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Department Administrator - Theater, Dance and Performances Studies
Tufts University

Date Posted Jan. 10, 2023
Title Department Administrator - Theater, Dance and Performances Studies
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Educational Services
    Administrative Support/Services


The Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies offers a collegial environment for thinking critically about histories and institutions of power. The department is committed to both student and faculty success. Individuals will find an intellectual and creative home at Tufts as well as an enthusiastic and engaged classroom environment.

What You'll Do

The Department Administrator serves as primary contact for the academic department representing its faculty and programs to university and external community. 

  • The Department Administrator is a resource for students, faculty, staff, and other constituents. 
  • Oversees department administration, finances, and operations; coordinates faculty, student and academic services
  • May supervise support staff, students and/or temporary employees.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by an Associate’s degree and 3-5 years’ experience.
  • Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, excellent communication, time management, organizational and customer service skills.
  • Some budget and financial management experience.
  • Familiarity with federal, state, and institutional guidelines for research and other types of restricted funding.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree   

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

This is a hybrid role expected to be on campus 4-5 days each week during the academic semesters, with the possibility of additional remote flexibility during the summer and winter breaks.

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