Administrative Coordinator - School of Engineering - (21001579)
The Tufts University School of Engineering, founded in 1898, houses six academic departments, the Tufts Gordon Institute, and the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach. The Engineering Dean's Office, in partnership with the school community and university administration, is responsible for setting strategy and policy and providing administrative oversight for the school. The Engineering Dean's Office is the administrative home of the dean, the associate deans, and other administrative staff.
Under minimal supervision, the Administrative Assistant or Administrative Coordinator provides advanced administrative support and communications for undergraduate education. Reporting to the Dean of Undergraduate Education, s/he will primarily support diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) efforts, including logistics, scheduling, data collection, and event planning related to the school's DEI Colloquia, DEIJ Forums, as well organizing support for the Curriculum Taskforce and school DEI Committee. Additionally, s/he will provide general administrative support to the Director of Administration and Administrator to the Dean. Tasks include data collection and reporting, placing orders, timekeeping for Dean's Office staff, supporting billing and payments from school core facilities, and providing back-up calendar support to the Dean of Engineering and Executive Administrative Dean. May also complete other support-level tasks upon request.
Knowledge and experience typically acquired by:
High school diploma/GED and 5+ years of administrative experience OR a bachelor's degree and 3+ years of experience.
Requires advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including word processing, editing and graphics functions, spreadsheet and database knowledge.
In addition, bookkeeping or basic accounting knowledge and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Associate's degree or higher
Previous higher education experience
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: Administrative Support
Organization: School of Engineering
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jul 16, 2021, 12:43:08 PM
Internal Number: 21001579
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.