EMR Program and Communications Assistant at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Job Description:

Harvard University

EEO Statement
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EMR Program and Communications Assistant
Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Job Summary

The EMR Program and Communications Assistant (Staff Assistant III) will support Committee-related programming and events and provide administrative support for the Chair, Administrative and Program Director (AD), and EMR Faculty Committee.

Job-Specific Responsibilities
Program-related activities will include supporting five university-wide Working Groups, research grant and thesis prize competitions, and purchases. Communications responsibilities include producing print and online versions of the "Courses that Count" catalog for each semester, circulating a bi-weekly newsletter, maintaining the EMR website, overseeing social media content, publicizing program communications and events, communicating with donors to the EMR Fund, arranging for EMR's presence at outreach events, and engaging in outreach efforts on EMR's behalf. Other routine responsibilities include fielding email, phone, and walk-in inquiries, and assisting the Administrative and Program Director with building interdepartmental, cross-institutional, and community relationships.

Basic Qualifications
3+ years of experience. Education may count towards experience
Additional Qualifications
  • Background in communicating effectively with diverse audiences.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team, as well as to independently manage multiple projects at once.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to interact professionally and comfortably with diverse faculty, colleagues, students, guests, program partners, donors, and external vendors.
  • Strong attention to detail and comfort in a fast-paced environment.
  • Interest in specifically supporting programming in Ethnic and Indigenous Studies strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with Zoom,Facebook, Instagram, MS Teams, Mail Chimp, and InDesign a plus.
  • Must be able to perform duties remotely.

Job Function
General Administration

Sub Unit

USA - MA - Cambridge

Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, and Rights

Time Status

55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers

Salary Grade

Pre-Employment Screening