The Program Coordinator of the Career Education & Coaching (CEC) team, supports the mission of HBS Career and Professional Development (CPD) by managing second-year student, international student and select first-year student career education programs, and managing the relationship between the CPD office and the second-year class. The coordinator is responsible for organizing the development of industry-specific resources and virtual career programming and for exploring new program delivery methods to provide students with customized programs and resources. The coordinator will also be responsible for developing content plans for weekly emails and creating messaging to inform students of the resources available.
Coordinate and provide logistical support for career development programs for EC and International student programs and select RC programs.
Manage planning, logistics and feedback for assigned programs. Liaise with sector manager and students for program delivery where necessary. Sample programs may include but are not limited to: Second-Year What's Next program, first-year Resume Review (Resumania), Resume Editor & Cover Letter Editor Training.
Responsible for payment of student program leaders where necessary.
Manage program marketing to advertise programs and relevant resources.
Plan and manage student focus groups (Career Council) to get bi-annual feedback on effectiveness of CEC programs.
Measure individual program effectiveness and in conjunction with Associate Director, assess new offerings to determine optimal program mix.
Manage relationship and serve as main point of contact for EC Career Reps. Schedule monthly meetings or in-person check-ins with EC Career Reps.
Innovate on ways to provide EC class support.
Develop portfolio of relevant professional development programs for students.
Research and identify topics and presenters for student professional development programs.
Present proposed slate of programs to Associate Director and Director, CEC.
Manage approved programs through planning, execution and evaluation process.
Coordinate career development videos and student virtual career programs
In collaboration with Associate Director, evaluate current digital media program offerings and identify areas for continued expansion (video projects, virtual student programs, etc.).
Assist with new digital media projects as they are identified. This includes both continued management of current industry specific resources as well as development and implementation of new resources.
Create content plan for marketing of CPD videos to EC Class.
Track and report on monthly video analytics to better understand student behavior and needs. Provide suggestions on changes to communications plans and website layout based upon findings.
Assist with CEC Programs Budget Management
Work closely with Associate Director to manage programs team budget.
Responsible for keeping budget tracking document up to date and providing quarterly updates to Associate Director on any major anticipated changes or needs.
Coordinate and manage development of communications to EC Class and International Students. Identify opportunities for industry-specific communications.
Manage content and create weekly CPD emails for EC Class. Requires content creation, cross-team collaboration and approvals.
Work with Corporate Relations Director to identify timing for international student communications and manage content and approval process.
In collaboration with Associate Director, Director and Corporate Relations Directors, develop content plan for featured content on both CPD website and in weekly CPD emails.
Identify key times of year for Managing Director communications and topics for EC Class.
Identify opportunities for new communications (both communication vehicles and content topics) to ECs and International students to push relevant information at the right time.
Measure effectiveness of and student engagement with resources.
Assist with CEC team projects and other office projects, as needed.
Assist with Wilder First Floor coverage.
NOTE: As part of the interview process, you may be asked to complete a technical skills assessment that involves tasks related to the role utilizing the Microsoft Office suite.
Many HBS employees are eligible for Flexible Work Arrangements, which may be explored during the interview process.
Cover Letter is Required.
Culture of Inclusion: The work and well-being of HBS are strengthened profoundly by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, experience, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and much more.
Harvard Business School will not offer visa sponsorship for this opportunity.
Salary Grade: 055
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
5+ years of related experience.
Superior verbal and written communication skills. Highly developed interpersonal skills and strong team orientation. Excellent project management skills with exceptional attention to detail. Demonstrated reliability on project follow-through and ability to take initiative with all projects. Self-starter with an eye towards consistent project and program improvement. Proven ability to work successfully autonomously and as a team member. Strong service orientation to students a must. Ability to create compelling content for students to break-through communication clutter. Knowledge of international student needs desirable. Intermediate Power Point and Excel skills required, Advanced Power Point skills desired. Some night and weekend work required. BA/BS desired.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: 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, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 48116BR
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