Executive Assistant to the President - Office of the President - (19001191)
Tufts is a student-centered research university dedicated to the creation and application of knowledge. We are committed to providing transformative experiences for students and faculty in an inclusive and collaborative environment where creative scholars generate bold ideas, innovate in the face of complex challenges and distinguish themselves as active citizens of the world. The Office of the President oversees administration of the university and is actively engaged in fundraising and public and government relations as well as cross-cutting issues affecting the wellbeing of the university community. Constituents include university faculty, staff and students, as well as alumni, trustees, advisors, community members, donors, parents, other higher education colleagues, government officials, media representatives, and the public at-large.
We are looking for a dynamic and experienced assistant to provide support to the University's President. Reporting to the University's Chief of Staff, the Executive Assistant will be responsible for day-to-day administrative operations, managing a demanding schedule of meetings on and off campus and developing travel arrangements. Must maintain the strictest confidentiality while working collaboratively with colleagues to ensure accurate, pro-active information sharing and appropriate transparency throughout the Office of the President and with the university's executive leadership. Serves as a representative and liaison for the Office of the President to on- and off-campus constituents. Supports the general operations of the Office including development and review of correspondence
Knowledge and skills as typically acquired through completion of Bachelor's degree.
Minimum of 5 -7 years of experience supporting executive level individuals in a professional office environment including maintenance of complex calendar and travel arrangements.
Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of internal and external constituents and to develop and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and organizations reflecting a broad range of identities, perspectives and experiences.
Superb verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
Outstanding organizational skills and ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities effectively while meeting time-sensitive deadlines.
Keen attention to detail.
Ability to handle sensitive, confidential information in a professional, discrete and diplomatic manner.
Ability to exercise sound and independent judgment.
Excellent computer skills, including fluency with Microsoft Office suite.
Demonstrated editing and proofreading skills.
Proven experience working efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced setting.
Exceptional customer service.
Experience in a university or not-for-profit environment
Supervisory experience preferred.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Administrative Support
Organization: President's Office
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Mar 1, 2019, 9:20:19 PM
Internal Number: 95140
About Tufts University
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.