Assistant Director, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - (19001797)
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office supports the vision and strategy of the Graduate Dean and strives to create an intellectually engaging experience for the graduate students. The office interacts with all administrative units that touch graduate students, including academic affairs, admissions, student affairs, and alumni development. The office oversees the admission of students to all graduate degree programs, awards scholarships, fellowships, and teaching assistantships in consultation with academic departments, and reviews academic standing and policies governing all graduate students in Arts and Sciences. The office also oversees curriculum changes across and development of new graduate programs, as well as develops and implements Academic and professional development programs for graduate students.
The Assistant Director, Interdisciplinary Programs, plays a critical role in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The position is responsible for managing the interdisciplinary programs within GSAS, which includes working with faculty to develop curriculum, recruiting new students to the programs, organizing program events and activities related to the current student experience such as orientation, social activities, and focus groups. The Assistant Director will manage the program budgets for four academic programs, hire faculty, and advise current students on academic administrative issues. The person in the position has the opportunity to help shape and set goals for new graduate programs at an established school within Tufts University. The current programs include the Master of Arts in Diversity and Inclusion Leadership program; the Master's of Science in Data Analytics; the Certificate in Museum Studies and Master of Arts in Museum Education; and the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program. In addition to overseeing the interdisciplinary program portfolio, the Assistant Director, in consultation with GSAS leadership and academic departments, will develop and implement a plan for and assessment of proactive outreach to applicants and admitted students into the various graduate programs. The Assistant Director will lead the GSAS Community Fellows program, which has the goal of creating an inclusive student experience for GSAS graduate students. The Assistant Director will occasionally travel for admissions. The position supervises graduate students.
Master's degree in a related field of study and at least 2-3 years of experience.
Master's degree in related discipline and 3+ years of experience in related field of study.
A commitment to and interest in diversity, equity, inclusion and justice.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Academic Programs
Organization: Graduate Arts & Sciences
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Sep 13, 2019, 4:01:00 AM
Internal Number: 19001797
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