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Program Coordinator, Career & Professional Development

Company: Harvard University
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

53857BRAuto req ID:53857BRJob Code:403040 Coordinator II Location:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Program Coordinator, Career & Professional DevelopmentSub-Unit: Salary Grade ( :055Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications: + 3-5 years of related experience. Additional Qualifications and Skills: + Superior verbal and written communication skills. + Highly developed interpersonal skills and strong team orientation. + Excellent project management skills with exceptional attention to detail. + Demonstrated reliability on project follow-through and ability to take initiative with all projects. + Self-starter with an eye towards consistent project and program improvement. + Proven ability to work successfully autonomously and as a team member. + Strong service orientation a must. Preferred Qualifications: + Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred. + Experience and comfort level working within technology platforms a plus. Additional Information:This position is approved for a 2-year term (with possibility of renewal/extension) which begins on the person's first day of employment. This 2-year term limit does not apply to current Harvard employees. During the current period of COVID-19 related restrictions, this position may start as a remote position with the transition to onsite at HBS campus in Boston, MA when the office reopens. 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. 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 ( .Department:MBAPre-Employment Screening:Identity Job Function:General Administration Job-Specific Responsibilities:The Program Coordinator of the Career Education & Coaching (CEC) team, supports the mission of HBS Career and Professional Development (CPD) by managing student and alumni career education programs, including large-scale multi-program events throughout the year. The coordinator will manage the key relationships between the CPD office and students. The Coordinator is responsible for organizing the development of industry-specific resources and virtual career programming and for exploring and implementing new program delivery methods to provide students and alumni with customized programs and resources. WHAT YOULL DO: + Coordinate career education programs and resources for students. + Bring a high level of detail orientation at all times and ensure flawless execution of programs and events. + Own the Programs Tracker; responsible for ensuring all programs are accurately listed and post-program data is entered in a timely manner. + Program Coordination: + Lead Welcome Back programming for 2nd year students + Lead planning and logistics for industry specific and specialty programs. Liaise with industry sector manager(s), students and vendors for targeted delivery. Drive innovation, when appropriate. + Responsible for content, resources and programs offered to students during pre-matriculation. + Program Support: + Career Days Programming: Support Programs Manager with planning and logistics for all Career Days programming. Career Days is our premier event to kick off Industry Education for incoming MBA students. + 1st Year Section Connection Programming: Support Programs Manager with scheduling and logistics for all Section Connection Programming + Industry-specific interview prep and mock interview programs: Support Programs Manager with logistics, student worker onboarding and billing. Website and Communications: + Liaise with the Programs Manager and CPD Marketing team to ensure content is posted to CPD website in a timely manner; owns video transcription process. + Own Career Communications Book: Update and distribute book and content. Support career education programs and resources for alumni: + Support Programs Manager with Alumni program logistics, including CVENT management and CyberSource support. Billing and invoicing: + Owns Programs Invoicing; Submits invoices to B2P for Director approval; communicates with vendors re: payment questions Evolve portfolio of relevant programs and resources for students: + Research and identify topics, resources and presenters for new student digital programming. Topics include professional development programs, online/virtual tools to support the career development and job search process; curriculum development, as needed. General CPD: + Assist with Wilder First Floor coverage. + Support select CPD projects and programs. + Other duties as assigned. School/Unit:Harvard Business School EEO Statement: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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Working Conditions: + Some night and weekend work required. Job Summary:Are you an early higher-ed administration professional with an interest in student and alumni programming? Are you looking for hands-on experience developing programs to meet the career needs of Harvard Business School students? Are you a detail-oriented individual who enjoys being creative? Would you like to be part of a team known for its culture and commitment to world-class service? If so, consider joining our team as the Program Coordinator.

Keywords: Harvard University, Cambridge , Program Coordinator, Career & Professional Development, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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