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Softworld Faculty Support Specialist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Faculty Support Specialist

Cambridge, MA

02138

Posted: 01/11/2021

2021-01-11 2021-02-21

Employment Type: Contract

Industry: ERT

Job Number: 234020

Job Description

Faculty Support Specialist:

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 3+ years equivalent experience in an office environment.

  • Strong attention to detail and strong customer service

  • Adaptability - with constant change, you are flexible and receptive to feedback

  • Comfortable juggling competing priorities, reporting to multiple supervisors, and accommodating a broad range of work-styles

  • Work well independently and also contribute as a valuable team member

  • Reliable – you always follow through and strive to surpass expectations

  • Bachelor’ s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Office environment experience and proficient with Microsoft Office

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage course delivery: update the learning management system, track student work, liaise with prominent guests, coordinate audiovisual support, and organize in-class activities

  • Communicate professionally with internal and external stakeholders on behalf of the faculty

  • Manage complex calendars, travel arrangements, and expense reimbursements

  • Proofread cases and papers, retrieve research resources, and submit materials for publishing and distribution on campus and globally

  • Plan events: communicate with guests, reserve rooms, order catering, and manage all logistics

  • Prepare meeting documentation, manage filing systems, and maintain office inventory

  • Collaborate with fellow Faculty Support Specialists on projects and departmental activities

  • Move projects forward and continually look for ways to leverage faculty time

PLEASE NOTE: 3RD PARTIES/SUBCONTRACTORS/SUBCONTRACT AGENCIES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS POSITION. SUBCONTRACT AGENCIES NEED NOT APPLY.

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