The position is responsible for many of the day-to-day administrative functions that are in line with the research and teaching missions of the Program of US-Japan Relations. Additional Qualifications and Skills B.A. preferred; 3 years of related office experience, particularly in a university setting. Appropriate communication skills. Well-developed cross-cultural and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent time management and organizational skills. Attention to detail. Ability to handle complex and confidential information with discretion. Familiarity with the Japanese culture and language preferred. Familiarity with Harvard also preferred. Working Conditions Harvard University continues to place the highest priority on the health, safety and wellbeing of its faculty, staff, and students, as well as the wider community. Please note that all new employees will be required to provide confirmation of primary series COVID-19 vaccination upon hire, as detailed on our COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement Webpage . Harvard University Health Services employees and other health care individuals are also required to be up to date on vaccination as described by the CDC. Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. Additional information regarding this requirement, exemptions, verification of vaccination status, and other related policies and resources may be found on the University's COVID-19 Information Website . Additional Information Overtime will occasionally be required for evening and weekend functions. Please visit http://programs.wcfia.harvard.edu/us-japan/home for more information on the Program. All formal offers will be made by FAS HR. We are unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position. Salary Grade: 053 Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values. EEO Statement 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.