Tufts University — Assistant Director Of Student Affairs – The Fletcher School

Tufts University

Equal Opportunity Employer –minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Job Description

Assistant Director Of Student Affairs – The Fletcher School – 20001589

The Fletcher School is the United States’ first professional graduate school of international affairs. Since 1933 Fletcher’s multi-disciplinary education in international relations, law, and business, has prepared the world’s leaders to become innovative problem-solvers in government, private sector, and non-governmental organizations. The Fletcher School seeks to fulfill its mission in the most environmentally sensible way possible. We are also committed to increasing the diversity of our administrative staff. Members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Office of Student Affairs is a busy and demanding department and serves as a central resource and support for Fletcher students’ wellbeing. The Office of Student Affairs is responsible for all aspects of the student experience at Fletcher with special emphasis on enhancing the total student (academic and co-curricular) experience at the School in order to provide an optimal environment for learning and professional development. A rich, supportive co-curricular student experience is central to the School’s mission. The office partners closely with colleagues across the school and university (e.g., the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, the Registrar’s Office, Ginn Library, the Office of Career Services, Finance and Administration, Office of Equal Opportunity, Health Services, Counseling & Mental Health Services) on a variety of related programs and initiatives.

The Assistant Director serves as the primary point of contact for students in the Office of Student Affairs and oversees student organizations and student life.

Specific tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Advising and supporting the Student Council and 50+ student organizations, including providing logistical support to several large conferences with high profile guests
  • Supervising and managing a variety of annual student activities including five cultural nights, a weekly social hour, intensive incoming student orientation program, and many other annual or regular events
  • Serving as students’ first point of contact in the Office of Student Affairs; handling phones, emails, and walk-in traffic
  • Processing reimbursements for student organizations and the office of student affairs; analyzing and monitoring budgets, processing requisitions, handling office purchasing, etc.
  • Counseling and advising a diverse student population; addressing student concerns, complaints, and grievances
  • Maintaining and updating the Student Affairs section of the website
  • Other duties as assigned


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline and 3+ years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of a firm commitment to social justice and transparency within a community of diverse racial, ethnic, nationality, socio-economic, gender, gender expression and other identities.
  • Master’s degree in related discipline and 3+ years of experience in working with students at a college or university.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Requires occasional evening and weekend work.

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: Academic Programs
Organization: Academic Support-Fletcher
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Oct 9, 2020, 8:36:48 AM


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