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Executive Associate Dean - The Fletcher School
Tufts University

Date Posted Mar. 4, 2020
Title Executive Associate Dean - The Fletcher School
University Tufts University
Medford\/Somerville, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Dean
  • Student Affairs
    Human Resources
    Financial Planning/Budget Management
    Administration - Academic Unit

The Executive Administrative Dean (EAD) serves as chief administrative officer assisting the Fletcher School in achieving its mission. Responsible for all fiscal and business matters within the school, the EAD reports to the Dean and works closely with the Academic and Student Deans, and Department Chairs to develop and execute plans that ensure the alignment and effective use of personnel, funds and facility resources to meet operating and strategic priorities.

About The Fletcher School. Located on Tufts University’s campus in Medford, MA, it holds true to its 85-year-old mission: to offer a broad professional education in international relations for students committed to maintaining the stability and prosperity of a complex, challenging, and increasingly global society.

The Fletcher School is renowned for its distinguished faculty. Professors at Fletcher are internationally respected leaders in their fields. They are practitioners, researchers, commentators, and expert advisors. They are also instructors, mentors, and colleagues, bringing passion for teaching into the classroom and beyond. The School is led by Dean Rachel Kyte, who recently was honored by Queen Elizabeth for her critical efforts combating climate change and her service in the field of sustainable energy in the UK’s 2020 New Year Honours list.

Diversity and inclusion are key components of The Fletcher School experience and are essential for preparing leaders with a global perspective. With over 70 citizenships, Fletcher students represent a wide range of personal, professional, and academic backgrounds and aspire to be active and responsible global citizens. Tenacious, creative, and savvy, Fletcher’s 10,000 alumni are its crowning jewel.

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The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of experience and possess comprehensive knowledge and experience of academic institutional finance and administration with a successful track record overseeing budgets/funding, human resources, student services, and space allocation/renovations. A key partner to Fletcher leadership, the candidate must have demonstrated strategic and operational planning and management skills. Superior communication and interpersonal skills with proven negotiation and conflict management abilities are essential.

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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