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[liberationtech] Fwd: JOB: Assistant Director, Harvard's Center for International Development

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Sat Jun 11 17:36:12 PDT 2011


*From:* Escobari, Marcela
*Sent:* Wednesday, June 08, 2011 11:04 AM
*To:* Lantos, Hannah
*Cc:* Jones, Irene
*Subject:* Job Opportunity: Assistant Director for Harvard's Center for
International Development



Dear Friends,



We have a job opening for *Assistant Director* at Harvard’s Center for
International Development.    This is a senior position responsible for
finance and operations at the center. The successful candidate will gain
exposure to economic and sustainable development issues as well as extensive
experience in a high-profile, fast-paced office, alongside friendly and
energetic staff. Please find below the detailed job description.  If you
know of anybody that would be interested, please have them write to me (
marcela_escobari at harvard.edu) and Hannah Lantos (
hannah_lantos at hks.harvard.edu) or apply online through
http://www.employment.harvard.edu/ (directions below).



Thank you very much!

Marcela





*JOB DESCRIPTION*



*Assistant Director: Harvard’s Center for International Development*



*Summary:*  The Center for International Development at Harvard University
(CID) is recognized as a global leader in research to advance human
well-being and social progress in the developing world by expanding the
understanding of development challenges and offering viable solutions to
problems of global poverty.



The CID has an immediate opening for an Assistant Director. The successful
candidate will be a senior member of the CID administrative staff. S/he
works closely with the Executive Director and the administrative team to
ensure the efficient daily operations and financial management of the
Center.



*Position Responsibilities:  *Responsible for managing finance,
administration and operations of the Center for International Development.
Work with staff to ensure the efficient operation and financial management
of the Center. Administer a $6-8 million/year budget, monitor financial
performance of projects, works closely with CID staff to oversee sponsored,
gift and endowment contracts. Manage monthly variance reporting process and
financial reporting to the CID principals and HKS Office of Financial
Services. Establish and disseminate CID's policies, particularly focused on
new appointments, finances, general center processes, and office space.
Provide strategy for administration and internal governance (policies and
procedures) within CID. Work with Executive Director in writing annual
reports to the HKS leadership and other strategic reports as necessary.
Oversee the internal appointment process and manage HR-related issues. Works
with the Fellows Coordinator in smooth on-boarding of fellows. Develop
budgeting process for new initiatives as they occur. Work closely with the
Executive Director to prepare fund-raising proposals. Ensure compliance with
laws, regulations and university guidelines. Represent CID at public events
and internal meetings as needed. The successful candidate will gain exposure
to economic and sustainable development issues as well as extensive
experience in a high-profile, fast-paced office, alongside friendly and
energetic staff.

* *

*Basic Qualifications*  BA required. 5-7 years of progressive financial
administrative and supervisory experience. Accounting or finance experience
in academia, non-profit or profit setting.



*Additional Qualifications*: Masters in business finance or the equivalent
preferred. Experience with the Harvard financial systems desired (Crew,
Oracle, Brio).  Proven ability to work with a variety of constituents in
building and managing new processes.     Strong oral and written
communication skills required.



Additional Information Please upload your resume and cover letter as one
document.

Harvard University requires pre-employment reference and background checks.



*How to apply via Harvard:  go to this website and search by requisition
number (23583BR):*
https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_advsearch.asp?SID=^x7PaZW19p5vsqB1RZmXP3dDr9nvfuswqTNiOoysakScUUKBh_slp_rhc_EZpOTiBJ1CRPA5Z&ref=682011103213



*Requisition Number: 23583BR *

Business Title Assistant Director, Center for International Development

School/Unit Harvard Kennedy School

Location USA - MA - Cambridge

Time Status Full-time



*__________________________________________________________________*

*CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY*

Marcela X. Escobari

Executive Director

P: 617.496.7413 | F: 617.496.8753

marcela_escobari at harvard.edu <troy_finn at harvard.edu> | www.cid.harvard.edu

*Advancing human well-being and social progress in the developing world by
expanding the** **understanding of development challenges and offering
viable solutions to problems of global poverty.***
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