Search for University Jobs in Staff & Non-Managerial Professionals

Job ID: 180045

Assistant Director - The Institute for Global Leadership
Tufts University

Date Posted Feb. 28, 2022
Title Assistant Director - The Institute for Global Leadership
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department The Institute for Global Leadership
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Administrative Support/Services


The Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) prepares Tufts students to be responsible global citizens who are ready and willing to build a safer and more equitable world. This preparation includes innovative courses, expert mentoring, social entrepreneurship programs, and abundant opportunities for international research and internships. The IGL also serves as an incubator for innovative programs that empower learners at all levels to address complex global issues.

What You'll Do

Reporting to the Associate Director, the Assistant Director plays a key role in the organizational administration of the Institute for Global Leadership (IGL). This position has an in-person on-campus presence at times.

The Assistant Director of the IGL will be responsible for:

  • Advising, engaging, and collaborating with student leaders of IGL-sponsored groups to implement programs
  • Coordinating with program leaders and Fellows to ensure delivery of program proposals and reports
  • Working with international universities and student delegations
  • Providing oversight on student Fellows programs
  • Guiding IGL student groups in drafting and monitoring of annual budgets
  • Reviewing complex accounts for all IGL budgets, including monitoring funding sources
  • Creating data management process and filing system
  • Overseeing and ensuring administrative and logistical support for the IGL
  • Participation in planning, coordination, and execution of annual international symposium - a dynamic multi-day learning

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired through a completion of a Bachelor's degree in related discipline and 3+ years of related experience OR Master's degree and 1+ years of related experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in a dynamic fast-paced, multicultural environment
  • Strong capacity to work well under pressure in a context of multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to seamlessly shift from specific detail-oriented work to high-level strategic thinking and programming
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Strong computer and analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in related discipline and 3+ years of experience in related field of study
  • Prior experience in a university setting and interaction with students
  • Prior experience working with international constituencies
  • Prior experience evaluating programs
  • An interest in multiple perspectives on global issues

Submission of a cover letter is preferred in addition to a resume.


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

Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.


Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

Please see the job description for contact details
pertaining to this university job announcement.


Refer this job to a friend or colleague!

New Search | Previous