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Job ID: 183953

Senior Faculty Affairs Officer
Tufts University

Date Posted Apr. 14, 2022
Title Senior Faculty Affairs Officer
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department The Trustees of Tufts College
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Human Resources
    Educational Services


Tufts University School of Dental Medicine offers one of the most forward-looking educational environments in dental medicine in the country. Since its founding in 1868, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine has been committed to excellence in education, research, patient care, and community service. The Dean is the highest ranking individual within the School of Dental Medicine and consequently the Dean’s Office and its staff must be prepared to handle a broad spectrum of responsibilities

What You'll Do

The Faculty Affairs Officer serves as a central resource for information about faculty and as a referral source for faculty appointments, promotions, and tenure policies/procedures. This position reports directly to the Dean of TUSDM, but works closely with the Executive Associate Dean, Executive Staff Officer, and other school leadership to ensure effective appointment, reappointment, promotion, and tenure processes for approximately 440 total faculty (salaried and volunteer).  The individual will be the School’s resource for all faculty related matters and the in-house resource on School and University policies and procedures as it relates to faculty. The individual will be responsible for maintaining faculty data for all faculty members, both salaried and volunteer, that have appointments with TUSDM.  In addition, the individual will be responsible for ensuring that all appointments and contracts are current and that each faculty member’s relationship with the TUSDM is properly managed.

What We're Looking For

Minimum Required Experience, Education, Background, And Certifications/Licenses
BA/BS and 5+ years of related experience required in a similar role, with significant responsibility for ensuring the confidentiality of faculty salary and status information.
Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word; skills with database management, electronic workflow, web-based services.


Master’s degree preferred.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. The individual will be able to track and process informational requests in timely manner.

Excellent communication skills (interpersonal, verbal and written); ability to advise faculty and staff in a professional and considerate manner, and handle multiple projects at the same time.

Experience in working in higher education, preferably a health sciences school.

Experience with and commitment to customer service.


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