The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy is a Harvard University research center dedicated to exploring and illuminating the intersection of media, technology, politics and public policy in theory and practice. Through teaching and research at the Kennedy School of Government and its program of visiting fellows, conferences and initiatives, the Center is at the forefront of its area of inquiry.
The Center is seeking a Finance and Administration Coordinator who will report directly to the Director of Finance, Research Administration and Operations. This individual will support administration of diverse and complex research initiatives with a range of sponsored grant and gift support and will be responsible for confidential administrative duties related to Center administration, including hiring processes. Furthermore, this role will assist with managing and overseeing all the Fellows for the Center.
The incumbent will work independently and collaboratively, anticipate and resolve problems, and update the Director of Finance, Research Administration and Operations on statuses. Please note, this position is a fully benefits-eligible term appointment ending January 22, 2022, with possibility of renewal.
This position is a fully benefits-eligible term appointment ending January 22, 2022, with possibility of renewal.We regret that the Harvard Kennedy School does not provide visa sponsorship.Harvard University requires pre-employment reference and background checks. Harvard University is committed to supporting a healthy, sustainable learning and working environment.Please note: During the current period of Covid-19 related restrictions, this position may start as a remote position, with transition to onsite in Cambridge, Massachusetts when the office reopens.We continue to monitor the evolving COVID-19 and lifting of restrictions. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility with our interview process. We will be conducting interviews virtually for selected candidates until further notice. Harvard Kennedy School's Mission and Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and BelongingAt Harvard Kennedy School, fostering a diverse and inclusive community where everyone feels they belong is a matter of basic fairness consistent with our core values as an institution. It is also essential to our mission of improving public policy and leadership—because recruiting the best people and creating an environment where they can thrive make us better at what we do, because we learn more from people with different perspectives, and because we work in diverse groups and serve diverse societies.Learn more about Harvard Kennedy School's commitment to diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Harvard offers a generous benefits package including:
Salary Range: $57,809 - $91,990 (Based on Salary Grade, range listed here https://hr.harvard.edu/salary-ranges#ranges) Note: Starting salaries typically fall in the lower half of the salary range; however, they are ultimately determined by the scope of the position, the candidate's relevant experience, and internal equity.
Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience in finance or accounting required.