• PY_with_logo

    See the collection of talks by ACLS President Pauline Yu. 

  • 2018-board

    The ACLS Board of Directors at the 2018 annual meeting.  William Kirby, board chair, is at Pauline's right. See board and committees.

  • 2018-PY-ELewis

    Pauline in conversation with Earl Lewis, then president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  See the video series.

Employment Opportunities


Current employment opportunities at ACLS are listed below.  Please refer to individual job descriptions for complete information.

ACLS is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our employees and welcome applications from all individuals, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, or military service.  ACLS provides a competitive package of salary and benefits.

  • Program Associate, International Programs
    The Program Associate provides support for all the functions of the International Program office, including fellowship and grant competitions, special events and meetings in the United States and abroad. The Associate interacts on a regular basis with ACLS staff on matters such as the website, the fellowships Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database, accounting and financial reporting, and providing information for publicity and recordkeeping. View job description.
  • Operations Assistant, Fellowship and Public Programs
    The Operations Assistant contributes to numerous aspects of program administration, supporting the team in the day-to-day operations of fellowship and grant competitions, the maintenance and analysis of program information and data, the organization of events connected with these programs, and research to extend the team’s knowledge of the higher education landscape. View job description.
  • Human Resources Manager
    ACLS is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, high performing human resources professional looking for an opportunity to develop and launch a new in-house human resources function. Reporting to the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, the HR Manager will be responsible for further advancing the organization’s profile to attract, develop, motivate, and retain productive, engaged employees. View job description.
  • Executive Assistant/CRM Power User
    ACLS is seeking an Executive Assistant (EA) to support the work of the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In addition to supporting the administrative needs of the VP/COO, the EA will support project and analysis work that draws upon the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) data and will be prepared to assist other staff in their CRM data work. View job description.
  • ACLS President
    Pauline Yu will be stepping down as President on June 30, 2019. (See announcement.) ACLS has engaged the search firm of Storbeck Pimentel & Associates to aid in finding ACLS’s next president. For more information or to nominate candidates, please refer to the position specification.