International Center Coordinator-18001238

Location
Medford, MA
Posted
Jun 15, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description

International Center Coordinator-18001238
Description

The International Center provides immigration assistance /advice and intercultural programming to a population of 2,400 international students, faculty and scholars at Tufts University. The Center is authorized by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the U.S. Department of State (DOS) to issue non-immigrant visa services. The staff works to ensure that students, faculty/scholars are in legal status while either studying or working at Tufts. Additionally the staff works to ensure that individuals have a productive, successful academic or work and personal experience at Tufts University.

Under minimal supervision, the Administrative Coordinator provides advanced administrative support and communications for the department. S/he will handle complex and confidential situations and requests and serve in a highly visible capacity as resource for department with students, staff, faculty and other constituents. S/he will oversee daily operation of office, evaluating workflow and productivity and providing direction and guidance to office staff. Produces and drafts reports and other complex documents and materials, including proofreading and editing, designing layout and graphics for brochures and presentations. Coordinates department budget to include monitoring, tracking expenditures, troubleshooting problems and preparing reports. Will also gather data, conduct research and draft reports, summaries or material for presentation. S/he will plan and coordinate meetings and special events, including contacting speakers, designing promotional material and coordinating support for speakers and presenters. May also coordinate programs and/or projects for department. The Office Coordinator specializes in the following areas: intercultural communications and sensitivity while being a resource to foreign nationals. Being able to advise international students, faculty and scholars on immigration benefits, managing taxation software, advising on securing social security numbers & driver’s licenses, on- campus employment and full-time enrollment at Tufts.

Qualifications
Basic Requirements:
  • High school diploma/GED and 5+ years of administrative experience OR a bachelor's degree and 3+ years of experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including word processing, editing and graphics functions, spreadsheet and database knowledge.
  • Bookkeeping or basic accounting knowledge and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.



An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.



Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.



Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Administrative Support
Organization: International Office-A&S
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Apr 30, 2018, 10:34:50 AM

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