Administrative Coordinator - Finance & Administration, The Fletcher School
Location: Medford, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 16615
The Fletcher School is the United States’ first professional graduate school of international affairs. Since 1933 Fletcher’s multi-disciplinary education in international relations, law, and business, has prepared the world’s leaders to become innovative problem-solvers in government, private sector, and non-governmental organizations. The Fletcher School seeks to fulfill its mission in the most environmentally sensible way possible. We are also committed to increasing the diversity of our administrative staff. Members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
What You'll Do
The Administrative Coordinator performs a wide range of complex activities that support the business operations, fiscal administration, teaching and research of a given degree-program or center. The Coordinator supports a portfolio of Fletcher faculty members and/or staff and acts a central source of information and problem solving.
Under minimal supervision, the Administrative Coordinator provides advanced administrative support and communications for the department.Handles 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. May also coordinate programs and/or projects for department.
What We're Looking For
Minimum 3-5 years of financial/administrative/management related responsibilities OR an equivalent combination of education plus experience is required
Computer skills, including full MS Office Suite and Adobe Tools
Problem solving and critical thinking skills
Ability to develop and maintain record keeping systems and procedures
Highly professional while working productively and independently on projects/assignments
Ability to work independently with limited supervision
Ability to make coherent and appropriate decisions in a timely manner
Strong work ethic--commits to integrity and performs duties with diligence
Ability to take initiative
Ability to maintain confidentiality
BA/BS attained from an accredited institution
Knowledge of Tufts Systems
Knowledge of basic finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures a plus
Knowledge of contracting process and associated local, state, federal, and other regulations
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.