Currently in its 54th year, the Harvard Chan-NIEHS Center for Environmental Health is a National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) funded Environmental Health Core Center that serves over 60 Center Investigators at HSPH and the greater Harvard Longwood Medical Area. In addition to providing an array of scientific support services, the Center fosters collaborations, training, and cutting edge research related to Environmental Health. Its annual budget is approximately $1.7 million.
The Harvard Chan-NIEHS Center is situated in the Department of Environmental Health (EH). The position reports to the EH Director of Administration and works closely with the NIEHS Center Director.
The NIEHS Center Coordinator position is responsible for assisting the Center Director with all aspects of this complex grant, including: 1) Coordinating the preparation of the competing renewal, due April 1, 2018. 2) Managing the annual non-competing renewals of the grant, including carry-forward requests. 3) Maintaining records of publications, finances, accomplishments, membership status, etc. supported by the Center. 4) Facilitating the grant's twice-yearly pilot project program and its review process. This includes soliciting and compiling pilot project reviews, preparing summary sheets of pilot project evaluation, notifying applicants of results, maintaining financial records and progress reports. 5) Publicizing the Center's activities through managing the Center's website, social media campaigns, advertising events by email and flyers, and editing the monthly newsletter. 6) Coordinating the facility access fund program, which provides funds for specific analyses in support of environmental health, including review of applications, notifying recipients, and monitoring expendutures and products. 7) Coordinating NIEHS Center executive committee meetings and special events including retreats, external advisory board meetings, colloquia, etc.
Please Note: Flexibility with schedule may be required periodically, to attend events and/or meetings during off-hours when needed. Please Note: This position has a term appointment of March 31, 2019.
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 experience, with 1+ years of experience with grant management; a combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Bachelors Degree is strongly preferred. - Knowledge/experience with website design/maintenance software (e.g. Word Press) and social media (e.g. twitter). - Excellent communication skills; organized, detail oriented. Proactive and willing to learn.
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.
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