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Job Openings at the Wilson Center

The Wilson Center consists of two separate, but parallel, pay systems (federal and trust). U.S. Civil Service positions are funded by our annual appropriation from the Congress. Trust positions are funded by private donations, grants and gifts to the Wilson Center.

When applying for a position, please follow the application instructions via the announcement on USAJOBS.

The Wilson Center is committed to attracting and maintaining a high quality, dedicated, and diverse work force. As a member of the Wilson Center staff, you will become of the team that works together to build a bridge between the worlds of academia and public policy, to inform and develop solutions to the Nation's problems and challenges. 

Director Africa Program - Federal Position

Announcement Dates: 8/11 to 8/22

The Africa Program addresses a broad range of issues in African political, social, and economic development; new approaches to African growth and development; increasing awareness in the United States on Africa; and informing U.S. policy towards Africa.  Some of these efforts take place within the Center itself, but many of the activities take place within African countries, in the U.S. Congress, and in other crucial locations to support the mission of the Program’s work.  The successful candidate will serve in an advisory capacity to the Center's Director, President & CEO, Executive Vice President and Vice President for Programs on all matters pertaining to the Africa Program’s area of work. 

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