Harvard University Administrator (N) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

45913BRAuto req ID:45913BRJob Code:405013 Administrator (N) Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Special Assistant to the FounderSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:056Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree required;Minimum 3 years experience in quantitative researchAdditional Qualifications:MA preferredSpecific job skills: Fluency in communicating statistical researchExcellent written communication for academic, policy, and lay-person audiencesProject management skillsCompetencies:Detail-orientedTeam player – willing to contribute to collaborative cultureSelf-starterDynamic: willing to engage in a rapidly growing organization with varied tasksAdditional Information:This is a term position through 8/31/2019 with strong likelihood for renewal.All offers are made by FAS HR.Department:EconomicsPre-Employment Screening:Education, IdentitySchedule:Monday - Friday, 9-5pmJob Function:General Administration Duties & Responsibilities:The Opportunity Insights Institute studies economic mobility through lenses such as education, neighborhood environments, and health to understand the drivers of economic opportunity in the country and give local policy-makers customized data and insights to help them craft effective policy solutions.The Special Assistant to the Founder will report directly to the Founding PI, Dr. Raj Chetty, and collaborate with him to help craft research narratives, reports, and presentations on his behalf. S/he will prepare presentations and briefings in advance of major presentations, talks, and conferences, as well. This position will work closely with the research team, but will not conduct research.Writing and presentation of original researchPrepares academic papers and non-technical reports in partnership with Dr. Chetty and collaborators based on notes and conversations.Composes technical and non-technical research summaries, and prepares slide presentations.Supports preparation for major presentations, meetings and communicationsReviews, assesses, routes, answers and monitors follow-up action on correspondence.Serves as primary contact for answering inquiries and managing speaking engagement requests for Dr. Chetty (intake, prep, communication).Facilitates communication with team, external and university contacts including drafting substantive responses to inquiries.Prepares for speaking engagements, including assembling slides, doing diligence on requests and preparing briefs on event/agenda/attendees.Communicates key executive decisions to other team members. School/Unit:Faculty of Arts and Sciences 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.