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ACADEMIC PROGRAMS ASSISTANT , Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) , to support IMES' academic programs including the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) program and any future expansion of IMES program offerings. Will coordinate summer and certificate programs, including coordinating publicity, recruiting, selecting participants, hosting networking events, and program evaluation; support the graduate administrator with Ph.D. admissions by verifying application materials and organizing interview and recruiting events, including booking rooms, coordinating telephone interviews, catering, room set-up, etc.; coordinate publicity, information sessions and faculty visits to facilitate student diversity recruiting; manage events with minimal supervision including annual faculty poster session and graduation; assist with annual student research forum, fall and spring dinners, and other events as needed; work with student government representatives to facilitate the student nominations and selection process for annual community awards; provide ongoing guidance to changing student leadership; manage HST faculty membership by maintaining listings of faculty affiliated with the HST program, tracking cross-institutional appointments, ensuring compliance with cross-institutional reporting requirements, and updating faculty profiles on the HST website; contribute to efforts to engage HST alumni, including events and email list maintenance; provide general administrative support including compilation of reports, general office support, and parking and room reservations; and perform other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED : at least three years' office experience, preferably in an academic environment; ability to work effectively as a team member; meticulous attention to detail; customer service orientation; proficiency with email, the internet, and Microsoft Office; and discretion and good judgment with regard to confidential information and/or issues. Bachelor's degree and MIT or Harvard experience preferred. FileMaker proficiency desirable. Job #17109-5
Must be able to work occasional nights/weekends for events (approximately four to six times per year).
Internal Number: 17109
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