The Library Innovation Lab (LIL) is a fun, collaborative and productive software lab within the Harvard Law School Library pursuing a broad mission focused on re-envisioning legal information, legal educational resources and library services. LIL's projects range in size and can bring immediate benefit or prototype the future. Please see our website at https://lil.law.harvard.edu to get a sense of our current projects and activities.
As a key member of the LIL team, and working in close collaboration with the Director of LIL, the Program Coordinator provides for the smooth day-to-day flow of operations of LIL and maintains and enhances LIL's administrative relationship with other units across Harvard Law School and Harvard University.
The Program Coordinator will have an active hand and influential voice in shaping LIL's future and helping to define LIL's identity within the Harvard community and beyond.
As the Program Coordinator you will:
Serve as the principal administrative contact and liaises with Library administration, HLS/Harvard administrative units, and external partners.
Organize, implement, and provide support for administrative systems and procedures for the successful execution of LIL projects.
Work with internal and external users of LIL projects including registration, subscription management, and answering/triaging general support and user questions.
Monitor budgets, expenses, revenues and maintain related financial documents. Prepare and maintain financial records related to general operating expenses including ordering, requisitions, reimbursements and other activities in conjunction with the Library's Financial Assistant.
Research and monitor grant funding opportunities. Assist in the preparation of grant proposals and the administration of grant funds.
Gather and maintain data for, and assist in preparing reports related to, LIL projects. This includes preparing statistics and working with a variety of data points.
Plan, schedule and execute logistics for meetings, events and conferences, including developing event content and negotiating contracts.
Research issues related to development of policies, recommend new or revised policy statements, guidelines and best practices. Advise colleagues and community members as appropriate. Perform other duties as required.
This is a term appointment expected to extend one year from start date, contingent on funding and department needs.
All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.
Be a part of excellence and leadership in legal education and scholarship at Harvard Law School. We are a community of talented people from diverse backgrounds, lived experiences, and perspectives, dedicated to advancing the cause of justice all over the world. We value our differences and our diversity as a source of strength. We are committed to developing and inspiring our students and our workforce. Whoever you are, whatever you do, however you do it, Harvard Law School is a place where you can thrive.
Salary Grade: 055
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
5 or more years of experience in office administration, coordinating projects and/or academic research or related field (business environment and/or customer service). Education beyond high school may count toward experience.
We are looking for people who have:
Project and/or program management skills
Organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work in an environment with multiple and conflicting interests.
Ability to work collaboratively in a diverse team environment
Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Commitment to customer service
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Experience and deep interest in working on software development projects and investigating, learning and using new technology
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.
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