Reporting to the Associate Dean for Finance and Administration, the Administrative Coordinator provides primary financial and HR administrative support to the Harvard College Dean's Office (HCDO). This role is responsible for processing financial and HR transactions, updating regular reports, reviewing and reconciling data, and supporting HCDO's recruitment, hiring, onboarding, and payroll processes. The Administrative Coordinator supports the work of the Administration & Finance team by scheduling meetings, preparing materials, and supporting College event logistics. The position also works closely with College Department Administrators, FAS Finance, and FAS HR to communicate guidance, uphold policies, and provide operational support in service to the mission of the College.
Additional Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor's degree a plus
HR and/or Finance experience preferred
Demonstrated competency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Experience with Oracle, Peoplesoft, Harvard Careers and Aurora a plus
Ability to work discretely with confidential HR and Financial information is necessary
Ability to work across teams on a variety of projects and with multiple constituencies
Proven oral and written interpersonal skills
Meticulous attention to detail
Experience working independently, following through, and completing tasks
An openness to learning and developing new approaches
Harvard College is a close-knit undergraduate community within Harvard University. With world-class faculty, groundbreaking research opportunities, and a commitment to a diverse environment of bright, talented students, Harvard is more than just a place to get an education—it's where students come to be transformed. The College enrolls over 7000 students and is comprised of 6 major administrative units including the Harvard College Dean's Office, the Dean of Students Office, the Office of Undergraduate Education, the Office for the Arts, the Office of Student Services, and the Phillips Brooks House Center for Public Service and Engaged Scholarship.
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