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Opportunity: Program Manager for Policy Practice: AI and Network of Centers

Opportunity: Program Manager for Policy Practice: AI and Network of Centers


The Program Manager is responsible for guiding program development and implementation, and assisting with research, administration, operations, and communications within complex, multi-stakeholder international programs including the Policy Practice: Artificial Intelligence (PP:AI) and Network of Centers (NoC).    

Job-Specific Responsibilities

As a Program Manager, you will: 

  • Collaborate closely with BKC faculty, research staff, Practice partners and NoC institutions to design and implement complex program activities including workshops and educational programs; draft and design educational materials and other program documentation; 
  • Serve as a principal administrative contact and key source of program information for PP:AI and NoC activities with minimal direct supervision; and act as liaison to internal & external partners, participants, students, and staff; may participate in budgetary review; 
  • Conduct research and prepare briefing materials or program sessions, meetings, and events; draft and edit written outputs including scholarly papers, program evaluations, grant proposals and reports to funders; 
  • Support program communication efforts, including drafting and editing external content and designing; 
  • Supervise the contributions of Research Assistants, may oversee specific tasks performed by other staff; may grow into role of managing junior staff;
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 3 or more years of progressive program management experience in related field, as well as supervisory experience. 

Additional Qualifications and Skills

We are looking for people who: 

  • Are proactive, organized and detail-oriented 
  • Communicate effectively, in both written and oral formats 
  • Work flexibly in both independent and team environments 
  • Demonstrate keen project or program management skills 
  • Possess some background knowledge relevant to the two programs 

Commitment to Diversity
The work and well-being of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society are profoundly strengthened by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, experience, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, age, ability, and much more. We actively seek and welcome people of color, women, the LGBTQIA+ community, persons with disabilities, and people at intersections of these identities, from across the spectrum of disciplines and methods.

About the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is dedicated to exploring, understanding, and shaping the development of the digitally-networked environment. A diverse, interdisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, technologists, policy experts, and advocates, we seek to tackle the most important challenges of the digital age while keeping a focus on tangible real-world impact in the public interest. Our faculty, fellows, staff and affiliates conduct research, build tools and platforms, educate others, form bridges and facilitate dialogue across and among diverse communities.

This is a term appointment currently expected to extend to June 30, 2022 with potential for renewal, subject to departmental funding and need. 

All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources. 



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