Open Position: Communications Officer with Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs

The Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA) is a university-wide center that reports directly to the President of Fordham University. By incorporating the academic rigor and intellectual standard of Fordham University with the experience and expertise of humanitarian aid and development agencies in the field, we endeavor to advance the methods and framework by which humanitarian workers operate. As such, we serve as a unique bridge between academia and humanitarian efforts worldwide.


  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree or pursuit thereof preferred.
  • Strong leadership qualities, creativity, and self-motivation.
  • High degree of proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Database Management, Constant Contact, Jadu, and social media platforms and analytics.
  • Thorough familiarity with the roles of existing major players in humanitarian work, including the United Nations, relevant governmental agencies and nongovernmental organizations, and academic institutions.

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