Assisting IfRFA's director in developing, publicizing, and executing the IfRFA fellowship.
Interfacing directly with IfRFA fellows and managing reimbursements and stipend delivery.
Helping IfRFA's director and other clinicians adopt inclusive practices within clinics.
Coordinating with clinics partnered with IfRFA, including outside of Harvard.* Monitoring timelines and outputs, including project and grant deliverables and grant reports.
Working with others on the IfRFA team to circulate research and writing, from blog posts to grant proposals.
Organizing and supporting IfRFA events, including a complex yearly two-day workshop of practioners, students, and academics.
Specific duties for the Core Team
Supporting the daily use of Center space including the management of daily schedules, calendars and meeting rooms.
Being a welcoming presence for the Center, inviting in visitors, fellows and other community members, and helping them find their ways to meetings, offices, and people.
Monitoring the Center's main phoneline, checking its voicemail daily, and routing calls appropriately.
In collaboration with the events staff, supporting Center events and community program needs including purchasing, printing, supply organization, setup and take down for meetings and internal events.
Based on the fast-paced and changing needs of the Center, the Project Coordinator may be called upon for other tasks at short notice. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required. Travel opportunities may arise.
As with all Berkman Klein appointments, this is a term appointment currently expected to extend through June 30, 2021, with a strong possibility of renewal based on continued funding and business needs.
All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.
About the Cyberlaw Clinic
Harvard Law School's Cyberlaw Clinic, based at Harvard's Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, provides high-quality, pro-bono legal services to appropriate clients on issues relating to the Internet, technology, and intellectual property. Students enhance their preparation for high-tech practice and earn course credit by working on real-world litigation, client counseling, advocacy, and transactional / licensing projects and cases. The Clinic strives to help clients achieve success in their activities online, mindful of (and in response to) existing law. The Clinic also works with clients to shape the law's development through policy and advocacy efforts. The Cyberlaw Clinic was the first of its kind, and it continues its tradition of innovation in its areas of practice. The Clinic works independently, with law students supervised by experienced and licensed attorneys. In some cases, the Clinic collaborates with counsel throughout the country to take advantage of regional or substantive legal expertise. More information can be found at http://clinic.cyber.harvard.edu.
About the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is a research program founded to explore cyberspace, share in its study, and help pioneer its development. Founded in 1997, through a generous gift from Jack N. and Lillian R. Berkman, the Center is home to an ever-growing community of faculty, fellows, staff, and affiliates working on projects that span the broad range of intersections between cyberspace, technology, and society. More information can be found at http://cyber.harvard.edu.
Commitment to Diversity
The work and well-being of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University are strengthened profoundly by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, experience, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and much more. We actively seek and welcome applications from people of color, women, the LGBTQIA community, and persons with disabilities, as well as applications from researchers and practitioners from across the spectrum of disciplines and methods.
Salary Grade: 054
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
3 or more years of experience in office administration or related field. Education beyond high school may count toward experience.
Applicant should be detail oriented and thrive in a dynamic, self-motivated environment. Must be able to work efficiently under tight deadlines and both alone and on teams. Solid writing, editing and proofreading skills and fluency in MS Office and/or Google Docs are required.
The applicant should have familiarity with and comfort having difficult conversations related to systemic oppression and its intersections with race, gender, sexual orientation, and disability. Experience doing organizational work for non-governmental or academic organizations is preferred. Fluency in Internet research, social media, and publishing tools, and an interest in legal issues related to the First Amendment and freedom of expression are highly desirable, though not required.
The right candidate will thrive in a committed, collaborative, entrepreneurial, and tight-knit community that encourages creativity, supports deep inquiry, values novel approaches to solving problems, strives for transparency, continually builds upon best-practices and lessons learned, and supports its community members' independent and collective goals. They will also have significant expertise with building environments inclusive to members of marginalized communities, either via lived experience or in prior work.
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: 51481BR
About Harvard University Law School
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.