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Harvard University Equity and Diversity Program C in Cambridge, Massachusetts

61007BRAuto req ID:61007BRJob Code:403134 Coordinator I Department Office Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Equity and Diversity Program CoordinatorSub-Unit:College Salary Grade ( :054Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:

3-5 year’s experience in higher education (e.g., higher education administration, student affairs, diversity and inclusion).

Additional Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • Ability to work with a diverse group of students, staff, and faculty. Experience creating and conducting training and development initiatives. Experience with student activities and programming.

  • Proficient in social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Proficient in InDesign, Photoshop, and Canva.

  • Strong commitment to diversity and social justice, including intersectionality issues. Ability to stay current on issues of diversity and inclusion in student affairs.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented. Ability to work independently and effectively on multiple tasks.

  • Willingness to work occasional nights and weekends.

Additional Information:

"In 1981, the president and deans of Harvard University established the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations with the mandate to 'improve relations among racial and ethnic groups within the University and to enhance the quality of our common life.' In pursuit of this mission, the Foundation seeks to involve students of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds in the ongoing programmatic enterprises of the College and University and to highlight the cultural contributions of all Harvard students. The Foundation sponsors annual programs and activities that are designed to promote diversity and inclusion in the interest of interracial, intercultural and inter-religious understanding and harmony in the Harvard community."

Department:Dean of Students Office, Harvard FoundationPre-Employment Screening:Criminal, IdentitySchedule:Monday-Friday, 9am-5pmJob Function:General Administration Position Description:

  • Provide support for diversity programs and initiatives, supporting undergraduate Foundation Interns, providing support for programmatic collaboration with other departments and offices, and administrative support to the office and its programs.

  • Oversee the branding of the office including online communications and marketing, office website, and various social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram), and help design marketing materials using InDesign, Photoshop, and Canva.

  • Collaborate with staff across the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion unit within the Dean of Students Office to coordinate undergraduate intern training and retreat, plan programs and organize events, and provide support for initiatives that promote the intersectionality and collaborative efforts of the three diversity offices

  • Diversity Programs and Initiatives- work directly with the Senior Director to identify relevant topics, appropriate speakers and materials needed for a variety of programs and initiatives. Provide support from development through implementation.

  • Specialty Tutor Education and Training-work with campus liaisons to develop and implement training opportunities for Specialty Tutors (Gender & Sexuality, Race Relations, Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment, Public Service, Wellness, and First Generation/Low Income (FGLI) Tutors) who support undergraduate students at Harvard College.

  • Foundation Interns-support 20 undergraduate student interns, who have been hired to facilitate sustained dialogues on identity, train students on various diversity topics, and serve as ambassadors to the office.

  • Marketing and Communications- Create overall branding and marketing materials for the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations.

  • Other duties and projects as assigned by the Senior Director.

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, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift up to 20lbs

Working Conditions:

Office Setting

Job Summary:

The primary responsibilities of the Program Coordinator will be to assist the Senior Director in all facets and functions of developing programs, training, supporting strategic initiatives, and special projects related to creating an inclusive campus community.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging:Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.Work Format:On-Site