Harvard University Admin Pro/Indiv Contrib in Cambridge, Massachusetts

45739BRAuto req ID:45739BRJob Code:358056 Admin Pro/Indiv Contrib Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Program ManagerSub-Unit:Interfaculty Initiatives Appointment End Date:15-Jul-2020Salary Grade:056Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Basic Qualifications:Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a research-oriented environment.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a complex organization and across multiple units and levels.

  • Demonstrated ability with supporting faculty and course development

  • Master’s degree (MS/MPH/MEd or other relevant education) strongly preferred.

  • Experience in management of global health programs strongly preferred.

  • Strong oral and written skills.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, flexibility, and high-capacity to multi-task and to meet competing deadlines.

  • Experience in managing projects from inception through completion and demonstrated ability to problem-solve.

  • Ability to work independently and proactively with limited direction.

  • Attention to detail and follow through.

Additional Information:Weekend and evening work may be required.Department:HGHIPre-Employment Screening:Education, IdentitySchedule:Full time. Monday thru Friday. 35 hours per/wkJob Function:General Administration Duties & Responsibilities:Position Overview:

The Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) is a cross university institute that collaborates with university and external partners around the world to develop the knowledge that will generate better outcomes for the health of the world’s population. HGHI has an immediate opening for a Program Manager. Reporting to HGHI’s Executive Director, the successful candidate will be a key HGHI contributor and will help to manage and drive HGHI’s intellectual agenda. Activities include educational course and content development, research, writing, relationship and community building, communications, and event facilitation. The Program Manager manages relationships with, and programming for, Harvard undergraduate and graduate students, as well as hospital affiliate contacts to promote engagement in HGHI activities. The position also manages the Burke Global Health Fellowship program from the issuance of the request for proposals, review and summary of applications, announcement of fellows’ releases and coordinates with our finance team to issue awards.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions*):

The incumbent will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Drives educational agenda for global health course development in line with HGHI’s core initiatives. Conducts educational landscape review for HGHI focus areas, develops course strategy and objectives; partners with the Interfaculty Initiative in Health Policy and Global Health and Health Policy secondary field, and HarvardX to drive course creation and content, ensuring pedagogy and budget requirements are met; recruits faculty to teach courses and manages ongoing partnerships.

  • Oversees and develops monthly global health programming for Harvard undergraduate (Student Advisory Council) and graduate students (research seminars). Facilitates quarterly dinner discussions with Harvard affiliate hospitals and quarterly leadership meetings with residency and fellowship directors to promote collaboration among and across affiliate global health programs.

  • Drives HGHI’s intellectual agenda through advising on formulation, development and implementation of HGHI’s strategic initiatives, drawing on familiarity with the global health field more broadly and identifying opportunities for HGHI programming and activities. Lead programming by conducting background literature reviews and stakeholder analyses. Synthesizes research in written form for HGHI leadership and suggests programming opportunities. May support the development of written pieces, including OpEds.

  • Manages yearly Fellowship recruitment, application and award process. Designs and executes communications and recruitment strategy, serves as primary point of contact with applicants from application to award. Recruits and liaises with faculty reviewers, making process improvements to improve efficiency and transparency. Oversees Fellowship events, and liaises with Fellow alumni, mentors and reviewers.

  • Other duties as needed or required.

Please note: This is a two year term.

School/Unit:University Administration 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.