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Administrative Assistant - Department of English, School of Arts and Sciences
Tufts University

Date Posted Sep. 2, 2021
Title Administrative Assistant - Department of English, School of Arts and Sciences
University Tufts University
Medford\/Somerville, MA, United States
Department Department of English
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Administrative Support/Services

The Department of English serves students who are majoring in English and others taking courses towards their BA.  It includes a large graduate Ph.D. program and the First Year Writing Program.

Under minimal supervision, the Administrative Assistant provides advanced administrative support and communications for the department. 
-Handles complex and confidential situations and requests and serve in a highly visible capacity as resource for department with students, staff, faculty and other constituents. 
-Oversees daily operation of office, evaluating workflow and productivity and providing direction and guidance to office staff. 
-Produces and drafts reports and other complex documents and materials, including proofreading and editing, designing layout and graphics for brochures and presentations. 
-Coordinates department budget to include monitoring, tracking expenditures, troubleshooting problems and preparing reports. Will also gather data, conduct research and draft reports, summaries or material for presentation. 
-Plans and coordinates meetings and special events, including contacting speakers, designing promotional material and coordinating support for speakers and presenters. 
-May also coordinate programs and/or projects for department.

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