Wednesday , March 22 2023

Harvard University Jobs – Emerging Leaders Program

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Job Description:

The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute, launched in January 2021, is an innovative youth mentorship program focused on gender and leadership. The program partners current Harvard undergraduates with local high school students through a curriculum focusing on leadership development, history of social movements, and a civic practicum. Participants together challenge limited conceptions of who can be a leader and who belongs in elite institutions of higher education, and build critical skills to drive positive change.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Works with Schlesinger Library staff to integrate holdings and archives of the Library into the ELP curriculum;
  • Supervises the ELP lead mentors and coaches them to lead monthly reflection sessions with ELP mentors throughout the program year;
  • Serves as the primary liaison to each ELP partner high school and community-based organization, as well as contractors hired to support the program;
  • Collaborates with ELP Facilitator to recruit and manage guest speakers and/or presenters, as needed. Leads ad hoc ELP sessions as needed;
  • Partners with the Technology Curriculum Specialist in the review and revision, as needed, of online platform(s) for delivery and retention of ELP program materials;
  • Manages Harvard student mentor recruitment and training, orientation of mentees from the ELP partner high schools, and the development and implementation of the ELP curriculum and weekly sessions at HRI;
  • Collaborates with the Associate Director for Pilot Projects and Student Engagement Specialist to advertise, recruit, interview, and hire lead mentors and other mentors; collaborates with ELP partner high schools to advertise and recruit high school mentees;

Job Requirements:

  • Experience working with high-school and college students in group settings;
  • Bachelor’s degree required, plus relevant combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to initiate, develop, and maintain productive relationships with students, staff, faculty, and community groups;
  • Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills and excellent attention to detail, combined with strong writing and communication skills;
  • High level of discretion and good judgment; ability to work with and manage confidential information;
  • Four years of progressively responsible administrative or project management experience in the non-profit or educational sectors;

Job Details:

Company: Harvard

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Portland, OR, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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