Teaching and Administrative Assignment Data Oversight
Manages the annual faculty planning and staffing process, collecting, preparing, analyzing and disseminating data from a broad range of sources.
Prepares staffing reports, associated analyses, materials and meeting handouts. Works with data custodians in MBA, Doctoral, HBX, and Executive Education to improve the accuracy and timeliness of faculty assignment data.
Anticipates faculty staffing information requirements, proactively researching teaching assignment information from internal and external resources.
Monitors faculty workload utilization, maintaining awareness of teaching assignments and impact, and exercises judgement to recommend appropriate action.
Annual Research Allocation Planning Process
Supporting the work of the Director, Business Operations, assists with the logistics around the budget allocation process. Prepares individual reports on research spending and output. Monitors planning forms and supplemental requests to inform the Director's work
Support for Director and Faculty Administration
Supports the work of the Director, acting as a thought partner in the use of data to inform strategic decision making. Anticipates data and reporting needs, effectively leveraging the Director's time. Collaborates with other members of the Faculty Administrations team by sharing information and seeking solutions for process improvement.
Provides support to the Executive Director, Directors, and other members of the faculty administration team on ad hoc projects in support of the work of the team and the division. Demonstrates initiative in recommending best practices or areas for process improvement.
The mission of Harvard Business School (HBS) is to educate leaders who make a difference in the world. Within HBS, the DRFD helps to build and develop the faculty and facilitates the creation of enduring knowledge that shapes both business scholarship and the practice of business by providing unparalleled faculty support. The School's largest administrative department, the DRFD houses approximately 250 full-time and part-time staff members. As a premier service organization, and in collaboration with colleagues across the School, the DRFD staff delivers high-touch, customized support to the faculty, demonstrating solid judgment and high standards of responsiveness and professionalism.
The Faculty Administration team supports a variety of HBS faculty Human Resource activities and is the custodian of highly confidential faculty information. The Faculty Information Analyst is a key member of this team with responsibility for managing and facilitating the flow of data into and out of the Faculty Information System (FIS) – a comprehensive HRIS system for the faculty, and insuring the accuracy of the data. The Faculty Information Analyst conceives of and executes data analysis to solve management questions using complex data models, creates reports, and assists in a variety of activities that support the faculty planning and staffing processes, always adhering to the highest standards of discretion and confidentiality in the handling, storage and sharing of this highly confidential data.
Many HBS employees are eligible for Flexible Work Arrangements, which may be explored during the interview process.
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: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
A minimum of 5 years of experience with managing and analyzing data required. Experience in managing highly confidential data, HRIS systems, or working in an academic environment preferred. Proficiency in SQL Query language, as well as a solid experience with relational databases, to ensure that data and table structures will be optimized to meet emerging reporting needs. Must have advanced expertise in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access. Candidates for this position must be detailed-oriented and possess outstanding analytical skills, excellent technical skills, and problem solving ability. Must possess exemplary judgment and discretion. Strong project management, organizational and time-management skills are required. Must demonstrate a proven track record of managing multiple projects and tasks concurrently. Ability to work effectively within a team environment and communicate effectively within that environment.
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: 49710BR
About Harvard University Business School
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.