Hiring: Program Coordinator, Social Media Reboot
Introduction: The The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University seeks a Program Coordinator for educational programs and research within the Institute for Social Media Reboot, a hub for programming, researching and curating series on the future of social media and online communication. The Program Coordinator will join the Center’s community of world-class scholars and practitioners and work closely with the Berkman Klein Center and Institute’s teams of staff, fellows, and faculty to advance a range of programs advanced interdisciplinary and research. to the study and development of the Internet & society.
Job specific responsibilities:
As a program coordinator, you:
- Provide administrative and operational support to implement the Institute’s research programs and activities, including planning and organizing meetings, developing and implementing administrative systems and processes, monitoring timelines and overall results and contribution to project deliverables and grant reports;
- Coordinate program activities, including reviewing fellowship program applications, planning and organizing seminar series, events, workshops and meetings, and maintaining online project management tools;
- Communicate with and serve as a point of contact for internal and external partners, including students, faculty and program participants;
- Support program communication efforts, including producing basic graphic design for documents and writing and editing web content, blog posts, memos and other internal and external documents;
- May research and prepare information and reference materials for educational program sessions, meetings and events; may supervise interns and research assistants as required.
- Assist with program presentations and facilitation;
- Support the creation of program communities and contribute to the goals of the Institute and the Center by performing related duties as required
Three or more years of related experience. Education beyond high school may count towards experience.
We are looking for people who are/have:
- Organizational and substantial work experience for non-governmental or academic organizations strongly preferred
- Knowledge or previous work experience with the Internet, technology policy, social media issues, and/or Internet research and publishing tools is preferred
- Proactive, highly organized, detail oriented and remains calm under pressure.
- Effective communication and facilitation skills, including strong writing, editing and proofreading skills
- The ability to work flexibly in independent and team environments
- Excellent coordination and project management skills
- Motivated to thrive in an engaged and collaborative community that encourages creativity and supports deep inquiry
This is a term appointment scheduled to end June 30, 2023. We regret that Harvard Law School is unable to provide visa sponsorship for staff positions.
Depending on the evolution of the Centre’s needs, the project coordinator may be called upon for other short-term tasks. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required. Depending on the health situation, travel opportunities may arise.
The right candidate will have heart, verve and vigour; a positive attitude; and a strong desire to make positive changes. They will thrive in an engaged, collaborative, and tight-knit community that encourages creativity and serious fun, values new approaches to problem solving, continually builds on best practices and lessons learned, and supports the independent and collective goals of members of his community.
Commitment to diversity: The work and well-being of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society is deeply empowered by our differences in origin, culture, experience, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, orientation, race, ethnicity, age, ability, and more. We actively seek and welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, including Black, Native, Asian, Hispanic, and Latino/Latina/Latinx; LGBTQIA+ people; non-binary people; women; People with Disabilities; people at the intersections of these identities; and people from and working in all academic disciplines.
All offers must be made by HLS Human Resources.