The Center for Hellenic Studies, located in Washington, D.C., is a research institute and library that is dedicated to the reassertion of the humanism of the ancient world, centering on Hellenic civilization in its widest sense. The CHS is supported by passionate and dedicated personnel whose aim is to cultivate community and a repository of materials that attracts scholars, researchers, and students from all over the world.

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Current Job Opportunities

Chief Librarian

Job Summary:
The holder of this position will contribute to the research and educational mission of the Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies by shaping and managing the resources collection of the CHS library, which includes 75,000 print volumes and an array of digital resources. The library supports advanced research in all aspects of Ancient Hellenic Civilization and in many aspects of Classical Studies generally. The position thus requires a broad knowledge of these fields as well as competence in the field of academic librarianship.

Lead Line Cook/Chef de Partie

Job Summary:
This position will be responsible for assisting the Chef in all duties associated with the operation of the kitchen at the Center for Hellenic Studies. The kitchen is tasked with providing dining services for lunch in the dining room, food and amenities for guest rooms and special events as needed.


Job Summary:
This position contributes to the programming of the Center’s Washington location. The incumbent works under the guidance and coordination of the Hospitality Manager and is responsible for all tasks relating to cleaning and upkeep of all the buildings including, the library/administration building, five guest rooms, and the Director’s residence throughout the year, as well as the residential units at times of residents’ rotation. Through its effectiveness, it provides a safe, clean, & hospitable environment to all the Center’s personnel who work on campus as well as: (1) the research fellows who reside on campus, special programs attendees, and (3) visitors who come to use the Center’s library and facilities.

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