The Emergency Preparedness Research, Evaluation & Practice (EPREP) Program at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health provides public, private, and non-governmental organizations with the expertise to prepare for and respond to emergencies of all types. The program convenes public health, healthcare, first-responders, and other organizations to offer practice-based education and exercise and evaluation activities centered on public health emergency preparedness. For more information on EPREP, please visit: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/eprep/
The Project Manager will work within the EPREP program to manage selected projects in a variety of potential areas that support public health and healthcare emergency preparedness. Under the supervision of the Director of EPREP, and working with public health and healthcare partners at the local, regional and state level, the Project Manager will:
Create specific plans and protocols to guide public health emergency preparedness and response
Conduct seminars and workshops on specific topics
Produce written materials of high quality to support the program efforts
Participate in EPREP's emergency exercise program and other activities as appropriate to provide expertise and consultation.
Manage a specific grant funded project and be responsible for the management of project staff, oversee program design and provide programmatic execution
Perform other duties as assigned
PLEASE NOTE: This is a grant-funded position through August 31, 2019 with the possibility of extension.
The Harvard T.H. Chan of Public Health is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – including fostering respect for all, serving the greater good, and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. To learn more about the Chan School's mission, objectives, and core values, please visit our website here.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3- 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year. Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date. Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service. Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools. Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute. Wellness Options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services. Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
Join the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to support our mission of health research and education, and to be a part of the oldest institution of higher learning in the country!
Salary Grade: 056
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
Bachelor's Degree is required
3+ years of related work experience is required
Bachelor's Degree if Public Health, Emergency Medicine or related discipline is strongly preferred
Experience in the management of major projects in the field of emergency preparedness preferred
Experience in project management, emergency preparedness and/or response, familiarity with emergency management exercises and drills preferred
Experience in writing plans preferred
Experience with performing complex, time-sensitive work independently preferred
Experience with planning and managing meetings, calls, and networking events across a range of audiences preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills preferred
Excellent interpersonal skills and interacting well with collaborating agencies preferred
Works well as part of team preferred
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: 48764BR
About Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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.