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Sep 19 / BARD CEP

Program Administrator, Tufts Institute of the Environment – Massachusetts

Organization:  Tufts Institute of the Environment

Position Title: Program Administrator

Location: Medford, Massachusetts

Organization Overview:

The Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE) is an interdisciplinary university-wide institute that initiates, supports, facilitates, and connects environmental education, research, and outreach toward a sustainable future. The focus of TIE’s support can change over time and may include such areas as water, climate change, One Health, environmental aspects of food security, or ecology. TIE aims to stimulate systemic change in environmental education in undergraduate, graduate and professional education. TIE’s programs are directed by an Administrative Director and a group of Faculty Co-Directors who along with the Associate Provost define university-wide environmental research agendas, identify promising research and funding directions, stimulate multi-investigator proposals and allocate resources to the achievement of specific goals. Through its leadership and its programs, TIE interacts with related school-based programs of the university with the goal of enhancing collaboration and identifying and exploring promising new directions.


The Program Administrator develops, implements, and manages various programs and collaborations at the Tufts Institute of the Environment including the review of new initiatives. Serves as administrator of programs under the purview of the Tufts Institute of the Environment. Monitors program expenditures and provides budgetary summary reports to Director; oversees website development, program outreach strategy, and review of proposed new initiatives; manages events such as symposia and workshops; identifies programmatic funding opportunities and coordinates grant submissions; hires and supervises program interns; and works closely with students and faculty related to the programs.


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
    •5+ years of experience
    •Microsoft Office, especially Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Publisher; basic knowledge of WordPress and Dreamweaver
    •Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced degree or 5+ years of experience in academia preferred. Background in environmental studies or equivalent background preferred.

Hours and Compensation: 

Full time with occasional evening and weekend work

How to Apply: Click here to apply online.

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