Harvard University Admin Pro/Indiv Contrib in Cambridge, Massachusetts

45968BRAuto req ID:45968BRJob Code:358056 Admin Pro/Indiv Contrib Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Student and Fellows Support OfficerSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:056Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Basic Qualifications:Bachelors degree required.A minimum of 3 years experience in higher ed administration, student programming or program management.Additional Qualifications:Experience in a higher education setting preferred.Experience in student programming strongly preferred.Excellent communication and project management skills.Financial management skills.Experience in working in Africa desired.Additional Information:This is a one year term position with strong possibility of renewal.Department:Center for African StudiesPre-Employment Screening:Education, IdentitySchedule:35 hours per weekJob Function:General Administration Duties & Responsibilities:The Student and Fellows Support Officer will coordinate the Center for African Studies' student support activities in its efforts to provide opportunities for Harvard students related to Africa and African Studies, as well as opportunities for African scholars at Harvard. This person will be responsible for programmatic aspects of administering funds for Harvard students and undergraduate internship programs. The Student and Fellows Support Officer will be the primary point of contact between the Center and its undergraduate and graduate student constituents, including liaising with student groups, representing the Center at informational sessions/student fairs, and advising students one on one. He or she will also assist in establishing a new postdoctoral program for African scholars, and manage the program once established.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.