This is a two year, term-limited position with full benefits that ends on June 30, 2021
Reporting to the director of strategic initiatives, the associate director will manage and implement a portfolio of special projects and strategic initiatives articulated by the Radcliffe Dean and Dean's Office.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages the implementation, administration, and evaluation of assigned Institute projects and initiatives with broad guidance from the dean and director. Coordinates this work across the Institute's three core programs: Academic Ventures, the Radcliffe Fellowship Program, and the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America.
Develops programmatic content for assigned strategic initiatives, including but not limited to participating in the planning and implementation of related public and private programs.
Manages programmatic planning of Radcliffe Day, Radcliffe on the Road, and other major events.
Creates and maintains excellent working relationships with Institute leadership, Harvard faculty, students, and staff, as well as with other internal and external stakeholders.
Represents the Institute to internal and external audiences.
May supervise staff, students, and/or interns as assigned.
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About the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is dedicated to creating and sharing transformative ideas across the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The commitment to excellence and inquiry that characterized Radcliffe College is maintained in the innovative and wide-ranging work at the Radcliffe Institute, where advanced study is furthered through the Fellowship Program, Academic Ventures, and the Schlesinger Library.
We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to achieving our goals through the efforts of a highly skilled, diverse workforce. With outstanding benefits, competitive pay, extensive learning opportunities, and a stimulating and attractive work environment, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University may be exactly the employer you've been looking for.
Advanced degree (masters or higher) required and academic research experience preferred, particularly in applied social sciences or another relevant field.
Five years of progressively responsible experience in program management, preferably in an academic or non-profit setting. Outstanding organization and project management skills required.
Demonstrated ability to initiate, develop, and maintain relationships students, staff, faculty, and community groups.
Demonstrated ability to write quickly, clearly, accurately and persuasively on a range of subjects relevant to an institute for advanced study.
Demonstrated aptitude for understanding complex issues and the ability to translate and simplify them for diverse audiences in writing and speaking.
Strong interest in the intellectual work of the Institute.
High level of discretion and good judgment, ability to take initiative, integrity, trustworthiness, respect and team collaboration are required.
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.
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About Harvard University Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.