EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE VP FOR FINANCE AND TREASURER - Financial Services - Tufts University in Somerville Massachusetts

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Tufts University

Somerville, Massachusetts 02144

United States


Detailed Job Description

The role of the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer is to provide leadership and direction to its various divisions.  The Office of the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer will facilitate the delivery of quality services provided by these units in order to meet the needs of the University, and to provide quality and innovative financial services in partnership with and support of the overall goals and objectives of the university.

Providing executive administrative support to the VP for Finance and Treasurer, this position plays a critical role to facilitate the successful operation of the office.  Under general direction the Executive Assistant will perform a broad range of diverse administrative and analytical duties for the VP including: complex calendar management; extensive meeting and event planning; researching and assembling data for reports and special projects; budget management and develop presentation material. 

The Executive Assistant will act as a liaison between division management and the VP to ensure necessary coordination and access is provided.  The Executive Assistant  will become knowledgeable about the goals and activities within the Finance Division, and provide coordination and support between Division management and the VP.  This position will anticipate scheduling needs and ensure the development of material necessary to support Division goals; this may include proactive coordination among units within the Division.  Superior communication and organizational skills, judgment, discretion, adaptability and knowledgeable expectancy of needs are essential qualities for this position. 

The Executive Assistant will assist the VP by coordinating the development and timely submission of reports and agenda material from various offices and individual throughout the University necessary to support the periodic meetings of the Trustee Administration & Finance and Audit Committees.

Basic Requirements:
  • 5+ years of related experience.
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Previous executive support experience is required.
  • Must be experienced in managing projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Must be extremely detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Must exercise professional judgment in dealing with confidential information.
  • An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion or transfer.
Preferred Qualifications:
Prior experience in an academic institution is highly desirable
Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Finance
  • Treasurer
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: 5-7 years
Level of Job: Other
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume