Program Coordinator


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Cambridge, MA 



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Full time



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Harvard University

Program Coordinator
Harvard Law School

Job Summary

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University seeks a program coordinator for educational programs and research as part of our work on a new emerging Pop-up Institute for "Rebooting Social Media", which will be a hub for programming, research, and convening series on the future of social media and online communication. The program coordinator will join the Berkman Klein Center's world-class community of scholars and practitioners, and work in close collaboration with the Berkman Klein Center and eventual Institute's team of staff, fellows, and faculty to advance a range of interdisciplinary, cutting-edge programs and research related to the study and development of Internet & society.

Job Code
403134 Coordinator I

Job-Specific Responsibilities

As Program Coordinator, you will:
  • Provide administrative and operational support to implement Institute programs and research activities, including scheduling and organizing meetings, developing and implementing administrative systems and processes, monitoring overall timelines and outputs, and contributing to project deliverables and grant reports;
  • Coordinate program activities, including the review of applications for fellowship programs, schedule and organize seminar series, events, workshops, and meetings, and maintain online project management tools;
  • Communicate with and serve as a point of contact for internal and external partners, including students, faculty, and program participants;
  • Support program communication efforts, including producing basic graphic design for materials and writing and editing web content, blog posts, memos, and other internal and external documents;
  • May research and prepare briefing and background materials for educational program sessions, meetings, and events; may supervise interns and research assistants as needed.
  • Assist with presentations and program facilitation;
  • Support the creation of program communities and contribute to Institute and Center goals by accomplishing related duties as required

Basic Qualifications

Three or more years of related experience. Education beyond high school may count towards experience.

Additional Qualifications and Skills

We are looking for people who are/have:
  • Organizational and substantive work experience for non-governmental or academic organizations strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of or prior work experience with Internet, technology policy, social media related issues, and/or internet research and publishing tools is preferred
  • Proactive, highly organized, detail-oriented, and remain calm under pressure.
  • Effective communication and facilitation skills, including solid writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • The ability to work flexibly in independent and team environments
  • Keen coordination and project management skills
  • Motivated to thrive in a committed, collaborative community that encourages creativity and supports deep inquiry

Additional Information

As with all positions at the Center, this is a term appointment currently expected to extend to June 30, 2022 with potential for renewal, subject to departmental funding and need. To learn more about Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, visit us at

Commitment to Diversity: The work and well-being of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society are profoundly strengthened by our differences in background, culture, experience, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, ability, and more. We actively seek and welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, including Black, Indigenous, Asian, Hispanic, and Latino/Latina/Latinx people; LGBTQIA+ people; non-binary people; women; people with disabilities; people at intersections of these identities; and people from and working across the spectrum of academic disciplines.

All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.

Be a part of excellence and leadership in legal education and scholarship at Harvard Law School. We are a community of talented people from diverse backgrounds, lived experiences, and perspectives, dedicated to advancing the cause of justice all over the world. We value our differences and our diversity as a source of strength. We are committed to developing and inspiring our students and our workforce. Whoever you are, whatever you do, however you do it, Harvard Law School is a place where you can thrive.

Job Function
General Administration

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USA - MA - Cambridge

Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society

Time Status

55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers

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Appointment End Date

Pre-Employment Screening

35 hours per week Monday-Friday, 7 hour workday

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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