Department Manager - Department of Immunology, School of Medicine - (21001187)
The Department of Immunology maintains research programs that focus on translational and basic research in areas relevant to human disease. The strength of the department lies with an integrated faculty interested in understanding how immunological, physiological and metabolic pathways interact to produce dysregulated, innate and adaptive host responses in a wide array of chronic diseases. These include autoimmunity, cardiovascular disease, transplantation, infectious diseases, cancer, obesity and diabetes. Our goal is to become a world-class center for the study of inflammation and the targeted development of novel therapeutics for both treatment and prevention of immune-mediated diseases.
The Department Manager is responsible for running the day to day operation of a large academic department or group of departments that may include complex operations such as high volume research, clinic or laboratory operations. S/he represents the department, its faculty and programs to the university and external community and speaks on behalf of the Chair. S/he is responsible for all administrative and financial management which includes budget development, preparation and projections, monitoring all departmental accounts, and grant proposal preparation. S/he also oversees information technology, purchasing and building/space needs for department. This individual compiles and analyzes data, writes reports and department publications and maintains web sites. In addition s/he manages staff members, students, temporary employees and all personnel matters, acts as liaison between department and administrative offices such as Vice Provost, Finance, Human Resources and manages support for student and academic services, curriculum production and scheduling and faculty search and promotion processes.
Requires a Bachelor's degree and 5+years of related experience.
Position requires proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel and excellent communication, time management, organizational and customer service skills.
Strong financial management expertise and experience.
Experience working in higher education is preferred as is the ability to implement new initiative or business practices.
Analytical skills are desirable.
Special Work Schedule Requirements: May require occasional weekend or evening work.
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
Organization: Department of Immunology
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Mar 26, 2021, 10:41:26 AM
Internal Number: 21001187
About Tufts University
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.