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Assistant Director, Doctoral P

Company: Harvard University
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Harvard Business School's Doctoral Programs consist of 130+ students across 8 different programs. Join a small, dynamic and dedicated team, where you will have the opportunity to focus on a range of higher education administration; the Doctoral Programs Office manages admissions, course planning, registration and enrollment, student services, progress tracking, career planning, and commencement.

This role specifically focuses on student advising and admissions, reporting to the Director, Doctoral Programs.

Reporting to the Director, Doctoral Programs the Assistant Director will be given specific responsibilities for:

  • Serves as the primary contact for current students on departmental policies and requirements, academic resources, research, and job market planning; refers students appropriately to staff, faculty, and University resources for assistance.
  • Partners with faculty advisors and chairs to ensure the success of each student and to maintain the policies and program requirements.
  • Provides recommendations and implements changes to the program.
  • Works closely with the Doctoral Programs leadership team to build a broad, diverse, and large admissions pipeline; advise prospective.
  • Represents programs at recruiting events and information sessions; limited travel expected.
  • Supports faculty throughout the admissions process by serving as a liaison as the faculty evaluate, interview, and make admissions decisions; participates in interviewing process and manages logistics and communications.
  • Plans and implements important complex events including orientation, admitted students' program, professional development workshops, and student community events.
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned.Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required
    • Minimum of 5 years' relevant work experience Additional Qualifications and SkillsAdditional Required Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree required
      • In addition to the 5 years of experience listed above, we require an additional 2 years of experience in higher education administrationAdditional Qualifications:
        • Proficiency to interpret and evaluate policies and procedures.
        • Strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as good judgment.
        • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work as part of a team. Additional InformationThis role is offered as a hybrid (some combination of onsite and remote) where you are required to be onsite at our Boston, MA based campus 3 days per week. Specific days and schedule will be determined between you and your manager.

          While we continue to monitor the evolving COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions, we appreciate your understanding and flexibility with our interview process. Please note that we will be conducting interviews virtually (phone and or Zoom) for selected candidates until further notice.

          The University requires all Harvard community members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters, as detailed in Harvard's Vaccine & Booster Requirements . Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University's COVID vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status may be found at the University's "COVID-19 Vaccine Information" webpage: .

          A cover letter is required to be considered for this opportunity.

          Harvard Business School will not offer visa sponsorship for this opportunity.

          Culture of Inclusion: The work and well-being of HBS is profoundly strengthened by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and life experiences. Explore more about HBS work culture here .Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and BelongingHarvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.EEO StatementWe 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Harvard University, Cambridge , Assistant Director, Doctoral P, Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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