Department Administrator - Physics and Astronomy, School of Arts and Sciences-18001323

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

Job Description

Department Administrator - Physics and Astronomy, School of Arts and Sciences-18001323

The principal activities of the Physics & Astronomy Department are research and education, at both the undergraduate and graduate level. We strive both to contribute to the growing understanding of the physical universe, and to educate students in both the content of physics and its methods and principles.

The Department Administrator is responsible for financial and human resources management, including external grants as well as internal funds; maintaining and organizing departmental records and preparing reports as needed; supervising support staff; course scheduling and room allocation; and generally working with the Chair, faculty, staff and students to ensure the efficient and professional management of departmental affairs in support of its educational and research missions.

Basic Requirements:
  • 5 years’ experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel, facility in learning new applications as needed.
  • Strong financial, budgeting, time management, and organizational skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to manage complex budgets; strong managerial and supervisory experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Managerial experience in academic research environment.
  • Quantitative skills.
  • Master’s degree is desirable.
  • Familiarity with federal or foundation grants processes is desirable.

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: Other
Organization: Physics & Astronomy - A&S
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 11, 2018, 2:55:17 PM


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