The Study of Religion draws upon social scientific and humanistic methods in order to interpret religious phenomena worldwide. Due to this interdisciplinary approach, the Study of Religion attracts creative, versatile students willing to learn different ways of thinking about and interpreting human life and culture. The religion concentration at Harvard allows students to explore some of the most profound issues that face human beings. Read more.

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Part-Time Position Opening

The Study of Religion is currently seeking a permanent part-time Staff Assistant III to work afternoons in our office.  Candidates can search the position at Harvard's Jobs Portal, job ID 38832BR.

Qualifications sought include: Three or more years of related experience. Education beyond high school may count toward experience. Able to greet visitors hospitably and communicate program information via multiple communication modes. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to handle complex and confidential information with discretion. Competency using a variety of computer software programs (MS Office, Google, HTML or other web site tools) and willingness to learn new programs. Some advanced knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets and databases preferred. Minimum keyboarding speed of 40 WPM.