Description This is limited term position ending July 1, 2019. The Office of the Dean of Student Affairs supports dynamic co-curricular learning and engagement for all undergraduate and graduate students within the School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering at Tufts University, including the School for the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA). Department members partner closely with colleagues across the Division of Student Affairs (Health and Counseling, Career Center, the Group of Six, Community Standards, Accessibility Services, Residential Life. Campus Life) on a wide variety of campus programs and initiatives. As a central resource that supports the safety, dynamic engagement and wellbeing of all Tufts AS&E students, the Dean's office coordinates resources, communication and programmatic efforts to advance student learning; facilitates the coordinated support of individual students; and works cooperatively with members of the faculty and the colleges' senior leadership team to ensure the successful achievement of institutional and divisional goals, values, and vision. The Student Affairs Project Administrator will provide specialized, subject matter knowledge to develop, implement, review and evaluate critical initiatives related to the Student Life Review Committee's (SLRC) recommendations and ensure continuous progress on efforts to improve the student experience at Tufts. Responsibilities will include: developing, recruiting and supporting the dean's student leader council's monthly roundtable meetings, including identifying discussion topics and advising individual students on the council; developing and supporting a pilot intergroup dialogue program in partnership with the Provost's office, Tisch College, and the Associate Director of Residential Education; partnering with the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life and Greek organizations to support Greek student leaders, enhance training and review standards of inclusion and transparency, and; coordinating with other departments to develop and implement student leader trainings and student-centered administrative policies. The Student Affairs Project Administrator will also participate in development of goals and strategies for the Division of Student Affairs, create data management and assessment systems related to new projects and practices, conduct benchmarking and peer research, and draft reports and results for the Dean of Student Affairs. This position is a two-year term appointment with the possibility of renewal.
Organization: Student Services Center - A&S
Employee Status: Limited Appointment
Qualifications Basic Requirements: Master's degree in higher education or a related discipline. Familiarity with best practices in student affairs administration at selective colleges and universities. 2 years of relevant experience in educational consulting and/or higher education administration. Experience developing data-driven proposals for senior leaders in higher education. Superior organizational and management skills. Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects/tasks with thorough attention to detail and consistency. Ability to set and attain goals while working both collaboratively and independently on various projects. Preferred Qualifications: Experience supporting innovative student leadership initiatives and developing thoughtful student-faculty-administrative programs preferred. Professional or student experience in community standards adjudication. Familiarity with First-Year Experience and Intergroup Dialogue programs. Experience with developing and implementing programs addressing sexual misconduct is a plus. Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.