Program Coordinator - Department of Biology, School of Arts and Sciences

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DescriptionThe Tufts Department of Biology is dedicated to providing for our students a unified and comprehensive view of biological processes and opportunities for undergraduates to actively participate in cutting-edge biological research in molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, physiology, plant ecology, animal behavior, and conservation biology. The Department of Biology maintains an active research and teaching program on the Medford campus and in various field locales, and trains and advises graduate and undergraduate students as well as post-doctoral fellows.
The Program Coordinator provides advanced support and coordination for the graduate programs in the department of Biology. Keeps track of required program paperwork and documents, responds to inquiries and provides detailed information to current and potential graduate students. Organizes and maintains files and databases; designs and updates applications or other forms for data entry. May assist in updating website and posting social media material. Participates in development of program or project marketing and communications materials, coordinates logistics for meetings and events including travel and arrangements for visiting graduate students. Monitors the graduate program budget. Acts as a point person for graduate students providing information and advice.

QualificationsBasic Requirements:

  • High School diploma and 5+ years of related experience OR Bachelor’s degree and 0-3 years of related office experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in a higher education setting is helpful but not required.

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: Biology - A&S
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Aug 19, 2019, 9:58:47 AM




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Job No:
Posted: 8/21/2019
Application Due: 9/5/2019
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