Overview of Administrative Fellows Program Harvard University's Administrative Fellowship Program is one of the cornerstones of our diversity and inclusion efforts. We seek to attract talented professionals and, in particular, historically underrepresented groups to promote leadership opportunities and careers in higher education. The University encourages applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds and others who may contribute to the diversity of Harvard's leadership. To this end, the Administrative Fellowship Program offers a twelve-month talent management experience complemented by a professional development program. Please visit the program's website [https://hr.harvard.edu/administrative-fellows-program] for more details.
Primary function: Reporting to the Director of Employee Learning and Development in the Center for Workplace Development, this role manages administrative aspects of the Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Academy (DIB Academy). DIB Academy serves approximately 14,000 Harvard employees. The complete program serves three (3) discrete populations: staff, managers, and senior leaders. Workshops are offered throughout the year.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Program manage all aspects of the Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Academy (DIB), including;
Partners in the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of DIB Academy workshops by applying ADDIE and adult learning practices.
Develops and edits program materials (presentation decks, facilitator guides, and participant workbooks) in response to feedback.
Plans, organizes, and implements workshop walkthroughs, pilots, and soft launches.
Reviews training schedule (for accuracy, sharing errors, inconsistencies, and other observed concerns) and recommends innovative approaches to improve the current process.
Manages communication between participants and EL&D regarding DIB Academy inquiries.
Analyzes training records (attendance, program evaluations, usage by school/unit, etc.) and prepares and disseminate reports.
Contributes insight/perspective on current L&D approaches to innovate the service.
Partners with Harvard Training Portal team to ensure schools and units consistently follow course creation procedures and provide guidance to schools and units when needed.
Manages workshop attendance.
Other duties as required or requested.
Administrative Fellows Program Requirements On your cover letter, please write a Statement of Purpose/Interest that briefly describes your professional and academic interests as related to employment with Harvard University, and more broadly, the field of Higher Education and how participation in the Administrative Fellowship Program can help advance these interests. Be sure to explain:
Why are you seeking a Fellowship?
What do you hope to gain from this experience?
How might you contribute to the hiring department?
Harvard Human Resources is committed to enabling Harvard's world changing mission through inclusive excellence in Human Resources practices. We welcome applicants who bring varied experiences, backgrounds, and expertise to advance the work of the department in service to Harvard's mission.
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Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree required, along with a minimum of five years in training and development and recent experience managing a program of similar size and scope.
Master's degree in training and development (or related area) preferred.
Experience designing, developing and delivering diversity courses, a plus.
Demonstrated excellence in program management.
Strong research and analytical skills, and the ability to effectively organize and display data.
Proactive in identifying and communicating issues or barriers that may impede an initiative or compromise its success and critical thinking skills to identify and determine alternative solutions/approaches.
Effective communication and influencing skills, both written and oral, with the ability to share information and ideas clearly and concisely with a range of audiences.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Capacity to develop and maintain strong professional relationships across the organization and to work collaboratively with colleagues.
A flexible "can do" attitude and approach to the work.
Resourceful and able to work independently.
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: 54412BR
About Harvard University Administration
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.