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Administrative Assistant - School of the Museum of Fine Arts
Tufts University


Date Posted Apr. 30, 2021
Title Administrative Assistant - School of the Museum of Fine Arts
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Classified Staff
  • Administrative Support/Services
 
 

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts offers BFA and Combined Degree (BFA BA/BS) undergraduate programs, as well as graduate and non-degree programs, with areas of study that run the gamut from painting and sculpture to performance to virtual reality.

Students work with faculty across two campuses that together encompass almost 450,000 square feet of classroom, library, and studio space. We are closely connected with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and part of Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences. Our graduates go out into the world as highly skilled scholar-artists ready to make a difference.

Under minimal supervision, the Administrative Assistant provides advanced administrative support and communications for the office of the Dean. S/he handles complex and confidential tasks and serves in a highly visible capacity with students, staff, faculty, and other constituents.  The Administrative Assistant maintains the appointment calendar for the Dean of the SMFA and to this end, communicates on behalf of the Dean with special attention to proofreading and editing; excellent writing skills are paramount. Works closely with the Administrative Director to oversee department budgets: this includes tracking expenditures, troubleshooting problems, and preparing reports. S/he plans and coordinates meetings and special events, manages travel, accommodations, and overall support for speakers and presenters for the SMFA.  
 


 
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