[KS] Quaker International Affairs Representative
AAndrews at afsc.org
Wed Jan 10 14:01:22 EST 2001
The American Friends Service Committee is seeking applicants for Quaker
International Affairs Representative(s) for East Asia:
Based in China or South Korea. Responsible for program designed to
encourage dialogue within East Asia (Korea, China, Japan) on peace and
justice issues and to build trust across lines of political division.
Activities currently involve advancing a program of exchange with North
Korea, supporting a conflict resolution training program in South Korea,
and promoting regional consultations focusing on peace and security,
women, and environmental issues. New emphasis will be placed on
developing program activities with Chinese organizations.
Responsibilities also include writing analytical reports on regional
developments and managing the field office.
Requires: Compatibility with, and ability to represent, the principles
and positions defining AFSC's international affairs work, especially its
work in Northeast Asia; knowledge of geopolitical affairs in East Asia
and the Korean peninsula and of U.S. involvement in the region; capacity
to communicate effectively with people of different perspectives; and
significant experience in program planning and administration. Ability
to speak Chinese or Korean as well as living experience or extensive
travel in East Asia. This is a senior position for an individual or a
couple with an established relationship. Address letter of interest and
résumé by January 30, 2001, to Elizabeth Stegner, AFSC-HR, 1501 Cherry
Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-1479.
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