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Reporting directly to the Department Chair, the Director of Administration provides administrative leadership to the Department of Biostatistics. The Director of Administration will be responsible for the efficient operation of all administrative functions, including finance, grants management, academic services for PhD and SM programs, academic appointments, program management, facilities, computing, and other services.
Additional duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Provide advice and support to the Department Chair and Associate Chair, and work collaboratively with faculty and research professionals in support of their teaching and research objectives
- Provide leadership for the administrative staff, establishing and ensuring performance goals and standards of excellence
- Oversee hiring, personnel, and related human resource functions, including onboarding
- Manage day-to-day operations, new and existing initiatives and special projects on an as needed basis
- Provide highly effective and efficient service to faculty, staff, researchers and students
As a strategic partner to the Chair and Associate Chair, the Director of Administration will assist in the design and implementation of all departmental activities, including fundraising, budgeting and forecasting, space allocation, educational programming, and career and professional development. The Director of Administration also represents the Department on School-wide initiatives and committees, and supervises 4 administrative professional and support staff.
PLEASE NOTE: This position is not for immediate hire; the start date is intended for early August of 2017.
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: 059
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary