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Student Program Coordinator

Company:
Harvard University
Job Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Category:
Student Affairs and Services
University Administration

54227BR

Job Summary
The Memorial Church seeks to build an inclusive community with a commitment to fostering students' spiritual, personal, social, and intellectual growth. Reporting to Associate Minister, the Student Program Coordinator actively demonstrates that the Memorial Church is a place of hospitality, acceptance, warmth, and belonging - helping students to experience a sense of God's grace by coordinating student programming, worship, and events.

Job-Specific Responsibilities
Student Programs:

Coordinates and executes existing student programs and events, including the Student Advisory Board, Student Deacons.

Hires and supervises the student Front Desk Attendants who perform reception duties in the Student Oasis.

Designs and implements new student ministry and programming initiatives with the Pusey Minister and Associate Minister according to the mission and goals of the Memorial Church and the greater One Harvard Initiative.

Researches and develops programming for a range of student populations, with particular attention to under-resourced and underrepresented groups at Harvard University.

Works with Student Life Offices across the University to manage the Memorial Church's involvement in campus-wide events, such as Orientation, Vistas, and Commencement.

Engages Harvard affiliates and community members through individual drop-in meetings, recurring small group events/series, and collaborative signature programs with Memorial Church staff and other University departments.

Leads Morning Prayers once a week and participates in Sunday services on a regular basis.

Administrative Assistance:

Coordinates student participation and leadership related to worship and communal life, including, but not limited to soliciting student contributions to our daily newsletter, identifying lesson readers and communion servers for worship, and inviting student Morning Prayers speakers.

Manages student programming budget, including the Mignon & Stuart Jones '77 Student Ministry Fund.

Works with Memorial Church clergy and staff toward planning University-wide services and events, such as Carols Services, Holy Week, and Commencement Services.

Completes various administrative tasks necessary to the general operation of the church office.

Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications
Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:

Five or more years of related experience. Education beyond high school may count towards experience.

Additional Qualifications and Skills
College degree preferred, or an equivalent of education plus relevant experience in an office environment.

Seminary or theological training, such as MA in Religious Studies, MTS, or MDiv, preferred.

A successful candidate has knowledge and experience of the Harvard College undergraduate environment

An interest in working with diverse, talented, and highly motivated Harvard students, as well as a commitment to holistic student well-being.

Previous chaplaincy experience and familiarity with Christian ministry preferred.

Possesses good judgment, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a willingness to take initiative. Flexibility, organization, and a positive attitude are also preferred.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs. Prior experience with Harvard technology and systems a plus.

Additional Information
PLEASE NOTE: During the current period of Covid-19 related restrictions, this position may start as a remote position, with the transition to onsite in Cambridge when the office reopens.

We continue to monitor the evolving COVID-19 and the lifting of restrictions. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility with our interview process. We will be conducting interviews virtually for selected candidates until further notice.

Job Function
General Administration

Location
USA - MA - Cambridge

Job Code
403040 Coordinator II

Sub-Unit
Office of the President and Provost

Department
Memorial Church

Time Status
Full-time

Salary Grade
055

Union
55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers

Pre-Employment Screening
Criminal, Identity

Schedule
Full time. Monday through Friday. 35 hours per week.

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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