Reporting to the Director of the Center for Computational Biomedicine (CCB) at Harvard Medical School (HMS), the Center Administrator is the senior administrative leader for program planning and development, governance, education, and management activities for the CCB. The Center Administrator provides general administrative direction and oversight for all activities of the CCB, including participating in planning and program development; ensuring compliance with governmental and institutional policy; developing and implementing educational modules, and developing and monitoring budgets. They will serve as a senior advisor for strategic planning and execution of research projects.
Scope of the Portfolio: The CCB manages multiple large and small software and analytic development projects. There is a strong educational component and many interactions with departments in HMS and across Harvard. The CCB develops shared data and analytic resources to serve a broad constituency. A background and interest in health science, particularly an advanced degree in biology or quantitative science, would be an asset.
Responsibilities: Program Planning and Development ~ 30% effort Participates in the development of a broad array of research strategic planning and programming. Creates and recommends governance models and operational structures; develops staffing models and job descriptions. Provides financial modeling. Reviews activities of various programs as required and identifies new or enhanced operating models; identifies opportunities for common or coordinated infrastructure.
This is a one-year term position with strong potential for renewal.
This Staff role is starting as a remote position due to the COVID-19 pandemic and while the Massachusetts COVID-19 state of emergency restrictions are still in place. The current remote nature of this role is considered temporary and may change as the University continues to evaluate options. While we continue to monitor the evolving COVID-19 guidelines, local on-campus work may be expected for some roles. Harvard Medical School does support flexible schedules, subject to individual departments' business needs.
Please note that we are currently conducting a majority of interviews and onboarding remotely and virtually. We appreciate your understanding.
Harvard University offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 12.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/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, incredibly affordable classes directly 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 complementary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events, and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Bachelor's degree 7+ years of progressive University administration experience, preferably in higher education, hospital, or closely related setting.
Master's degree or other related advanced degree preferred. An ability to communicate clearly and effectively. An ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Flexibility and willingness to take on new challenges.
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: 54458BR
About Harvard University Medical School
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.