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Harvard University Program Coordinator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

60571BRAuto req ID:60571BRJob Code:403134 Coordinator I Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Program CoordinatorSub-Unit:------------ Appointment End Date:30-Jun-2023Salary Grade ( :054Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:

Three or more years of related experience. Education beyond high school may count towards experience.

Additional Qualifications and Skills:

We are looking for people who are/have:

  • Proactive, highly organized, detail-oriented, with the ability to remain calm under pressure.

  • Effective communication and facilitation skills, including solid writing, editing, and proofreading skills.

  • The ability to work flexibly in independent and team environments.

  • Keen coordination and project management skills.

  • Motivated to thrive in a committed, collaborative community that encourages creativity and supports deep inquiry.

  • Organizational and practical work experience for non-governmental or academic organizations preferred.

  • Knowledge of or prior work experience with Internet, technology policy, social media related issues, and/or internet research and publishing tools is preferred.

Additional Information:

This is a term appointment currently expected to end June 30, 2024, with potential for renewal subject to funding and departmental need.

We regret that Harvard Law School is unable to provide visa sponsorship for staff positions.

All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.

Be a part of excellence and leadership in legal education and scholarship at Harvard Law School. We are a community of talented people from diverse backgrounds, lived experiences, and perspectives, dedicated to advancing the cause of justice all over the world. We value our differences and our diversity as a source of strength. We are committed to developing and inspiring our students and our workforce. Whoever you are, whatever you do, however you do it, Harvard Law School (  is a place where you can thrive.

Department:Berkman Klein Center for Internet & SocietyPre-Employment Screening:Identity Schedule:35hrs/week M-FJob Function:General Administration Position Description:

As Program Coordinator, you will:

  • Provide administrative and operational support to implement Institute programs and research activities, including scheduling and organizing meetings, developing, and implementing administrative systems and processes, monitoring overall timelines and outputs, and contributing to project deliverables and grant reports.

  • Coordinate program activities, including the review of applications for fellowship, visiting scholar, and student programs, schedule and organize events, workshops, and meetings, and maintain online project management tools.

  • Communicate with and serve as a point of contact for internal and external partners, including students, faculty, and program participants.

  • Support program communication efforts, including writing and editing social media content, website content, blog posts, memos, and other internal and external documents.

  • Potentially research and prepare briefing and background materials for educational program sessions, meetings, and events; may supervise interns and research assistants as needed.

  • Assist with presentations and program facilitation.

  • Support the creation of program communities and contribute to Institute and Center goals by accomplishing related duties as required.

School/Unit:Harvard Law 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, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Working Conditions:

Based on the changing needs of the Center, the Project Coordinator may be called upon for other tasks at short notice. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required. Depending on the public health situation, travel opportunities may arise.

Job Summary:

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University ( seeks a Program Coordinator for educational programs and research within the Institute for Rebooting Social Media ( , a hub for programming, research, and convening series on the future of social media and online communication. The Program Coordinator will join the Center’s world-class community of scholars and practitioners, and work in close collaboration with the Berkman Klein Center’s and Institute’s teams of staff, fellows, and faculty to advance a range of interdisciplinary, cutting-edge programs and research related to the study and development of Internet & society. To learn more about Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, visit us at  

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging:The work and well-being of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society are profoundly strengthened by our differences in background, culture, experience, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, ability, and more. We actively seek and welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, including Black, Indigenous, Asian, Hispanic, and Latino/Latina/Latinx people; LGBTQIA+ people; non-binary people; women; people with disabilities; people at intersections of these identities; and people from and working across the spectrum of academic disciplines.