The Department of Epidemiology, at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, studies the frequency, distribution, and determinants of disease in humans, a fundamental science of public health. In addition to pursuing ground-breaking global research initiatives, we educate and prepare future medical leaders and practitioners as part of our mission to ignite positive changes in the quality of health across the world.
We are seeking a team-oriented and dynamic Program Coordinator to join our Genetics Epidemiology team at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Our innovative research group is comprised of Harvard faculty, research fellows, doctoral students, biostatisticians, and research assistants.
he Program Coordinator role is an ideal position for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in medicine or public health. The Program Coordinator will be an integral member of our team and make important contributions to a variety of research and operational activities. We are looking for a smart and cooperative individual seeking a progressive and stimulating research environment.
The Program Coordinator will be responsible for integrating and coordinating the research and teaching activities of Drs. Peter Kraft, David Hunter and Alkes Price. This position requires a strong ability to multi-task, to provide accurate and timely results with attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize and manage competing deadlines.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Providing administrative support - Calendar management - Drafting and preparing correspondence - Preparing and editing of presentation materials using Powerpoint - Manuscript proofreading - Coordinating travel arrangements - Processing reimbursements - Website content management - Reviewing expenditures - Preparing financial reports - Coordinating progress report and ethical approvals - Planning and implementing research meetings, symposia, and various other events as needed - Providing administrative support to the IRB process
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3- 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
Join Harvard Chan School to support our mission of health research & education and be a part of the oldest institution of higher learning in the country!
Salary Grade: 054
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
3+ years of related experience required; a combination of education and experience may be considered.
-BA/BS strongly preferred. -Experience with Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint. -Experience working in and/or interest in working in a research, medical, or public health setting strongly preferred. -Experience with Adobe products strongly preferred. -Proven communication skills (verbal and written), as well as analytical and logical reasoning skills; experience exercising attention to detail and multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment; experience working independently and as part of a team preferred.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: 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, or any other characteristic protected by law.
About Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. Harvard faculty are engaged with teaching and research to push the boundaries of human knowledge. For students who are excited to investigate the biggest issues of the 21st century, Harvard offers an unparalleled student experience and a gen...erous financial aid program, with over $160 million awarded to more than 60% of our undergraduate students. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world.