Caucasus Course Coordinator
McColm & Company (McCO) is a mission-driven consulting firm working to help clients achieve critical development and diplomacy objectives. We work with clients to build skills and connections that ensure stability and growth. McCO offers a suite of cross cutting core capabilities to design and implement solutions across three primary areas of practice, including policy & diplomacy, economic growth and trade, and strategic partnerships. The firm’s core capabilities include training and capacity building, research and evaluation, program management, and performance improvement.
McColm & Company seeks a subject matter expert instructor to design, deliver, and manage a 5 day course covering the culture, history, politics, economy, security, and other key elements and dynamics of the country/region.
This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the forces that have shaped the modern Caucasus and continue to influence the course of each country’s development domestically and internationally, especially those issues that most affect relations with the United States. The course involves invited subject matter experts drawn from the State Department, other USG agencies, think-tanks, academia, international organizations and the diplomatic community. Course segments cover U.S. relations with the countries of the South Caucasus, history and issues of historical memory, government and politics, demographic, societal and economic institutions and performance, and foreign affairs. The seminar combines short lectures, class discussions, field trips, documentaries, and other participatory activities such as debates and oral presentation in class, and is supported by readings.
TERMS OF REFERENCE
The course is 5 days in length, beginning February 24, 2020 and ending February 28, 2020.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Please submit a detailed CV highlighting subject matter expertise and teaching/training experience via this webform.
The deadline for submissions is January 10, 2020 at 5pm. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and interviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, early/immediate applications encouraged.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
McColm & Company is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap. We value diversity.
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