The Brookings Institution is a nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, D.C. Its mission is to conduct in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national, and global levels. Brookings brings together more than 300 leading experts in government and academia from all over the world who provide the highest quality research, policy recommendations, and analysis on a full range of public policy issues. The institution’s research agenda and recommendations are rooted in open-minded inquiry and represent diverse points of view.
Economic Studies Program
The Economic Studies program analyzes current and emerging economic issues facing the United States and the world, focusing on ideas to achieve broad-based economic growth, a strong labor market, sound fiscal and monetary policy, and economic opportunity and social mobility. The research aims to increase understanding of how the economy works and what can be done to make it work better.
The Vice President and Director, Economic Studies (Vice President) directs and oversees the program’s economic research and impact, financial sustainability, human resources, fundraising, communications, and operations. The position’s key areas of responsibilities are outlined below. The Vice President is also a Senior Fellow who conducts high quality, independent public policy research. The position reports to the President, John Allen, and is a member of the Institutions leadership team. The VP will lead a team of 75 staff members and oversee a budget of approximately $20 million.
Development and Board Relations
Qualifications and Experience
Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document when you apply.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required for employment at Brookings.
Brookings is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law.