Program Coordinator, Executive Education

Harvard University

About the organization

Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) is the leading resource for Executive Education for global public sector leaders. We are a growing business, offering over fifty programs a year that transform our participants' professional performance and sustain their commitment to public service.


Harvard University

Program Coordinator, Executive Education
Harvard Kennedy School

Job Summary

This position reports to the Senior Director, Program Management providing logistical and administrative support for all aspects of Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education programs. These include a mix of both multiple and single session open enrollment and custom programs. Programs will take place either on-campus, online, or offsite. Most programs are between one and four weeks.
Job-Specific Responsibilities

Assists in the delivery of open enrollment and contract programs by providing logistical support, before, during and after each program is in session. Maintains a high level of professionalism, teamwork and a focus on customer service. While programs are on-site, assists in registration, meals, answering questions, directing participants, making copies, etc, as required. Contributes to the improvement of programs and departmental processes and procedures.

Develops strong working relationships with Executive Education colleagues in all units, as well as program faculty, Harvard University Dining Services (HUDS), HKS Facilities, and other School departments. Understands the spectrum of Executive Education programs. Participates on other department administrative projects as requested.


Basic Qualifications
Two years of administrative experience. Internships will count toward experience.

Additional Qualifications and Skills

• Ability to work independently, take initiative and manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
• Attention to detail
• Proficiency with word-processing and database systems.
• Should be a team player, flexible, comfortable working in a fast-paced, culturally diverse environment. Salesforce and ZOOM experience not required, but a plus.

Harvard will require COVID vaccination for all Harvard community members who will have any on-campus presence. Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University's COVID vaccination requirement and exceptions may be found at the University's "COVID-19 Vaccine Information" webpage:
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.



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