Program Administrator - Multicultural Affairs, School of Medicine - (21001127)
This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.
The Medical School Dean's Office is responsible for the overall academic and administrative functions of the School. The Dean's Office oversees the School's academic departments, the teaching and research enterprises, student services, and facilities. Functions include communications, financial and strategic planning, resource allocation, human resource management, and facility management and renovations.
This individual assists with the implementation and evaluation of the Leadership, Education, Advancement and Diversity (LEAD) Scholars Program. LEAD is designed to offer structured professional development venues for postgraduates and early to mid-career faculty, particularly those underrepresented in medicine and science, to enhance their opportunities for success and impact in their fields. Regarding the program implementation, this individual manages all administrative tasks associated with the program including publicizing, disseminating information, managing applications, answering participant's questions, planning program events, coordinating and supporting Steering Committee meetings, managing the program website and tracking the program budget. Regarding the program evaluation, this individual performs tasks related to this evaluation, including summarizing literature reviews, administering evaluations and surveys, compiling evaluation data, assisting with data analysis as needed, and writing and editing reports.
3+ years working with senior management in a project/ administrative support role
Advanced Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Familiarity with file hosting services, like Box, and/or learning management systems, like CANVAS.
Experience with Qualtrics or other survey or qualitative data software is a bonus.
Excellent oral and written communication skills including solid proofreading and editing skills.
Strong project management skills.
Ability to work a diverse environment with a variety of stakeholders.
Must have professional demeanor, must be poised and able to multitask.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Must be an independent, self motivated problem solver who can also work within a team environment.
Experience in grant support is preferred.
Prior experience coordinating large scale events and conferences a plus.
Prior experience in an academic or health related work environment is desired.
Special Work Schedule Requirements: Occasional evening or weekend availability is required for certain events.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Job: Administrative Support
Organization: Administration - Medical
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Mar 9, 2021, 2:43:04 PM
Internal Number: 21001127
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