2121 Eye Street NW
Washington, DC 20052
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I. JOB OVERVIEW
|Job Description Summary:||
The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs is one of the world’s leading schools of international affairs and one of the largest schools of international affairs in the United States. Located in the heart of Washington, D.C., its mission is to educate the next generation of international leaders, conduct research that advances understanding of important global issues, and engage the policy community in the United States and around the world.
Hosted by the Elliott School of International Affairs and published by Taylor & Francis, The Washington Quarterly (TWQ) is a global security affairs journal providing diverse perspectives on strategic changes, trends, and relations around the world as well as their public policy implications. It addresses topics such as:
Contributors are drawn from both inside and outside the United States and reflect diverse political, regional, and professional perspectives. Essays are authoritative yet written for the global affairs generalist. Members of the analytical, diplomatic, intelligence, media, and policymaking communities value TWQ as a source of incisive, independent thinking about global political and security challenges and policies.
The Washington Quarterly currently seeks an Assistant Editor. Reporting to the Editor in Chief the Assistant Editor is responsible for most main tasks for publishing the journal. Specific responsibilities include:
Editorial and Production:
Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent combination of training and experience, is necessary plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a bachelor’s degree.
|Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:|
• Bachelor’s degree in English, International Affairs, Political Science, History, or other related degree is strongly preferred
II. JOB DETAILS
|Campus Location:||Foggy Bottom|
|College/School/Department:||Elliott School of International Affairs (ESIA)|
|Family||Comm, Mktg & Media|
|Sub-Family||Writing and Editing|
|Stream||Service and Support|
|Hours Per Week:||30|
|Work Schedule:||Monday through Friday 8:30 - 5:30. Some flexibility possible with manager approval|
|Position Designation:||Non-Essential: Employees who are not required to work unless directed to do so by their supervisor.|
|Required Background Check:||Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search|
|Special Instructions to Applicants:|
|Internal Applicants Only?||No|
|Job Open Date:||04/21/2017|
|Job Close Date:|
|If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:|
|Background Screening||Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.|
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
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- Cover Letter