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Graduate Program Coordinator - Eliot Pearson Child Study and Human Development
Tufts University

Date Posted Apr. 15, 2024
Title Graduate Program Coordinator - Eliot Pearson Child Study and Human Development
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Educational Services
    Administrative Support/Services


The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development is committed to strengths-based and systems-connected understanding of the lives of diverse children, youth, families, and communities. The department provides a vibrant, inclusive, multidisciplinary community dedicated to applied research, learner-centered teaching, and preparing students for a variety of careers. We offer the following degree programs: a BA in child study and human development, an MA program with both research and professional development opportunities, and one of the nation's leading doctoral programs focused on applied developmental science

What You'll Do

Under minimal supervision, the Program Coordinator provides advanced administrative support and coordination for a university program. The Program Coordinator will handle the below duties:

  • Utilizing knowledge and skills with varied office system applications, produce a variety of documents, reports, and proposals
  • Respond to inquiries
  • Manage confidential situations and resolve problems
  • Provide detailed information
  • Serve as the primary resource for graduate students, faculty, staff, and other constituents as related to department’s graduate program

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by a Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including word processing, editing and graphics functions, spreadsheet, and database knowledge
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Event planning and/or communication-based/customer service work history
  • Experience working in a higher education atmosphere
  • Technologically inclined candidates are preferred with knowledge of and ability to use Qualtrics survey software (including creating surveys and downloading data), Google apps (e.g., google docs), Microsoft Office produces (e.g., WORD, excel, powerpoint), and video conferencing platforms (e.g., Zoom)   

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

This is a hybrid role that is expected to be on campus at least 3 days each week.

Pay Range

Minimum $26.40, Midpoint $31.40, Maximum $36.40

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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