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Administrative Coordinator

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Position Information

Position Title Administrative Coordinator
Requisition Number STFR003788
Division/College College of Science
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Grade 9
Posting Date 06/07/2017

The Administrative Coordinator for the Department of Biology will be responsible for overseeing the administrative staff, managing the hiring process for all full- and part-time faculty and staff hires and visa requests, and coordinating all administrative aspects of the graduate (PhD) program. Additional responsibilities include providing support to the Business & Space Manager in preparing budget reports, and to the Department Chair in various activities including processing of departmental evaluations and other departmental paperwork requested by the College or the University. The Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing faculty affairs related processes including the tracking, compilation and routing of tenure, promotion and sabbatical materials.


Bachelor’s degree required. 3 to 5 years of administrative experience desired with a strong working knowledge of accounting, personnel affairs and general business practices. Accuracy, attention to detail, timeliness, diplomacy, the ability to multi-task, and the ability to research and interpret information for people with varying needs within the proper context utilizing excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary. Must possess solid working knowledge of administrative systems, Internet, Access, Word, Excel, and the ability to learn other University systems such as the relevant University databases and communication systems. Ability to work independently and as a team member is crucial.

Additional Information

Please include a list of three professional references with your application.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents

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