Coordinates and executes events and event series, such as the Belfer Directors' lunches or Belfer Policy Chats.
Manages select fellowship cohorts at the Center, by providing administrative support during the application and selection processes, developing and executing programming, maintaining an alumni database, and serving as the main point-of-contact for fellows.
Facilitates outreach to student groups, including identifying opportunities for student involvement, maintaining the Belfer student webpage, and developing student-focused programming.
Supports the Center's council of donors by tracking payments, delivering invoices, and helping plan and execute an annual meeting.
Provides administrative and scheduling support to the Center's ED or Co-Director
Organizes and implements Center-wide administrative systems and procedures
May arrange for use of facilities and advise availability of service within and outside the University for gatherings such as conferences and seminars. Uses a pre-assigned event/function budget; assigns and coordinates down, classroom, AV and other facilities on behalf of program; makes recommendations for food and activities for participants.
May monitor and reconcile budget(s), principally related to student research projects or conferences. Makes recommendations on expenditures towards a defined budget.
This is a fully benefits-eligible term appointment ending one year from date of hire with possibility of renewal.
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Salary Grade: 054
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
2 years of relevant work experience in project management, programming implantation, higher education, or related experience.
College degree in political science, international affairs, public policy, history or related.
Must have strong writing skills and be able to produce concise research or status update memos for the Executive Director/Co-Director.
Able to prioritize work under deadlines, the ability to be flexible and agile in high-pressure situations
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, Adobe. SalesForce is a plus.
Excellent communications skills
Dedicated team player that shows initiative, is a self-starter and works independently
Demonstrated ability to coordinate complex tasks/events with minimal supervision
Excellent interpersonal, project management, and organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and creatively problem-solve
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: 51323BR
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