2026 marks the 250th anniversary of our nation’s founding. To observe this momentous occasion, the U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission will encourage Americans to remember our past, celebrate the present, and look forward to a promising future.
The U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission was established by Congress (P.L. 114-196) to inspire Americans to participate in the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States. We’re charged with orchestrating the largest and most inclusive anniversary observance in our nation’s history.
The Commission will work with public and private entities across the country to make America250 a once-in-a-lifetime experience for all Americans. Our partners will bring the essential ideas, expertise, relationships and resources necessary to engage all Americans, each American, and friends of America in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
For more information on America250, please visit www. https://www.america250.org/
THE OPPORTUNITY: Executive Director
America250 seeks an experienced and strategic Executive Director to lead the organization and create a meaningful celebration for the public. The Executive Director will be the primary point of contact with all Commissioners on a routine basis. They manage all communications to Commissioners on behalf of the Commission staff, including but not limited to monthly newsletters, government relations updates, Congressional quarterly reports, and reports from the Foundation. The Executive Director will also lead the implementation of the objectives of the Commission, as defined in Section 2(b) and Section 4(a) of Public Law 114-196.
Salary for the role is aligned with level five of the executive schedule under section 5316 of title 5, United States Code, which is capped at $183,500. As a federal employee, the Executive Director is eligible for all government benefits.