Harvard University Academic Affairs Management II in Cambridge, Massachusetts
43629BRAuto req ID:43629BRLocation:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Director, Harvard Integrated Life Sciences (HILS) ProgramSub-Unit:------------ Appointment End Date:30-Sep-2018Salary Grade:058Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Basic Qualifications:
Ph.D as well as at least three years of experience with curricular or program development in an academic setting.
Additional Qualifications:Ph.D. in a life science discipline with five years related experience in an academic setting preferred. Strong analytical skills; superior organizational skills as well as interpersonal and written communication skills. Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with faculty, students and staff. Excellent judgement and discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information. Experience at Harvard and with the sciences at Harvard a plus. Additional Information:When applying for this position please submit your resume and cover letter in our referred format as one combined document (resume followed by cover letter).
All final offers made by FAS Human Resources.Department:Graduate School of Arts and SciencesPre-Employment Screening:Education, IdentityJob Function:Faculty & Student Services Duties & Responsibilities:Reporting to the Dean for Academic Programs and Diversity, this is a key administrative position in GSAS. The Director's responsibilities include supporting the activities and initiative of the Harvard Integrated Life Sciences (HILS) program, which serves as the umbrella structure for Ph.D. education in the life sciences. This person provides support and serves as liaison to the Executive Committee for the Integrated Life Sciences Program, working closely with the Faculty Chair of the Committee to carry out the priorities of HILS. More specifically, the individual fosters communication and closer integration of existing programs in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS), Harvard Medical School (HMS) and the Harvard Chan School of Public Health (HCSPH); collaborates on the development and shaping of new PhD programs; collaborates on curricular, and professional development initiative across programs, coordinates policies and procedures related to admissions, manages print and web- based information for all of the participating programs, and other duties as needed.
Together with the Dean of Academic Programs and Diversity, the Director will be responsible for planning academic conferences, assisting with budgeting and fund-raising, and engaging in liaison with other programs in the FAS and around the University. In addition to maintaining the existing academic, programmatic and administrative activities of HILS, the key priority for the year will be to collect data about HILS in preparation for an internal and external review. This position will also supervise one intern. School/Unit:Faculty of Arts and Sciences 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 or any other characteristic protected by law.