About the Wilson Center


The Center consists of two separate, but parallel, pay systems (federal and trust). U.S. Civil Service positions are funded by our annual appropriation from the Congress. Trust positions are funded by private donations, grants and gifts to the Center.

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Unless otherwise noted, application materials can be submitted via email to jobs@wilsoncenter.org or can be mailed or hand delivered to:

Woodrow Wilson Center
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW 3rd Floor
Washington DC 20004-3027

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The Woodrow Wilson Center is committed to attracting and maintaining a high quality, dedicated, and diverse work force.

WC-15-07F Director, Asia Program

The Asia Program is looking for a Director to serve as the Wilson Center's chief expert and strategist on matters pertaining to Asia and serves as senior advisor to the executive leadership of the Center on these issues.The Asia Program addresses a broad range of long term issues related to the Asia and Pacific region, including political, social, and economic development; the role of women; the aspirations of the younger generation; democratic and autocratic tendencies in governance; and U.S. policy toward the Asia and Pacific region. The Asia Program’s activities are intended to complement those of the Kissinger Institute on China-US relations. Most of these efforts take place within the Center itself in Washington, DC., but workshops, meetings and/or conferences are also held in the Asia and Pacific region or in other American or international cities.

WC-15-09T Accountant

This position is located in the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Wilson Center) Financial Management Office (FMO). FMO strives to establish and communicate policies and procedures necessary to safeguard and ensure the proper and efficient use of Wilson Center resources. FMO is responsible for timely, proper, and accurate processing of all financial transactions and internal and external reports.The Wilson Center, chartered by Congress as the official memorial to President Woodrow Wilson, is the nation's key non-partisan policy forum for tackling global issues through independent research and open dialogue to inform actionable ideas for Congress, the Administration and the broader policy community.

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Human Resources Office
Woodrow Wilson Center
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004-3027