Harvard Business School's Division of Research and Faculty Development (DRFD) and the Finance Unit, seek a Unit Coordinator to provide high level administrative support for the Unit Head and the unit’s projects and activities. The Coordinator will report jointly to the Director of Unit and Faculty Support and the Finance Unit Head.
The Coordinator will manage the administrative process for faculty recruiting: distribution of candidate material, planning and coordination of visits, and compliance with recruiting guidelines. Organizes and plans logistics for seminars series, research conferences and other unit events. Oversees teaching, research, course development mentoring observations, and assists with identifying and tracking field research opportunities. Assists Unit Head with process for multi-year unit faculty assignment planning. Works with faculty and the MBA program to ensure smooth delivery of first year, required course and provides direct course delivery support. Keeps current on HBS/University initiatives; is information source on activities of faculty, unit, HBS and is unit’s liaison with internal and external contacts. Assists with identifying administrative support workload balance needs within unit. Manages unit calendar, budget; assists with unit space planning. Manages unit web presence, maintains files/archives. Performs broad range of desktop publishing, writing, editing, and technology support functions. May assist in identifying new technologies to improve office productivity, enhance teaching/research initiatives. Handles complex, confidential materials.
BA/BS, 5+ yrs high-level administrative support. Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment in a variety of situations. Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, project management, analytical, writing, and editing skills. Proven ability to take initiative, work independently, manage multiple projects simultaneously, handle confidential information with discretion, and work well under deadlines. Proficiency w/web-based technology, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe. Ability to learn, teach new software and stay current with various technologies. Ability to develop an understanding of and stay up-to-date on the academic research of the unit.