INSTITUTE ADMINISTRATOR - Institute for Global Leadership - Tufts University in Somerville Massachusetts

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Tufts University

Somerville, Massachusetts 02144

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The mission of the Institute for Global Leadership at Tufts University is to prepare new generations of critical thinkers for effective and ethical leadership, ready to engage complex international and national issues across cultures as global citizens. The Institute does so by developing and operating core programs and supporting student-initiated projects. The Institute works in concert with the university academic leadership to advance Tufts mission of active and informed citizenship with a global perspective.

The Institute develops new programs and continuingly evaluates and modifies existing programs. The Institute has more than 18 programs, including Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship (EPIIC), the Tufts Institute for Leadership and International Perspective (TILIP), Inquiry, EXPOSURE, Voices from the Field, Institute Practitioners and Scholars in Residence (INSPIRE), the Global Research and Internship Program, the Dr. Jean Mayer Global Lecture Series, Institute Scholars/Practitioners in Residence (INSPIRE), New Initiative for Middle East Peace (NIMEP), BUILD (Building Understanding through International Learning and Development), Tufts Energy Forum, RESPE Haiti, ALLIES (Alliance Linking Leaders in Education and the Services). And the Institute will continue to develop new initiatives.

The IGL has a core staff of six, including the Director. More than 250 Tufts students participate in Institute programs annually; more than 100 conduct research projects abroad; more than 100 receive academic credit through the Institute, either through courses or independent research; and more than 350 high school students participate in Inquiry annually from 20+ high schools in 6+ states.

The Institute Administrator is a critical component of the six-person team, and the three-person management team, that comprises the Tufts Institute for Global Leadership staff. The Institute Administrator is responsible for overseeing and providing administrative support for Institute programs and activities, as well as for IGL budget preparation, financial management and reporting; establishing human resource systems and management processes, including annual planning, internal meetings, and staff communications; IGL Board processes (preparation and follow-up); and IGL systems, facilities and infrastructure.
Job Requirements

Basic Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree
* Five plus (5+) years of office experience
* Advanced Microsoft Office software skills
* Demonstrated experience with budget preparation, management and financial reporting
* Strong writing and administrative skills
* Must possess excellent communication skills, strong organizational and time-management skills, and a strong focus on customer service
* Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively
* Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, changing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

* Prior experience in a university environment preferred.
* Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign a plus.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
There are two weekends per year -- for the EPIIC Symposium and the Inquiry Simulation -- that need to be staffed by the Institute Administrator.

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

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  • Financial Management
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