Administrative Coordinator - Field Training

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 25, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

About Lesley University:

Located in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in the human arts of education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 6,400 students and 90,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance. In addition, we offer significant paid time off, a generous retirement plan, and tuition programs that enable employees and their dependents to expand their knowledge and skills.

Lesley is committed to the ongoing pursuit of strategic diversity initiatives that help to position diversity, equity, and inclusion as fundamental to institutional and academic excellence at Lesley. In doing so, Lesley strives for a campus culture and community that fosters a true sense of belonging for all, provides opportunity for everyone to participate equally and fully in the Lesley experience, and helps to develop each individual's capacity to confidently and competently engage within and across difference. Given an evolving national context and the rapid change in the demographic profile of our country, the University has made a significant commitment to addressing and enhancing its campus climate and diversity capabilities as an institution.

Job Description:

Lesley seeks an Administrative Coordinator - Field Training, who will serve to develop and oversee all administrative activities of the Counseling and Psychology Field Training Office (FTO), including data management, public relations, and trainings. This position is temporary and part-time - a maximum of 24 hours per week.

The selected individual, reporting to the Associate Director of Field Training for Counseling and Psychology, will provide a wide variety of high-level administrative support to the FTO, including project and task management; leading internal form development, data maintenance, production of all publications and FTO myLesley communities; providing support for students, clinical instructors and site supervisors regarding documentation forms, policies, and procedures in the FTO; and coordinating daily work flows and schedules.


The successful candidate will have three to five years of professional office management experience with increasing responsibility for organization, communication and management of complex systems; the ability to identify, analyze and assess problems; strong communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to recognize and respond appropriately to sensitive issues requiring a high degree of confidentiality; and the ability to work independently and on multiple tasks. Strong proficiency in working in a Macintosh environment and database experience required; familiarity with education administration and/or counselor education a plus. Bachelor's degree may substitute for some required experience.

Additional Information:

At Lesley University we strive for a supportive and equitable environment where people - regardless of race, physical ability, age, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and other protected personal identities - can participate equally and fully as their true selves in all aspects of university life. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the fabric of our institution.

Application Instructions:

A letter of interest, CV/resume, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, professional activity, and/or service must be included for full consideration.

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