The Special Assistant to the Chair of III works in Boston, Massachusetts and reports directly to the Chair of III, United States District Judge Mark Wolf. This Special Assistant also works closely with the Managing Director and Program Director, the Program Assistant, and the III Advisory Board. The III board includes judges, former appointees of the President of the United States, former college presidents, and other highly educated and accomplished people.
In particular, the Special Assistant to the Chair of III plays an important role in the campaign for the IACC. III has published a Declaration in Support of the Creation of the IACC, which has been signed by over 300 prominent individuals from 80 countries. Working to establish the IACC has been included in the official foreign policies of Canada and the Netherlands. Ecuador, Nigeria, Moldova, and the European Parliament have also called for the Court’s creation. III is working closely with these governments and a growing global coalition of civil society organizations to campaign for the IACC. Momentum to establish the IACC is increasing at an accelerating rate.
The Special Assistant to the Chair of III is a unique opportunity for a new or recent graduate to gain experience working closely with III’s board and partners, who include leading international jurists, former cabinet ministers, and civil society leaders, among other prominent individuals from around the world.
for 12 months, after which time there is the possibility of an extension or the transition to regular employee based on III’s needs. For the excellent candidate, there may be opportunities for significant professional growth as the scope of III’s work expands.
Other duties as assigned by the Chair.
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:
Compensation and Benefits
Work will be performed in Boston, MA.
Full-time Monday – Friday including early mornings and occasional nights and weekends.
Compensation: The salary range for this position is $43,000 - $50,000/yr and is commensurate with experience.
Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:
TSNE/III strives to achieve excellence through a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that embraces all of our individual and collective differences. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, Middle Eastern and North African, Bilingual and/or Bicultural candidates, and LGBTQ2SIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We value and honor the unique talents, learning styles, and lived experiences of each individual that enrich and strengthen our workplace culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
All employment conditions are based on an individual’s performance and job qualifications. TSNE/III prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, creed, color, religion, native language, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, race-based hairstyles, or any other protected characteristic stated by federal and state law. Regardless of any class’ protection under the law or lack thereof, TSNE/III celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse team of employees. It is represented in our workplace culture, and it is who we are.
TSNE/III's EEO statement extends to volunteers, interns, contractors, vendors, and clients.