The Library Innovation Lab (LIL)is a fun, collaborative and productivesoftwarelabwithin the Harvard LawSchoolLibrary pursuinga broad mission focused on re-envisioning legal information,legaleducational resources andlibrary services. LIL's projects rangein sizeand can bring immediate benefit or prototype the future. Please see our website athttps://lil.law.harvard.eduto get a sense of our current projects and activities.
As akeymember of the LILteam, andworkingin close collaboration withthe Director of LIL, theProgram Coordinatorprovides for the smooth day-to-day flow of operations ofLILand maintainsand enhancesLIL's administrativerelationshipwith other units acrossHarvard Law School andHarvard University.
The Program Coordinator will have an active hand and influential voice in shaping LIL's future and helping to define LIL's identity within the Harvard community and beyond.Job-Specific Responsibilities
As theProgram Coordinatoryou will:
Serve as the principal administrative contact and liaises with Library administration, HLS/Harvard administrative units, and external partners.
Organize, implement, and provide support for administrative systems andprocedures for the successful execution of LIL projects.
Work with internal and external users of LIL projects including registration, subscription management, and answering/triaging general support and user questions.
Monitorbudgets, expenses,revenues and maintainrelated financial documents. Prepare and maintainfinancial records related to general operating expenses including ordering, requisitions, reimbursements and other activities in conjunction with the Library's Financial Assistant.
Research and monitor grant funding opportunities. Assist in the preparation of grant proposals and the administration of grant funds.
Gather and maintain data for, and assistin preparing reports related to, LIL projects. This includes preparing statistics and working with a variety of data points.
Plan, schedule and execute logistics for meetings, events and conferences, including developing event contentand negotiating contracts.
Research issues related to development of policies, recommend new or revised policy statements, guidelines and best practices. Advise colleagues and community members as appropriate.Perform other duties as required.
5 or more years of experience in office administration, coordinating projects and/or academic research or related field (business environment and/or customer service). Education beyond high school may count toward experience.Additional Qualifications and Skills
We are looking for people who have:
Project and/or program management skills
Organizational skillswith the ability to prioritize work in an environment with multiple and conflicting interests.
Ability to work collaboratively in adiverseteam environment
Effectiveoral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Commitment to customer service
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Experience and deep interest in working on software development projectsand investigating, learning and using new technology
This is a term appointment expected to extend one year from start date, contingent on funding and department needs.
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.
General Administration, Library
USA - MA - Cambridge
403040 Coordinator II
Library Innovation Lab
55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
35 hours; Monday through Friday - 9am to 5pm
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.