This position is approved for a 2-year term (with possibility of renewal/extension) which begins on the person's first day of employment. This 2-year term limit does not apply to current Harvard employees.
During the current period of COVID-19 related restrictions, this position may start as a remote position with a possible transition to onsite at HBS campus in Boston, MA when the office reopens.
While we continue to monitor the evolving COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions, we appreciate your understanding and flexibility with our interview process. Please note that we will be conducting interviews virtually (phone and or Zoom) for selected candidates until further notice.
A cover letter is required to be considered for this opportunity.
Harvard Business School will not offer visa sponsorship for this opportunity.
Culture of Inclusion: The work and well-being of HBS is profoundly strengthened by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and life experiences. Explore more about HBS work culture here.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree in computer science, technology, management information systems, computer engineering, or a similar degree with equivalent related work experience.
Experience with academic enterprise-class systems for various uses such as Scheduling, Student Information Systems, Student Financial Aid, Faculty Recruiting and Scholarship, and Housing.
Strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Demonstrates the following interpersonal attributes: adaptable, flexible; uses grace and tact under pressure; unflappable when confronting challenges; resilient; positive outlook and "can-do" attitude; respectful and approachable style.
Ability to work effectively with a team.
Ability to troubleshoot and communicate effectively with faculty and staff with varying degrees of technical knowledge/aptitude.
Ability to be flexible, open-minded, and comfortable with changing responsibilities and duties as new and additional needs become known.
Experience with Windows and OS X desktop platforms in addition to iOS, Android, and Windows mobile.
Knowledge of SharePoint preferred.
Experience with the ITIL framework and ITSM is a plus.
Strong understanding of how privacy policies and the handling of High Risk Information impact the vision for and delivery of administrative systems.
Demonstrated understanding of product management and development principles, as well as the entire Software Development Life Cycle.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 53403BR
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