When applying, please upload your resume and cover letter as one document.
Harvard University requires pre-employment reference and background screening.
Harvard University Information Technology is unable to provide work authorization and/or visa sponsorship.
This position has a 180-day orientation and review period.
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 Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) to assure Harvard's leadership in IT!
More about HUIT:
Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is responsible for the strategy, planning, and delivery of information technology across the University.
To assure Harvard's leadership in IT: We strive to make it easier for faculty, students, and staff to teach, research, learn, and work through the effective use of information technology.
Harvard Information Technology Academy (designed for IT Staff):
HUIT's IT Academy aims to enable each IT staff person to grow professionally and become a trusted partner to her or his team. The IT Academy is built on the belief that every IT staff member across the University (including technology employees at each school and campus) can grow in her or his area of expertise as well as building strong people and project management skills. Learn more here: https://itacademy.harvard.edu/
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
The following qualifications are strongly preferred:
Minimum of 2 years' experience in a technical environment with 2-4 years of experience in business analysis.
Strong problem solving, organizational, analytical, data analysis, interpersonal, and facilitation skills.
Knowledge of research administration and research compliance business areas (example: conflict of interest, IRB/human subjects, etc.) is a plus.
Ability to synthesize business issues into technical solutions.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent relationship building skills, especially customer service skills and service mindset approach.
Must understand basic fundamentals of iterative development, software development processes and procedures; understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics.
Experience developing and executing tests including regression tests.
Familiarity with Huron research suite products a plus.
Advanced desktop application skills including Excel, Word, MS Project, Access, PowerPoint, and Visio. Hands-on experience with ERP, research administration systems, or student information systems preferred. Proven ability to quickly assimilate to new technology and/or applications required.
Familiarity with SQL and/or other data analysis tools a plus.
Familiarity with HTML and CSS a plus.
Familiarity with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence) a plus.
Demonstrate adaptability, flexibility and the ability to get up to speed quickly in the Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) environment and with the enterprise applications we support.
Must possess excellent interpersonal, organization, analytical, and written and oral communication skills.
Must have proven ability to initiate and manage multiple tasks under competing deadlines and shifting priorities.
Able to work independently and within small and large teams.
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: 48924BR
About Harvard University Information Technology
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.