The Division of Continuing Education (DCE) comprises several entities including the Harvard Extension School, the Harvard Summer School, the Harvard Professional Development Programs and the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement. For more than a century, Harvard Extension School has made Harvard faculty and teaching accessible to a diverse community of local, national, and international students. Harvard Extension School enrolls approximately 13,000 students per year in approximately 65 liberal arts and professional fields. More than 650 open enrollment online and classroom courses are offered at affordable prices to our communities across the world. Harvard Summer School offers approximately 300 courses on the Harvard Campus to 6,000 secondary school, college and adult learners and more than 30 international study abroad programs for up to 600 students each summer. The Division also includes the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement with approximately 550 active members and Harvard Professional Development Programs offering about 60 two-day, noncredit courses annually.
Applicants must meet all of the basic qualifications to be considered for this position.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is strongly committed to creating and supporting a diverse workforce. Respect and fairness, kindness and collegiality, and trust and transparency are among the values we espouse and promote in our workplace culture. We work hard to ensure a healthy, inclusive, and positive environment where everyone does their best work in support of Harvard's mission.
During the current period of Covid-19 related restrictions, this position may start as a remote position, with an eventual transition to onsite. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility with our interview process. We will be conducting interviews virtually for selected candidates until further notice.
All formal written offers will be made by FAS Human Resources
Please submit a cover letter when applying for this position.
This is a term position through June 2023 with the possibility of renewal.
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources
We invite individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities to be a part of our community
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Experience with building pipelines for commonly hired positions is desirable.
Successful track record of recruiting diverse candidates for visible and critical positions.
Experience recruiting for higher education is highly preferred. Harvard Experience, a plus.
Ability to partner with clients and provide excellent customer service.
In-house recruitment experience preferred.
Creative problem solver, ability to work independently and as part of the FAS Recruitment team.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills required.
Demonstrated ability to work with time pressure in high volume, fast-paced environment with attention to detail while providing excellent follow through, and managing multiple priorities.
Intermediate Microsoft Office Excel skills.
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: 54866BR
About Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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.