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The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The American Academy is committed to the diversity of its staff and membership. As a scholarly organization and research center, the Academy recognizes that diversity of thought, class, experience, sex, gender, race, physical or mental ability, age, religion, national origin, and sexual orientation is a value to uphold and is central to the mission and work of the organization. A more pluralistic staff embracing diversity of thought, approach and life experience fosters a more nuanced understanding of contemporary issues facing the nation and the world. Working together in a climate of respect and openness models the civil discourse that is fundamental to the work of the Academy.

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Membership Engagement Associate

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences seeks a Membership Engagement Associate to implement membership engagement initiatives.  Founded in 1780, the Academy 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 advance the common good. The Academy’s more than 5,600 members include some of the world’s most distinguished citizens in academia, business, government, and philanthropy. The Associate will focus on activities that increase opportunities for members to connect with each other and deepen their involvement with the Academy, such as supporting the Academy’s network of local program committees around the country.

Cambridge, MA

Events Coordinator

Founded in 1780, the Academy 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 advance the common good. The American Academy of Arts & Sciences seeks an Events Coordinator to assist in planning and coordinating high-profile events and meetings of the Academy. The annual program of events includes symposia, lectures, panel discussions, performances, workshops, project committee meetings, the Academy’s Annual Induction Weekend, governance meetings, and other gatherings of distinguished members in Cambridge, throughout the country, and occasionally in other parts of the world. The Events Coordinator reports to the Events Manager and works collaboratively with colleagues across the organization.

Cambridge, MA