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Point32Health Administrative Specialist (HPI) in Boston, Massachusetts

Who We Are

Point32Health is a leading health and wellbeing organization, delivering an ever-better personalized health care experience to everyone in our communities. At Point32Health, we are building on the quality, nonprofit heritage of our founding organizations, Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, where we leverage our experience and expertise to help people find their version of healthier living through a broad range of health plans and tools that make navigating health and wellbeing easier.

We enjoy the important work we do every day in service to our members, partners, colleagues and communities.

Job Summary

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Division of Health Policy and Insurance Research (HPI) within Harvard Medical School’s Department of Population Medicine ( as an Administrative/Project Specialist. HPI is one of 5 divisions within DPM, a research and teaching partnership between Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School. As the nation's first medical school appointing department based in a health plan, we are strategically positioned to improve population health and health care delivery locally, nationally, and internationally.

The Administrative/Project Specialist will be responsible for providing organizational and administrative support for several faculty and key team members. Successful candidates are highly detail-oriented, self-motivated, and have experience managing multiple high priority tasks. This position requires the ability to anticipate the needs of HPI staff and faculty.

If you are interested in or looking to gain experience in a public health or academic research setting, this is an excellent opportunity. Prior experience in these areas is a plus but not required.

Key Responsibilities/Duties – what you will be doing

  • Oversee faculty members’ biosketch, CV and other support documentation.

  • Arrange and coordinate special meetings and events as requested.

  • Assist with manuscript preparation and journal submission; assist with references

  • Conduct basic literature searches

  • Demonstrate high-level proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and virtual conferencing platforms.

  • Provide general support, including drafting communications, creating slide decks, coordinating travel arrangements, and preparing and tracking expense reports, etc.

  • Work on special projects as needed.

  • Perform out-of-the-box thinking, collaborate with others, and make a difference every day!

  • Experience and enjoy managing multiple diverse tasks simultaneously

  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications – what you need to perform the job

  • Bachelor's degree preferred or comparable professional work experience.

  • Proficiency with various software packages, including Adobe, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Power Point, and other desktop tools.

  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Good interpersonal skills; solid written and oral communications skills.

  • Resilient, collaborative, flexible, innovative.

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Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Point32Health is committed to making diversity, equity, and inclusion part of everything we do—from product design to the workforce driving that innovation. Our DEI strategy is deeply connected to our core values and will evolve as the changing nature of work shifts. Programming, events, and an inclusion infrastructure play a role in how we spread cultural awareness, train people leaders on engaging with their teams and provide parameters on how to recruit and retain talented and dynamic talent. We welcome all applicants and qualified individuals, who will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

COVID Policy

Please note: As of January 18, 2022, all employees — including remote employees — must be fully vaccinated. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Point32Health is an equal opportunity employer, and will consider reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

At Point32Health, we strive to be a different kind of nonprofit health and well-being company, with a broad range of health plans, and innovative tools that make navigating health and well-being easier, guiding our members at every step of their health care journey to better health outcomes. We are committed to providing high-quality and affordable health care, improving the health and wellness of our members, and creating healthier communities across the country. The Point32Health name is inspired by the 32 points on a compass. It speaks to the critical role we play in guiding and empowering the people we serve to achieve healthier lives. Our employees are hard-working, innovative, and collaborative. They look for opportunities to grow and make a difference, and they help make us strive to be one of the Top Places to work in New England.