| The Planetary Health Alliance (PHA) is the leading organization at the forefront of planetary health, a new, rapidly growing global field focused on the human health impacts of our disruption and the transformation of Earth's natural systems. Never before has humanity's footprint on the natural world been so large or so threatening to human health and well-being. The PHA is a global consortium of over 250 institutions in 55+ countries with a focus on rapidly expanding our understanding of, and ability to address, these threats. The PHA is housed within the T.H. Chan School of Public Health.|
The PHA seeks a detail-oriented and motivated Administrative Assistant to support the PHA team in building a global community dedicated to advancing the field of planetary health. The Administrative Assistant will work closely with the PHA staff to provide administrative, financial, and communications support for all aspects of the PHA programs.
Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must submit both a resume and cover letter. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed.
PLEASE NOTE: The primary work location for this position is Boston, Massachusetts. Until our return to campus, which is still to-be-determined but anticipated to begin as soon as August/September 2021 (or later into the fall), this interview process and position will be conducted virtually – including virtual interviews, remote onboarding, and remote work. The remote nature of this position is only temporary. Local, on-campus work will be required as a condition of continued employment once the School and this role return to an operational status that supports it.
At the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, we believe that diversity is integral to the Harvard experience and our mission of improving public health education, research and policy. Diversity of cultural backgrounds, identities, lived experiences, perspectives, and ways of understanding the world enriches our community and enables us to best meet the public health needs of the United States and the world. Ongoing learning and development related to diversity allows for both individual and institutional growth, and is necessary to foster and sustain a culture of inclusion. To achieve this, we are committed to ensuring equitable access to opportunities for learning, living, and working at the Harvard Chan School. We maintain an unwavering dedication to diversity, inclusion, and belonging as core to our institutional values and to actively counter, minimize, and address racism, sexism, xenophobia, homophobia, gender bias, and all forms of discrimination.
Learn more about the School's mission, objectives, and core values and our diversity, inclusion, and belonging initiatives.
Harvard University offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Harvard will require COVID vaccination for all Harvard community members who will have any on-campus presence. Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University's COVID vaccination requirement and exceptions may be found at the University's
The following job-specific skills and competencies are preferred:
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: 55234BR
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