Duties & Responsibilities
Project Coordinator reports to the Associate Provost (AP) for Arts and
Culture in the Office of the Provost and works closely with faculty and
staff in arts and culture organizations, such as the museums, the
American Repertory Theater and other affiliates, and departments within
the University, as well as with external contacts in arts.
will participate in a wide range of projects identified as priorities
by the AP. These projects span multiple aspects of the Provost's
organization and include areas such as: 1) coordinating ongoing
development of University-wide arts initiatives including staffing
Harvard Committee on the Arts; 2) managing special projects assigned by
the AP that emerge from various initiatives, such as the Arts Portal; 3)
conducts research and analysis, and prepares presentations, reports,
briefings and memos.
The Project Coordinator will also provide
high-level administrative support for the AP for Arts and Culture
including: planning, scheduling, and preparing meetings including
meeting materials; composing and distributing meeting minutes; preparing
sensitive documentation for committee meetings; maintaining filing
systems and databases; and processing invoices and expense reports.
Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:
years of progressive administrative and project coordination
experience. Education beyond high school may be applied to years of
Degree strongly preferred. Previous administrative and project
management experience in the arts highly preferred. Proven ability to
work independently, establish goals, set priorities and carry out
project tasks with limited direction. Excellent organizational and
creative problem-solving skills. Proven ability to work collaboratively
and be an effective team player. Excellent interpersonal skills, and
verbal and written communication skills essential. Must be able to
work with minimal supervision. Extensive experience using MS Word, Excel
and PowerPoint. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, complex
work environment, using excellent judgment and discretion, with a
diverse population of administrators and faculty. Knowledge of the arts
Please note that all finalists will be asked to provide a writing sample.
How To Apply:
September 13, 2019
About this Organization:
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and
research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a
difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and
Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree
candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional
students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world.
Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.