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Genealogy Services Pilot Project Manager, Baker Library, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA

Knowledge and Library Services

Harvard Business School Alumni Research - Genealogy Services Pilot

Project Management Job Description

 

Be part of an exciting new pilot at the Baker Library at Harvard Business School (HBS) exploring the possibility of a new genealogical research service to a large manuscript collection for HBS alumni exclusively.

 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates a team of three point persons and an advisory group in the implementation of a new design and research service.
  • Develops a robust project plan and helps guide the project.
  • Identifies opportunities and potential components of the plan.
  • Collaborates closely with HBS departments including Knowledge and Library Services and External Relations.
  • Provides administrative support including scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, meeting materials, correspondence and emails, creating checklists, documenting and communicating meeting minutes, etc.
  • Keeps Special Collections Librarian and Managing Director, Baker for Business apprised of progress regularly.

 

Required

  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Experience in research in the genealogy field

 

Preferred/Desirable

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in conducting in-depth historical research with primary resources

 

Other

  • Up to 17 hours per week.
  • Non-benefits eligible
  • Reports to Special Collections Librarian, Knowledge and Library Services, HBS

 

To apply: Please submit resume and cover letter David Yahoodik at dyahoodik@psgstaffing.com

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