Senior Executive Assistant & Faculty Program Manager

The Senior Executive Assistant and Faculty Program Manager will work closely with Professor Elizabeth Linos and a diverse team of scholars at The People Lab (TPL) who are passionate about conducting collaborative, applied, data-driven research on key priorities in government. The role involves supporting Professor Linos directly by managing her calendar and travel, supporting her in teaching, and tracking and facilitating the execution of critical tasks across her role as a faculty member and as the Faculty Director of The People Lab. This role also supports the day-to-day operations of a growing research lab that interacts frequently with government leaders, donors, and academic stakeholders.

As first point of contact, overall lab manager, and internal and external representative of Professor Linos and The People Lab, this position has a high level of responsibility, accountability, and visibility. The position is ideal for motivated college graduates who are interested in pursuing graduate school in public policy, behavioral economics, or public management or are interested in using their operations and management skills to close the academic-policy divide. The type of person who will be happiest in this role in the kind of person who thrives in a challenging, high-paced environment; who sees value in “being in the room” to support complex research projects or to facilitate partnerships with public sector leaders; cares deeply about building a kind and fulfilling team environment; and who takes pride in ensuring that work is implemented at the highest level of professionalism.

This position is posted as a fully benefits-eligible one-year term appointment position with strong possibility of renewal. Ideally, however, the position would be held for a minimum of two years. The People Lab welcomes individuals who bring personal and professional experience complementing the Lab’s mission to apply for the position.

New and recent graduates are encouraged to apply!

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