Program Manager

Harvard University

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Harvard University

Program Manager
Harvard Kennedy School


Job Summary

The Social Innovation and Change Initiative (SICI) at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) has an immediate opening for an experienced and motivated Program Manager to join a high performing team of faculty, staff, students, and practitioners as they create and execute on projects designed to advance the field of social innovation. SICI (pronounced "sigh-see") was created to transform how we support social innovators - both on and off campus - as they navigate the challenges of initiating and implementing breakthrough social change around the world.

Working as an integral part of an energetic and growing team, the Program Manager will report to SICI's Assistant Director of Programs. The Program Manager will work as a meaningful thought partner, engaged collaborator, and proactive problem solver throughout the development, execution, and evaluation of strategic programming for this initiative at HKS.

Application Deadline & Interview Timeline: We will begin reviewing applications in earnest beginning the week of September 20th, and will continue review applications received thereafter on a rolling basis. Interviews will likely commence the week of October 4th.

Job Code
359056 Admin Dept/Program Admin


Advance Strategic Priorities
Proactively and systematically contributes insights to SICI's strategic priorities such as pedagogical codification, dissemination, influence, and expansion.
This includes, but is not limited to:
• Collaborate with SICI Leadership to inform and respond to evolving needs of the social innovation ecosystem and key constituencies (SICI faculty members, the HKS Dean's Office, Harvard partners, etc.). Assistance with developing programming accordingly.
• Prepare for and contribute to SICI strategy meetings and weekly team briefings on SICI's progress, proactively identifying potential obstacles and opportunities to advance SICI's mission.
• Lead special projects and other duties, as needed.

Salary Range: $62,700 - $102,500
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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.

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
• At least 3 years of relevant experience with program delivery, project management, or related responsibilities.


$62,700 - $102,500

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