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Job ID: 210586

Program Administrator - Center for the Humanities
Tufts University

Date Posted May 10, 2023
Title Program Administrator - Center for the Humanities
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Educational Services


The Program Administrator is primarily based in the Center for the Humanities at Tufts, which is the primary center for support of faculty research in the humanities, as well as serving as a host for ongoing events including talks, symposia, and workshops. The position would have a secondary responsibility supporting the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, which promotes engaged research and scholarship that focus on the ways in which issues of race and democracy impact the lives of global citizens.

What You'll Do

The Program Administrator provides support for the Center for the Humanities’ and the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy’s general activities, which include: organizing events, inviting speakers, publicity for events, and hosting a number of faculty and postdoctoral fellows. This role will handle the below duties:

  • Provides specialized, subject matter knowledge to develop the research capacities of the Centers in collaboration with both center directors.
  • Participates in development of goals and strategies
  • Creates data management and filing systems
  • Develops, analyzes and monitors budgets, grants and contracts
  • Participates in development and implements marketing and advertising efforts including writing content for website and social media material. 
  • May design and represent program externally at conferences, meetings and events.
  • Conducts research and drafts reports and results.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by a Bachelor’s degree in related discipline and 3-5 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in related discipline and 3+ years of experience in related field of study

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

This is a hybrid position expected to be on campus a minimum of 4 days per week, and as needed for specific events. 

Pay Range

Minimum $51,400.00, Midpoint $64,250.00, Maximum $77,100.00

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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