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Harvard University Project Coordinator, External Relations in Cambridge, Massachusetts

59257BRAuto req ID:59257BRJob Code:403040 Coordinator II Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Project Coordinator, External RelationsSub-Unit:------------ Appointment End Date:28-Feb-2025Salary Grade ( :055Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years of relevant experience (education beyond high school may count towards experience)

Additional Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Experience working in development, marketing, or communications in the education sector preferred

  • Experience with and interest in writing and editing

  • Willingness to learn and master new project management, communication, and file sharing platforms

  • Strong research skills, resourcefulness, and keen attention to detail

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on a team

Additional Information:

This is a benefits-eligible term appointment ending 2/28/2025, with the possibility of renewal based on business needs and continued funding.

Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) ( is an innovative science education program that introduces students to the excitement of scientific discovery and builds bridges between school and real-life biosciences. Amgen Scholars Program ( is an undergraduate summer research program in science and biotechnology.

Selected candidates may be asked to provide additional materials.

IMPORTANT NOTE: A cover letter is requested for this role. Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as a combined SINGLE DOCUMENT under the resume tab.

Individual flexible and remote work options for this role will be discussed during the interview process. All work must be performed in a state where Harvard is registered to do business (CT, MA, MD, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT).

LabXchange is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

PLEASE NOTE: The University requires all Harvard community members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters, as detailed in Harvard’s Vaccine & Booster Requirements ( . Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University’s COVID vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status may be found on the University’s “COVID-19 Vaccine Information” webpage:

About LabXChange

LabXchange is an online community for learning, sharing, and collaboration. Labs are places of exploration and discovery for every field imaginable. In this spirit, LabXchange provides the opportunity for learners to discover, engage, and share what they learn. LabXchange curates and creates world-class digital content, delivered on a free, online platform that allows users to integrate their learning and research experiences. LabXchange gives educators, learners, and researchers the power to create, experiment, share, and solve real-world problems as a community. Participation will always be free. To learn more, visit

Benefits: Harvard University offers an outstanding benefits package including:

  • A creative, high-energy, collaborative environment

  • Generous Vacation, Sick, Personal, and Holiday pay

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits starting on your first day

  • University-funded retirement plans

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Transportation benefits to help with your daily commute

  • Health and wellness discounts, memberships, and programs

    Additional benefits can be found at

Department:VPAL/LabXchangePre-Employment Screening:Identity Schedule:Full-time - 3-year term - Monday through Friday. 35 hours per week. Job Function:General Administration Position Description:

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the administrative contact for the Amgen Foundation, Amgen Biotech Experience, and Amgen Scholars Program.

  • Support the design and preparation of stewardship materials, proposals, and reports.

  • Draft, compile, and proofread written communications.

  • Work closely with the LabXchange content development team to facilitate key curricular deliverables.

  • Provide logistics and administrative support to programs, activities, and special events.

  • Prepare meeting and project materials, maintain and update systems of organization and communication, schedule internal meetings and triage tasks.

  • Research and disseminate key news, events, and background to internal and external stakeholders. Other duties as assigned.

School/Unit:University Administration 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.Job Summary:

The Project Coordinator, External Relations at Harvard University’s LabXchange is a new, grant-funded position that will work to support engagement with the Amgen Foundation and its flagship programs, the Amgen Biotech Experience and Amgen Scholars Program. Reporting to the Outreach & Communications Manager, the position will cultivate key relationships and ensure alignment with Amgen Foundation initiatives to advance key administrative, communications, and programmatic objectives strategic to LabXchange’s work.

The successful candidate will be proactive, detail-oriented, and have strong communication skills. This role requires the ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as part of a team; a strong interest in relationship management and collaboration; and the ability to manage confidential information.

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.