The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is seeking applications from highly qualified, diverse candidates for our Project Manager, Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery position. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, term appointment through June 30, 2024 with the possibility of extension.  We ask that you review the attached position vacancy announcement and share it with anyone you believe would be a qualified and interested applicant.

About the Position: 

The Project Manager, Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery, will manage a multi-faceted planning and implementation process for a range of complex projects within the University-wide Initiative on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery. The projects will vary and may include: facilitation and coordination of the University-wide faculty committee’s work; research projects; public and private events such as workshops, exhibitions, films, performances; collaborations with other institutions; commemoration efforts; and other activities that will engage students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the public in understanding and addressing Harvard’s historic relationship with slavery. This position reports to the Director of Strategic Initiatives and will also work with the Dean of the Radcliffe Institute.

About the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study: 

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is dedicated to creating and sharing transformative ideas across the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The Fellowship Program annually supports the work of 50 leading artists and scholars. Academic Ventures fosters collaborative research projects and sponsors lectures and conferences that engage scholars with the public. The Schlesinger Library documents the lives of American women of the past and present for the future, furthering the Institute’s commitment to women, gender, and society.

Our recently completed strategic plan Radcliffe Engaged, 2019-2024, articulates our goals for the next five years.