Harvard University Center for Public Interest Careers Community Relations Fellow in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Auto req ID 42546BR
Business Title Center for Public Interest Careers Community Relations Fellow
School/Unit Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Location USA - MA - Cambridge
Job Function General Administration
Time Status Full-time
Schedule Monday - Friday - 9-5pm
Department Phillips Brooks House
Salary Grade 055
Union 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Duties & Responsibilities Reporting to the Director of CPIC, the CPIC Community Relations Fellow manages community partnerships and alumni/ae relationships. The CPIC Community Relations Fellow is also a member of the Phillips Brooks House Department, which reports to the Assistant Dean of Harvard College for Public Service and the Office of Student Life at Harvard College. Building Community Partnerships: the Community Relations Fellow will manage relationships and build partnerships with community service organizations. The Community Relations Fellow is responsible for conducting site visits and responding to organization inquiries in a timely manner. The Community Relations Fellow will represent CPIC at alumni/ae and community events. The Community Relations Fellow will help with the selection process of program participants as needed. Maintaining Alumni/ae Relationships: in addition to building community partnerships, the Community Relations Fellow will recruit and maintain relationships with alumni/ae volunteers. The Community Relations Fellow is responsible for facilitating mentor matches between students and alumni/ae with support from the Director of CPIC. The Community Relations Fellow will provide logistical and administrative support to collaborative events with the Harvard Alumni Association as needed. Managing Communications: the Community Relations Fellow will manage social media platforms, create newsletter content, and increase outreach efforts to key stakeholders, including Harvard alumni/ae and current students. Administrative Support: the Community Relations Fellow will provide administrative support as needed to maintain critical relationships. The Community Relations Fellow will respond to requests from alumni/ae and community partners in a timely, professional manner. The Community Relations Fellow will provide the Director of CPIC and alumni/ae volunteers with event planning support as needed.Additional Support (as needed): the Community Relations Fellow will work collaboratively with the Director and the Programs Fellow throughout the year to evaluate programs, maintain relationships, and support all of CPIC’s key stakeholders.
Basic Qualifications Bachelors DegreeCandidates must have at least six months of public service experience obtained through volunteering and/or internships.
Additional Qualifications Graduates within in the last three years and familiarity with Harvard College is a plus. Candidates with strong communications skills will be given preference. Candidates who have experience managing and building community partnerships will also be given preference. CPIC is looking for dynamic and versatile candidates with strong problem solving skills.
Additional Information The Community Relations Fellow assumes a key leadership role within the Center for Public Interest Careers (CPIC) in managing communications with partner organizations and alumni. The Community Relations Fellow position represents a unique opportunity for a recent graduate with proven skills and leadership in public service to obtain valuable work experience in the public interest sector. CPIC works to provide paid summer internships and yearlong post-graduate fellowships for current Harvard undergraduates and recent graduates in the public interest sector. CPIC develops partnerships with non-profit and public interest organizations to recruit bright, dedicated students to find substantive work experiences in public service. CPIC also organizes programming for students and recent Harvard College graduates throughout the year. CPIC provides support to a wide-range of community service organizations, alumni/ae clubs, shared interest groups (SIGs), and public service initiatives at Harvard.The Community Relations Fellow must be available to start work in August 2017 and, if mutually agreed upon, this one-year term position is renewable for an additional year.All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources
Pre-Employment Screening Education
Appointment End Date 31-Aug-2018
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 or any other characteristic protected by law.