Job Overview


NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.

The Division of Public Programs fosters public understanding and appreciation of the humanities by supporting projects that bring significant insights of humanities disciplines to general audiences through interpretive exhibitions, library programs,  interactive digital media, radio and television productions, lectures, symposia, printed materials, and reading and discussion groups.


  • Reviews grant proposals and assess eligibility and consistency with Endowment goals.
  • Arranges for review and evaluation of grant proposals by peer review panelists.
  • Presents Division policies, procedures, and funding recommendations orally and in writing to internal and external audiences.
  • Promotes the work of the Division and larger goals of the Endowment to outside constituents.
  • Works collaboratively with other Division staff members to accomplish these duties.

Relocation Authorized

  • No