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    This Deputy Director position is located in the Wilson Center's History and Public Policy (HAPP) Program. HAPP focuses on the relationship between history & policy making and seeks to foster open, informed & non-partisan dialogue on historically relevant issues. Please visit the HAPP's website for additional information about the program and its main research components.

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    • Collaborates closely with the Program Director in defining and implementing overall strategic/programmatic goals of the History and Public Policy (HAPP) Program.
    • Oversees the planning and execution of HAPP's conferences, seminars, and other events.
    • Chairs, plans and sets-up HAPP public events including meetings and seminars.
    • Conducts original research on international history for publication as it relates to HAPP's program initiatives.
    • Develops new and existing research initiatives.
    • Exercises editorial control and oversight of Program publications, including the Digital Archive, the Sources and Methods blog, Working Papers, etc.
    • Serves as the primary point of contact for foundational relations and collaborates with the Program Director in cultivating partnerships with stakeholders.
    • Provides technical and administrative direction to staff and ensures proper distribution of workload.
    • Resolves work problems presented by subordinate and recommends or implements ways to improve productivity in the team.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    13 - .

  • Job family (Series)

    0101 Social Science

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544848500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.