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Harvard University Department Administrator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

54997BRAuto req ID:54997BRJob Code:356055 Admin Pro/Indiv Contrib Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Department AdministratorSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade ( :055Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with five years of administrative experience required. Additional Qualifications and Skills: Experience with financial management preferred, knowledge of Harvard financial systems desirable. Must be able to work independently without supervision. Strong written and verbal communications skills. Excellent computer skills essential. Additional Information:All formal offers will be made by FAS HR. Department:South Asian StudiesPre-Employment Screening:Credit, Criminal, Education, IdentityJob Function:General Administration Job-Specific Responsibilities: Reporting to the Chair, responsible for comprehensive implementation of all University policies regarding FAS departments, committees, faculty, staff, visitors, students, admissions, courses, libraries, events, faculty searches and appointments, payroll, accounts payable and receivable, travel and reimbursement, financial aid and fellowships, office management and equipment maintenance. Oversee all administrative functions of Department of South Asian Studies, Sanskrit Library, Committee on South Asian Studies. Interact with partners and stakeholders across Harvard University, including the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute. Interpret and administer all FAS financial policies, procedures, and computer applications. Prepare, authorize, manage, and forecast departmental budget. Compose and edit department publications.

Supervise part-time Staff Assistant.

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.Working Conditions: *Harvard will require COVID vaccination for all Harvard community members who will have any on-campus presence. Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University’s COVID vaccination requirement and exceptions may be found at the University’s “COVID-19 Vaccine Information” webpage: .