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WC-18-13F:  Program Assistant, Kennan Institute (closes April 21)

The Wilson Center seeks a Program Assistant for the Kennan Institute.  The incumbent is responsible in providing administrative support to the Director, Deputy Director and staff of the Kennan Institute. The incumbent will prepare / edit various correspondences, arrange travel, and organize multi-day conferences. In addition, the incumbent will also maintain / edit the Institute’s blogs. Please click on the link above to review the full vacancy announcement. All applications must be received through USAJOBS. Note: only accepting the first 300 applications.