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Program Manager

Job ID: BH415580

Category: Administrative Assistant

Specialty: Administrative

The Program Manager will be responsible for temporarily managing one or more established company programs that serve faculty, staff or students. Represents program to public, University community and those served by the program. Ensures that program and service delivery objectives are met while under management. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to forecasting revenues and expenses, creating a budget for the program, allocating resources from one area of the budget to another with limited review, negotiating with external suppliers, signing contracts of significance on behalf of the program, creating and implementing department systems, practices, policies and procedures, and developing and maintaining internal and external constituent relationships. The Manager will maintain and use files, records, materials and digital content about the program. Candidate should have 3+ years of program management experience in a large scale, complex higher education or non-profit setting.

About the Shorenstein Center
Job-Specific Responsibilities
The Shorenstein Center is looking for a detail-oriented and highly motivated individual to serve as the Coordinator for all aspects of the exciting new Facebook Archive Project. This person will work closely with the Public Interest Tech Lab and the Technology and Social Change Project teams. The Shorenstein Center is an innovative space with a great need for coordination to ensure synergies and opportunities, monitor and support activities in all aspects of the project and coordinate external Communications to promote the project. We value and are committed to building a diverse community and strongly encourage candidates who can demonstrate through their professional career or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.

Duties and responsibilities (including, not limited to)
1. Coordination of External facings activities; supporting the infrastructure of the FB Archive Project in collaboration with its developers and Professors Latanya Sweeney and Joan Donovan as well as the Executive team at the Shorenstein Center; coordination of outreach to students, faculty, stakeholders and fellows by providing consistent communication; supporting human resource efforts with hiring and monitoring termination dates; supporting any external events.
2. Anticipating the needs of the project as it develops in terms of technology, grant writing, and staff development in coordination with the Finance team, process invoices and make purchases, manage spending on appropriate grants/gifts.
3. Liaising with other colleagues internal and external, budget drafting, writing narrative reports, and managing RAs as needed.

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts