Harvard University Sdt Srvcs Officer I/Sprvsor II in Cambridge, Massachusetts
45857BRAuto req ID:45857BRJob Code:FS0356 Sdt Srvcs Officer I/Sprvsor II Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Administrative Fellow for SEAS Undergraduate Educational ExperienceSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:056Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Basic Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree required.Other minimum qualifications must include:a minimum of three years of work experience in a higher education institution or an education-focused non-profit organization ORa master’s degree in higher education policy/administration plus at least one year of work experience in higher education or an education-focused non-profit organization OR a master’s degree in higher education policy/administration plus the completion of a fellowship/internship program in higher educationAdditional Qualifications:Master’s degree in a related field preferred (e.g., higher education evaluation, higher education policy, educational outreach) Demonstrated knowledge of assessment and evaluation methodsStrong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbalStrong organizational skillsDemonstrated ability to work independently and effectively on multiple tasksCommitment to staying current on issues of higher education policy and STEM educationAdditional Information:ADMINISTRATIVE FELLOWS PROGRAM REQUIREMENTSOn your cover letter, please write a Statement of Purpose/Interest that briefly describes your professional and academic interests as related to employment with Harvard University, and more broadly, the field of Higher Education and how participation in the Administrative Fellowship Program can help advance these interests. Be sure to explain:1. Why you are seeking a Fellowship2. What you hope to gain from the experience 3. How you might contribute to the hiring department Please note that SEAS is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position. Commitment to Diversity SEAS is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment. Some of our core values include respect for all, serving the greater good, and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Many SEAS employees are eligible for Flexible Work Arrangements, which may be explored during the interview process.The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences serves as the connector and integrator of Harvard’s teaching and research efforts in engineering, applied sciences, and technology. Our core tenets are: educating broad-minded students; interdisciplinary research; integration across disciplines; and balancing theory, experimentation and practice to create an unmatched environment for learning and exploration. Through collaboration with researchers from all parts of Harvard, other universities, and industry, we bring discovery and innovation directly to bear on improving human life and society. For more information about us, please visit www.seas.harvard.edu . Department:SEAS^Academic ProgramsPre-Employment Screening:Education, IdentityJob Function:Faculty & Student Services Duties & Responsibilities:OVERVIEW OF ADMINISTRATIVE FELLOWS PROGRAMHarvard University's Administrative Fellowship Program is one of the cornerstones of our diversity and inclusion efforts. We seek to attract talented professionals, and in particular members of historically underrepresented groups, to promote leadership opportunities and careers in higher education. The University encourages applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds and others who may contribute to the diversity of Harvard’s leadership. To this end, the Administrative Fellowship Program offers a twelve-month talent management experience complemented by a professional development program. Please visit the program's website [https://hr.harvard.edu/administrative-fellows-program ] for more details.POSITION SUMMARYThe Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks qualified applicants for the Administrative Fellow for SEAS Undergraduate Educational Experience. With SEAS students comprising 20% of Harvard College concentrators, this position will work closely with the Administrator for Advising Programs and Diversity Outreach, to execute a third party evaluation of SEAS undergraduate education experience. By conducting focus groups with students, faculty and key staff members at SEAS and Harvard College, they will access current student support systems and structures, create metrics to track progress and draft a strategic plan for additional improvement. The scope of this project includes advising, career services, mentorship, faculty/student interaction, research opportunities and community building. *This position is one year term appointment beginning no later than mid-August, 2018.TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Conduct an evaluation of how satisfied SEAS students are with their undergraduate educational experience Review Senior Survey Data for each concentration area and create key takeaways for each area (from the last 5 years)Conduct interviews with key staff at the Admissions Office, Freshman Dean’s Office, Advising Programs Office, Sophomore Advising Network and Harvard Office of Undergraduate Education, to gain an understanding of undergraduate educational experience at Harvard University Meet with the Assistant/Associate Directors and Directors of Advising for each concentration to discuss goals for each concentration areaConduct interviews with key SEAS undergraduate community organizations to collect additional data on current SEAS-specific student issues: Women in Computer Science/Harvard Computing Society, Harvard College Applied Math Society and Harvard College Engineering Society, Harvard Undergraduate Robotics Club, Society of Women Engineers/Society of Hispanic Engineers, National Society of Black EngineersDraft summative report with critical proposed actions and metrics for future evaluation Research best practices at peer institutions by contacting their engineering departments and if necessary conducting campus visits to institutions with similar sophomore declaration model Compare SEAS concentrations area by areaCompare SEAS concentrations compared to other Harvard concentrations (in Sciences, Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities)Create list of short-term and long-term actions to improve the educational experience of students School/Unit:Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied 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.