USA - MA - Cambridge
USA - MA - Boston
Lake Forest, Illinois
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Location: USA - MA - Cambridge
Internal Number: 57852BR
Reporting to the Associate Director of Graduate Degree Candidate Advising & Program Administration at the Harvard University Division of Continuing Education and University Extension, the position advises graduate ALM degree candidates, supporting degree program completion of 500+ students.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Graduate Degree Candidate Advising & Program Administration at the Harvard University Division of Continuing Education and University Extension, the position advises graduate ALM degree candidates, supporting degree program completion of 500+ students. Advises students on course selection that fulfill degree requirements and support candidates' future plans as well as intellectual interests. Keeps abreast of hiring trends in order to identify key skills for competitive employment. Facilitates adult students' capacity to successfully manage the demands of school with professional/personal responsibilities and helps develop realistic academic plans. Maintains accurate degree program records in our student information system. Responsible for keeping students informed about special options as well as numerous School-wide/University-wide student services. Develops, maintains, and promotes academic services to meet the needs of graduate students. Assists in the planning and execution of student events to promote community and career exploration, such as receptions, panel presentation, networking seminars, residency weekends, and Commencement. Contributes to Division-wide alumni data gathering goals by keeping track of graduates' career trajectories. Performs related duties as required.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
In order to be considered for this role, a resume and cover letter must be submitted with application.
The Division of Continuing Education (DCE) comprises several entities serving about 30,000 students annually. The Harvard Extension School, the Harvard Summer School, the Harvard Professional Development Programs and the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement allow Harvard to serve the learning needs of students across their life. For more than a century, Harvard Extension School has made Harvard faculty and teaching accessible to a diverse community of local, national, and international students. Harvard Extension School enrolls approximately 17,000 students per year in approximately 46 graduate and undergraduate liberal arts and professional fields. More than 1,500 open enrollment courses are offered year-round with over 600 available online are offered at affordable prices to our communities across the world. Harvard Summer School offers approximately 450 courses on the Harvard Campus to 11,000 secondary school, college and adult learners and more than 30 international study abroad programs for up to 600 students each summer. The Division also includes the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement with approximately 550 active members and Harvard Professional Development Programs offering nearly 130 short noncredit programs to more than 3,200 participants annually.All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
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; prorated for part-time employeesMedical/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.