Description Please include both a cover letter and resume with your application. At the European Center's alpine campus in Talloires, France, students learn both inside and outside the classroom. Host families provide insight into French culture and language; small informal classes and excursions to Geneva and other important international centers help students understand the importance of international experience, so necessary for visionary leadership in the global arena. International exchange and cultural understanding are central to success in today's challenging world. Study abroad facilitates interaction among people of different customs, values, and beliefs, and encourages participants to challenge their own assumptions and biases. This in turn creates better citizens and more informed decision makers. In addition to the academic programs that take place at the European Center, it also serves as an international meeting site, hosting conferences and seminars attended by participants from all over the world. All of our programs speak to our mission of facilitating and promoting international understanding. The Program Coordinator provides advanced support and coordination for the European Center and its programs and projects. She/he serves as a point of contact for students attending programs at the European Center, supports them through their study abroad experience and participates in fostering an inclusive community that respects individual identities and cultures. In addition, she/he produces a variety of documents, reports and proposals, responds to inquiries and provides detailed information to constituents. The Program Coordinator organizes and maintains files and databases; designs and updates applications or other forms for data entry. He/she may assist in updating website and posting social media material. The Program Coordinator also participates in development of program or project marketing and communications materials, coordinates logistics for meetings and events including travel and arrangements for speakers, provides research assistance, and monitors budgets. In support of the European Center, the successful candidate must exhibit: strong spoken and written language skills - both in French and English, strong interpersonal skills and organizational skills, a strong understanding of student life issues, a commitment to diversity and inclusion for all students and staff, facility with technology, have a valid driver's license and be able to drive a stick-shift car; be able to live communally in the Priory, which houses both the Center and several residential students, for 3-5 months out of the year.
Organization: European Center
Employee Status: Regular
Qualifications Basic Requirements: High School diploma and 5+ years of related experience OR a Bachelor's degree and 0-3 years of related office experience. Should have experience teaching or in educational management, experience with foreign travel as well as experience living outside the US, a good understanding of the philosophy of study abroad programs. A good understanding of Tufts – both its student and professional cultures. Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of or experience in subject matter preferred. Special Work Schedule Requirements: For a portion of the year (3 to 5 months variable), the Program Coordinator must live at the European Center in Talloires. Work hours and requirements will change seasonally. Medford hours are M-F, 9am-5pm. Talloires hours are much more variable and assigned as needed. Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds. Please see the Tufts University non-discrimination statement.