PROGRAM COORDINATOR - Center for Emerging Market Enterprises, The Fletcher School - Tufts University in Medford Massachusetts

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Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts 02155

United States

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Detailed Job Description

This position is a full-time, grant-funded position. The term is indefinite, but the position is not eligible for severance pay.

Established in 2007, the Center for Emerging Market Enterprises (CEME) is a hub of research, study, and networking conceived for emerging and frontier market-focused consulting, training, management, and policy. Housed within the Institute for Business in the Global Context at The Fletcher School, CEME addresses a range of global issues affecting multinational corporations, rising national enterprises, banks and financial institutions, and consulting and academic institutions and offers resources such as executive education and custom research. Specific content areas of focus include Country Management in Emerging Markets, Inclusive Growth, and Innovation & Change.

As the United States' first professional graduate school of international relations, The Fletcher School emphasizes innovation and excellence in the study of international relations. Since 1933, Fletcher's multidisciplinary education has prepared the world's leaders in business, law, government, international organizations, and NGOs with a global perspective on the day's most pressing issues.

The Program Coordinator, Inclusive Growth will have primary responsibility for executing all aspects of CEME's Inclusive Growth research initiative. The Program Coordinator will, under the leadership of CEME's Associate Director, administer the initiative's Fletcher School Leadership Program for Financial Inclusion (a three-year, grant-funded executive education program), Financial Inclusion Forum (conference and related research agenda), and Cost of Cash (multi-country research project).

Key responsibilities of the Program Coordinator will include: primary execution of all aspects of research projects, related events and outputs; assisting in program planning and project management across key research initiative; acting as a main point of contact for project funders, advisors, speakers, participants, and other stakeholders; financial and administrative tracking of grants and project budgets; event coordination and execution; supervision of student employees and/or administrative assistant as duties relate to the program; maintenance of program and project/s web presence; and facilitation of project publication streams. The Program Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Associate Director of CEME with guidance and collaboration from the centers' affiliated faculty and researchers.
Job Requirements

Basic Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in International Affairs, Finance, Development or Related Field
• Minimum of two (2) years of related experience
• Familiarity and functionality in all Microsoft Office and Windows 7 applications
• Candidate must have two to four years of experience in program/project coordination, research administration, event planning, or a similar background. Experience maintaining project or department budgets/expenditures required
• Occasional foreign or domestic travel (1-2 times per year) is required as projects dictate

Preferred Qualifications:
M.A./M.B.A. or progress toward an M.A./M.B.A. is a plus. Experience dealing with international clientele/colleagues is strongly preferred. Familiarity with basic HTML or blog interfaces is helpful. Strong writing and editing skills and experience with proposal writing is a plus. Advanced budgeting or expense reporting capabilities are highly valued. A background in financial inclusion, international affairs, international business, and/or social enterprise is a plus, as is fluency in international affairs/development terminology and agencies. Experience dealing with foundations and other large donor organizations is strongly preferred.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Flexible scheduling around dates of major events will be required. Some travel is also required as projects dictate.

Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: 2-3 years
Level of Job: Other
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
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