Harvard University Admin Dept/Program Admin in Cambridge, Massachusetts

46929BRAuto req ID:46929BRJob Code:359057 Admin Dept/Program Admin Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Associate Director of the Chinese Art Media LabSub-Unit:------------ Appointment End Date:01-Oct-2020Salary Grade:057Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Basic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of progressive management experience in an academic setting.

Additional Qualifications:

  • MBA preferred.

  • Significant professional experience in global collaboration and a proven record of success in program development.

  • Superb bilingual skills and spoken and written fluency in English and Chinese;

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to network with Chinese institutions, scholars, and donors.

  • Excellent demonstrated strategic planning and program development skills.

  • Strong commitment to teamwork.

  • Ability to work productively with Harvard faculty and students and interns.

  • Harvard experience, including work across various Schools of the University, a significant plus.

  • Experience supervising staff and managing budgets.

  • Proven track record of proposal development for sponsored and/or external funding opportunities strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge and appreciation of Chinese art and media is highly desired.

  • Willingness to travel (domestic and international).

Additional Information:This is a TWO YEAR TERM appointment, renewal contingent upon continued funding.

All formal offers are made by FAS Human Resources.

Department:Department of History of Art and ArchitecturePre-Employment Screening:Education, IdentitySchedule:35 hours per weekJob Function:General Administration Duties & Responsibilities:The Chinese Art Media Lab (CAM Lab) is a new program, residing within the FAS Department of History of Art and Architecture (HAA). Reporting to the Director of Harvard Chinese Art Media Lab (CAM Lab), the Associate Director of CAMLab will help to develop strategic priorities. Serving as a chief administrator, the position will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the CAM Lab’s activities. The person in this position will develop and implement policies, procedures, and systems to ensure effectiveness of the organization. The person in this position will work closely with students concentrating in Asian Studies, other centers concentrating in Asian Studies (such as Fairbank Center, China Fund, NELC, East Asian Art Program), FAS Finance, Research Administrative Services, Office for Sponsored Programs, Harvard International Office

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee administrative operations and workflow and supervise programmatic activities such as visiting fellows program and student internship program within the confines of the CAM Lab budget and within the visiting fellows guidelines, and capacity, of the Department of History of Art and Architecture.

  • With administrative oversight by the HAA Department Administrator, manage the CAM Lab budget and financial reporting in accordance with University policies and grant requirements. Consult with FAS Research Administration Services, Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), FAS Finance as needed.

  • Process CAM Lab financial expense transactions for payment

  • Cultivate interest among potential donors and collaborators in China and partner with FAS administration and University Development Offices to identify and pursue prospects with interest in supporting the CAM Lab

  • Engage in strategic planning activities and supervise special projects

  • Supervise CAM Lab staff, temps/LHTs, students and interns

  • Process CAM Lab foreign Visitor and Associate visa requests through the Harvard International Office (HIO)

School/Unit:Faculty of Arts and Sciences 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, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.