Title: Deputy Director, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
Reports to: Vice President, Institute for Constitutional Government, Director of the Meese Center for Legal and Judicial
Job Summary: The Heritage Foundation's mission is "to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense." Based upon those principles, the Meese Center's main objective is to conduct research and educate on, and formulate and promote conservative public policies concerning, constitutional government, the law, and the judiciary. Consistent with the mission and that objective, the Deputy Director engages with the highest degree of professionalism in research, publication, education programs, and other work concerning a broad array of issues and actively assists the Director in managing the Center, engaging in strategic planning, and reviewing the work of others.
Education: Juris Doctor or equivalent law degree and deep understanding of U.S. Constitution.
Experience: At least 10 years experience at senior levels in law firm, business, government, academia, or non-profit institutions. Admitted to practice of law in at least one State or District of Columbia. Managerial experience required. Judicial clerkship preferred. Knowledge of administrative and intellectual property law preferred.
Management: Key management skills including goal setting, budgeting, staffing, performance counseling, mentoring, and career planning are required
Communication: Excellent writing, presentation and public speaking skills. An articulate advocate of Heritage’s vision and mission.
Computers: Microsoft Office and Outlook