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Job ID: 157401

Program Coordinator - Eliot Pearson Children's School
Tufts University

Date Posted Apr. 14, 2021
Title Program Coordinator - Eliot Pearson Children's School
University Tufts University
Medford\/Somerville, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Educational Services
    Child and Social Services
    Educational Services

Program Coordinator – Eliot Pearson Children’s School – (21001225)


The Eliot-Pearson children’s school is the laboratory-demonstration school affiliated with the Eliot-Pearson department of child study and human development at Tufts University. The school serves as a model and demonstration facility, providing a training and observation site for new and experienced teachers and a research facility for faculty and supervised students. The children’s school enrolls approximately 80 children. It has preschool and kindergarten to second grade classes.

The Program coordinator provides administrative oversight and supervision of the Enrichment /Afterschool programs to ensure smooth operations of the school. He/she has oversight of the Enrichment/afterschool program and summer/vacation programs, and serves as a communication/information representative/resource for the school. This individual coordinates programmatic and operational procedures for the Enrichment/afterschool programs, develop/manage the school website, and support management of daily operation for the administrative office. The program coordinator will also oversee the organization and maintenance of records and processes for the Special Rights Program at the school.


Basic Requirements:

Knowledge and experience as typically acquired by:

A Bachelor’s Degree and 2+ years of experience.
Demonstrated communication skills with teachers, staff, helping professionals, children and families.
Ability to treat a diverse and inclusive group of staff, children and their families with respect.
Ability to work effectively in a team with flexibility and adaptability
Ability to build positive relationships with parents of children attending the EPCS
Able to respond effectively to varied challenges presented each day
Secretarial/business skills, Computer literacy with Macintosh and PC platforms software (Microsoft word, Excel, Appleworks or MS Publisher, iPhoto and other digital imaging programs)
Highly organized and able to handle several different projects at once, able to set priorities; be able to ask for help, and know when to defer decisions
Ability to work independently under pressure and handle confidential materials
Strong interpersonal /communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to work in a University setting and under the Director.
More than 2 years of related experience
Experience in working at a child care center
Knowledge of MA State License and National Accreditation Requirement

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.

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