This is a fully benefits-eligible term appointment ending one year from date of hire with the possibility of renewal.
Additional Information: The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School aims to build a more just, peaceful future through human rights research, teaching, and collaboration. The Center's current programs focus on technology and human rights, renewing rights and responsibilities in the U.S., nonviolent action lab, racial justice, and special initiatives. More information on the Center's mission, programs and priorities can be found on its website at www.carrcenter.hks.harvard.edu
The Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School advances women and gender equity in economic opportunity, political participation, and education by creating knowledge, training leaders, and informing public policy and organizational practices. More information on the Center's mission, programs and priorities can be found on its website at www.wappp.hks.harvard.edu
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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.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Knowledge of higher education financial systems is strongly preferred. Working knowledge of accounting. Customer service orientation. Desire to work as part of a small team, requiring teamwork and a collegial approach to working with others across the Center, school and university. Excellent organizational skills with particular ability to prioritize work in an environment with multiple and conflicting interests. Outstanding attention to detail. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, intermediate Excel skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to handle complex and confidential information with discretion.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: 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, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 52930BR
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