Assc Dir, Gender Initiative

Assc Dir, Gender Initiative

Harvard University | Cambridge, MA, 02238, US
Salary Range:$75,000 – $125,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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59155BRAuto req ID:59155BRJob Code:361058 Administrative Manager Location:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Associate Director, Gender InitiativeSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade ( :058Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor's degree required

+ 5+ years relevant general management is required

+ Evidence of excellence within a complex, multi-stakeholder environment.

+ Candidates with fewer years of experience may be considered for an Assistant Director role.

Additional Qualifications and Skills:

+ A proven record of accomplishment within a complex environment, with excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

+ You are a self-starter with a passion for combatting gender, racial, and other forms of inequality in business and society.

+ Proven ability as an operational manager who can build on existing strengths and develop new strategies through an entrepreneurial, flexible, and innovative approach.

+ Must be self-directed and have the ability to work independently while establishing strong, collaborative relationships both internally and externally.

+ Should be an analytical and proactive decision-maker with strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and a service orientation.

+ Familiarity with academic environments and/or studies in diversity, inequality, or identity a plus

Additional Information:This role is offered as a hybrid (some combination of onsite and remote) where you are required to be onsite at our Boston, MA-based campus 2-3 days per week. Specific days and schedules will be determined between you and your manager.

While we continue to monitor the evolving COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions, we appreciate your understanding and flexibility with our interview process. Please note that we will be conducting interviews virtually (phone and or Zoom) for selected candidates until further notice.

The University requires all Harvard community members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters, as detailed in Harvard's Vaccine & Booster Requirements ( . Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University's COVID vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status may be found at the University's "COVID-19 Vaccine Information" webpage:

A cover letter is required to be considered for this opportunity.

Harvard Business School will not offer visa sponsorship for this opportunity.

Culture of Inclusion: The work and well-being of HBS is profoundly strengthened by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and life experiences. Explore more about HBS work culture here InitiativesPre-Employment Screening:Education, IdentityJob Function:General Administration Position Description:Reporting to the Director of the Initiative, the Associate Director will work across two major areas of responsibility:

Program Design and Delivery:

+ The Associate Director (AD) will play a lead role in building out the Initiative's learning community model, which is intended to support robust research-practice exchange, catalyze new scholarship, and capacitate organizations in their efforts to advance equity and diversity.

+ Working with the Director and with faculty members, the AD will identify and assess opportunities to convene practitioners, help design content, and work with the Gender Initiative's Community Manager to oversee logistics and event execution.

+ The AD will establish and manage relationships with leaders from a variety of industries in service of supporting a network of engaged practitioners.

+ The AD will serve as a point of contact for MBA students, related student clubs, and administrative colleagues within the MBA Program.

+ The AD will assess opportunities and needs for student programming and explore the development of Initiative-led or -supported programs as appropriate.

+ The AD serves as a point of contact for alumni clubs and interest groups and collaborate with colleagues in Alumni Relations on targeted, Initiative-related events and programs.

+ The AD will explore opportunities for Exec Ed programs and work with the Director and faculty on new program development as appropriate.

+ The AD will also identify and execute opportunities to collaborate with existing Exec Ed programs and foster relationships with relevant faculty and staff.

+ The AD will help support practitioner engagement linked to the OneTen faculty-led research project, working closely with the OneTen research team.

Communications Strategy and Implementation:

+ Working closely with the Director, the AD will design, develop, and implement a communications strategy to elevate the Initiative to key audiences, primarily educators, practitioners, and alumni.

+ The AD will coordinate and collaborate with colleagues within the Initiatives, BiGS, and HBS Marketing and Communications teams to advance CRM, digital communications, and content strategies.

+ Working with the Director and Community Manager, the AD may create and maintain content, including presentations, reports, and digital communications.

+ The AD will collaborate with the Life & Leadership team to develop and disseminate content related to the study and its findings.

+ The AD will help support the promotion of OneTen project research findings.

+ This role is responsible for other duties as assigned.

The work of the Gender Initiative is strengthened by the diversity of our network. Becoming a more equitable department is a business priority within the Initiatives and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.School/Unit:Harvard Business School EEO Statement: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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Job Summary:The Gender Initiative at Harvard Business School catalyzes and translates cutting-edge research to transform practice, enable leaders to drive change, and eradicate gender, race, and other forms of inequality in business and society. Bringing together a global, multidisciplinary community of practitioners, researchers, alumni, faculty, and students, the Initiative champions projects and programs to advance understanding, generate tools and solutions, and grow a network of leaders who are advancing equality in business and society at large. The Gender Initiative is part of the Initiatives department, which focuses on societal challenges that are too complex for any one discipline or industry to solve alone, and is closely affiliated with the Institute for the Study of Business in Global Society (BiGS).

The newly-created Associate Director role will enhance and steward the Initiative's engagement with key constituents through the development and execution of tailored events, programs, and communications that draw on the School's research, mobilize constituents as change agents, and encourage generative links between scholarship and practice.Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging:Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.