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Job ID: 204000

Staff Assistant-School of Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Jan. 20, 2023
Title Staff Assistant-School of Medicine
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Administrative Support/Services


Molecular Biology and Microbiology is a Basic Science Department of the Medical School with 16 full time faculty and a graduate program in Molecular Microbiology.  Faculty are committed to teaching in the Medical, Medical Masters and Dental Schools as well as in programs of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Tufts School of Medicine

What You'll Do

Under limited supervision, the Staff Assistant will perform complex and diverse duties for the department and serves as a source of information and problem solving for students, faculty, and staff, as well as for the public.  The Staff Assistant will provide administrative support including coordinating meetings, special events, and travel arrangements as well as producing, proofreading and editing complex reports, documents and spreadsheets.  This position may also be involved in the scheduling and coordinating of travel and itinerary for seminar speakers

  • Orders and maintains office supplies and equipment
  • Organizes and schedules appointments and meetings.

  • Serves as department contact and resource for internal and external customers and researches and resolves customer problems and concerns.
  • Prepares and drafts letters, memos, reports, syllabi, brochures, newsletters and other material for department

  • Proofreads and edits documents; designs layout and graphics for materials

    Researches and organizes information to produce a variety of documents or reports for the department.

  • Creates and maintains spreadsheets and databases and prepares reports, tables and charts. 

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • College Degree with 1-3 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Consistent attention to detail and excellent organizational and communication skills are critical
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including word processing, editing, graphics, spreadsheet and database knowledge
  • Bookkeeping or basic accounting knowledge.

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