U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia Political Assistant Jobs

U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia Political Assistant Jobs


  • The Political Assistant for Human Rights prepares factual and analytical reports on political developments, including research and analysis of legal and governmental issues, as well as allegations of human rights violations.

  • Prepares materials for meetings and briefings. Organizes and supports travel within Ethiopia for the Political and Economic Section. As needed, translates materials and interprets for P/E officers. Assists P/E officers as needed and backs up the Senior Political Specialist and the Political Assistant for Labor.

    Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Experience: Minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in political research and analysis, using advanced written English on a daily basis for professional purposes is required.

  • Note: Please upload all work experience copies of yours under "Other Document 1 or 2"

    Education Requirements:

  • Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in political science, law, human rights, history, international development/international affairs, or journalism/media studies is required.

  • Note: Please upload all copies of your Education under "University Degree"


  • Language: Level 4 (fluency) in reading /speaking/writing English and Amharic is required. Position requires near native speaker professional-level fluency in English (at least 4 plus level) for translations of complexly phrased and idiomatic English documents
    into appropriately chosen equivalent Amharic phrases and vice versa. Applicant must possess professional level drafting skills. (This may be tested)

  • Skills and Abilities: Strong written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and analytical skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.); typing. Must be able to prepare timely, detailed, factual reports in precise and accurate form.

    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.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia Political Assistant Jobs

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