Partner with the Director of Advising, and other Associate Directors to develop the program plan for all HIL student & alumni facing programs and assisting with curriculum design:
Own the overall responsibility for ensuring execution & maintaining quality
Help codify & create playbooks for all program offerings to ensure scalable execution & optimization
Own the overall logistics & scheduling, calendaring for all program offerings
Support the Director of Advising, being a thought partner on high priority items & where appropriate act as a proxy/ambassador, enabling them to focus on operating at a higher level of performance
Stay abreast of cutting edge accelerator program to help constantly improve our offerings
Drive the design of critical metrics and indicators
Serve as a contact point for faculty and other invited guests across Harvard/Boston ecosystem who are engaged to help deliver aspects of the HIL program offerings, where necessary.
Wear an ever-expanding variety of hats, while maintaining a positive, can-do attitude, in a rapidly evolving entrepreneurial environment
Be a keeper of record for Advising team commitments, both needs and offered, across the HIL organization
About the Harvard Innovation Labs:
The Harvard Innovation Labs (HIL) is a unique collaboration and education space designed to foster entrepreneurship and innovation across the Harvard University community. The Harvard Innovation Labs consists of three programs:
The i-lab is available to all current students from any Harvard school who are looking to explore innovation and entrepreneurship at any stage. The i-lab provides all the physical and intellectual resources needed to develop and grow startups, including co-working space, advising, office hours with industry experts, workshops, the Venture Incubation Program (VIP), and the President's Innovation Challenge (PIC), an annual student (and select alumni) venture competition.
Launch Lab X (LLX)is a nine-month accelerator for 15 Harvard alumni ventures. Housed inside the i-lab, the program commences every September and culminates in May with the LLX track of the President's Innovation Challenge. Applications are accepted from all over the world and open to any alum from any school.
The Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab is a shared laboratory space for high-potential life sciences and biotech startups founded by Harvard faculty, alumni, students, and postdoctoral scholars. The 15,000-square-foot facility has 36 lab workbenches and 50 co-working spaces, conference rooms and kitchen.
Many HBS employees are eligible for Flexible Work Arrangements, which may be explored during the interview process.
Cover Letter is Required.
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: 056
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
BA/BS required along with 5 years of experience.
Outstanding organizational skills
Excellent problem-solving ability
Must possess superior communications with high creativity, energy, integrity, thoughtful judgement
The ability to work occasional extra hours, to meet deadlines and oversee and/or attend events
Solid PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills required
Proactive / Bias towards action
Intentional / Work smarter, not harder
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: 48502BR
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.