Plans and executes program events including Admitted Students Open House (Ph.D. and Ed.L.D.), Commencement Celebration Events, and Ph.D. Orientation
Oversees event planning (in consultation with the Assistant Director) for the Ed.L.D. Network Convening, managing invitation, venue, and catering logistics, providing day-of staffing and administrative support, and collecting and processing reimbursements
Provides staffing and administrative support for Ph.D. admissions including preparing applications, scheduling and attending committee meetings, coordinating prospective student interviews, and responding to inquiries from prospective Ph.D. applicants and newly-admitted students. Provide day of support on Ed.L.D Admission Interview Days, collecting and processing reimbursements for prospective students
Collects and analyzes job and location data from Ed.L.D. program alumni, organizing the information into a summary report for distribution to program colleagues, the Office of Development and Alumni Relations, and the Dean's Office
Administers the Ed.M. Student Conference fund, soliciting and accepting applications, managing the selection process (in consultation with the Associate Director) and processing grant awards
Provides logistical support for the Ed.M. Intellectual Contribution Award, managing nominations, designing certificates, and processing award payments
Manages communication for the Ed.L.D., Ed.D./Ph.D. programs, including monitoring program-specific email accounts, maintaining listservs, creating and distributing biweekly newsletters, and managing and updating relevant program websites
Provides general administrative support for the Degree Programs suite such as supply orders, catering requests, room reservations, meeting scheduling, and materials preparation
Serves as source of general information for all students, providing referrals to colleagues within the Degree Programs suite and other HGSE administrative offices.
Other duties as assigned
HGSE is a diverse community of learners, teachers, and employees who are passionate about changing the world through education and striving for maximum impact in the field of education.
HGSE Human Resources values diversity in all forms, and believes that each employee brings a set of diverse experiences and identities to the workplace that makes us stronger, encourages innovation, and enhances our collective contributions. We continue to develop and support a workforce that reflects the diversity of those we serve; fosters an environment that allows each individual to belong and to bring their best self to work; and creates the conditions that empower employees to contribute their full potential to advancing the work of the school. We do this by:
Hiring and retaining staff reflecting the diversity of those we serve;
Providing employees opportunities to learn, grow, and be challenged;
Reviewing and ensuring fairness and equity in HR practices and policies including but not limited to hiring, promotion, and compensation;
Developing strong relationships and partnerships internal and external to our community to advance diversity and inclusion;
Communicating transparently and respectfully; and
Fostering an inclusive, respectful, and professional work environment
We regret that the Harvard Graduate School of Education does not provide Visa sponsorship.
About the Harvard Graduate School of Education
Many choose to work at the Harvard Graduate School of Education because they believe in our mission and are excited by our vision for the future. We have a reputation as a great place to work, for our excellent leadership, and we are a strong community that values diversity. For more information about HGSE, its programs, research, and faculty, please visit: www.gse.harvard.edu
Salary Grade: 055
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
Minimum 3 years of related administrative work experience required. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Additional Qualifications: Bachelor's degree preferred. Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills essential; attention to detail and accuracy required; demonstrated ability to use tact and discretion; superior customer service skills; demonstrated ability to meet regular deadlines; ability to work both independently and collaboratively across the organization; expertise with a variety of software including Excel and Word and the ability to learn new programs as needed.
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: 50898BR
About Harvard University Graduate School of Education
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.