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

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 second full year, 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.
Graduate History Research Assistant
Hourly Rate: $18-$22/hour, based on experience
Hours per Week: 7-12
A graduate research assistant is needed to work with Prof. Alexander Keyssar at the Harvard Kennedy School on the completion of a book about the Electoral College.  A qualified candidate will have some research experience as well as organizational skills and excellent communication abilities. Organization, attention to detail, and familiarity with historical document searches and citation protocols are essential. Must work well independently. Flexible schedule based on availability. Required documents: cover letter and resume. Send to: