Assistant Director for Undergraduate Studies, Environment

Harvard University

  • Full-Time
  • Cambridge, MA
  • Application deadline: 2022-07-08

Provide academic advising and mentorship to admitted Harvard students, pre-concentrators, and concentrators, and monitor student progress toward degree. Match student thesis writers with faculty advisors; identify potential problems in the thesis-writing process; help keep students on track to complete the thesis. Manage the senior capstone and thesis courses; meet regularly with students to identify issues with progress and advising. Advise ESPP and Energy & Environment secondary field students and lead discussions for their colloquium requirement.

In coordination with the Office of Career Services and other relevant offices at Harvard College, support current students in their pursuit of undergraduate research opportunities, internships, and full-time post-graduate positions after graduation. Act as a conduit to faculty to help students engage in meaningful research experiences at Harvard. Engage with students in settings outside of the classroom related to ESPP content: informal discussions after talks, field trips, journal clubs, etc. Helps identify speakers for events. Represent ESPP at information/student recruiting events.

Assist with curriculum and course development, course planning, and curriculum assessment. May teach or co-teach in ESPP depending on the needs of the concentration in a given academic year.

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