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The Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies offers a collegial environment for thinking critically about histories and institutions of power. The department is committed to both student and faculty success. Individuals will find an intellectual and creative home at Tufts as well as an enthusiastic and engaged classroom environment.
What You'll Do
The Department Administrator serves as primary contact for the academic department representing its faculty and programs to university and external community.
The Department Administrator is a resource for students, faculty, staff, and other constituents.
Oversees department administration, finances, and operations; coordinates faculty, student and academic services
May supervise support staff, students and/or temporary employees.
What We're Looking For
Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by an Associate’s degree and 3-5 years’ experience.
Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, excellent communication, time management, organizational and customer service skills.
Some budget and financial management experience.
Familiarity with federal, state, and institutional guidelines for research and other types of restricted funding.
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
This is a hybrid role expected to be on campus 4-5 days each week during the academic semesters, with the possibility of additional remote flexibility during the summer and winter breaks.
Internal Number: 18414
About Tufts University
This is Tufts.
Tufts is a student-centered research university with a constellation of world-class schools encompassing undergraduate, graduate, professional, and lifelong learning programs. Across the university, students satisfy their intellectual curiosity, jump-start rewarding careers, and unlock bright, promising futures. Through rigorous academics, groundbreaking research, and a commitment to civic engagement and leadership, our community of students, faculty, and staff collaborate across four Massachusetts campuses to build a brighter world (Medford/Somerville, Grafton, Boston-Chinatown, and Boston-Fenway).
Our employees light the way.
Tufts develops innovative solutions for the most complex global challenges of our time through teaching, research, and an unparalleled investment in civic engagement. In administration and operations, in dining centers and in labs, every employee plays a role in our mission for a better, brighter world.
At Tufts, the work you do matters. So do you.
Enjoy flexible and remote opportunities, innovative benefits, and an inclusive, welcoming, collaborative culture that supports you. Develop your skills. Take classes. Advance your career. ...Do work that makes you proud in a community you love. All while taking great care of yourself and the people who matter most.
We’re all in on creating an anti-racist culture of belonging.
Across Tufts, we’ve deepened our commitment to making the university a truly inclusive place. Where every member of our community contributes and feels like they belong. Where diverse perspectives are seen as our strength, and great ideas are always heard. In offices, labs, classrooms, and beyond, we’re doing this work together, knowing it is the foundation of our mission to create a brighter world.
An innovative university needs resourceful people who make things happen.
Here, collaboration isn’t just a buzzword, colleagues actually care, and community means everything. Sound appealing? Come join us. Choose a campus and find the role that fits you. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply.
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