Harvard University Admin Offcr/SrIndiv Contrib in Cambridge, Massachusetts

43617BRAuto req ID:43617BRLocation:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Program Director, Harvard Business Analytics ProgramSub-Unit:------------ Appointment End Date:30-Jun-2020Salary Grade:059Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS required.

  • Minimum 7 years related experience required.

  • Experience in online learning and higher education or corporate learning required

Additional Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree with 10+ years of successful consulting or program management experience, with excellent analytical and communication skills (both written and oral).

  • The candidate must be self-motivated, and have extremely high standards in terms of quality of work and attention to detail. He or she must be able to balance multiple tasks and shifting priorities under tight deadlines and budgets at an accelerated pace when necessary and be prepared to contribute to the project in a variety of ways

  • Diplomatic skills, comfort in interacting with prominent individuals, and grace under pressure are essential. Excellent communication skills - can \"take charge of the conference room\" and effectively lead project in all forms of communication essential

  • Experience in vendor and 3rd party management is preferred

Additional Information:Cover Letter is Required.

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The Harvard Business Analytics Program is a partnership between Harvard Business School (HBS), the Harvard Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) to design, launch and deliver a Business Analytics Certificate Program. The program consists of six online courses with two campus immersions co-developed and taught by faculty from each school.

The program will be marketed, developed and delivered in collaboration with an external online learning platform provider. Elements of the program administration and delivery will be provided by HBX, HBS’ digital learning effort, on behalf of HBS, SEAS and FAS.

Reporting to the Director of Program Services, the Program Director is responsible for assisting in the successful creation and launch of a new online graduate-level (although no degree is granted) certificate program. Once classes begin, the Program Director oversees critical processes, identifies improvements, resolves issues, and facilitates and helps ensure day-to-day success. The position requires a collaborative and supportive relationship with faculty, and the ability to work with a cross-functional team of professionals across many School and University disciplines.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage the successful implementation of a new online certificate program

  • Oversees and manages the relationship and contract with the external platform provider to facilitate the implementation of key student-facing processes, such as application, enrollment and registration. Ensure commitments are met by all parties in a timely and quality-driven manner

  • Working with HBX Program Services, Software Development, and Business Operations, design services and functionality to support the Harvard Business Analytics Program and an on-campus immersion module

  • Provide support and assistance in the onboarding of faculty involved in intellectual capital creation

  • Manage and track progress of key milestones and adjust plans as necessary

  • Provide operational and administrative leadership to the Program Director to ensure the ongoing success of the program

  • Serve as the liaison between Program leadership and key university functions across different schools such as admissions, registrar, compliance, marketing, IT, and student support. Identify and implement improvements to enhance the program, student satisfaction and/or faculty satisfaction with the program

  • Provide financial oversight of program and engagement. Working under the guidance of HBX Business Operations, establish, forecast and monitor relevant parts of the program budget.

  • Develop and maintain performance metrics for the program

  • Serve as the main point of contact for University issues

  • Develop strong proficiency in the Learning Management System and its supporting analytics and reporting

School/Unit:Harvard Business School EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.