The Tufts University Chaplaincy is a dynamic hub supporting religious, spiritual, ethical, and cultural life for all members of the Tufts community on all of Tufts’ campuses. The University Chaplaincy provides pastoral care, supports religious and philosophical communities, educates about spiritual and ethical issues in society and the world, and promotes multi-faith engagement within Tufts’ tradition of progressive thought in education.
The Chaplaincy Coordinator provides specialized support to the University Chaplain and the University Chaplaincy to implement the administrative goals of the University Chaplaincy. Serves as the first point of contact and coordinates office operations; assists by managing and monitoring budgets, grants, and contracts; manages the use of multiple facilities; coordinates the department student worker program, including recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating student workers; participates in developing and implements department communications plans through high-quality publications and multiple websites and social media channels; implements department data management and filing systems; and coordinates complex event logistics.
Typically a high school diploma/GED and 5+ years of administrative experience OR a bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of administrative experience.
Budget and accounting knowledge/experience.
Facilities and event administration experience.
Excellent interpersonal, communications, and organizational skills
Proficient in relevant computing applications (especially databases and spreadsheets, shared documents, mail merging, PowerPoint, etc.).
Demonstrated ability to work with highly diverse populations, multicultural awareness.
Excellent discretion for carefully managing sensitive and confidential information.
This position requires occasional evening and weekend work to provide on-site staffing for programs; may require availability on-call to respond to facilities emergencies.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Higher education and/or religious/interfaith organization experience preferred.
Supervisory/staff leadership ability/experience.
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
May require change or flexibility in work schedule to meet operational needs during brief peak time periods.