Description The Sackler School and its faculty are committed to the training of highly educated biomedical scientists. The school's scientists and trainees work together to solve problems of biomedical importance that span the translational spectrum from the most basic to bench-to-bedside research and beyond. This is accomplished through providing outstanding graduate biomedical science education that prepares graduates to be future leaders in research, teaching, biotechnology, and other science-based careers. The Dean's Office of the Sackler School provides direction, policies, procedures, training, and oversight to insure that program directors, faculty, departmental administrators, and staff treat students in a fair and equitable manner without compromising the standards of the program, the School, or the University. It insures that academic and other services are provided in an efficient, effective, proper, and student/faculty-oriented manner and works with the Dean, Faculty, Program Directors, and graduate students to maintain the quality and standards of our programs. The Associate Dean is essential to the operations of the Sackler School as well as to the biomedical research mission of the University, especially on the Health Sciences campus. Key areas of responsibility for the Associate Dean include: ACADEMIC AFFAIRS Resource planning and allocation for 7 graduate programs. Development of policies and procedures. Student and faculty satisfaction, absence of complaints, and effective resolution of problems and conflicts. STUDENT SERVICES Approve all policies and procedures for recruitment and admission of students, maintenance of academic records. Registration of 200+ students. Serving as liaison with Bursar and Financial Aid offices. Coordinate student activities. Oversee the provision of these services. Compliance with Federal and State Law and University policies. MD/PhD PROGRAM Work with program directors to secure funding for program, set up course requirements, advisory system and administrative structure. Participate in NIH site visits. Manage training grant and other program funds. Student satisfaction, success of the program and renewal of training grant. MINORITY SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM Serve as co-director of program, work with faculty P.l. to secure funding, manage training grant and administrative and academic aspects of the program. Present orientation program, seminar on admission to graduate school to students.
Organization: Administration-Sackler School
Employee Status: Regular
Qualifications Basic Requirements: Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 5 to 10 years of experience. Knowledge of student affairs systems, registrar, admissions, and financial aid operations. Knowledge of accepted graduate school policies and procedures. Understanding of the process of training scientists and physician scientists. Knowledge of laws and regulations relevant to student affairs, disability, sexual harassment and affirmative action. Knowledge of principles of marketing and recruiting. Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree or higher, at least 10 years of experience. Knowledge of MS Word, Access or comparable database. Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds. Please see the Tufts University non-discrimination statement.