Duties & Responsibilities
The Executive Assistant reports to Ash Carter, former United States Secretary of Defense and the current Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School. With minimal supervision, the Executive Assistant will provide a high level of administrative and logistical support. The Executive Assistant performs a wide variety of activities including:
Bachelor's Degree required along with 2 years of experience (internships will count toward experience).
Background knowledge of foreign affairs is highly recommended.
Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Sharepoint, Outlook, Dropbox, Google Drive, and other internet tools. Ability to demonstrate leadership and work in team-based environment.
Strong interpersonal communication skills.
Proven office, administrative and academic support skills a plus.
This is a fully benefits-eligible term appointment ending on June 30, 2020, with the possibility of renewal.
Harvard University requires pre-employment references and background checks.
Harvard University is committed to supporting a healthy, sustainable learning and working environment.
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