Job: Position as Institute Initiator/Assistant to the Head of Mission,
CWWPP, Vukovar, Croatia
Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2005 00:03:52 +0200
From: "Coalition for Work With Psychotrauma and Peace" <firstname.lastname@example.org >
Subject: Job: Position as Institute Initiator/Assistant to the Head of Mission, CWWPP, Vukovar, Croatia
Charles David Tauber, M.D.
Coalition for Work With Psychotrauma and Peace
tel and fax +385-32-441975
Job Description Institute Initiator and Coordinator
Assistant to the Head of Mission
14 April, 2005
The person in this position will work together with the Head of
Mission and the other members of staff of the CWWPP to develop the
Vukovar Inter-University Field Institute for Post-Conflict Studies.
This will involve researching and contacting institutions and
departments that are potential partners in the Institute and setting
up formal and informal agreements for cooperation with them,
development of the program of the Institute and coordination of the
logistics for implementation of it, monitoring of the process of the
development of the Institute and coordination of this process with
other institutional members of the staff and Board of the CWWPP and
the members of the Initiating Group. Work on the funding of the
Institute will be primarily carried out by the CWWPP's funding
The person in this position will also be a member of the staff team
of the CWWPP. As such, s/he will also work on the general tasks of
the CWWPP, including the writing of occasional research papers,
education of local groups and individuals and treatment and/or
practical interventions with groups and individuals. In particular,
the person in this position will assist the Head of Mission in his
The position holder will participate in CWWPP staff days, weekly
staff meetings and monthly Brainstorm/ Strategy days involved with
the policymaking of the CWWPP.
The person will be expected to undergo training in the history of
the organization and psychological trauma and civil society as
present in this area and as taught by the CWWPP to clients.
The person is responsible directly to the Head of Mission and to the
Board of the CWWPP.
This is a permanent position. A minimum three-year commitment is
required. There is a six-month probationary period. During the
probationary period, the position holder or the CWWPP may give a
week's notice of departure. After this period, neither the CWWPP
nor the position holder may give notice, except for specific reasons
and with the agreement of both.
After one year, if there are sufficient funds within the CWWPP, the
candidate will be offered - and required - to undergo education to
the M.A. level. The CWWPP will pay for up to half of this education
in addition to salary and with time given for study, with the
agreement that the position holder stays with the CWWPP for a period
equivalent to the period of the subsidy.
The position is full-time, that is, 40 hours per week.
Initial payment is 500 Euros per month. This will be increased with
the funding of the CWWPP and the experience of the position holder.
The final salary is at present expected to be 1000 Euros per month.
Weekly psychological supervision is required.
Requirements for the Post
. A B.A. in a relevant field. An M.A. is preferred.
Persons without these degrees with appropriate experience and/or
other qualities will be considered.
. Excellent organizational sense and skills.
. Dedication and the ability to work for far more than a standard working week.
. Fluency in speech, reading and writing in English.
. Willingness and ability to learn Croatian/Serbian/Bosnian.
. Ability to work both individually and in a team.
. Ability to work under pressure.
. Ability to work in crisis situations.
. Creativity in finding unusual solutions to sometimes difficult problems.
. Good general health.
. A valid driving license.
. The post is considered to be permanent. No candidate will
be considered who is willing to work for less than three years.
. No military or other obligations.
. No religious or ethnic bias of any sort.
Desirable for the Post
. Persons from Croatia, Bosnia or Serbia will be given preference.
. Knowledge of Croatian/Serbian/Bosnian is desirable.
. Knowledge of German, Dutch or French is also desirable.
Method of Application
Please send a CV and a letter of motivation of at least 100 words to
Charles David Tauber, M.D.
Head of Mission Coalition for Work With Psychotrauma and Peace
No postal or fax applications will be accepted, and such
applications will be ignored.
If the candidate is to be considered, further procedures will
include submission of an extensive application, three references and
a physical examination. A virtual interview may be carried out.