Open Job in Academic & University Project and Event Coordinator – HigherEdJobs
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Duties & Responsibilities
As a member of the Finance and Administration team for the Center on the
Developing Child, this individual will provide administrative and logistical support for a variety of Center meetings and events, as well as
project coordination support as needed.
Meetings and Events: Will provide assistance as directed, for large scale complex events, under the leadership of the Events Manager,
including a large convening and a 6 day executive leadership program with high level international participants. Supports in-house meetings
ordering food and setting up as required. Provides support for the Center’s Leadership Programs and Initiatives; reserves space/rooms,
orders food, ensures proper room set-up, and that any other meeting/event needs are met (audio/visual, supplies, etc). Provides support as
needed with online meeting platforms such as WEBEX.
Project Team Support: This position will also support project teams as directed, assisting with scheduling internal meetings, coordinating
conference calls and performing complex scheduling with external partners. Prepares detailed and accurate meeting materials, under the
direction of project staff. Provides support in the day to day management of the Center’s database on the Salesforce platform. Works on
special projects as assigned.
Greets visitors to the Center.
Some overtime required.
This is a six month term position
3 years professional experience. Experience in an administrative and/or events support required.
Experience using Microsoft Office.
Applicants wishing to be considered must supply a cover letter in addition to their resume.
Applicants must indicate in their cover letter or resume that they meet basic qualifications.
Some college and/or business training preferred. The successful candidate possesses a strong
work ethic and has the ability to bring organization and professionalism to the substantive role. Attention to detail, flexibility and
maintaining grace under pressure in a fast-paced environment are essential. Experience using online calendaring systems a plus. Previous
experience setting priorities and utilizing effective time management skills.
USA – MA – Cambridge
55 – Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
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 or any other characteristic protected by law.
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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