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Job ID: 217433

Program Coordinator
Tufts University

Date Posted Jul. 12, 2023
Title Program Coordinator
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department The Fletcher School
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Fiscal Services
    Administrative Support/Services


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 and we support work-life balance.  Members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

What You'll Do

The Program Coordinator provides advanced administrative support to the Office of Student Affairs including budget oversight, interfacing with student clubs and organizations, event logistics, and providing customer service to students, Fletcher community members, and external partners. The Program Coordinator will administer the day-to-day functions of the office.


Essential Functions: 

  • Processes financial transactions for student organizations and the Office of Student Affairs. Monitors expenditures submitted through the University’s business expense reconciliation system, and supports the submission of expenses and reimbursements for Student Affairs officers, student clubs and organizations, and student conferences.
  • First point of contact for students and on student-related issues in the Office of Student Affairs; responding to in-person, phone, email, and other inquiries. Routes non-routine inquiries as appropriate.
  • Supports event logistics for student organizations, student events and conferences, and Fletcher new student orientation. Connects students with appropriate internal and external partners to address event needs.
  • General website maintenance and updates.
  • Coordinates with Assistant Director of Student Life and Tufts student housing unit on student housing issues affecting Fletcher students.
  • Support the administrative activities of the Office of Student Affairs, including special projects and student wellness activities.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired through an Associate's degree and 3-5 years of related experience 
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office suite and an ability to learn new technology
  • Excellent organizational and customer service skills
  • Good judgment and discretion with confidential data


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of experience in higher education student affairs or student records.
  • Experience with diverse graduate student populations and commitment to inclusiveness.
  • Superior communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills

Pay Range

Minimum $26.40, Midpoint $31.40, Maximum $36.40

Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect pay between the minimum and midpoint of the range.

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