Medford, Middlesex County
Mar 26, 2014

The office of Tufts Programs Abroad maintains Tufts' own undergraduate study-abroad programs in Chile, China, Ghana, Hong Kong, Japan, London, Madrid, Oxford, Paris, and Tübingen (Germany) and facilitates students' participation in non-Tufts foreign study programs throughout the world. About 45% of the junior class (about 550 individuals) studies abroad for a semester or a full academic year.

The Program Assistant:

• provides administrative support to the Associate Dean/Director of Tufts Programs Abroad and the Resident Directors of the ten programs;
• manages the admission process for about 250 students applying to Tufts programs each year;
• coordinates students' travel arrangements;
• orients foreign exchange students;
• makes arrangements for visitors;
• manages the enrollment and course registration processes on the home campus for students on Tufts programs;
• supervises student workers in the Medford office;
• and serves as a back-up advisor for Tufts and non-Tufts study-abroad programs.

Basic Requirements:
High School diploma and a minimum of 1 year of general office experience. Must have experience with Microsoft Word, as well as experience with databases and spreadsheets. Must successfully complete all appropriate background checks as required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree preferred. Experience booking travel and arranging for student visas, foreign language ability, international travel experience and cross-cultural skills are desirable. Experience working in a university is a plus.

Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.