Friday, August 11, 2006

UNHCR Protection Officer/Deadline Sept 5

UNHCR, Washington, D.C.
Vacancy AnnouncementThe Office of the United Nations High Commissioner forRefugees (UNHCR) isseeking a Protection Officer for its Regional Office inWashington, D.C.
TITLE: Protection OfficerCATEGORY / GRADE: National Professional Officer, Grade C(NO-C)TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: One-year fixed-term with possibilityof renewalOTHER CONDITIONS: In accordance with UNHCR Staff Rules andRegulations.This post is based in Washington, D.C. and is not subjectto internationalrotation. Application is open to both internal andexternal candidates.
DUTIES:1. Undertake the activities of the Office relating tointernationalrefugee protection;2. Provide advice to United States officials involved inthe determinationof refugee status;3. Provide protection to refugees and persons of concernto UNHCR byensuring the observance of universally recognizedprinciples of refugeelaw;4. Monitor protection issues and coordinate withgovernment authoritiesand NGOs to ensure that UNHCR is fully informed of thesituation ofrefugees in the United States;5. Monitor legislative developments as they affectrefugees andasylum-seekers in the United States and contribute to thedevelopment ofUNHCR's position in this regard;6. Provide legal opinions and advice on internationalrefugee law and itsrelationship to United States asylum law to adjudicators,governmentofficials, and private attorneys;7. Assist in the dissemination of refugee law withacademic institutions,law enforcement officials, immigration and borderauthorities foreffective protection of refugees and asylum-seekers;8. Liaise with competent authorities to ensure theissuance of ID cards,travel documents and work permits to refugees in order tofacilitatemovement and local integration;9. Prepare periodic and annual reports on protectionactivities within theUnited States for submission to the head of office andheadquarters;10. Develop and conduct trainings on international refugeeand humanrights law;11. Support the Office?s regional protection activities inthe Caribbeanthrough assistance with trainings and refugee statusdeterminations;12. Perform other duties as required.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Law degree; eight yearsprofessional workexperience in the field of international refugee lawand/or United Statesimmigration law (knowledge of both required). Excellentknowledge ofEnglish required; knowledge of French and/or Spanishdesired. UnitedStates citizenship required.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5 September 2006
Send cover letter, resume, and references to:Senior Administrative AssistantUNHCR1775 K Street, NW, Suite 300Washington, DC 20006FAX - (202) 296-5660E.MAIL - usawaadm@unhcr.org <mailto:usawaadm@unhcr.org>
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