Institute of Crisis Management Studies Introduction:
The Institute of Crisis Management Studies is a newly established center for academia focusing on management of crises, those occurring both as a result of human activity and natural causes. It offers a unique, multidisciplinary Master of Arts in Crisis Management, providing the very best national and international scholars, practitioners and experts currently engaged in the diverse areas pertaining to crisis. The ICMS also offers trainings, simulation exercises and field visits, not only as part of the curriculum but as practical exercises for a range of different governmental and non-governmental organizations and initiatives.
The specialized nature of the ICMS extends to its purpose-built grounds, computer facilities, and online learning experiences to inspire students to forward themselves and the subject. Our dedication to producing crisis managers means a commitment to undertaking and facilitating the very newest research in the subject and providing a forum for policy dialogues and symposiums into current issues relating to crisis. To these ends the scholarly and practical activities currently being undertaken stand both in the service of the nation and the international community. For further information, please refer to our website: www.tuicms.edu.np
International Graduate Assistant Responsibilities:
The role would be as a graduate assistant (GA) serving directly under the chair of ICMS in Kathmandu, Nepal. The GA will assist faculty and staff in composing project proposals/agreements for work with partner I/NGOs and the Government of Nepal, social media management, and other administrative duties. This role is for two years and the GA would be required to pursue a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Computer Application. This position involves cooperation with high-level politicians and individuals from national and international governments and organizations. Accordingly, the GA must be able to represent ICMS in a responsible and effective manner.
The GA will be expected to partake in the following tasks (not wholly inclusive):
- Various meetings and workshops with government, international organizations, and NGOs
- Website and Social Media management
- Writing project proposals and tender applications
- Field work in rural areas of Nepal
- Academic Research
- Other administrative tasks as required
Required Qualifications and Experience
ICMS is seeking a candidate meeting the following criteria:
- College Graduation (Class 12) or Bachelor’s Degree required
- Familiar and comfortable with social media (Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
- Native English speaker with excellent writing skills
- Knowledge of or experience with governments, NGOs, and international organizations such as UNDP and IFRC is preferred but not required
· Previous experience living/working in Nepal or South Asia is preferred
· Ability to adapt to changing circumstances
This is a rewarding and challenging role where you will be living and working in Kathmandu for four years. The position is full-time on a Nepal work schedule from Monday to Friday.
A monthly stipend of 15,000 NPR along with lunch/tea (during office time) will be provided.
The tuition rate will be discounted (4,000 USD for the entire 4-year course of study).
Please note, transportation to Kathmandu, personal insurance, and visa fees will not be covered by ICMS.
Note: Due to the current pandemic situation, you will start your classes online from your home and join ICMS in Nepal as soon as the situation allows to travel again.
Start date: 1st of November 2020
How to apply
Please apply by sending an email with attached cover letter and C.V entitled Graduate Assistant BCA - NAME to: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com