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Join our dedicated, experienced team and help Harvard students, faculty, academics, and staff pursue extraordinary opportunities and achieve their international research, teaching, and learning goals.

Please note: All candidates must apply via the Harvard Careers website.

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Assistant Director of International Safety and Security Programs

We seek an experienced global security professional with excellent communication and program management skills who can work collaboratively, including during critical incidents. This position’s scope is University wide, and you'll be developing, leading, and managing safety and security programming and risk mitigation strategies that support Harvard's international travelers and activities in 150+ countries annually. You'll also support, and occasionally lead, the emergency response effort to international incidents, facilitating communications with our global emergency response vendor, our travelers, and University stakeholders. Grade 58, Requisition 65439BR.

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Our Team and Mission

Since 2011, we’ve provided international travel, research, and programming support for students, faculty, and staff across Harvard’s Schools, departments and centers. Our services span safety and security, health, culture, outbound immigration, employment, financial and legal matters, and research center operations. We're a full-service team with deep experience, global connections, and unparalleled experience in global operations.

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Working at Harvard

Harvard is the country’s oldest and most acclaimed research and teaching institution, and its international engagements run deep. In a given year, nearly 7,000 students, faculty, academics, and staff travel abroad to more than 150 countries to study, work, conduct research, attend conferences, compete, and perform. And with more than 20 research centers across the globe, Harvard's international connections are second to none.

Visit the Harvard Human Resources website to consider the total package of opportunities, benefits, and flexible work arrangements.

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