AIC job openings
July 7, 2000 -- Positions: American-Iranian Council, Inc., a Princeton-based
non-profit research and educational think tank, is seeking two dynamic
individuals to fill the full-time positions of Executive Director and Administrative
Responsibilities: The Executive Director will work under direct supervision
of AIC's President, fulfilling the mission and objectives of the organization.
The Executive Director plays a central role in AIC, as he/she is also responsible
for planning, implementing, and coordinating activities of AIC. Such activities
include conferences and exchange programs, fundraising and membership recruitment,
public relations and outreach, and communication with the AIC leadership
Qualifications: The Executive Director is expected to have a graduate
degree and be committed to the mission of AIC. Previous experience in international
organizations or policy institutions is desirable. Written and spoken communication
skills in English and Persian, competence in fundraising and public relations,
a highly-organized approach to work, and proficiency in the use of computers
(such as knowledge of word processors, data-base software, and e-mail/web
site) are essential.
Responsibilities: The Administrative Assistant will work under the supervision
of the Executive Director. He/She will be responsible for the management
of the database, accounting and finances, and general office operations
including administrative and secretarial tasks.
Qualifications: The Administrative Assistant is expected to have a bachelors
degree and/or adequate administrative and secretarial experience, excellent
written and communication skills, proficiency in the use of computers,
competence in electronic data management and accounting, and the ability
to work on multiple tasks.
Salary for both positions: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
For the Executive Director, the salary range is $35,000-45,000. The salary
range for the Administrative Assistant is $20,000-30,000. Benefits are
negotiable. AIC is an affirmative action employer. Applications are accepted
until the positions are filled. Both positions are available immediately
About AIC: AIC was founded in 1997 as a 501 (C) 3 non-profit and tax-exempt
educational organization. AIC offices are located in Princeton, New Jersey.
It seeks to promote, through free exchange of ideas, sustained dialogue
and a comprehensive understanding between the peoples and governments of
the United States and Iran, with the goal of promoting cooperation and
enhancing relations between the two nations.
To this end, AIC has brought together on its Board of Directors and
Advisory Council a distinguished group of Americans, Iranians, and Iranian-American
individuals from the academic, business, and policy communities; sponsored
a series of high-visibility conferences and public forums; and published
and disseminated several ground-breaking publications on US-Iran relations.
Contact Information: Please mail, fax or e-mail your curriculum vitae,
with a cover letter and names/phone numbers of two references, to the attention
of: President, American-Iranian Council 20 Nassau Street, Suite 512 Princeton,
Fax: (609) 252-9698
Phone: (609) 252-9099