Job Opportunities

The Ash Center is a vibrant and values-driven community. We are committed to diversity and welcome people of varied backgrounds, cultures, experiences, and disciplines. We actively seek applications from people of color, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, military veterans, persons with disabilities and underrepresented backgrounds. If you are interested in joining our team to advance excellence and innovation in governance and public policy, please view our current staff openings below. Note that all applicants must apply through the Harvard Human Resources online system, which can be found here or in the links below.

Current employment opportunities:

Project Manager for Operations and Technology, Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative
The Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative is a joint effort of Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School, in close collaboration with and funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, to advance leadership, management, and innovation in cities. The Project Manager for Operations and Technology deploys and supports systems and tools that enable the success of our team and faculty, our program participants and alumni, and leaders in cities around the world. The role spans business analysis, vendor management, project management, and helpdesk support. Read more and apply here.
Research Assistant/Writer, Innovations in Government Program (Two openings)
The Research Assistant/Writer provides research, writing, and administrative assistance to the Innovations in Government program’s digital platforms and research programs. The subjects of focus for this position’s work include how cities use data and analytics to address big civic issues including mobility, education, community engagement, and more. Read more and apply here.