ABA ROLI Program Officer – Legal Reform Fund (Global Programs Division)


The ABA recruits employees seeking opportunities for challenging and substantive work defending liberty and pursuing justice in the U.S. and around the world. The ABA offers competitive employment benefits which include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k), commuter benefits, and more.

This position monitors international technical assistance programs and provides advanced administrative and financial support to the Program Director and field-based staff.

Principal Duties/Job Responsibilities

  • Assists in the creation of elementary aspects of work plan development and tracks all aspects of program implementation.
  • Participates in the development of proposals and supporting budgetary requirements.
  • Provides support to consultants and pro bono attorneys engaged in the program.
  • Assists in the preparation and editing reports to and for funders.
  • Accompanies technical assistance field visits (as COVID allows) and assists with program organization and activities. Provides support to and is accountable for logistical arrangements for domestic and international events and is accountable for the preparation of relevant briefing materials.
  • May participate in ABA ROLI representation domestically.
  • Provides support in the development of M&E plans and programs
  • Participates in the preparation of information and materials provided to donors.
  • Assigns, coordinates, and participates in research activities as assigned.
  • Assists in all compliance efforts with ABA and other donor policies, practices, procedures, and regulations.
  • Accountable for adherence to and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act [FCPA].
  • Monitors program finances and expenses, and updates funding charts.
  • Conducts research related to ROLI initiatives.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Basic Qualifications and Interests

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience.
  • At least two (2) years of work experience in a program management capacity.

Preferred Qualifications and Interests

  • Proficiency, if not fluency, in Spanish
  • Previous work experience overseas.
  • Experience working in or with programs supporting conflict-affected or sensitive areas
  • Proficiency, if not fluency, in one or more of the host country’s official languages.
  • Previous work experience in a not-for-profit, association, and/or NGO setting.

How to apply

Please apply on our website: https://us61e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/aba/Posting/View/2014

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