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

 

 

Financial and Administrative Associate, 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.
Now in its third cohort, the initiative equips mayors and senior city officials with the skills, tools, and techniques to tackle the leadership and management challenges they face in their cities. The Financial and Administrative Associate will manage and execute a wide range of complex administrative and financial responsibilities that ensure the smooth operation of the program and provide support for the team. Click here for more information and to apply.

Program Assistant, Democratic Governance
The Ash Center’s Democratic Governance Program is a focal space for generating deep understanding about how to improve democracy in the United States and around the world.  Through the engagement of scholars and practitioners, the program distinctively seeks to find solutions to the challenges to democracy. The Program Assistant is an integral part of the team and provides administrative and programmatic support to multiple initiatives including Making Democracy Work, Legislative Negotiation, Democracy Fellowships, Technology and Democracy Fellowship, and future efforts to strengthen democracy through improved participation, engagement, and governance. Click here for more information and to apply.
 
Program Manager for City Support, Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative
The Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative is an ambitious 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. Now in its third cohort, the initiative equips mayors and senior city officials with the skills, tools, and techniques to tackle the leadership and management challenges they face in their cities. The Program Manager will serve an integral role in working with cities, faculty, and partners to build, manage, and improve this yearlong programming and support. Click here for more information and to apply.
 
Senior Communications Manager, Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative
The Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative is an ambitious 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. Now in its third cohort, the initiative equips mayors and senior city officials with the skills, tools, and techniques to tackle the leadership and management challenges they face in their cities. The Senior Communications Manager will serve an integral role in engaging city leaders, advancing the field of city leadership, and conveying the narrative of our initiative and share its impact. Click here for more information and to apply.