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Scholarly and Public Programs Coordinator, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA

Houghton Library seeks an energetic, focused, and intellectually curious administrative professional for a one-year position as Scholarly and Public Programs Assistant. The Houghton building will be closed between August 2019 - August 2020 for a major renovation. During this time, the Assistant will provide logistical and organizational support for library communications and the dynamic program of inaugural exhibitions, events, and publications planned for Houghton's reopening.


Reporting to the Director of Scholarly and Public Programs, the individual in this position will perform duties that are vital to Scholarly and Public Programs' daily operations and contribute to larger projects in service of the library's overarching mission.


This position requires the ability to plan and execute both short- and longer-term projects, a well-honed talent in prioritizing tasks, and excellent listening skills. The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and quick to learn, eager to work on a wide variety of projects both alone and in collaboration with Houghton staff, and have the flexibility to change gears rapidly as the situation dictates.


*This position will work 17.5 hours a week. This is a one year term position.


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