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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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Administrative Assistant

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the nation’s oldest and most prominent honorary societies and independent policy research center.  The American Academy seeks an Administrative Assistant to support daily administration and special projects for several departments with the Academy. The Administrative Assistant will play a key role in ensuring that the operations team, the membership information and elections team, and by extension, the Academy, can meet its strategic goals and deliver excellent service to the Fellows and general public.  

Cambridge, MA