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Administrative Coordinator - Student Affairs, School of Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Jan. 17, 2020
Title Administrative Coordinator - Student Affairs, School of Medicine
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Student Services
    Counseling Services
    Admissions/Student Records/Registrar

The Registrar’s Office is imbedded within the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) of the Tufts University School of Medicine. The Office of Student Affairs is responsible for all enrollment management, student, advisors and Coach support services. The two offices provide a number of services to over 870 students, 400+ faculty members, the TUSM clinical affiliates, Maine Track and TUSM academic and administrative offices. The OSA oversees the coordination of the clinical curriculum, manages the career advising and residency application process for medical students, plans and executes many events including orientation programs for 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th -year students, White Coat ceremony, Match Day and Commencement. The Registrar’s Office is responsible for the management of the administrative student information systems, annual registration, administration of the Visiting Clerkship Program, the annual clerkship scheduling processes, clerkship director meetings, the Student Ethics and Promotions Committee, the annual publication of the clerkship catalogs, 3rd Year Orientation Guide and the Clerkship Director Guides. The Registrar’s Office also helps support all OSA events.

Under minimal supervision, the Administrative Coordinator provides advanced administrative support and communications for the department. S/he will handle complex and confidential situations and requests and serve in a highly visible capacity as resource for the department with students, staff, faculty and other constituents. Produces and drafts reports and other complex documents and materials, including proofreading and editing. Coordinates payments to various vendors which includes monitoring, tracking expenditures, and troubleshooting problems. Will also gather data, conduct research and draft reports, summaries or material for presentation. S/he will plan and coordinate meetings. May also coordinate programs and/or projects for department.


Basic Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience.
Requires advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including word processing, editing and graphics functions, spreadsheet and database knowledge.
In addition, must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of Microsoft office suite and Student Information Systems is required as are excellent communication and presentation skills, ability to work effectively with diverse populations, ability to manage competing demands, excellent problem-solving skills, and ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Flexibility and demonstrated competence to assess priorities, manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment, and meet competing deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
Ability to interact professionally with all levels of students, staff and faculty.
Position involves dealing with confidential information, must exercise appropriate discretion.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Required to work occasional evenings and weekends in preparation for and at school events such as Orientation, Registration, clerkship scheduling meetings, White Coat Ceremony, Commencement, Dean’s Letter preparation, class meetings. This position hours are generally 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

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