American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The Academy is both an honorary society that recognizes and celebrates the excellence of its members and an independent research center convening leaders from across disciplines, professions, and perspectives to address significant challenges.

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences honors excellence and convenes leaders from every field of human endeavor to examine new ideas, address issues of importance to the nation and the world, and work together “to cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest, honor, dignity, and happiness of a free, independent, and virtuous people.”

$135,000 - $150,000 yearly
American Academy of Arts and Sciences Cambridge, MA, USA
Nov 18, 2020
Full time
With guidance from the Chief Program Officer (CPO), the Program Director for Education, Arts and Culture will work with Academy Fellows and senior staff to develop and carry out policy and research initiatives related to the areas within their portfolio. The Program Director has direct responsibility to steward and grow a select portfolio of projects and supervises Academy staff who may manage a subset of programs or initiatives within their designated area.   The Program Director will build a meaningful and robust portfolio of project work focused on Education, Arts and Culture policy with a focus on higher education policy, developing new projects and partnerships related to education policy that build on the Academy’s strengths and ability to have impact in this area. The Program Director will supervise activities related to the completion of the work by the Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education and will oversee the successful completion of a multi-year...