The Special Project Program Manager works closely with the Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership and DICP Department Administrator on special DICP programming such as University collaborative efforts, HMS affiliates collaborations, initiatives involving clinical departments and residency programs, and Better Together related activities. The position works with Dean Joan Reede and acts within Dean's overall vision and direction.
The position will interact with stakeholders at the school as well as across HMS affiliated institutions. The position is an essential member of HMS DICP.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree required with a minimum of 5 years of administrative, project or program management experience, preferably in higher education. Advanced education may count towards years of experience
Master's degree in health or social science discipline preferred. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Outstanding writing and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated success in managing the completion of research evaluation projects a plus. Strong command of Microsoft Office software and proficiency with PubMed, Lexis-Nexis. Experience working with data of varying quality and from varied source systems. Proven ability to work under pressure, accurately access problems, and develop solutions. Ability to work independently and in a team. Flexibility: comfort working in a rapidly changing, diverse environment. capacity to communicate with a highly diverse group of people and exhibit sensitivity to cultural differences and the need for confidentiality.
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: 51093BR
About Harvard University Medical 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.