The Program on Corporate Governance (PCG) seeks to foster research and scholarship about corporate governance and facilitate discourse in this field among academics, practitioners, and policymakers. The Development, Research, and Operations Manager is responsible for managing a wide range of activities of PCG, including fundraising campaigns, practitioner and academic events, research projects, and operations.
As a Development, Research, and Operations Manager you will:
Manage comprehensive fundraising campaigns, including soliciting current and prospective supporting organizations.
Develop and maintain relationships with outside constituencies such as board members, law firms, and corporations.
Manage physical and online event logistics such as venue selection/management, invitations, RSVPs, catering, AV needs, travel, and program material preparations.
Manage the maintenance and expansion of an extensive database of fundraising activities.
Supervise and oversee work by the program coordinator and program associates and webmasters with respect to PCG activities.
Manage PCG's research, educational, public relations, and communication activities of PCG.
Carry out other assignments as directed by the Faculty Director.
Bachelor's Degree with 5 or more years of relevant experience.
Additional Qualifications and Skills
We are looking for people who have:
Experience working with independence and precision, making complex judgment in a tight timeframe.
Experience in interacting with a wide range of stakeholders, partners, and others. Experience in supervising, guiding, and working with others. Demonstrated organizational skills for busy workflow with attention to detail.
Flexible attitude required for managing array of work.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a high level of discretion.
Knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
The position is based primarily on campus with the opportunity for flex work based on business needs and manager approval.
This is a one-year term appointment with potential for renewal subject to funding and departmental need.
We regret that Harvard Law School is unable to provide visa sponsorship for staff positions.
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.
Paid Time Off: 3-4 weeks of accrued vacation time per year (3 weeks for support staff and 4 weeks for administrative/professional staff), 12 accrued sick days per year, 12.5 holidays plus a Winter Recess in December/January, 3 personal days per year (prorated based on date of hire), and up to 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents who are primary care givers.
Health and Welfare: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, disability and life insurance programs, along with voluntary benefits. Most coverage begins as of your start date.
Work/Life and Wellness: Child and elder/adult care resources including on campus childcare centers, Employee Assistance Program, and wellness programs related to stress management, nutrition, meditation, and more.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with contributions from 5% to 15% of eligible compensation, based on age and earnings with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive program including $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and reduced tuition through other participating Harvard graduate schools.
Tuition Reimbursement: Program that provides 75% to 90% reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year for eligible courses taken at other accredited institutions.
Professional Development: Programs and classes at little or no cost, including through the Harvard Center for Workplace Development and LinkedIn Learning.
Commuting and Transportation: Various commuter options handled through the Parking Office, including discounted parking, half-priced public transportation passes and pre-tax transit passes, biking benefits, and more.
Harvard Facilities Access, Discounts and Perks: Access to Harvard athletic and fitness facilities, libraries, campus events, credit union, and more, as well as discounts to various types of services (legal, financial, etc.) and cultural and leisure activities throughout metro-Boston.
Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.
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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