Staff Assistant - Public Health and Community Medicine, School of Medicine-18001237

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Staff Assistant - Public Health and Community Medicine, School of Medicine-18001237

The Physician Assistant Program (PA) is a Master of Medical Science (MMS) degree granting program in the Tufts University School of Medicine. The program is designed to educate Physician Assistants who will practice in primary care and a broad range of medical specialties. It is administered under the umbrella of the Public Health and Professional Degree Programs in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine. The PA Program is 25 months in duration with 12 months of didactic education and 13 months of clinical experience in various clinical settings at affiliated hospitals and medical practices. The program admits a total of 50 students each year and there is a total of a 100 enrolled. Graduates of the PA Program will be eligible to take the national board examination and be eligible for licensure in all states. The general administration of PA program is provided by the Program Director and the Program Manager.

Under limited supervision, the Staff Assistant performs complex and diverse duties for the department and serves as a source of information and problem solving for students, faculty, staff and other constituents. S/he will provide general guidance and explanation of departmental policies and procedures and may communicate on behalf of manager(s) to explain or disseminate information. The Staff Assistant will also provide administrative support including organizing files systems for office, coordinating meetings and travel arrangements, as well as producing, proofreading and editing, documents and spreadsheets. S/he will coordinate planning and logistics for meetings and special events, including tracking responses. May also coordinate department projects or programs, which may entail assisting with development of materials and brochures, updating web information and assisting with content and design.

Basic Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED and 2-4 years of administrative experience OR college degree with 1-3 years’ experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including word processing, editing, graphics, spreadsheet and database knowledge.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to prioritize detailed workload to meet monthly deadlines.
  • Beginner HTML coding skills and/or familiarity with website development.

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-Boston
Job: Administrative Support
Organization: Public Health & Community Med
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Apr 27, 2018, 2:47:35 PM





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Posted: 6/15/2018
Application Due: 6/22/2018
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