL Director. Manages the office’s routine workflow and serves as Section’s initial contact. Coordinates and executes internal office functions, ensures that work is delegated appropriately and programs are closed out by program managers. Assists with travel arrangements and training logistics. Serves as INL lead on Leahy Vetting for participants. Assists and backs up other Section staff internally in planning, executing and implementing INL assistance programs as needed/directed. Monitors the status of INL procurement requests.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: Three years of progressively responsible, job-related experience in administration, business, secretarial/clerical, or equivalent work is required.
1. Thorough knowledge of the following is required: organizational management and teamwork; the organization of key legal and law enforcement institutions, including the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Justice, the judiciary and courts, and the Prosecutor General's Office; the host country's political structure and institutions; and, the host country’s key law enforcement and political figures.
2. General knowledge is required of: the United States mission and presence in Moldova; United States foreign policy toward and assistance in Moldova; general office management systems and practices. Knowledge of legal terminology.
At least two years of post-secondary studies at a college or university are required.
Language: Level III (good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English, Romanian and Russian is required. (This may be tested.)
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1. Excellent organizational, management, and interpersonal skills are required. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must be able to “manage up” and direct others as needed – in a non-supervisory role – to ensure that work is completed, in a timely manner.
2. Ability to work effectively with section and Embassy colleagues in a professional, proactive manner. Ability to develop and maintain mid-level contacts in governmental, legal, educational and law enforcement circles, and the justice community within the host country. Ability to work independently and to plan, arrange, organize and execute criminal justice and law enforcement training and assistance programs.
3. Must have excellent computer word processing, spreadsheet, and database management skills. Ability to lift/move up to 25 pounds and work in an internal office setting for the majority of the workday is also required.
4. Class "B" driver's license is required in order to operate and utilize the section’s official vehicle.(Driving skills may be tested.)
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.