The Director leads a significant research project in the intelligence arena within the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Responsible for developing policy relevant knowledge and recommendations on intelligence issues. Conduct and support a program of activities and speakers from the intelligence community. Manage the Recanati-Kaplan Foundation Fellows (chosen from the intelligence community) facilitating their research and logistical needs, as well as occasional visiting fellows. Provide mentorship and support to research fellows, faculty and students studying intelligence issues. Contribute to the scholarly literature and policy process through publishing articles, giving presentations at meetings, briefings, seminars and conferences. Manage exchanges, specifically the Elbe Group, which brings together US and Russian retired senior military and intelligence officers for consultative talks. Facilitate interaction of US military institutions and leaders in the Belfer Center and Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) initiatives.
This is a benefits-eligible, one-year term position with the possibility of renewal.
Harvard University requires pre-employment reference and background checks. Harvard University is committed to supporting a healthy, sustainable learning and working environment.
Salary Grade: 059
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Minimum of 10 years of senior level experience in the intelligence and national security community: DoD, DoS, CIA, FBI, DHS, NSS, or similar government agencies.
Interacts successfully with senior levels of US and foreign governments, specifically Russian or Chinese government;
Interacts freely with national security and intelligence organizations to facilitate research and activities;
Has US and Russian contacts in and outside those governments;
Works well with others, especially foreign colleagues;
Can manage a budget;
Candidate should have a proven track record of effectively influencing numerous stakeholders, producing tangible results, and managing multiple projects within a complex environment.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 47988BR
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