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Program Manager - The Murrow Center, Fletcher School
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 20, 2019
Title Program Manager - The Murrow Center, Fletcher School
University Tufts University
Medford\/Somerville, MA, United States
Department The Fletcher School
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Human Resources
    Administrative Support/Services

Program Manager – The Murrow Center, Fletcher School – (19002091)


This is a .60 FTE (i.e., the equivalent of three days per week), externally-funded appointment ending June 30, 2020 with the potential for renewal.

Department Summary:

The Fletcher School is the United States’ first professional graduate school of international affairs. Since 1933 Fletcher’s multi-disciplinary education in international relations, law, and business, has prepared the world’s leaders to become innovative problem-solvers in government, private sector, and non-governmental organizations. The Fletcher School seeks to fulfill its mission in the most environmentally sensible way possible. We are also committed to increasing the diversity of our administrative staff. Members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

This position will provide support to The Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World. The Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World is dedicated to programs and research related to issues of news and social media and how they impact societies and international relations. The center is more than 50 years old and houses the books and papers of Edward R. Murrow. (

Job Summary:

The Program Manager provides advanced, specialized subject matter knowledge to develop, implement, supervise and evaluate a university Program or Project in collaboration with the Director. Develops goals and strategies; designs data management and reporting systems; manages program/project financial, operational, and human resources; writes grant proposals for continued or new funding: develops and oversees marketing, advertising and external relations. This individual designs and delivers seminars, lectures and events and conducts research and writes reports and results. Manages recruitment and retention of study subjects. Oversees support and provides advice and counseling to students. Manages hiring, training and evaluation of staff.


Basic Requirements:

Requires Master’s Degree in related discipline.

Requires 5 -8 years of program or project management experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Extraordinary communication and people skills

Demonstrated skills in high quality service delivery, budget management, and relationship management

Well developed, demonstrated knowledge of international affairs and global challenges

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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