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Harvard University Student Affairs Coordinator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

61601BRAuto req ID:61601BRJob Code:404037 Coordinator I (FSS) Department Office Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Student Affairs CoordinatorSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade ( :054Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:

Three or more years of experience in office administration or related field (business environment and/or customer service). Education beyond high school may count toward experience.

Additional Qualifications and Skills:

We are looking for people who:

  • Have proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Professional, Canvas, and web publishing tools

  • Demonstrate effective writing, communication, interpersonal, time management, and project management skills

  • Have experience and enjoy working with a culturally and geographically diverse population

  • Can work both independently with minimal supervision and as part of a small team

  • Build and foster an internal culture of positive collegiality

  • Take initiative, anticipate needs, and consistently demonstrate good judgment and creative problem-solving

  • Consistently go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure smooth teamwork and an excellent student experience and provide responsive and detail-oriented support in a high-volume, service-driven environment

  • Seek out and learn new technologies

  • Can handle complex and confidential matters with discretion and maturity

  • Experience in an academic setting is helpful, as is experience with event planning and website maintenance

Additional Information:We regret that Harvard Law School is unable to provide visa sponsorship for staff positions.

All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.

Be a part of excellence and leadership in legal education and scholarship at Harvard Law School. We are a community of talented people from diverse backgrounds, lived experiences, and perspectives, dedicated to advancing the cause of justice all over the world. We value our differences and our diversity as a source of strength. We are committed to developing and inspiring our students and our workforce. Whoever you are, whatever you do, however you do it, Harvard Law School (  is a place where you can thrive. Department:Graduate ProgramPre-Employment Screening:Criminal, IdentitySchedule:35hrs/week, M-FJob Function:Faculty & Student Services, General AdministrationPosition Description:

As a Student Affairs Coordinator you will:

  • Maintain student records and administer degree voting process

  • Monitor and report on progress of Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) candidates toward degree requirements

  • Communicate with students, faculty, and other administrators about student status

  • Plan, execute, and advertise weekly colloquia, meetings, examinations, and other student events

  • Share responsibility for planning and executing orientation programming and other complex events for LL.M., S.J.D., and exchange students and visitors

  • Maintain department and S.J.D. student web pages and informational materials and course pages for fellowship roles, colloquia, and other events

  • Administer department financial processing, including reimbursements and vendor payments, and hiring and payroll processing for Graduate Program fellows

  • Provide guidance to Graduate Program Fellows on logistics and event planning

  • Manage S.J.D. office space; serve as a first point of contact for students, staff, and visitors; and share office management and primary front desk responsibility for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies Department

  • Serve as an IT point person and identify and implement technological initiatives and process improvements

  • Perform other duties as assigned

School/Unit:Harvard Law School 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.Working Conditions:

Overtime and evening work required periodically and during designated times of the year.

Job Summary:

The Graduate Program Student Affairs Coordinator is a member of a team that supports Graduate Program students and visiting researchers in their academic, student life, and co-curricular pursuits and provides assistance to other members of the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies department as needed.

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.