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Project Manager, Tisch College, Tufts University

Updated: January 26 2018

This is limited term position ending June 30, 2019.

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life prepares Tufts students to become active citizens and community leaders. As the only university-wide college of its kind, its mission is to engage Tufts students in meaningful community building, public service experiences, and transformational learning. It conducts groundbreaking research on young people’s civic and political participation, and forges innovative community partnerships. Tisch College is a national leader in civic education, whose model and research are setting the standard for higher education’s role in civic engagement.

Science, Technology, and Society (STS) is an interdisciplinary program in the College of Arts & Sciences at Tufts University. STS examines science and technology in their social and political context. The program has over 40 faculty affiliates from across the schools and departments of Tufts University and offers a major and minor.

This position will be split between several functions. One part of the job is to serve as Program Manager for the Science, Technology, and Society program, including long-range strategic program planning; budget, salaries, and reimbursements; event programming and planning (including lecture series); public outreach/marketing/communications; student services/outreach/activities; and program assessment. A second component is to serve as Project Manager for the Metric Geometry and Gerrymandering Group based at Tisch College of Civic Life, including seeking grant support; media strategy and coordination; conference organization and planning; managing publications. Finally, the position will entail management of grant-funded activities including website design; outreach; conference organization and planning; professional communication; study coordination (including IRBs). All functions will be carried out in collaboration with the Director and Principal Investigators.


Basic Requirements:
Master’s degree in related discipline and 3-5 years of program or project management experience or PhD in related discipline.
Preferred Qualifications:
Social media communications.
Database management.
IRB process.
Event organizing and planning.
Grant writing.
Website design.
STEM outreach.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer. Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.