Under the direction of the India Country Director of the Mittal Institute (MI), the Program Coordinator will be responsible for the following broad roles:
Leading in development of events, conferences, seminars and other programs, related to the Institute's programs in India; Assisting in planning and execution of logistics to ensure successful implementation of programming.
Taking the lead in managing operations for the India Fellows program which may include manging the application process and review, managing all travel and orientation logistics and assisting with follow-up on invoices and any costs related to the program.
Coordinating and providing high-level logistical and administrative support for MI projects across India both to faculty and their research teams from Harvard and other MI staff;
Liaising with various stakeholders – including faculty, research assistants, Harvard administrators, local vendors etc – to ensure support is provided as needed;
Supporting the India team to leverage growth and connecting with the larger goals of the Institute in India
This will be an international position, based in Delhi, India, and employed by Harvard Global Research Support Centre India -- an affiliate of Harvard University.
Harvard Global Research Support Centre India offers a Benefits Package that includes life, medical, and accident insurance.
We are unable to provide any relocation assistance.
Candidates must be authorized to work in India.
We are unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
This is a one year term position.
Salary Grade: 090
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree with 3+ years of work experience handling administrative office work in a non-profit setting.
Master's Degree preferred.
Experience in an academic setting strongly preferred.
Must possess strong English and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment and be able to multi-task in a small team, with an entrepreneurial spirit.
Positive and outgoing attitude.
Experience with Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office, Adobe In Design, and knowledge of WordPress preferred.
The candidate should be flexible to work with colleagues in different time zones
Customer service orientation with excellent organizational, logistical, and time management capabilities.
Ability to work independently with strong attention to detail and follow-through are essential, along with the ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to work some nights and weekends required.
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: 53901BR
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