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Harvard University Senior Administrator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

59874BRAuto req ID:59874BRJob Code:405012 Admin Professional (N) Location:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Administrative ManagerSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade ( :056Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:3+ years of Administrative experience, preferably with Human Resources responsibilities in an academic environment.

Additional Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.

  • Excellent organizational skills with a particular ability to prioritize work in an environment with multiple and conflicting interests.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Self-starter with proven ability to take initiative and be highly productive.

  • Willingness to perform tasks outside primary job description as necessary in support of colleagues and departmental researchers.

  • Ability to handle complex and confidential information with discretion.

  • Competency using a variety of computer software.

  • Position requires advanced knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, and/or databases.

  • Visa experience preferred.

Additional Information:This position is based in Boston and some in-person on-campus work will be required, and flexible/remote work is an option. Any remote work must be performed in a state in which Harvard is registered to do business (CA*, CT, MA, MD, ME, NH, NY, RI, and VT). Individual flexible and remote work options for this role will be discussed during the interview process. *Note: Harvard employees working in California must be exempt.

The University requires all Harvard community members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters, as detailed in Harvard’s Vaccine & Booster Requirements ( . Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University’s COVID vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status may be found at the University’s “COVID-19 Vaccine Information” webpage:

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.Department:GeneticsPre-Employment Screening:Criminal, IdentitySchedule:35 hrs. per week | Monday - Friday | 9:00 am - 5:00 pmJob Function:General Administration Position Description:Serves as principal HR/administrative contact and liaison for the internal and external department(s), offices, and programs. Manages visas, onboarding, and appointments/reappointments for all administrative/academic employees, students, and visitors. Will act as a backup for the AP coordinator on various financial tasks including, but not limited to, Purchasing Cards, reimbursements, Corporate Cards, B2P access requests, service center chargebacks, core billing, and resolution of A/P issues and invoice discrepancies. Will work directly with department administrative leadership to improve methods of compliance assurance including onboarding and off-boarding, data compliance, conflict of interest, etc.

Assists finance team with miscellaneous service requests by faculty members as needed. Assists with other department projects, initiatives, and events, as needed.

School/Unit:Harvard Medical School 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.Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging:We are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace culture of faculty, staff, and students with diverse backgrounds, styles, abilities, and motivations. We appreciate and leverage the capabilities, insights, and ideas of all individuals. Harvard Medical School Mission and Community Values (