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Job ID: 217088

Program Administrator - Experimental College
Tufts University

Date Posted Jul. 8, 2023
Title Program Administrator - Experimental College
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Arts and Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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By bringing together students, staff, and faculty from a broad range of professions, the Experimental College has served as a hub for advancing the intellectual life of Tufts through innovative and collaborative learning for more than 50 years. The approximately 80 interdisciplinary and interactive courses that the Experimental College offers annually provide a broad, forward-looking curriculum that augments and enhances the more traditional offerings at Tufts, and bridges to the world beyond the university. Undergraduate students actively shape the curriculum by helping to select courses each semester, and through two peer teaching programs unique to Tufts. The Experimental College also serves as an incubator for the development of new academic offerings. Visiting instructors from outside of the academy teach many of the courses. The Experimental College also partners with various offices, academic departments, and student organizations to implement new initiatives within and beyond the classroom. 


What You'll Do

In collaboration with manager or director, participates in development of goals and strategies for a university program. Applies specialized, subject matter knowledge to develop, implement, review and evaluate the program. Responsible for implementing timely, effective communications to promote the program.

Creates data management and filing systems; develops, analyzes, and monitors budgets, grants and contracts; and participates in development and implements marketing and advertising efforts including writing content for website and social media material.  May design events and represent program externally at meetings and events. Conducts research and drafts reports and results. May provide advice and counseling to students.  Coordinates hiring and training of staff, students, and temporary help.


What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by a Bachelor's Degree and 3-5 years' experience
  • Knowledge of program subject matter
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

This is a hybrid role expected to be in person 4 days during most of the academic year, with additional opportunities for remote work during summer and winter breaks.


Pay Range

Minimum $52,600.00, Midpoint $65,750.00, Maximum $78,900.00

Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect pay between the minimum and midpoint of the range.

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