Opportunities

Competition for Japan Scholars

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is seeking Japanese Scholars for the Wilson Center Japan Scholar Program. Successful applicants will spend up to one year in residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center, in the heart of Washington, D.C., where they will carry out advanced, policy-oriented research and writing designed to bridge the gap between the academic and policy communities. The length of the Japan Scholar’s appointment will be determined according to his or her own needs and the Wilson Center’s available resources. The minimum period of residence for the Japan Scholar program is three months.

Fulbright-Kennan Institute Research Scholarships

Fulbright-Kennan Institute Research Scholarships are available to scholars from Russia and Ukraine to conduct research for six months in the fields of the humanities and social sciences. Preference is given to applicants whose research informs discussion of key public policy issues, enhances development of scholarship in the former Soviet Union, and fosters communication between the world of scholarship and the world of public affairs.

WC-15-13T Director, Global Women’s Leadership Initiative (GWLI)

The Wilson Center is looking for a Global Women’s Leadership Initiative (GWLI) Director.The Director will serve as the manager and executive of the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative, which houses the Women in Public Service Project. As such, the Director will ensure the mission of increasing the participation of women in public service globally. Women taking part in leadership and decision-making positions across all sectors of public service, especially public administration and governance, is a priority. The Director will drive the GWLI to meet these goals. The Global Women’s Leadership Initiative (GWLI) is one of fourteen constituent programs of the Woodrow Wilson Center and is a unique platform for change-- connecting current and emerging women leaders, raising the profile of critical issues, advancing inclusive policies, and bringing new research to the forefront.The Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) is the GWLI’s premier program and constitutes the primary responsibilities for program management and staff. Launched by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in partnership with the U.S. Department of State and five leading women’s colleges – Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Mount Holyoke, Smith, and Wellesley -- the WPSP is housed at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars as of June 2012. Founded in 2011, the WPSP has grown to include Scripps, Mills, and Mount St. Mary's colleges, the City College of New York, and other partner institutions around the world.

WC-15-15T Development Associate (Special Events)

The Wilson Center is seeking a Development Associate to lead in the planning and execution of cultivation and stewardship events at the Center for donors and prospects. Located in the Development Department, this position will primarily be responsible for the preparation of event correspondence, agendas and schedules, timelines, and event materials (invitations, briefing materials, programs, remarks, and post-event follow-up); helping identify and secure speakers; managing logistics and staffing; monitoring expenses to ensure that events are within the annual budget and providing regular reports to Vice President; and serving as the primary Development Office liaison with the Center’s Outreach and Communications Offices to coordinate special donor events with appropriate Center-wide programming and public policy issue priorities and to ensure that donor events are marketed visibly and appropriately.

OPM-WC-15-09F Audio Visual Production Specialist

The Wilson Center seeks an Audio Visual Production Specialist for the Outreach and Communications Office. The incumbent will work within the Audio/Visual/Multimedia Productions team to support Wilson Center live events and associated post-production for archived recorded media, work with program staff to support their use of audio/visual technology and responsible for unified communications and web conferencing, including equipment configuration and operation, network and application requirements for mobile, web, and social media collaboration. Please review the full duty requirements at USA Jobs. All applications must be received through USA Jobs.