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Faculty Coordinator - Friedman School of Nutrition
Tufts University

Date Posted Feb. 28, 2022
Title Faculty Coordinator - Friedman School of Nutrition
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Friedman School of Nutrition
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Administrative Support/Services


The mission of the Food and Nutrition Innovation Institute is to build a community of collaborators and create a robust, science-driven ecosystem of food and nutrition innovation and entrepreneurship that is committed to solving some of the most challenging issues of our time. The synergies created by this multidisciplinary community will highlight the brightest minds and translate the newest advances in the field, ultimately accelerating exciting innovations to market and connecting scientific academic experts and talented graduate students with the food system and nutrition science stakeholders from farm to fork, health and wellness, insurance, startups, venture capital, and non-profit and advocacy organizations.

What You'll Do

The faculty coordinator performs a wide range of complex administrative duties that support teaching, research, advising, travel, and related activities for a portfolio of faculty members in the Friedman School. This work includes day-to-day activities such as managing calendars, arranging travel, coordinating events, and general administrative support across the needs of the school and between multiple staff members and constituencies. The coordinator also provides administrative and project support to the Executive Administrative Dean and the Director of Business Operations.



What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • College degree and a minimum of 3 years experience working in a support staff role is required, including relevant experience in an office environment or supporting faculty or executives. Experience supporting multiple supervisors strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills. Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and proofreading ability.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, and the ability to reprioritize as needed in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to work with interruptions, adapt to change, and respond quickly to last minute requests and changes to calendars, schedules and/or travel.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, make appropriate adjustments to work flow and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, demonstrate initiative and solve problems, and elevate issues as appropriate. Strong work ethic, follow-through, proactive approach to work, and dependability essential.
  • Competency using a variety of computer applications, especially Microsoft Word and Excel. Must possess the ability to learn and adapt to new systems and software quickly.
  • Solid working knowledge of basic financial concepts preferred.

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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