Administrative Coordinator for the Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative (HMUI)
Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Location: USA - MA - Cambridge
Internal Number: 62271BR
The position of Coordinator II of the Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative (HMUI), is the only dedicated staff position at HMUI at .5 full time equivalent (FTE). This position works directly with HMUI co-directors (aka principal investigators) on all aspects of events and programming including awarding grants to Harvard affiliates across the university, managing all aspects of the interdisciplinary doctoral dissertation fellows + workshops (again, HMUI fellows come from all parts of the university), events, and HMUI grant reporting to the Mellon Foundation in conjunction with the Office of Sponsored Research. This work includes coordinating all aspects of meetings and events, supervising graduate student workers, acts as HMUI's 1-9 Coordinator, orders office supplies and Covid-19 related supplies, performs regular updates to the HMUI website, compiling, and sending out HMUI's newsletter 'Urban Notes @ Harvard
Bachelor's degree or 5 years of experience in higher education administration.
Additional Qualifications and Skills
Master's degree or 10 years experience in higher education administration. Excellent organizational skills with particular ability to prioritize work in an environment with multiple and conflicting interests. Proven project and/or program management skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills . Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to handle complex and confidential information with discretion. Competency using a variety of computer software.
This is a 23-month term position with possibility for renewal based on available funds.
All formal written offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
Salary Grade: 055
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
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