Harvard University Associate Director, Alumni Programs in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Auto req ID 42360BR
Business Title Associate Director, Alumni Programs
School/Unit Harvard Business School
Location USA - MA - Boston
Job Function Alumni Affairs and Development
Time Status Full-time
Schedule M-F 9-5
Department HBS Initiatives
Salary Grade 058
Union 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Duties & Responsibilities The Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship supports Harvard Business School’s mission to “educate leaders who make a difference in the world” by infusing this leadership perspective with an entrepreneurial point of view. The Center was founded in 2003 with the support of a generous donation from pioneering venture capitalist Arthur Rock (MBA ‘51). The Rock Center provides entrepreneurial students and alumni with the inspiration, skills, tools, and support needed to create ventures with substantial impact. The Associate Director supports the core activities of the Rock Center’s alumni and practitioner-based programming, encompassing efforts related to the Rock 100 programming, the Alumni New Venture Competition, the Entrepreneur-in-Residence program, Venture and Technology Partner programs, the New York Startup Studio, new HBX Live programing. The position reports to the Director. The major areas of responsibility include: Project management of Rock 100 Summit, Roundtables, and peer exchange groups including managing event planning and logistics, research and development of the invitation list, faculty engagement, pre- and post-event outreach and communications with alumni, and tracking program metrics. Also, includes interviewing new Rock 100 participants. Executes Rock 100 engagement programs including online private community and peer exchange groups of Rock 100 founders, builders and investors. Manages and executes the Entrepreneur-in-Residence program including EiR orientation, evaluation and feedback. Coordinate faculty meet-and-greets with EiRs, EiR Kickoff dinner, and end-of-year dinner. Manage the Lawyers in Residence, venture and Tech partner program to provide ample opportunity for students to connect with key industry and subject matter experts. Manage the execution of the Alumni New Venture Competition including working with the Alumni Clubs team to communicate program logistics and support clubs in their competitions. Develops Rock Center Global Insights report on HBS entrepreneurship around the world, including measurement of key metrics and trends. Identify key alumni global entrepreneurship stakeholders and areas of opportunity for HBS. Supports faculty in the execution of the new HBX Live Series on Scaling. Enhances and helps maintain the Rock database with alumni and company information, including importing and exporting data, updating records, running reports, and coordinating with other offices to maintain data integrity. Updates lists of entrepreneurship-related publications, curriculum elements, etc. Provide reporting to ratings agencies including the Princeton Review, Poets & Quants, and responds to other media requests for information. Takes on specific projects based on the needs of the Rock Center and takes responsibility for all aspects, in coordination with the director and faculty co-chairs. Works independently with minimal supervision in a dynamic work environment of multiple and conflicting priorities. Anticipates and resolves problems and updates supervisor on status of projects.
Basic Qualifications BA/BS and 5-7 years experience required.
Additional Qualifications Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities and to work independently with minimal supervision. Passion for and experience in the field of entrepreneurship, preferably with experience in launching, running or financing high-impact entrepreneurial ventures. Self-motivated and creative, with excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills. Comfort with building collaborative relationships across HBS and the University, as well as with members of the business and venture capital communities. Familiarity with management and operations within an academic environment a plus. A team player who is willing to take initiative/ownership of projects. A Masters' or other advanced degree in business or related field highly desired.
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